​​​Garriott Family Genealogy

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05-Simeon Garriott
Birth: 2 May 1840, Kentucky
Home: Trimble Co, KY
Death: 28 Nov 1883, Trimble Co, KY- age 43
Burial: Campbellsburg Cemetery
Military: Union Army, Civil War: Private, Company B, 54th Regiment, KY Volunteers15
Father: Daniel Sr Garriott

Marriage: 14 Oct 1863, Trimble Co, KY, at her father's house by Elisha Stratton
Spouse: Pauline Ziporah WRIGHT
Birth: 21 Jan 1835, Trimble Co, KY
Death: 14 May 1894- age 59
Burial: Campbellsburg Cemetery
Father: Robert Wright
Mother: Mary Hamilton "Polly" Alexander

     CHILDREN of Simeon and Pauline, five, all born in Kentucky [family bible, attested to by Moses Hardesty, Henry Co. Justice of the Peace]: Children and birth dates were also listed in pension papers
06----SUSAN "SIMMIE" BELLE GARRIOTT [b. 23 Jul 1864, KY; d. 13 Dec 1939, Sulphur, Henry Co, KY- age 75, bur. Campbellsburg Cemetery];
06----SARAH ANN GARRIOTT [b. 29 Aug 1867, KY];
06----WILLIAM ROBERT GARRIOTT [b. 12 Mar 1869, Trimble Co, KY; d. 31 May 1917, Louisville, Jefferson Co, KY: Vol.29/14163- age 48, bur. Campbellsburg Cemetery];
06----DANIEL FORREST GARRIOTT [b. 26 Nov 1872; d. 24 May 1949, Henry Co, KY: Vol.19/9457- age 77], m. Dozie Anne SAMS [b. Nov 1871, KY; d. 17 Sep 1952, Trimble Co, KY- age 80], had daughter;
     07----TINNIE BELLE GARRIOTT [b. Nov 1899], 1900 Trimble Co, KY census; and
06----JOHN GARRIOTT [b. 1874], was not listed as surviving child under 16 years of age on Pauline's pension application.

     CENSUS:
     1870 Trimble Co, KY census: has Simeon [or Simson] Garriott 30, a Farmer w/ $1,500 RE; Paulina is 35, Housekeeping; Simmy B [a female] Garriott 6; Sallie A Garriott 2; and William Garriott 1. Same family, next page has Newton Tucker 23, Farm Hand; Isabella Tucker 60, House Keeping; and Minnie Tucker 6.
     The previous family on this census page of Luther Hays has a Henry Garriott 35, Farm Hand.
     The next family has Martha Garriott 60, House Keeping; Daniel Garriott 26, Farm Hand; William Garriott 24, Farm Hand; Bettie Butler 20, House Keeping; and James Watson 16.
     1880 Trimble Co, KY census: (Antioch District) has Simeon Garriott 40; Perline Garriott 45; Susan Garriott 16; Sarah Garriott 13; William Garriott 11; John Garriott 9; and Danl Garriott 6.

     MILITARY: 16 Simeon (son of Daniel), 21, born in Trimble Co, KY, enrolled in Company B, 54th Mounted Infantry Regiment of Kentucky Volunteers on 29 Sep 1864 at New Castle, KY for one year. He was 24 years old, a farmer, with gray eyes, light hair, fair complexion, and six feet tall. In Oct through Dec 1864 he was in the hospital at Lexington [KY?]. He was mustered out on 1 Sep 1865 @ Louisville, KY. He was due pay from enlistment, was given $30.50 clothing allowance and was due $66.66 for bounty.

     WIDOW'S PENSION: 16 Pauline applied for a pension [claim 319.202, certificate 242.995] based on Simeon's military service. William R and Daniel F Garriott were listed as only children under 16 years of age when their father, Simeon, died. In an affidavit, William Walker states, "That on or about the 1st of January, 1865, at Camp Nelson and Lexington, State of Kentucky, said Simeon Garriott was disabled in the line of duty just off a raid after the Rebble and destroying their supplies he complained of cold, pain in left side and back. He was laid up in hospital in Lexington, KY and in the summer as late as June 1865 said Simeon Garriott was sick. He had a yelo color and was disable to perform duty, and was excused from duty several weeks."
     AFFIDAVIT: In a general affidavit Joseph F Butler, age 45, claims he was in the same company as Simeon Garriott and was well acquainted with Garriott and saw him occasionally after discharge. "At one time about Christmas 1864 our company got divided..... and Garriott was not in part of company I was in. We united about March 1865 and Garriott rejoined the company at Bardstown [KY?] and remained with the company until discharge at Louisville. Garriott was never well after returning to the company at Bardstown.... even after our discharge. Garriott was a resolute man, and one not likely to complain unless he was suffering considerably."