Margaret <I>Lillienthal</I> Garms

Margaret Lillienthal Garms

Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Death 6 Apr 1911 (aged 70)
Brown County, Texas, USA
Burial Bangs, Brown County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 10543349 · View Source
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---Margaret immigrated to the USA and came to Illinois at some unknown date. The 1900 census states she became a naturalized citizen in 1864. She was known to have had brothers Henry Lilienthall-1835, and Fred Lillienthall, Henry was listed in Ill. in 1970 and Fred came to Texas and became a farmer in Brown Co.

---She married Peter Hinrich Garms (also from Schleswig, Germany) in Bloomington, McLean Co. Ill. on Oct. 13, 1864. The June 17, 1870 census lists Peter and his family in McLean Co. Ill, age 37, and from Holstein as was his parents and with sons William, Louis, and John, plus a brother-in-law Henry Lillienthal. Elizabeth, Henry, Caroline were born in Ill. and the rest ( Mary, Christina, Ben) were born in Texas. This would also indicate they came to Brown Co.,Texas near Bangs about 1876.

---He had nine children: William (Bill) Garms -1965, Louis Garms -1867, John Garms -1869, Elizabeth (Lizzy) Garms-1871, Henry Garms -1873, Carolina (Carrie) Garms [Wright], Mary Garms [Mosier] -1877, Christina Wilhelmina Garms [Tervooren]-1879, and Benjamin Peter Garms -1883.

---She was a housewife and her husband a farmer near Bangs, Texas.

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  • Created by: Warren Dale Tervooren
  • Added: 1 Mar 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10543349
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Lillienthal Garms (13 May 1840–6 Apr 1911), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10543349, citing Clear Creek Cemetery, Bangs, Brown County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Warren Dale Tervooren (contributor 46780492) .