​​​​​​​​Garriott Family Genealogy

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05-James Milton "Uncle Jimmy" Garriott
Birth: 28 Jan 1820, Wash Co, IN
Death: 22 Mar 1890, Little York, Wash Co, IN- age 70
Burial: Mt Hebron Cemetery
Occupation: Merchant & Farmer- had a store in Little York
Father: Simeon F "Sim" Garriott

Marriage: 3 Oct 1839, Wash Co, IN: Bk D/51
Spouse: Jemima (Susanna?) JOHNSON
Birth: 13 Feb 1820, Wash Co, IN
Death: 8 Jan 1899, Little York, Wash Co, IN- age 78
Burial: Mt Hebron Cemetery
Father: Daniel Johnson (-1840)
Mother: Elizabeth Bridgewater (1794-1873)

     CHILDREN: James Milton and Jemima had the following eleven children:
06----WILLIAM D GARRIOTT [b. 1840, listed below];
06----MARY ELIZABETH "LIBBY" GARRIOTT [b. 1843, listed below];
06----JOHN B GARRIOTT [b. 1844, listed below];
06----NANCY 'NAN" GARRIOTT [b. Oct 1848, Indiana], m. David J GRIFFITH [b. Aug 1838, Kentucky] on 12 May 1870, Scott Co, IN: Bk 4/386, had the following children: David J Griffith was in Union Army, Civil War: 22nd Regt, IN Infantry, in as Corporal, out as 2nd Lt.
    07----WILLIAM GRIFFITH [b. 1873, IN];
    07----MISTY GRIFFITH [b. 1875, IN];
    07----CORNELAS GRIFFITH [b. Mar 1876, IN];
    07----CARRIE E GRIFFITH [b. 1878; d. 1882, IN- age 4];
    07----ROLAND D GRIFFITHS [b. Jan 1883, Wash Co, IN];
    07----BELVA GRIFFITH [b. 20 Jan 1884; d. 13 Dec 1886- age 2];
    07----PEARL GRIFFITH [b. 14 Jan 1887; d. 17 Jun 1898- age 12]; and
    07----CHARLEY GRIFFITHS [b. Aug 1889, IN];
06----SIMEON A GARRIOTT [b. Mar 1851; d. 4 May 1870- age 19, bur. Mt Hebron Cemetery];
06----MARTHA E GARRIOTT, m. George A VORIS on 2 Sep 1875, Scott Co, IN: Bk 4/641;
06----MATILDA "TILLIE" GARRIOTT [b. 1852, listed below];
06----SARAH A [or E] GARRIOTT [b. 1857, Scott Co, IN: d. 22 Feb 1928, Gibson Twp, Wash Co, IN- age 72, bur. Little York, Wash Co, IN], m.
James Bruce OWENS [b. 1859, Jackson Co, IN] on 24 Mar 1889- Wash Co, IN: Bk K/18, by Joseph M Lester. James, a Farmer, was the son of John Owens and Susan McCrery;
06----JAMES M GARRIOTT JR [b. 1858, listed below];
06----JEMIMA JR GARRIOTT [b. Dec 1860; d. 13 Apr 1864- age 3, bur. Mt. Hebron Cemetery]; and
06----DANIEL HARVEY GARRIOTT [b. 1862, listed below].

    1850 Gibson, Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN except 1) James M Garriott 30, Farmer w/ $1,000 RE; Jemima Garriott 30, b. KY; William Garriott 9; Elizabeth Garriott 7; John B Garriott 5; and Nancy Garriott.
     1880 Gibson, Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) James Garriott, 60, Merchandizing; Jemima Garriott 60, Keeping House; John B Garriott 28, Clerk; Sarah E Garriott 23; James M Garriott 21, Farmer; and James H Garriott 19.
     1900 Gibson, Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN except 1) David J Griffiths 61, b. KY, Minister; Nancy Griffiths 51 (10 children-6 living); Cornelis Griffiths 24, Day Laborer; Roland D Griffiths 17; Charley Griffiths 10; and John B Garriott 54 (Brother-in-Law), Merchant.
     1910 Posey Twp. Wash Co, IN census: has David J Griffiths 71, b. KY, Preacher-ME Church; Nancy Griffiths 61, b. IN; and David R Griffiths 27, b. IN, Solderer-Canning Factory.

     BIOGRAPHY: James was known affectionately as "Uncle Jimmy." Jemima's parents lived at Bryant's Station, Kentucky, one of the frontier posts that was defended in the Revolutionary War. 22 (Ruth Thayer Ravenscroft has a different set of children for this couple, including Reuben, and James-- not including John, Simeon, Martha and Jemima).

     1890 WILL ABSTRACT: [Wash Co, IN Will Record F/380, dated 20 Mar 1890, probated 1 Apr 1890] James M Garriott, Wife-- Mentioned, but not named; Son-- Daniel H- also executor; Grandson-- James H Parker; Daughters-- Martha E Voris, Nancy Griffith, Matilda Gamble, and Sarah A Owens; Witnesses-- Augustus S Garriott and George M Scifres.