This is a reply to the request for information on William F. (Franklin) Garver Humboldt, Nebraska
William Franklin Garver was born January 4, 1846 New Carlisle, Clark Co. Ohio. Died: July 27, 1936 Humboldt Neb. son of Abraham Garver and Elizabeth Spessart (Speecer) (daughter of Peter Spessart Hagertown,MD).Married Laura Johnson Forgy December 5, 1878, (daughter of Joel Forgy and Hannah Perrine of New Carlisle.) Born July 29, 1845 New Carlise. Died November 20, 1939 Humboldt, Neb.
Moved to Portland Mills, Putman Indiana 1879 Occupation: 1860 Dentist Religion: Zion Reformed Church Native language: German/English
Miliatary Service:(GAR) Union Army-Civil War - Private (Dentist and Doctor)Served 3 years 18th Battery of Indiana discharged when Lee surrendered. Helped establish the GAR in Humboldt. Recieved GAR medals (Curl Fam. Possesion) Wife was Eastern Star. (Was a photographer)
Children: 1. Mary Pearl Garver (Samuelson) Born: October 2, 1879 Portland Mills, Ind. Died; October 29, 1972 Oklahoma City, OK 2. Olive Grace Garver (Beyer) B. August 4, 1881 Carpenterville, Ind. Died:1946 Denver, Col. 3. Clarabel Garver (Curl) Born: Feb 12 1886 Humboldt Neb. Died August 8, 1962 Oklahoma City, OK