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John Henry Gargis (1893 - 1963)

John Henry Gargis
Born in Colbert County, Alabamamap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 11 Sep 1934 in Colbert County, Alabamamap
[children unknown]
Died in Leighton, Colbert County, Alabamamap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Sep 2018
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Biography of John Henry Gargis

John Henry Gargis was born in 7 Dec 1893. He passed away 15 Mar1963. He was the son of Loney Gargis born ca Jan 1874 and Mary who was born about 1871.

John Henry Gargis was married twice. Both marriages were to daughters of Edward Dillard Morgan. His first marriage was to Lucy Ellen Morgan. His second marriage was to Susie Cole Morgan.He married Susie Cole Morgan in 1934, after Lucy Ellen Morgan Gargis' death. Susie and John Henry had one son, John Morgan Gargis.

Marriage record to first wife:

Name: John Henry Gargis
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 30 Jul 1914
Event Place: Colbert, Alabama, United States
Age: 20
Birth Year (Estimated): 1894
Spouse's Name: Lucy Morgan
Spouse's Age: 20
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1894
Page: 214
Image Number: 00881
GS Film Number: 001976517
Digital Folder Number: 007066772[1]

Marriage to his second wife:

Marriage record:
Name: John H Gargis
Gender: Male
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 11 Sep 1934
Event Place: Colbert, Alabama, United States
Age: 39
Birth Year (Estimated): 1895
Spouse's Name: Susie Morgan
Spouse's Age: 28
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1906
Image Number: 01243
GS Film Number: 001976519
Digital Folder Number: 007066774[2]


John Henry Gargis and Lucy Ellen Morgan had the following children:

Edward Toney Gargis
Bruce Gargis
Willard Gargis
William Howard Gargis
Luther Oneal Gargis
Billy Jean/Gene Gargis

On his WWI Draft Registration Card he is described as tall, slender, brown hair and eyes, farms for his own benefit. He is married and has one child at home who are dependent on him.

WWI Draft Registration Card:

Name: John Henry Gargis
Event Type: Draft Registration
Event Date: 1917-1918
Event Place: Colbert County, Alabama, United States
Gender: Male
Nationality: United States
Birth Date: 07 Dec 1893
Birthplace: Sheffield, Alabama, United States
Affiliate Publication Number: M1509
Affiliate Publication Title: World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards
GS Film Number: 1509371
Digital Folder Number: 005146820
Image Number: 04442[3]

Death of John Henry Gargis:

Name: John Henry Gargis
Event Date: 15 Mar 1963
Event Place: Leighton, Colbert, Alabama
Gender: Male
Age (Original): 69y
Birth Year (Estimated): 1894
Spouse's Name: Susie C. Gargis
Father's Name: Tom Gargis
Mother's Name: Mary Mcgee
GS Film number: 1909052
Reference ID: 5805[4]

Sources

  1. Citing this Record: "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKMY-CQLD : 17 October 2017), John Henry Gargis and Lucy Morgan, 30 Jul 1914; citing Colbert, Alabama, United States, County Probate Courts, Alabama; FHL microfilm 1,976,517
  2. Citing this Record: "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:29NK-8WQ : 17 October 2017), John H Gargis and Susie Morgan, 11 Sep 1934; citing Colbert, Alabama, United States, County Probate Courts, Alabama; FHL microfilm 1,976,519
  3. Citing this Record: "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K3P6-HTP : 13 March 2018), John Henry Gargis, 1917-1918; citing Colbert County, Alabama, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,509,371
  4. Citing this Record: "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX6Y-Z4V : 15 February 2018), Susie C. Gargis in entry for John Henry Gargis, 15 Mar 1963; citing reference 5805, Department of Health, Montgomery; FHL microfilm 1,909,052
  • Biography by Carolyn Murray Greer


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