Transcribed from "An Illustrated History of The Big Bend Country, embracing Lincoln, Douglas, Adams and Franklin counties, State of Washington",  published by Western Historical Publishing Co., 1904.

     FRANK S. GARRED came to Douglas county from Mower county, Minnesota, in 1891, and settled about five miles northwest from Coulee City.  Since that time, he has been engaged here as a farmer and stock man.  He is now the owner of a nice estate, which is farmed to small grains.  He also handles Hereford and Durham thoroughbred cattle and some of the leading breeds of horses.  Mr. Garred, manifests a progressive spirit and energy, which has been dominated by wisdom that has placed him as one of the substantial men in central Washington.
     Frank S. Garred was born in Winona, Minnesota on July 21, 1863 and his parents, Anderson W. and Elizabeth (Dyer) Garred, who were natives of Kentucky came to Minnesota as early emigrants.  The schools of Winona furnished the educational training of our subject and after he reached manhood's estate he began life in Mower county as a farmer, in which business he was occupied for a decade.  In 1891, as stated, he came west and since then has been identified with the interests of Douglas county.  Mr. Garred has the following brothers and sisters, George P., Joseph P., Charles W., Mrs. Rebecca Finch.
     In the town of Austin, Minnesota, March 23, 1891, Mr. Garred married Miss Nellie S. Savage and their children, together with the dates of their birth, are named below, Max F., January 13, 1896; Ward, on April 23, 1899; Teddy P., on May 13, 1901.  Mrs. Garred's parents, Thomas D. and Bessie (Guiney) Savage were natives of the Emerald Isles, whence they emigrated to the United States.  She was born in Iowa on February 5, 1865 and has one brother and five sisters, Thomas, Mrs. Mary Smith, Mrs. Annie Smith, Mrs. Lillian Rolf, Mrs. Victoria Louis and Ollie.
     Mr. Garred is a member of the A. O. U. W., while in religious persuasions they are adherents of the Congregational church.