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Family Group Sheet
Father: Stephen Joseph Garland
Born 13 April 1803 [some researchers say 1793] in the Limestone Cove area of what is now Unicoi County, Tennessee.
Son of Guthridge ("Old Gutch") Garland and Bridget Hampton.
Died 6 June 1875 on Iron Mountain. (Killed when a large tree fell on him while he was cutting timber.)
Buried at the Garland-Phillips Cemetery, Red Hill, Mitchell County, North Carolina.
Second wife: Elizabeth ("Betsy") Forbes.
Mother: Elizabeth ("Betsy") McKinney
Born 8 September 1805.
Daughter of Samuel McKinney.
Died 28 July 1844.
Children:
#1: Alexander Garland.
Born 22 December 1823.
Married, 1847, Elizabeth Nelson.
Died 2 May 1902.
#2: Melinda ("Linda") Garland
Born 23 December 1825.
Married, 1845, Joseph Stanley.
Died 28 May 1906.
#3: William MacDonald ("Black Mack") Garland
Born 29 May 1826. [Some sources say 30 May 1835.]
Married, 1848 in Yancey County, North Carolina, Emilia McKinney.
Died 10 June 1910.
#4: Mathilda Garland
Born 1828.
Married Johnson Whitson.
Died 1918.
#5: Elisha Garland
Born 1831.
Married 1st Jane R. -----.
Married 2nd Margaret Buchanan.
#6: Elizabeth Garland
Born 1832.
#7: Mary Garland
(According to some, her full name was "Mary Pollyanna;" according to others it was "Mary Minerva.")
Born 31 July 1833.
Married Jacob W. Bowman.
Died 1911.
#8: Samuel Garland
Born 1834.
Married Margaret Elizabeth Burchfield.
#9: Gutridge O. Garland
Born 21 March 1835.
Married Sarah Garland.
Died 18 February 1862.
#10: John Powell Garland
Born 8 December 1837.
Never married.
Died 22 August 1918.
#11: Ezekiel Garland
Born 1839.
Died young.

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