Jean Baptiste (John B.) Garat

Male 1874 - 1940  (66 years)


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  • Name Jean Baptiste (John B.) Garat 
    Born 30 Mar 1874  Etcheberrittoa, Espelette, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 11 Nov 1889  La Bourgogne, ship Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Joseph Garat, 32 years old and Baptiste Garat, 16 years old, both farmers from Spain, sailed on this ship from La Havre to New York.
    Census Records 1900  Chino, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    California, San Bernardino, Chino, District 236, page 9 
    • He was a servant on the dairy of Robert Steele in Chino. He was 26 years old, born March 1874 and single. He immigrated in 1889 and was a farm laborer.
      (Note: this must have been a large dairy as there were 12 other servants listed, no other Basques)
    Naturalization Record 29 Aug 1900  [5
    Book 10G, Book 31 Page 245, Book 14 Page 57 
    Census Records 1910  Chino, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    California, San Bernardino, Chino, District 93, page 20 
    • He was living in Chino on Junior Republic Road with his wife and their son John. They were married for 2 years. He immigrated in 1889 and was naturalized, she came in 1909. He was a farmer doing general farming in 1910.
    Census Records 1920  Chino, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    California, San Bernardino, Chino, District 146, page 15 
    • He was living on a farm on Chino Ave. in Chino with his wife and 3 sons. They were doing general farming.
    Census Records 1930  Chino, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    California, San Bernardino, Chino, District 13, Page 22 
    • He was living on Robles Rd. in Chino, There is no mention of his family in this record. He was a farmer doing general farming.
    Census Records 1940  Chino, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    California, San Bernardino, Chino, District 36-15, page 4 
    • John Garat was living alone on Chino Ave. in Chino. He owned his home which was worth $1,000. He was 66 year old and married. He was an employer on a farm.
      Note: No mention of wife or children in this record.
    Demographics Basque Immigrant 
    Southern California Years 1889-1940 
    Died 17 Aug 1940  Riverside County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Garat, Jean B. obituary 1940
    Garat, Jean B. obituary 1940
    Person ID I0855  socalbbgd
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2016 

    Father Vincent Garat,   b. 2 Aug 1845, Larressore, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Margueritte Magis,   b. 18 Dec 1843, Espelette, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 29 Apr 1873  Espelette, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1061  Group Sheet

    Family Gratianne/Grace Lassa,   b. 24 Aug 1882, Premundoinea, Les Aldudes, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1975, Perris, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1907  Ontario, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • They were married in a double ring ceremony with her sister Grace Lassa and Jean Guichou in Ontario.
    Children 
     1. John Leonard Garat,   b. 06 Nov 1908, Chino, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Dec 1982, Riverside County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Frank C. Garat,   b. 21 Aug 1912, Chino, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1957, San Bernardino County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     3. George A. Garat,   b. 06 May 1916, Chino, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1989, Perris, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 24 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F327  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Pyrenees Atlantiques Departmental Archives Records, (http://earchives.cg64.fr/), Espelette 1793-1878 records page 165.
      http://earchives.le64.fr/img-viewer/FRAD064003_IR0002/ESPELETTE/5MI213-2/viewer.html?ns=FRAD064006_5MI213_2_0165.jpg

    2. [S8] California Death Index 1940-1997, http://www.ancestry.com.

    3. [S71] New York Passenger Lists 1820-1957.

    4. [S58] 1900 US Federal Census - Chino Township.

    5. [S5] Los Angeles County Naturalization Records.

    6. [S38] 1910 US Federal Census - Chino Township.

    7. [S39] 1920 US Federal Census - Chino Township.

    8. [S40] 1930 US Federal Census - Chino Township.

    9. [S76] 1940 U.S. Census - San Bernardino County.

    10. [S83] California Marriage Index 1850-1952.