​​​Garriott Family Genealogy

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05-Mary R "Polly" Garriott
Birth: 1 Feb 1818, Wash Co, IN [or KY]
Home: Posey Twp, Wash Co, IN
Death: 26 Nov 1876, Fredericksburg, Wash Co, IN- age 58
Burial: Fredericksburg Cemetery
Father: Simeon F "Sim" Garriott

Marriage: 25 Dec 1834, Wash Co, IN: Bk C/34
Spouse: John WD ROYSE
Birth: 24 Jul 1814, Fredericksburg, Wash Co, IN
Death: 26 Dec 1888, Fredericksburg, Wash Co, IN- age 74
Burial: Fredericksburg Cemetery
Occupation: Farmer
Father: Martin B Royse (1787-)
Mother: Catharine Evans (1784-)

    CHILDREN: Mary and John had four children:
06----SIMEON GB ROYSE [b. 9 Mar 1837, Fredericksburg, Posey Twp, Wash Co, IN; d. 3 Jul 1867, Wash Co, IN- age 30];
06----MARTIN ROYSE [d. 1839, Fredericksburg, Wash Co, IN; d. 24 Feb 1846, Fredericksburg, Wash Co, IN- age 7, bur. Fredericksburg Cemetery];
06----SAMUEL ROYSE [d. before 1883]; and
06----CHARLES B ROYSE [b. 24 Aug 1842, Fredericksburg, Wash Co, IN; d. 22 Dec 1917, Posey Twp, Wash Co, IN- age 75, bur. Fredericksburg Cemetery], m. Annie J MABRY [b. May 1861, IN] on 27 Dec 1882, had six children:
     07----JOHN CALVIN ROYCE [b. Aug 1884, IN];
     07----JAMES D ROYCE [b. Mar 1887, IN];
     07----NOBLE CHARLES ROYCE [b. 26 Apr 1889, IN; d. 1955, Wash Co, IN- age 66, bur. Kays Chapel Cemetery], m. Inez Enola ___, had two children:
          08----JEAN ROYCE; and
          08----CHARLES ROYCE;
     07----SHIRLEY A ROYCE [b. Jul 1893, IN];
     07----SIMEON ROYSE [b. Aug 1896, IN; d. 13 Aug 1920- age 24, bur. Fredericksburg, Wash Co, IN], a laborer;
     07----FREDERICK B ROYCE [b. 2 Apr 1902, Fredericksburg, Wash Co, IN; d. 27 May 1927, Fredericksburg, Wash Co, IN- age 25].

     CENSUS:
     1850 Posey Twp, Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) John Royce 35; Farmer; Mary Royce 32; Simeon Royce 13; and Charles W Royce 8.
     1860 Posey Twp, Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) John Royce 46, Farmer w/ $1,000 RE; Mary Royce 42; Simeon Royce 29, Farm Hand; Charles Royce 17, Farm Hand; Nancy Garriott 14; and James Stucker 29, Carpentry w/ $1,300 RE.
     1870 Posey Twp, Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) John W Royce 56, Farmer w/ $5,000 RE; Mary Royce 50, Keeping House; Charles Royce 27, Farm Laborer; Nancy M Garrett 25; and Margaret E Thompson 12.
     1880 Posey Twp, Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) John W Royce 65, Farmer; Minnie Royce 45, Keeping House; and Charles Royce 36, Farming.
     1900 Posey Twp, Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Charles B Royce 57, Farmer; Anna J Royce 39; John C Royce 15; James N Royce 11; Shirley A Royce 6; and Simeon Royce 3.
     1910 Posey Twp, Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Charles B Royce 67, Farmer-General Farm; Anna J Royce 48 (6 children-6 living); Shirley A Royce 16, Farm Laborer-Home Farm; Simeon Royce 13, Farm Laborer-Home Farm; and Frederick Royce 8.
     1910 Dale Twp, McLean Co, IL census: has Noble Royce 21, Hired Man in the household of Ida May Quinn 48 (Widow), her children, and 2 other Hired Men.
     1930 Collins Twp, Story Co, IA census: has (all but Noble b. IA) Noble Royce 39, b. IN, Farmer-General Farm; Inez Royce 34; Jean Royce 7; and Milo Royce 6.
    1940 Blue River Twp, Harrison Co, IN census: has Noble C Royce 51, b. IN, Farmer-Farm; Inez Royce 44, b. IA; Jean Royce 17, b. IA; and Milo Royce 16, b. IA.

     HIS 2ND MARRIAGE: John 2nd married Miriam E Watkins.

     BIOGRAPHY: John W Royse was the fourth born in a family of twelve children, of whom the parents were Martin Royse [b. 9 Jun 1787, KY] and Catharine Evans [b. 24 Jun 1784, VA]. John, at 12, came with his parents to Indiana Territory. His parents were married in Clark Co, IN in February, 1811, and were among the earliest settlers of Fredericksburg. John W remained with his parents until the age of twenty-one years, during which time he received a much better education than was common at that time.
     On 25 Dec 1834, he married Mary Garriott, who bore him four children, only Charles B is now living. He second married Miriam E Watkins on 19 Dec 1877. A farmer, he now owns a good farm of 125 acres of land. He is a Republican, and he and wife and son and wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. 24

     1883 PENSION: An Elizabeth Royse of Fredericksburg, Wash Co, IN, was listed as a pensioner on the Roll, cause for which pensioned, "Mother (dead)," receiving $8/month, [certificate 9.970]. Do not know of any relationship.