Indiana McCaslins

Garnet WarfelAge: 94 years18911985

Name
Garnet Warfel
Birth January 8, 1891 37 27
Note: Also given as 8 Jan 1898 and 8 Jan 1902 in Muncie, Delaware, Indiana on the immigration records. Apparently she didn't want people to know how much older she was than her husband.
Death of a siblingUnknown Child Warfel
before 1900 (Age 8 years)

Census 1900 (Age 8 years)
Census 1910 (Age 18 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherEllen (Ella) Dotson
1913 (Age 21 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Death of a motherMartha (Mattie) E Neal
December 23, 1913 (Age 22 years)
Note: Mattie's husband Adam Warfel is recorded as a widower in the 1920 US Federal Census.
Burial of a maternal grandmotherEllen (Ella) Dotson
1913 (Age 21 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: White Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 75013801)
Census 1920 (Age 28 years)
MarriageEdgar Melvin BraniginView this family
October 30, 1926 (Age 35 years)
Emigration August 15, 1928 (Age 37 years)
Note: From Quebec, Canada
Immigration October 27, 1928 (Age 37 years)
Note: From Cherbourg, France
Immigration August 19, 1936 (Age 45 years)
Note: From Genoa, Italy
Death of a husbandEdgar Melvin Branigin
July 1970 (Age 79 years)
Death March 6, 1985 (Age 94 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1885
22 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
21 months
herself
Garnet Warfel
Birth: January 8, 1891 37 27Yorktown, Delaware, Indiana
Death: March 6, 1985Grosse Pointe, Wayne, Michigan
sibling
Family with Edgar Melvin Branigin - View this family
husband
Edgar Melvin Branigin
Birth: July 1, 1900 29 27Franklin, Johnson, Indiana
Death: July 1970Grosse Pointe, Wayne, Michigan
herself
Garnet Warfel
Birth: January 8, 1891 37 27Yorktown, Delaware, Indiana
Death: March 6, 1985Grosse Pointe, Wayne, Michigan
Marriage: October 30, 1926Detroit, Wayne, Michigan

Birth
Also given as 8 Jan 1898 and 8 Jan 1902 in Muncie, Delaware, Indiana on the immigration records. Apparently she didn't want people to know how much older she was than her husband.
Emigration
From Quebec, Canada
Immigration
From Cherbourg, France
Immigration
From Genoa, Italy
Shared note
In the 1900 US Federal Census for [Yorktown] Mount Pleasant, Delaware, Indiana, 46-year-old Indiana born Adam [Sr] and his 36-year-old Indiana-born wife, Mattie E. [Neal] have been married more than thirteen years (derived from the age of their oldest living child). Mattie has borne four children, three are living. These three Indiana-born children are 13-year-old Adam [Jr], 11-year-old Mark and 9-year-old Garnet. Adam is a house painter who was not employed four months of the past year. Adam and Mark have attended school seven months of the past year. Everyone except Garnet can read, write and speak English. The family is living in a house that Adam [Sr] owns, free of mortgage. Adam [Sr] father was born in Pennsyvania and his mother in Ohio; Mattie's father was born in Virginia and her mother in Ohio; the children's parents were born in Indiana. In the 1910 US Federal Census for Muncie Ward 3, Delaware, Indiana, 56-year-old Indiana born Adam and his 46-year-old Indiana-born wife, Mattie E. [Neal] have been married twenty-five years. Mattie has borne four children, three are living. Only their youngest child,19-year-old Indiana-born Garnett [sic] is living with them. Also in this household are Mattie's 74-year-old Ohio-born widowed mother, Ella [maiden name unknown] Neal, and four lodgers, 27-year-old Rhode Island-born Victor Peterson, 20-year-old Rhode Island-born Rollen Doeg, 23-year-old Indiana-born Hershal Miller and 22-year-old Indiana-born Wilford Wingate. This household is living at 309 South Madison in a rented house. Adam is a school teacher and has had no months out of work in the past year. Garnet has attended school in the past year. Victor and Rollen are tool markers (auto parts). Hershal is a ticket agent for a "traction line". Wilford is freight agent. Adam's father was born in Pennsyvania and his mother in Ohio; Mattie's father was born in Virginia and her mother in Ohio; Garnet's parents were born in Indiana; Ella's parents were born in Maryland; Victor's and Rollen's parents were born in Rhode Island; Hershal's and Wilford's parents were born in Indiana. In the 1920 US Federal Census for Muncie Ward 3, Delaware, Indiana, 66-year-old Indiana-born widower Adam Warfel has in his household his 28-year-old Indiana-born daughter Garnet, his 16-year-old Indiana-born niece Juanita Neal and a 23-year-old Indiana-born lodger Azlan O'Connor. This household is living in a rented fourplex at 412 East Adams Street. Everyone is litereate and can speak English. Adam is a painter of "houses, etc", Garnet is a reporter and writer for a newspaper, Juanita is attending school and Azlon works for a casket maker. Adam's father was born in Pennsyvania and his mother in Ohio; Garnet's and Juanita's parents were born in Indiana; Azlon's father was born in Pennsylvania and his mother in Indiana. Thirty-one year old [sic] journalist Edgar M Branigan and his 31-year-old [sic] journalist wife Garnet Branigan arrived at Southhampton, England on 15 Aug 1928 on the SS Empress of France. They were tourists and had traveled third class on the SS Empress of France from Quebec. Their proposed address in the United Kingdom was American Express, Haymarket, London. Twenty-eight year old Edgar Melvin Branigin (born on 1 Jul 1900 in Franklin, Johnson, Indiana) and his 30-year-old wife Garnet Warfel Branigin (born on 8 Jan 1898 in Yorktown, Delaware, Indiana) sailed on the the SS Empress of Scotland from Cherbourg, France 20 Oct 1928, arriving Quebec 27 October 1928. Edgar's passport number was 535537 issued by Washington, DC on 23 Apr 1928. Their address in the United States was 215 East Grand Boulevard, Detroit, Michigan. Thirty-six year old Mr. Edgar M Branigin (born on 1 Jul 1900 in Franklin, Johnson, Indiana) and his 34-year-old wife Mrs. Garnet Branigin (born on 8 Jan 1902 [sic] in Muncie, Delaware, Indiana [sic]) sailed on the the SS Excambion, embarking at Genoa, Italy 5 Aug 1936, arriving at the port of New York 19 Aug 1936. Their address in the United States was 5100 Devonshire Road, Detroit, Michigan. On 28 Nov 1936, when 45-year-old Garnet Warfel Branigin applies for her Social Security number, her residence is at 5100 Devonshire Road, Detroit, Wayne Michigan and she is working for the Detroit News at Lafyette Blvd and Second Ave. She was born 8 Jan 1891 in Yorktown, Delaware Indiana. Her parents are Adam Warfel and Martha Ellen Neal. She is female and white.