Cemetery on the Ridge, Indianola, Texas - David Hess Garner, Sr.

 "In memory of David Garner Sr. who departed this life April 10 a.d. 1864 at the Age of 56 years."

GARNER, DAVID HESS (1807-1864). David Hess Garner, soldier, sheriff, and Republic of Texas congressman, son of Bradley and Sarah Rachel (Harmon) Garner, Sr., was born in St. Landry or Rapides Parish, Louisiana, in 1807. His father was a native of Maryland who moved to Louisiana about 1790 and fought in the battle of New Orleans. David moved to Texas in 1825 with four of his seven siblings... (Texas Handbook Online) <more...>>>





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