Descendant of Ambrose S Garriott

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04-Jacob Sr Garriott    INDEX
Birth: 9 Oct 1777, Culpeper Co, VA [Hebron Church register]
Death: 6 Jun 1859, Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN- age 81
Home: Wash Co, IN & Jackson Co, IN
Burial: Grassy Cemetery
Occupation: Farmer
Military: US Army, War of 1812: Private, Captain Prather's

Company, 2nd Infantry Regiment
Father: Ambrose S Garriott
[DG photo-- These tombstones were busted up and strewn

about, I assembled the pieces for pictures]

Married: 18 Aug 1801, Jefferson Co, KY: Bk I/39- by Gabriel

Spouse: Jane "Jennie" RODMAN
Birth: 9 Nov 1780, Northumberland Co, PA
Death: 19 Nov 1859, Jackson Co, IN- age 79
Burial: Grassy Cemetery
Father: William Rodman (1721-1782)
Mother: Martha Ferrier (about 1723-1801)

     CHILDREN: Jacob and Jane had ten children:
05----MARTHA "Patsy" GARRIOTT [b. 1802, listed below];
05----DANIEL GARRIOTT [b. 1806, listed below];
05----LOVING "Love" GARRIOTT [b. about 1808], m. Sarah HARTMAN on 3 Sep 1829, Wash Co, IN: Bk B/18 [IN Historical Society Publication];

     06----SUSAN GARRETT/GARRIOTT [b. 15 Oct 1839, Wash Co, IN; d. 8 Dec 1921, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN- age 82, bur. Crothersville Cemetery], m. Lawrence Bishop EASUM b. 

          07----ARGUS J EASUM [b. 1859, IN; d. 1 Jan 1931, Colfax, Whitman Co, WA- age 71, bur. Colfax Cemetery], m. Ida May RHIMER [b. 12 May 1873, OH; d. 16 Feb 1959, Santa Clara Co, CA- age 86, bur. Colfax Cemetery], had (3 of 5-census) children:

               08----GLADYS ELAINE EASUM [b. 24 Jul 1895, Colfax, Whitman Co, WA; d. 13 Mar 1989, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara Co, CA- age 93, bur. Colfax Cemetery], SSN: 538-16-7290/WA, m. Rex JEFFORDS on 1 Aug 1954, Multnomah Co, OR;

               08----ARGUS SANFORD EASUM [b. 24 Feb 1899, WA; d. 23 Aug 1977, Riverside Co, CA- age 78], SSN: 560-14-9710/CA, m. Dorothy H KASBISINE on 15 Apr 1930, Seattle, King Co, WA;

               08----SUSAN ELIZABETH EASUM [b. 30 May 1901, Colfax, Whitman Co, WA; d. 13 Oct 1980, Santa Clara Co, CA- age 79], m. 1st Frank Orville CLARK [b. about 1889, PA; d. 8 Oct 1956, Seattle, King Co, WA- age 67], son of Albert Clark and Susan Berkey, had son:

​                    09----WILLIAM SANFORD CLARK [b. & d. 4 Sep 1923, Colfax, Whitman Co, WA];

               Susan 2nd m. ___ LEEDY;

          07----MILBURN WALTER SR EASUM [b. 31 Aug 1863, IN; d. 29 Apr 1945, Amarillo, Potter Co, TX- age 81, bur. Llano Cemetery], m. Georgia Susan DAVIS [b. 1870; d. 1953- age 83, bur. Llano Cemetery], daughter of Sene Williams  (1830-), had children:

               08----MABEL SUSAN EASUM [b. 14 Sep 1887, Colorado City, TX; d. 16 May 1976, Midland Co, TX- age 88, bur. Llano Cemetery], Music Teacher, SSN: 453-52-5836/??, m. Howard Frank LAUDER [b. 17 Apr 1885;d. 4 Jul 1934- age 49, bur. Llano Cemetery];

               08----RUBY EASUM [b. 5 Apr 1891, Clarendon Do, TX; d. 16 Aug 1969, Potter Co, TX- age 74], SSN: 709-16-3539/RR, m. Thomas F POINDEXTER [b. 13 Oct 1884; d. 10 Feb 1915- age 30, bur. Llano Cemetery]

               08----LARANCE G EASUM [b. 11 Dec 1893, TX;d. 11 Oct 1901, TX- age 7, bur. Odd Fellows Cemetery];

​               08----MYRTLE EASUM [b. Nov 1899, TX], SSN: 459-36-3031/TX, m. James EASON [b. 8 Feb 1893, Orange Co, TX; d. 29 Mar 1962, Kerr Co, TX- age 69, bur. Forest Lawn Cemetery], Guard-Law Enforcement, SSN: 452-58-5959/??;

               08----IRENE EASUM [b. about 1901, TX];

               08----MILBURN WALTER JR EASUM [b. 5 Aug 1908; d. 8 Jan 1980, Austin, Travis Co, TX- age 71], Contractor, SSN: 452-07-1382/TX?

          07----CHARLES SANFORD EASUM [b. 1866, IN; d. 20 Aug 1923, Colfax, Whitman Co, WA- age 57, bur. Colfax Cemetery];

          07----NORAH A EASUM [b. 6 Mar 1870, Jackson Co, IN; d. 14 Mar 1942, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN- age 72, bur. Crothersville Cemetery], Single;

          07----CLYDE ORBAN EASUM [b. 9 Dec 1876, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN; d. 29 Oct 1935, Los Angeles Co, CA- age 58, bur. Los Angeles National Cemetery], m. Melva Alma TAYLOR [b. 3 Aug 1885, Venice, Los Angeles, CA; d. Jul 1966- age 80], SSN: 573-05-0637/CA, on 31 Jul 1903, Woods Co, OK, had children:

               08----Infant EASUM [d. 1905, Whitman Co, WA, bur. Colfax Cemetery];

               08---- LUREL BISHOP EASUM [b. 22 Sep 1906, Crothersville ,Jackson Co,  IN; d. 21 Nov 1964, Bellflower, Los Angeles Co, CA- age 58, bur. Woodlawn Cemetery], CM1, USNR, WW2, m. Margaret Helen JONES [b. 30 Dec 1920, KS; d. 15 Mar 1978, Venice, Los Angeles Co, CA- age 57, bur. Woodlawn Cemetery], one of her 5 marriages;

               08---- KENNETH TAYLOR EASUM [b. 4 Mar 1916, Clarendon, Donley Co, TX; d. 18 May 1972, Venice, Los Angeles Co, TX- age 56, bur. Woodlawn Cemetery], m. Margaret Helen Jones HIETT [b. 30 Dec 1920, KS; d. 15 Mar 1978, Venice, Los Angeles Co, CA- age 57, bur. Woodlawn Cemetery], one of her 5 marriages, daughter of Myrtle Iva Jones Aduddell (1901-1981);

               08----CLYDE ORBAN EASUM [b. 9 May 1904, WA; d. 19 Nov 1961, Los Angeles Co, CA- age 57, bur. Woodlawn Cemetery], m. Bessie ___ [b. 1902; d. 18 Dec 1970- age 67, bur. Woodlawn Cemetery];​​

          07----ALTON "Altie" EASUM [b. 1879, Jackson Co, IN; d. 1882, Jackson Co, IN- age 3, bur. Jonesville Cemetery];
05----JANE A GARRIOTT [b. 1811, listed below];
05----ELIJAH GARRIOTT [b. 1812];
05----JAMES MADISON GARRIOTT [b. 1814, listed below];
05----ELIZABETH GARRIOTT [b. 1816, KY], m. 1st ___ McGILL, m. 2nd John ANDERSON [b. 1823, VA] on 1 Jan 1828, Wash Co, IN: Bk A/222, had five children:
     06----FRANCIS M ANDERSON [b. about 1845];
     06----SALLIE D ANDERSON [b. about 1850];
     06----MARTHA F ANDERSON [b. about 1857];
     06----JOHN G ANDERSON [b. about 1860]; and
     06----MARY L ANDERSON [b. about 1860];
05----SARAH "SALLIE" GARRIOTT [b. about 1819; d. 1880- age 61], m. 1st  William THOMAS [b. 1819] on 22 Jun 1839, Jackson Co, IN, m. 2nd Joseph ARNOLD [b. 1819; d. 1880- age 61] on 26 Apr 1845, Wash Co, IN, had five children:
     06----JACOB "Jake" H ARNOLD [b. 4 Feb 1847, IN; d. 17 May 1898, Gandy, Logan Co, NE- age 50], m. Myrah Ann ALLEN [b. 8 May 1848; d. 20 Jan 1896- age 48, bur. McCain Cemetery], had children:

          07----LILLIE ARNOLD (b. Apr 1874, IN), m. Arthur POTTER [b. May 1866, MN], had children:

               08----HINLEY POTTER [b. Aug 1896, NE];

               08----DALE POTTER [b. Aug 1898, NE];

               08----GLEN POTTER [b. about 1902, IL];

               08----ROWENA POTTER [b. about 1904, IL];

               08----ALVA POTTER [b. 1906, IL];

          Lillie 2nd m. Charles SEELEY on 16 Jun 1913, St Joseph, Berrien Co, MI, had daughters:

​               08----EDNA SEELEY [b. about 1915, IL];

               08----MARIE SEELEY [b. about 1920, IL];

          07----JOSEPH ARNOLD (1875, IN);

          07----DELLA MAY ARNOLD [b. 7 Jun 1882, Pike Co, IN; d. 11 Oct 1954, San Bernardino Co, CA- age 72, bur. North Platte Cemetery], SSN: 506-28-4828/??, m. John P MANG [b. 27 Mar 1879; d. 17 Oct 1936- age 57, bur. North Platte Cemetery], son of Siegmund Mang (1838-1911) and Anne Sophia Markey (1846-1920);​ and

          07----ROY/ROBERT ARNOLD (b. May 1886, NE);
     06----ELIZABETH ARNOLD [b. about 1848, IN];
     06----SARAH E ARNOLD [b. about 1848, IN]; (see 1870 census below)
     06----JAMES H ARNOLD [b. about 1850, Wash Co, IN]; and
     06----JOSEPH J ARNOLD [b. about 1853, Wash Co, IN];
05----JACOB JR GARRIOTT [b. 1822, listed below]; and
05----RACHEL ANN GARRIOTT [b. 1823, listed below].

     1800 Jefferson Co, KY census: has Jacob Garriott is listed with his father, Ambrose Garriott, and his brother Elijah Garriott.
     1820 Wash Co, IN census: lists Jacob Garrett, with 4 Males: 2 [under 10], one [10-16]-- although James Madison, Daniel, and Loving would have been in this category, and one [26-44]; and 5 Females: 3 [under 10], one [10-16], one [16-25], one [26-44], and one [45 upwards]. However, it does list one female from 10-16, although there are no females in this category. Perhaps "Loving" is interpreted as a female. Were Jacob's parents living with him in 1820?
     1830 Wash Co, IN census: has Loving Garriott: 1 Male [20-30]; and 1 Female [15-20].
     1840 Jackson Co, IN census: has Jacob Garrett with a family of five: 3 Males: two [15-20], one [50-60]; 2 Females: one [15-20], and one [50-60].
     Next door on this census page is Loving Garrett, with a family of six: 2 Males: one [5-9], one [30-39]; 4 Females: two [< 5], one [5-9], and one [20-29].
     On this same census page is Loving G Densford, with a family of nine: 5 Males: two [< 5], one [5-10], one [15-20], and one [20-30]; 4 Females: three [5-10], and one [20-30].
     1850 Jackson Co, IN census: has Jacob "Garret" 71, b. VA, Farmer, w/ $700 RE; Jane Garret 69, b. PA; James H Robertson 32, b. IN, Farmer; his wife Rachel Robertson 28, b. IN; Mary Robertson (Adams?) 7, b. IN; Columbus Robertson 3, b. IN; and Sarah E Robertson 2/12, b. IN. (note Robertson not Robison)
     Next door is Daniel Garret 21; and Elizabeth Garrett 19, b. TN.

     1850 Gibson Twp, Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Joseph Arnold 31, Farmer; Sarah Arnold 32; William Arnold 9; Jane Arnold 7; Jacob Arnold 4; and Sarah Arnold 2.

     1860 Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN census: has Loving Garrett 40, b. KY, Farmer; Lawrence Esum 30, b. KY, Farmer; Susan Esum 20, b. IN; Argus J Esum 1, b. IN; and  Albert Baich 5, b. IN.
     1860 Gibson, Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Joseph Arnold 40, Farmer w/ $2,000 RE; Sarah Arnold 43; Jacob H Arnold 14; Elizabeth Arnold 12; James H Arnold 10; Joseph J Arnold 7; and William H Thomas 20, Farm Laborer.

     1870 Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Joseph Arnold 50, Farmer w/ $500 RE; Sarah Arnold 53, Keeping House; James K Arnold 19, Farm Laborer; Joseph J Arnold 17, Farm Laborer; William Helton 22, Day Laborer; Sarah E Helton 22; and Ellen Helton 2.

     1880 Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN census: has (all but Lawrence b. IN) Laurence Easum 50, b. KY, Plasterer; Susan Easum 40; Argus J. Easum 21, Plasterer; Melburn W. Easum 16; Charles I. Easum 14, Works in Stave Factory; Nora A. Easum 10; Claudie L. Easum 8; Clidy O. Easum 4; and Alton Easum 1.
     1880 Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Joseph Arnold 60, Farm Laborer; Sarah Arnold 62, Keeping House; and Adaline Wolfe 12 (Granddaughter).

     1885 NE State census: has (all but Roy B. IN) Jacob Arnold 38, Farmer; Myra Arnold 37; Lillie Arnold 10; Joseph Arnold 7; Della Arnold 3; and Roy Arnold 1/12, b. NE.

     1900 Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN census: has (all but Lawrence b. IN) Lawernce Easum 70, b. KY, Plasterer; Susan Easum 60 (10 children-6 living); Nora A Easum 30; and Clide O Easum 24.

     1900 Justice Precinct 2, Donley Co, TX census: has Milburn Easum 36, b. IN; Georgia Easum 30, b. TX (4 children-4 living); Mabel Easum 12, b. TX; Rubie Easum 9, b. TX; Lawrence Easum 5, b. TX; Myrtle Easum 6, b. TX; Sena Davis 69, b. AL (7 children-2 living)(Mother-in-Law); Eugene Everett 33, b. IN, Coal Heaver (Cousin); and  Lizzie Everett 11, b. IN (Cousin).​

     1900 North Platte, Lincoln Co, NE census: has Arthur Patten 34, b. MN, Butcher; Lillie Patten 25, b. IN (2 children-2 living); Hinley Patten 3, b. NE; Dale Patten 1, b. NE; Della Arnold 17, b. IN (Sister-in-Law); and Robert Arnold 14, b. NE (Brother-in-Law), Day Laborer.

     1910 Crothersville Ward 1, Jackson Co, IN census: has (all but Lawrence b. IN) Lawrence B Easum 80, b. KY, Own Income; Susan Easum 70 (6 children-6 living); Nora Easum 40, Dressmaker-At Home; and Claude Easum 37, Plasterer-House​.

     1910 Colfax Ward 1, Whitman Co, WA census: has Argus J Easum 51, b. IN, Contractor-Brickyard; Ida M Easum 36, b. OH (5 children 3 living); Gladys E Easum 14, b. WA; Argus S Easum 11, b. WA; Susie E Easum 8, b. WA; and Charles S Easum, b. IN, Mason-Brickyard. 

     1910 Amarilla, Potter Co, TX census: has (all but Milburn b. TX) Milburn W Easum 48, b. IN, Contractor-Masonry; Biagia Easum 40 (7 children-4 living); Ruby Easum 19; Irene Easum 8; and Milburn W Easum Jr 1.​

     1920 Colfax, Whitman Co, WA census: has Angus J Easum 59, b. IN, Ameral Car-Brick Plasterer; Ida M Easum 46, b. OH; Argus S Easum 20, b. WA; Sara E Easum 18, b. WA; and Charles S Easum 53, b. IN, Genl Contract-Brick Plasterer (Brother).

     1920 Amarillo, Potter Co, TX census: has (all but 2 b. TX) Milburn H Easum 55, b. IN, Plasterer-House; Georgie Easum 49; Milburn Easum 11; Ruby Poindexter 27, Bookkeeper-Steam Railway (Daughter, Widow); Charles O Carl 19, b. CO, Clerk-Steam Railway (Boarder); and Irene Carl 18 (Boarder);

     1920 Manhattan Twp, Will Co, IL census: has (all but parents b. IL) Charles Seeley 45, b. KS, Grainer-Manager Lumber Yard; Lilly Seeley 43, b. IN; Edna Seeley 5; Marie Seeley 8/12; Glen Potter 18; Rowena Potter 16; and Alva Potter 14.

     1930 Spokane Ward 2, WA census: has Argus J Easum 71, b. IN; and Ida M Easum 56, b. OH, Manager-Apartment H.​

     1930 Amarillo, Potter co, TX census: has Milburn W Easum 67, b. IN, Contractor, Building; Georgia Easum 60, b. TX, Dist Mgr-Woodman Cirds; Ruby Poindexter 38, b. TX, Clerk-Santa Fe RR (Daughter, Widow); and Gladys Witten 33, b. OK, Bookkeeper-Oil Co (Lodger).

     1940 Chicago, Cook Co, IL census: has Chas Seeley 66, b. KS; Lilly Seeley 64, b. IN; Marie Seeley 20, b. IL; Dale Potter 11, b. NE (Grandson); and Della Mang 57, b. IN (Sister-in-Law).


     1777 BAPTISM: Ambrose Garriott first appeared in Virginia's Hebron Parish Register of the Germanna church as, "Ambrosius Gerret, wife Elisabetha, Jacob born 09 October 1777, baptized 17 November 1777, sponsors; John Dearet, wife Maria, Samuel Blankbucher, Elisabetha Garr.3 (Dearet may have also been a Garriott, record translated from German).

     MILITARY:16 Jacob Garrett (sic) is listed as a private in Captain John Prather's Company, 2nd Infantry Regiment Indiana Militia [Col. Robertson & Col. Bartholomew], in the War of 1812. He is listed on the Company muster roll for 10 Apr to 9 May 1813, roll dated Charlestown. Commencement of service on 18 Apr, and expiration of service on 9 May 1813-- term of service 22 days. He was paid at a rate of $8 per month for a total amount of $5.78.

     1813? MOVE TO INDIANA: Jacob came to Indiana with his father and two of his brothers, William and Simeon. They settled in Washington County, IN, and Jacob later moved to Jackson County, IN after 1820.

     1809 LAND PURCHASE:25 [Government Land Office Doc#  546, dated 7 Nov 1809, Jeffersonville IN] Jacob Garret, a resident of Shelby Co, IN purchased 160 acres [NE4 Section 19 T2N R5E] in Franklin Twp, Wash Co, IN from the government.
     1815 PURCHASE OF PROPERTY:25 [Wash Co, IN Deed Bk A/116, dated 28 Mar 1815] John DePauw, Lawful agent of Town of Salem, Washington County, Indiana, to Jacob Garriott of Co tyy [?] aforesaid $48, Lot No. 26.    
     1838 LAND PURCHASE:25 [Government Land Office Doc# ___, dated 6 Aug 1838, probably Jeffersonville, IN] Jacob Garriott purchased 40 acres [SW4 SE4 Section 9 T4N R6E] Jackson Co, IN from the government.25 Jacob Sr would have been 60; Jacob Jr would have been 16 years old.
     1839 LAND PURCHASE:25 [Government Land Office Doc# 13860, pg 319, dated 1 Aug 1839, Jeffersonville, IN] Jacob Garriott purchased 40 acres [NE4 SW4 Section 29 T4N R6E] in Jackson Co, IN from the government.25        1843 LAND PURCHASE:25 [Government Land Office Doc# 16739, pg 193, dated 16 Apr 1843, Jeffersonville, IN] Jacob Garriott purchased 40 acres [NW4 NW4 Section 15 T4N R6E] in Jackson Co, IN from the government.

     1861 PROBATE: [Wash Co, IN Deed Bk J/414-416, dated 13 Sep 1835 (?). Probate Record, June term 1861] 

     1863 ESTATE SETTLEMENT:  Jackson County Court of Common Pleas:
     In the matter of the Estate of Jacob Garriott, deceased..... Willis C Owens, Administrator; said Administrator presents to final exhibits account to the said estate, to wit:
     To amount of Inventory-- ($524.47); To Sale of Property above appraisement-- ($37.51)..... Total: ($562.08).
     CREDITS: By cash Paid as per settlement made at June term 1861-- ($68.05).
     Credit of claim on inventory by LG Densford, he having a set off credit on account of claim vs Samuel Applegate and Andrew Anderson for-- ($7.50).
     There having been a trial of said claim before a Justice and decided in favor of defendant-- ($46.00).
     By cash tax 1861: No. 1-- ($5.64);
     By Administrator allowance: No. 2-- ($30.00).
     By Marshall & Patrick: No. 3-- ($5.00).
     The debts and expenses of Administrator are all paid-- and there is left for distribution the sum of $399.89-- among 10 heirs as follows, to wit:
----Martha Densford and husband, Loving G Densford;
----Elizabeth Anderson and husband, John Anderson;
----Jane McNight and husband, William McNight;
----Sarah Arnold and husband, Joseph Arnold;
----Loving Garriott;
----Elijah Garriott;
----James Garriott;
----Jacob Garriott; and
----Daniel Garriott.
     Part of these heirs have received their distributive shares in full, their receipts are herewith filed-- as follows, to wit:
----By cash to Jacob Garriott assignee of Martha Densford-- ($39.98);
----By cash to Jacob Garriott assignee of Elizabeth Anderson-- ($39.98);
----By cash to Jane McNight, per Daniel Garriott her assignee-- ($39.98);
----By cash to Sarah and Joseph Arnold-- ($39.98);
----By cash to Daniel Garriott assignee of Loving Garriott-- ($39.98);
----(this item crossed out) By cash to Rachael and Harvey Robinson ($39.98);
----(this item crossed out) James Garriott ($39.98); and
----(this item crossed out) Elijah Garriott ($39.98).
----TOTAL = ($399.89)
     The distributive shares belonging to Rachael Robinson, wife of Harvey Robinson, and Elijah Garriott, and James Garriott, are $39.98 each. Administrator asks further time to make final settlement. Willis C Owens, Administrator
     Subscribed and sworn to before me this 19th day of May 1863. (signed) Daniel H Long, Clerk 

     1866 ESTATE SETTLEMENT: [Jackson County Court of Common Pleas, dated 30 May 1866] The distribution of the estate of Jacob Garriott, deceased, has been completed..... Willis C Owens, Administrator.​

     1942 OBITUARY: Miss Nora A Easum, age seventy-two, a life-long resident of Crothersville, died at 3:30 o'clock this morning at the home in Crothersville. Miss Easum was born near Crothersville on March 6, 1870, the daughter of Lawrence B and Susan Garriott Easum. She made many friends in that vicinity who mourn her death. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church.

​     Two brothers, Milburn W Easum of Amarillo, Texas, and Claude I Easum, of Crothersville, and several nieces and nephews survive.
[courtesy of The Tribune (Seymour, Indiana) & pg12707]