Mary Jane Garren

F, #6618, b. 1815
ChartsPrice-Downs (maternal side) - Nancy Downs
Birth*1815 Mary Jane Garren was born in 1815 at Tennessee per 1850 census. 
Marriage* She married John Alexander Price, son of William Price and Nancy Downs, Try 1st marriage in Buncombe Co NC, as possibly he made same migration as his mother. Note son Wm born NC 1841/2 then by 1843/4 they were in GA.
     Also, there is a John Garren in the same district of Gilmer Co, GA in 1850. He seems to be from Buncombe Co, NC. The following will abstract was found by researcher Myrna Eschelman on the Buncombe Co, NC Genealogical Society's web site.
     "A Lot of Buncombe," Vol. VIII #9, p. 87-131 & Vol. VIII #10, p. 87-150:
"p. 90. 2 March 1840.. I, John Garren, being of sound mind and memory.
After my just [debts?] are paid, to my son-in-law John Merrell I leave one dollar, to my son-in-law Jacob Rhodes I leave one dollar, to my son-in-law David Pinkson[sic] I leave one dollar, to my son David Garren I leave one dollar, to my son Eli Garren I leave one dollar, to my son Joseph Garren I leave one dollar the above named having already received a portion of my estate. To my son-in-law and daughter John and Jane Price a part of the land where I now live, to be taken from the upper line as described, the old mill race, Jacob Rhode's spring branch, Old Field branch, Liners Line, George Williams Crossing, etc. worth about $130.
     To my beloved wife Hannah I leave all the land and possession except what I gave John and Jane Price during her life time or widowhood also all other property except $130 worth which is to include the waggon[sic] and other property that can be spared, which I leave to James and Mary Pinkerton. I leave to my two youngest daughters Dicy and Rebecca each two beds & furniture two cows and calves and the bureau and Rebecca the cubbord[sic], if any property remain to equally divided among my four youngest dtrs. Nancy Pinkerton, Jane Price and Dicy and Rebecca. The land left to my wife to be divided at her death between my two youngest dtrs.
I appoint my two sons David and Eli Garren executors.
     Wit; Jacob Reed and Alexander Merrell, Jurat.
Signed John X Garren..
July term 1843. the foregoing will was proven in open court by oath of Alexander Merrell. N.
Harrison, Clk. By Thos. L. Gaston, DC." 
(InHomeOf) Census18501850 Mary Jane Garren appeared on the 1850 census in the household of John Alexander Price, Subdivision 33, Gilmer Co., Georgia. Her info on the census included - Price, Jane 35 b.TN. 
Death* Mary Jane Garren died at , Georgia, probably in childbirth. 


John Alexander Price b. 21 Aug 1820, d. 5 Aug 1884
Last Edited14 Mar 2011