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Jacob Garman

Birthplace: Bird-In-Hand, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Died in Dalton, Wayne, Ohio, United States
Place of Burial: near Orrville, Wayne, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John B Garman and Catharine Elizabeth Garman
Husband of Susanna Garman
Father of Jacob Garman, Jr; Reuben Garman; John Ruth Garman; Amos Samuel Garman and Catharine Garman
Brother of Mariah Garman; Sarahann Garman; Barbara Garman; Elizabeth Garman; Levi Garman and 2 others
Half brother of Samuel Garman and Catherine Garman

Managed by: Judith (Judy) Wilderom
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About Jacob Garman

He was left motherless at the age of 7 and fatherless at the age of 12. Up to this time, he had the benefit of school and had made noted progress in his studies, being ahead of those of his age, especially in penmanship. He became the copywriter for the school, being a better penman than the teacher. The goose guill then being used.

After this age, his lot was cast among people who believed that boys should learn the three R's: Reading, Riting, and Rithmetic, but had a belief that it is wrong to teach the child anything more. Under these conditions, he grew to manhood, lived a very industrial and economical life.

He married Susanna Ruth, November 17th, 1844, at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He later emigrated to Wayne County, Ohio near Dalton, where he made his home until his death.

From the book: The Garman Family, First Generation in America

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Jacob Garman's Timeline

November 27, 1823
Bird-In-Hand, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
November 1, 1848
Age 24
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
February 10, 1850
Age 26
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
June 21, 1851
Age 27
Baughman Township, Wayne, Ohio, USA
December 28, 1852
Age 29
Baughman Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States
April 15, 1854
Age 30
Dalton, Wayne, Ohio, United States
May 28, 1881
Age 57
Dalton, Wayne, Ohio, United States
near Orrville, Wayne, Ohio, United States