Terrence A. Garnett

Paternal Roots
  • Grandfather: Charlie Starks (Tree - Sources - Photos)
  • Grandmother: Jane Garnett (Tree - Sources - Photos)

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 Family Locations

  • Texas: Austin County, Harris County, Bastrop County, McLennan County and Washington County.
  • Louisiana: East Feliciana Parish, Catahoula Parish, Richland Parish, Ouachita Parish, Caldwell Parish, and Franklin Parish.
  • Mississippi: Hinds County and possibly Wilkinson County.
  • Various States [Counties Unknown]: Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri

Maternal Roots

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Family Locations

  • Texas: Fort Bend County, Waller County, Montgomery County, Harris County, Harrison County, Panola County, Dallas County, Grimes County, and Tarrant County.
  • North Carolina: Iredell County and Mecklenburg County.
  • Louisiana: Caddo Parish, De Soto Parish, and Bossier Parish.
  • Oklahoma: Wagoner County.
  • Mississippi: Jasper County and Hinds County
  • Various States [Counties Unknown]: Virginia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Missouri, and Arkansas.

The Family tree chart I used was created by Microsoft:
FT Chart (You will need Excel to open this file). The Genealogy software I use: Roots magic, Family Tree Maker, and Legacy. Though I use these particular programs I'm not very fond of some of their charts and family reports, so I usually like to create my own Charts or Reports using Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe Photoshop.

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   My name is Terrence Garnett and I was born and raised in Houston, Texas. I've always been interested in my family history since I was a child. My research began the summer after I graduated high school in June of 2006. If you're related please feel free to contact me.

   I am extremely grateful to the people who've helped me along the way in any capacity.

Their names:

  • C.P. Garnett
  • S.J. Pipkins
  • R.L. Johnson, Sr.
  • P.D. Nichols
  • C.M. Jones
  • M.L. Kellum
  • H. Pipkins, Sr. (dec)
  • D. Pipkins
  • M. Davis
  • M. Pipkins, Jr.
  • B. J. Tucker
  • D.S. Johnson
  • Joe A. Johnson
  • J. A. Johnson  
  • L. J. Shorten (dec.)
  • L. Garvie
  • L. Ivey
  • J.C. Garnett
  • J. Harrison
  • A. Slater, Sr.
  • I. Graham
  • Cynthia S. Walker
  • B. Taylor-Gordon
  • F. Montgomery
  • V. D. Mitchell
  • C. Esther

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of my beautiful grandmother, Shirley Pipkins.
 The loving Matriarch of my family, she will be dearly missed!

Shirley Jean (Johnson) Pipkins
Sunrise: Sunday, March 14, 1937 - Sunset: Thursday, April 30, 2015

(UPDATE: 5/4/2015)

DNA - Genetic Genealogy

  1. http://txlaroots.blogspot.com/2014/11/dna-confirms-suspected-4th-great.html (My 4th great-grandmother, Rebecca Calloway)


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