|Birth: ||May 15, 1826|
|Death: ||Apr. 4, 1908|
Stephen Garton, DeKalb, was born in Decatur County, Indiana, May 15, 1826, and was reared in his native county till thirteen years of age, when his parents emigrated to Buchanan County, Missouri. Was brought up on a farm and engaged in farming till twenty-four years of age, since which time he has been engaged in the saloon business. In the summer of 1846, he went to New Mexico, and engaged as teamster in the Mexican war till the spring of 1867 when he returned to DeKalb.
Was married August 8, 1850, to Miss Sarah J. Percy, who was born in Putnam County, Indiana. She died June 12, 1855. They had three children, two of whom are living, Lawrence W. and Leroy.
Was again married, November 28, 1855 to Miss Jane Bretz. She is a native of Marion County, Ohio. They had five children, four of whom are living: James B., Blanche, Florence B. and May.
Zachariah Garton (1781 - 1852)
Ann Jane Bretz Garton (1836 - 1904)
William Cuddon Garton (1822 - 1898)*
Mary Garten Wilson (1826 - 1887)*
Stephen Walter Garton (1826 - 1908)
West Lawn Cemetery
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Record added: Aug 31, 2010
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