Person:Johnson Garvin (1)

Johnson Noble Garvin
b.2 May 1852 Kentucky
m. 19 Sep 1839
  1. Amanda GarvinAbt 1850 -
  2. Johnson Noble Garvin1852 - 1925
  3. James Garvin1854 -
  4. Elias GarvinAbt 1857 -
  5. John Sinkler GarvinAbt 1861 -
m. 31 Dec 1874
  1. Andrew Jackson Garvin1875 - 1961
  2. Sarah Jane Garvin1877 - 1964
  3. Dovie Florence Garvin1879 - 1978
  4. Lillie Morton Garvin1881 - 1982
  5. Seymore Garvin1883 - 1901
  6. Emma Garvin1885 - 1958
  7. Sophia Myrtle Garvin1888 - 1971
  8. Gova Frank Garvin1890 - 1970
  9. Ida B. Garvin1894 - 1921
  10. Allie F. Garvin1896 - 1898
  11. Ethel May Garvin1901 - 1987
  12. Harlan Garvin1904 - 1994
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] Johnson Noble Garvin
Gender Male
Birth[1][3] 2 May 1852 Kentucky
Marriage 31 Dec 1874 to Sarah Elizabeth Henderson
Burial? Jan 1912
Death[3] 23 Jan 1925 Garvin Cemetery, Carter County, Kentucky
Reference Number? 1133

Listed in the 1880 Carter County Census. 79 Garvin, J Noble W M 27 Farming K K K

               Sarah Eliza   W F 22        Wife         K K K
                    Jackson   W M 4          Son          K K K
                     Sarah J   W F 2           Dau          K K K
         Dovey Florence W F 9/12       Dau          K K K


Subject: Johnson Noble Garvin Date: Fri, 25 Sep 1998 22:12:21 EDT From:John Hudson


           I don't know how much research you have done on the Garvins but, there are 3 Johnson Garvins , Johnson #1 Was married 2 times the first was to Hanna

Rice the next spouse was Elizabeth Garrett. With his first wife he had a son name James who was married to Sophia Thompson they in turn had a son named Johnson Noble Garvin. Johnson #1 had another son with his second wife Elizabeth and they named him Johnson. Now for my Johnson Noble Garvin who you have, you also have one of his dau. you will see which one as I go along. Johnson Noble was b. 2 May 1852 the deadth date I have is different than the one you have I have 25 Jan 1925 you have 23 Jan 1925 either could be correct my date came from the head stone and family records. Spouse Sarah Eliza Henderson B. 12 Feb 1858 d.13 Jan 1948 m.13 Dec 1874. Now for children they had 12. (1) Andrew Jackson Garvin b 30 Sep 1875 Dry Brench Carter Co. KY. d. 20 Jul 1961 Olive Hill, KY. m 1916 Dovie Jordan (2) Sarah Jane Garvin b 18 Aug 1877 Prather Carter Co.KY. d. 8 Jan 1964 Olive Hill , KY. m. Newon Delphus Tabor 1904. (3) Dovie Florence Garvin b. 4 Aug 1879 Prather Carter Co.KY. d.29 Oct 1978. Place unknown to me. Married 3 times Have the name of first and last husands no dates. (4) Lillie Morton Garvin b. 9 Apr 1881 d. 23 Sep 1982 Yes 101 yrs of age. I talked to her in 1981. Flemingberg,KY. married 2 times First to Whitt Stamper 20 Nov 1905 second John P. Huff M.D. Don't know the date yet. (5) Seymour Garvin b.18 Nov 1883 Prather Carter Co. KY. d 19 Jul 1901 Prather Carter Co. (6) Emma Garvin b 21 Dec 1885 Prather Carter Co. KY. d.27 Dec 1958 Ashland, KY. in hospital cancer. m.1Jan 1907 Odom "Ode" Wilson. Ode's dob 17 Jan 1877 Clifty Creek in Carter CO. Near Bet which is in Elliot Co.d.23 Jan 1963. They were my mother's parents. (7) Sophia Myrtle Garvin b 11 Jan 1888 Prather Carter Co. KY. d.15 Mar 1971 Olive Hill, KY. m Frank James Kirby 26 Mar 1911. (8)Gova Frank Garvin b. 1 May 1890 Prather Carer Co. KY. d.20 Apr 1970 Carter Co. KY. He married Leona "Lonnie" Qualls I don't no the date and I think there was a diveorce. (9) Ida B. Garvin b 4 Jan 1894 Prather Carter CO. KY. d 9 Jul 1921 Olive Hill, KY. m. J. Lazarus Maddix Date unknown (10) Allie F. "Doll" b 1 Jan 1896 d. 25 Mar 1898 b&d Prather Carter Co.KY. (11) Ethel May Garvin b 25 Jun 1901 Prather Carter Co.KY. d 8 Jun 1987 Globe Carter Co. KY. You have her in your base. (12) Harlan Garvin b.27 Feb 1904 Prather Carter Carter Co. d 6 Mar 1994 Carter Co.KY. married 2 times first to Mary Brooks and then to Mildred McGuire 31 May 1930 auun Mildred sTill lives on he Garvin farm. Let me know if you don't under stand something. I will help as much as I can. John Hudson

Return-Path: <> Date: Thu, 03 Jun 1999 22:48:31 -0700 From: "John J. Hudson" <> X-Accept-Language: en To: Darrell Warner <> Subject: Thompson and Garvin X-UIDL: ba78f3c89c999d4c046e6e30f05d574f

Hi Darrell, Last fall or winter I sent you some info on the Garvins. Today I was in gendex looking. I came across your posting. You have Sophia Thompson as the spouse of Johnson Garvin. Sophia was married to James Garvin. I know how easy it is for a typo. Let me see if I can go into some detail without getting up the old creek. Some times in the Carter Co. area of where the Garvins lived, they talk of three Johnson Garvins. The truth of the matter is there was one Johnston Garvin that's with a "t", and two Johnson Garvins.

Johnston Garvin b. abt 1787 married Hannah Rice 16 Jan 1808 in Fleming Co., Ky. They had a son James Garvin b. 30 Jan 1816, d. 21 Apr 1864 from wounds received in battle, he was on his way home to recover at the time of his death. He died at a place called Cooks Furnace, he had just about made it home. James Garvin married Sophia Thompson 19 Sep 1839. Sophia Thompson b.2 Nov. 1818, d. 19 Feb. 1895. She is buried on the family farm near Prater. James and Sophia are the parents of Johnson Noble Garvin. Johnston Garvin married a second time to Elizabeth Garrett 6 Mar 1828 in Greenup Co. and the had a son Johnson who married an Amanda I do not know her last name. I know that Eliza is often used in place of Elizabeth. But on all family records that I have looked at Sara Elzia Henderson Garvin is Eliza and that is what's on her head stone I wished that I had as much info on the Thompson side of the family as I have on the Garvin side. I can't find any family records. Do you know any of the folk lore on Robert Henderson's wife Sarah ? Thanks for putting up with me. John Hudson this is a new e-mail address I think at the time I sent you the info I was on aol.

  1. 1.0 1.1 Carter, Kentucky, United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Publication T9).
  2. Letter to Darrell Warner from John Hudson 1948 Hout Road, Mansfield , OH. 44905 1823.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Tombstone of Johnson Garvin located in Garvin Cemetery, Carter County, Kentucky.