​​​​​​​​Garriott Family Genealogy

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05-Mary J "Polly" Garriott
Birth: 12 Jan 1822, IN [1850 census] or Jefferson Co, KY
Death: 19 Aug 1901, Gibson Twp, Wash Co, IN- age 79
Burial: Mt Carmel Cemetery
Father: William G Garriott

Marriage: 5 Dec 1852, Wash Co, IN: Bk F/254
Spouse: Abel Seymour Jr COLLINS
Birth: 10 Aug 1816, Indiana
Death: 16 Aug 1885- age 69
Burial: Mt Carmel Cemetery

​Occupation: Wool Carder

     CHILDREN: Mary and Abel had the following seven children, 6 listed: [census records]
06----WILLIAM W COLLINS [b. about 1853, IN; d. 1874, IN- age 21];
06----ASBURY GARRIOTT COLLINS [b. 1856, listed below];
06----JARVIS HAZELTON COLLINS [b. 1858, listed below];
06----DICY E COLLINS [b. 1859; d. 1860- age 1];
06----ABEL SEYMOUR III COLLINS [b. 1862, listed below]

06----MARY C COLLINS [b. 1864, d. 1865- age 1].

     1850 Wash Co, IN census: has Abel Collins 34, b. IN, Farmer, in the residence of Alanson Langdon 64, Farmer and Margaret Langdon 43.
     1860 Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Abel Collins 43, Wool Carder w/ $2,230 RE; Mary Collins 37; William W Collins 7; Asbury G Collins 4; Jarvis H Collins 2; and Dicey H Collins 10/12.
     1870 Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Abel Collins 52, Wool Carder w/ $1,000 RE; Mary Collins 48, Keeping House; William Collins 16, Farm Laborer; Asbury G Collins 14, Farm Laborer; Jarvis H Collins 12; and Abel S Collins 7.
     Next door was Augustus and Martha Garriott with a passel of children.
     On the previous page was William W and Eliza Garriott, James and Sarah Zaring.
     1880 Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Abel S Colans 63, Farmer; Mary Colans 58, Keeping House; Asberry Colans 24; Jarvas Colans 22, Teacher; and Abel S Colans 17.
     There was a Moses Thompson, David Thompson, Sarah Thompson, James Zaring, and John M and Lydia Garriott on same census page. A Francis and Mary E Garriott on the next page.
     1900 Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) James H Collins 42; Mary A Collins 14; Wilkie Collins 12; Webster C Collins 10; Emma E Collins 7; and Mary Collins 78, Mother (Widow)(7 children, 3 living).

     1920 Justice Precinct 6, San Patricio Co, TX census: has (all but parents b. TX) Seymour Collins 57, b. IN, Farmer-Truck; Bertha Collins 46, b. IN; Marvin Collins 21, Laborer-Home Farm; Alice Collins 19; Homer Collins 17, Laborer-Home Farm; Milton Collins 15, Laborer-Home Farm; Jarvis Collins 13; Velma Collins 11; Gladys Collins 9; Ruby Collins 7; and Lenna Collins 5.

     1809 LAND PURCHASE: 25 [Government Land Office Doc# 173,  Certificate #29164, dated 25 May 1841, Vincennes, IN] Able Seemore Colling, a resident of Knox Co, IN purchased 120 acres [W2 NW4 & SE4 NW4 S33 T2N R8W] in Knox Co, IN from the government.