​​​​​​​​Garriott Family Genealogy

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05-Francis Marion "Frank" Garriott
Birth: 22 Oct 1849, Gibson Twp, Wash Co, IN
Home: on father's farm, Wash Co, IN
Death: 8 Jun 1939, Scottsburg, Scott Co, IN- age 89
Burial: Mt Carmel Cemetery
Occupation: Farmer, Township Trustee
Education: Attended Canton Normal School
Father: Simeon F Garriott

Marriage: 20 Jun 1872, Wash Co, IN: Bk H/443
Spouse: Mary Emily TAYLOR
Birth: 21 Jan 1852, Clark Co, IN
Death: 13 Jan 1938, Little York, Wash Co, IN- age 85
Burial: Mt Carmel Cemetery
Occupation: Franklin Township grade school teacher
Father: Samuel C Jr Taylor (bur. Crown Hill Cemetery)
Mother: Nancy Jane Biggs (bur. Conway Cemetery?)

     CHILDREN: Francis and Mary Emily had the following children:
06----ORPHEUS S GARRIOTT [b. 1873, listed below];
06----SAMUEL LEONIDAS GARRIOTT [b. 1875, listed below];
06----JENNIE MAUDE GARRIOTT [b. 1878, listed below];
06----SIMEON FRANCIS GARRIOTT [b. 1880, listed below];
06----DELWIN RAY GARRIOTT [b. 1882, listed below];
06----TAYLOR ASBURY GARRIOTT [b. 1884, listed below];

06----PAUL IVAN GARRIOTT [b. 1886, listed below];
06----MARY INEZ GARRIOTT [b. 1888, listed below];
06----CECIL MARION GARRIOTT [b. 17 Mar 1891, Indiana; d. 3 Aug 1893, Gibson Twp, Wash Co, IN- age 2, bur. Mt Carmel Cemetery];
06----HOMER AMBROSE GARRIOTT [b. 1893, listed below].

     1870 Gibson, Wash Co, IN census: has Mary Garriott 55; Francis M Garriott 20; David G Garriott 14; and John Roberts 64.
     1880 Gibson, Wash Co, IN census: has (all but 2 b. IN) Francis Garriott 31, Farmer; Mary E Garriott 29, Keeping House; Orphus Garriott 6; Samuel L Garriott 5; Jennie M Garriott 2; Unnamed Garriott 1/12; Mary Garriott 64, b. PA (Mother); Edgar B Sage 14 (Servant); and John Roberts 62, b. PA (Uncle).
     1900 Gibson, Wash Co,  IN census: has (all but 1 b. IN) Francis M Garriott 50, Farmer; Mary E Garriott 48 (10 children-9 living); Maud Garriott 22; Delwin Garriott 18; Taylor Garriott 14; Paul Garriott 12; Inez Garriott 10; Ambrose H Garriott 6; and Mary Garriott 84, b. PA (Mother).

Francis was mentioned in his father's will and received part of the home farm which was the farm his father Simeon purchased in 1819. 22 Francis' 64-year-old widowed mother, Mary, lived with him in 1880 [Wash Co, IN census] along with Edgar B Sage 14- a servant, and John Roberts 62, an uncle.

     1939 OBITUARY: Francis "Frank" Garriott, like his father before him, made farming his occupation through life, and was the owner of 373 acres of "nicely improved" land. He attended Canton Normal School but was forced to withdraw when his father became ill. After the death of his father he remained at home with his mother and farmed the home farm. 24
     In 1884, he was trustee of Gibson Township and was serving as County Commissioner when the courthouse was built. His name, "Can still be seen on the building," [although this writer has been unable to locate it]. He helped to build the Mt Carmel United Brethren Church and was a charter member there. 7
     Mary Emily was a Franklin Township grade school teacher at the time of their marriage.