Person:Garnet Mingus (1)

Garnet Allene Mingus
b.27 May 1892 Athens County, Ohio
m. 7 Dec 1883
  1. Leslie Calvin Mingus1885 - 1944
  2. Nettie Mae Mingus1887 - 1973
  3. Forest Mingus1889 - 1909
  4. Garnet Allene Mingus1892 - 1979
  5. Elmer H. Mingus1894 - 1963
  6. Charles Thomas Mingus1897 - 1969
  • WGarnet Allene Mingus1892 - 1979
m. Feb 1916
  • WGarnet Allene Mingus1892 - 1979
m. Jul 1942
Facts and Events
Name Garnet Allene Mingus
Gender Female
Birth? 27 May 1892 Athens County, Ohio
Marriage Feb 1916 to Unknown
Marriage Jul 1942 to Unknown
Death? 21 Aug 1979 South Burlington, Vermont
Burial? Oaklawn Cemetery, Sturgis, Michigan

Eleanor Marvin located a obituary on Alexander "Alex" Mingus from a Sturgi s, Michigan newspaper providing that he was 78 years old when he died on A ugust 28, 1928 in the afternoon in the home of his son Leslie Calvin (refe rred to as L.C.) Mingus in Nowata, Oklahoma. Alexander's body was sent h ome to 210 Center Avenue, Sturgis, Michigan for burial. Alexander had liv ed with his son, Charles, at 210 Center Avenue, for a number of years. A lexander had moved to Oklahoma for the winter to be with his son, L.C. Af ter suffering from a stroke in February of 1928, he had been in a Oklaho ma City hospital since March. The obituary went on to provide that Mr. Min gus had been born in Athens County, Ohio, in l852 and that he married Ma ry Rivers of Chauncey, Ohio on Dec. 7, l883. Alexander's wife preceded h im in death by nearly 30 years. Of six children born to the couple, five s urvived. Three of his four sons survived his death including: Charle s, Elmer, and L. C. Alexander's son, Forrest, died in l908. His two dau ghters, Nettie Pagels (of Sherman Township) and Garnet Jones (of Grand Rap ids), also survived him. The obituary went on to provide that two of Alexa nder's sisters, Alice Johnson (Chauncey, Ohio) and Rachel Douth (Chestervi lle, Ohio) were still alive at the time of this death. Services were he ld in the home of Charles Mingus and Rev. A. Miles officiated. Burial to ok place at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis, Michigan.

Reference an essay by Eleanor Marvin: "Garnet Allene Mingus daughter of A lex and Mary Mingus was born 5-27-1892, in Athens County, Ohio. She marri ed John Almer Jones in February 1916. He died in Grand Rapids Decmeber 19 36. He is buried in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Sturgis, Michigan. Almer a nd Garnet had two sons, Gerald and Donald. Gerald was born 10-2-191 6. He died in Grand Rapids of scarlet fever and is buried in the Oakla wn Cemetery in Sturgis beside his father...In July 1942 Garnet married t he second time, Harry McCaslin. Harry died in February 1969 and is buri ed near Orlando, Florida Garnet died August 21, 1979 in S. Burlington, Ve rmont, and is buried in Oaklawn Cemetery, Sturgis, Michigan."

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