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Martin Van Buren Garner

Full Name: Martin Van Buren Garner
Birth date: September 30, 1839
Death date: March 29, 1905

Terms of Service

  • House, 20th (1) Legislature
    1/11/1887 - 1/8/1889
(1) Marlin V. Garner, Bremond. Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - M.V. Garner, Robertson County, Texas, age 40, born circa 1840 in Alabama, farmer, wife S.A., children Laura E., Mary E., James D. and C.B.
    Census of 1900 - Martin V. Garner, Township 2, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, age 61, born September 1839 in Alabama, farmer, wife Lula C., married 5 years. FamilySearch . 1880 1900
  • M.V. Garner, birth date 9/30/1839, death date illegible, burial in East Hill Cemetery, Roff, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma. Includes photo, brief death notice in The Chickasha Star and Telegram, 4/4/1905.
    Mrs. S.A. Garner, wife of M.V. Garner, birth date 8/1/1840, death date 11/25/1923, burial in Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Tarrant Couty, Texas. Find a Grave . Mrs. S.A. Garner M.V. Garner
  • Biographical sketch, M.V. Garner, p. 130. Born 9/30/1839 in Morgan County, Alabama; married Mrs. S.A. Hays of Robertson County in 1865. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature 1887.
  • Confederate States Army, 11th Arkansas Infantry; captured at Island No. 10, escaped from prison, and rejoined the army, 2nd Arkansas Regiment; elected 2nd Lieutenant. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature 1887.
  • Death notices, M.V. Garner, The Daily Ardmoreite (Ardmore, Indian Territory), 3/31/1905, p. 1, and The Tahlequah Arrow (Tahlequah, Indian Territory), 4/8/1905, p. 1, crediting Oklahoma Historical Society. Died 3/29/1905 in Roff, Indian Territory, in a gunfight. The Gateway to Oklahoma History . April 8, 1905 March 31, 1905
  • Martin Van Buren Garner and Seraphine Ann Cunningham, parents of Mary E. Garner, birth date 12/8/1878, death date 10/2/1880. Cemetery transcription, Heards Prairie-Petteway Cemetery, Robertson County, TXGenWeb Project .
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