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Subject: Re: [OHTUSCAR-L] Davis Garvin & Sadie Long
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2004 19:00:51 -0400
Correction: the son was age 23, per the 1900 census.
On Tue, 17 Aug 2004 23:43:54 -0500 "Laurence E. Dickerson"
> I am wondering whether anyone can help supply some information on two
> wives of Davis Garvin. He was from Harrison County, but at least
> one of
> his marriages, and probably two, took place in Tuscarawas County. I
> recently found an article in a Cadiz newspaper [The Harrison News of
> Thursday, 9 May 1907] which was copied from the Dennison Paragraph.
> Davis Garvin, ex?sheriff of Harrison county, came over to Tuscarawas
> county this week from his home at Science Hill to find a wife. This
> found in the person of Mrs. Sadie Long of Uhrichsville, and the
> estimable couple quietly slipped over to New Philadelphia and were
> united in marriage at 11 oclock Wednesday morning by Rev. H.H.
> pastor of the United Brethren Church. The wedding was quite a
> to the friends of both parties. They will make their home in
> Uhrichsville. ??Dennison Paragraph"
> I presume that, since the article was copied from the Dennison
> there was probably at least a week's delay in the reporting and the
> Wednesday referred to was probably May 1 rather than May 8. This
> have been the second of at least three marriages for Davis Garvin.
> first wife was Mary McCoy who died 3 January 1903. Davis Garvin
> died in
> 1926. He was survived by a widow named Julia, who lived until 1958,
> his obituary says he was only married twice. Either Sadie and Julia
> were the same person, or the obituary missed a wife.
> Since she is referred to in the article as 'Mrs. Sadie Long,' I
> she had been married previously and that Long was not her maiden
> What was her maiden name and did she die between 1907 and 1926? Is
> there a Sadie Garvin buried in Tuscarawas County?
> The widow who survived Davis Garvin was, I believe, named Julia
> who was born c. 29 August 1860. I have looked for a marriage record
> Tuscarawas County, but have not found one. I may have been looking
> the wrong time frame since I did not know about the marriage to
> Long at the time.
> Davis became superintendent of the National Cemetery in Raleigh,
> Carolina and is buried there, as is Julia. I do not know whether he
> moved to North Carolina before marrying her or after.
> Larry Dickerson
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