Garriott Family Genealogy
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05-William Due Garriott
Birth: 1815, Wash Co, IN [or KY]
Death: 27 Nov 1856, Little York, Wash Co, IN- age 41
Burial: Mt Hebron Cemetery
Father: Simeon F Garriott
Marriage: 29 Jan 1835, Scott Co, IN
1st Spouse: Emeline Jane FINLEY
Birth: 1818, IN
Death: 7 Aug 1849, IN- age 32
Burial: Mt Hebron Cemetery
Father: John A Jr Finley (1789-1872)
Mother: Matilda H Roe (1791-1892)
1ST MARRIAGE: William Due first married Emeline Jane FINLEY.
The Finley family originally lived near Bowling Green, KY. "The name 'Due' probably came into the Garriott family through marriage into the 'Dhu' family from Virginia, before the Garriott's moved westward. [Ruth Thayer Ravenscroft] They had three children:
06----SIMEON FINLEY GARRIOTT [b. 1843, listed below];
06----NANCY M GARRIOTT [b. about 1846, IN; d. after 1897], m. George M McCRARY, on 5 Jun 1873, Wash Co, IN: Bk H/531, lived in Marengo, IN, and had a son
06----MARY C GARRIOTT [b. about 1848, IN], m. Elijah RUSSELL on 24 Sep 1868, Scott Co, IN: Bk 4/313.
Marriage: 8 Nov 1849, Wash Co, IN, 3 months after the death of his first wife.
2nd Spouse: Catherine FINLEY
Birth: about 1821
Death: 24 Jan 1855- age 35
Buried: Mt Hebron Cemetery
According to Ruth Thayer Ravenscroft, the Catherine on the tombstone is a Finley-- not Haines. The following three children are listed on ancestry.com as belonging to Hulda, but according to that same document, were all born while he was married to Catherine. All three were listed in William's estate settlement:
06----ZACHARIAS S GARRIOTT [b. 1850; d. before 1960- age 10], a ZS Garriott is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery-dates unknown;
06----JAMES M GARRIOTT [b. 1852]; and
06----FRANKLIN P GARRIOTT [b. 1854; d. before Apr 1860- age 6].
Marriage: 17 Jun 1855, Scott Co, IN: Bk 2/237,
3rd Spouse: Huldah HARROD Wiggam
Birth: about 1821
Death: 6 Apr 1892, Scottsburg, Scott Co, IN- age 71
Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery
Father: William Harrod (1779-1835)
Mother: Elizabeth New (1786-1875)
William died after less than two years of marriage.
HER 1ST MARRIAGE: Hulda Harrod first married Andrew Wigham (Wiggam) [b. 16 Feb 1818, PA; d. 25 Feb 1852, IN- age 34] on 18 Feb 1839, Scott Co, IN. [ancestry.com] They had three children: [spelling from 1850 census]
06----MARY ANN WIGGANS [b. about 1841];
06----SARAH JANE WIGGANS [b. about 1843]; and
06----JOHN N WIGGANS [b. about 1846]; and
06----MALINDA WIGGAM [b. about 1852, IN], m. Courtland BENNETT on 30 Nov 1867. [1880 census]
Huldah Harrod was a sister to the Dr Jeptha Revelle Harrod who married Amanda Hawkins.
[Samuel G Harrod IV and Chandler Family Tree, ancestry.com]
1850 Wash Co, IN census: has (all but William b. IN) William D Garriott 36, b. KY, Farmer w/ $1,000 RE, married within the year; Catherine Garriott 32; Simeon F Garriott 7; Nancy M Garriott 4; Mary C Garriott 2; and James Chapple 13.
1850 Scott Co, IN census: has Andrew Wiggans 32, Farmer, b. PA; Healda Wiggans 29; Mary Ann Wiggans 9; Sarah Jane Wiggans 7; John N Wiggans 4. The three previous families on this census page were also named Wiggans (or Wiggam).
1860 Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Hulach Garriott 37 w/ $1,000 RE; Mary A Garriott 19; Sarah J Garriott 16; Martha 15; and Charles Sutton; Farm Labor.
Next door on this census page was Francis M and Amanda Garriott.
1870 Wash Co, IN census: has (both b. IN) Huldah Garriott 48, Keeping House; and Sarah J Wiggam 26.
1870 Finley Twp, Scott Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Cortelia Bennet 30, Farmer w/ $2,500 RE; Malinda Bennet 19, Keeping House; and James Bennet 1.
1880 Scott Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Huldah Garriott 58, Keeping House (Widow); S J Garriott 36 (Daughter); Malinda Garriott 28??? (Daughter); and Eugenia Garriott 6 (Granddaughter).
1880 Finley Twp, Scott Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Courtland Bennette 40, Farmer; Malinda Bennette 30, Keeping House; Clark Bennette 16; and Hulda Bennette 8.
1838 LAND PURCHASE: [Government Land Office Doc# 11847, pg 316, dated 15 Aug 1838, Jeffersonville, IN] William Deu Garriott of Wash Co, IN purchased 80 acres [N2 NE4 Section 30 T3N R6E] in Wash Co, IN from the government, by Martin Van Buren, President.
1838 LAND PURCHASE: [Government Land Office, Doc# 12681, pg 146, dated 15 Aug 1838, Jeffersonville, IN] William Deu Garriott of Wash Co, IN purchased 40 acres [SE4 SE4 Section 19 T3N R6E] in Wash Co, IN from the government, by Martin Van Buren, President.
1841 LAND PURCHASE: [Government Land Office, Doc# 15545, pg 007, dated 9 Jan 1841, Jeffersonville, IN] William Deu Garriott of Wash Co, IN purchased 40 acres [NE4 SE4 Section 19 T3N R6E] in Wash Co, IN from the government, by Martin Van Buren, President.
1952 LAND PURCHASE: [Government Land Office Doc# 23308, pg 184, dated 1 Jul 1852, Jeffersonville, IN] William D Garriott of Wash Co, IN purchased 32.27 acres [NE4 NW4 Section 30 T3N R6E] in Wash Co, IN from the government, by Millard Fillmore, President.
1852 LAND SALE: [Wash Co, IN Deed Bk, dated 4 Jun 1852] William D Garriott and Catherine, his wife, sold 160 acres in Wash Co, IN to Felix G Watkins on 4 Jun 1852.
1860 ESTATE SETTLEMENT: [Wash Co, IN Circuit Court: Bk C/331, dated Wednesday, April 18th, A.D. 1860]:
"On proof of heirship in the estate of William D Garriott, decd. it is proven to the satisfaction of the court that Hulda Garriott is the widow of said decedent and that Simeon F, Nancy M, Mary C, Zacharias S, James M, and Franklin P Garriott are all the children and heirs of said decedent. And it is further shown to the court that said Franklin P Garriott and Zacharias S Garriott have deceased since their father said William D.
"It is therefore ordered by the court that of the money paid into court for the heirs of said decedent to wit: Eleven Hundred and eight four dollars & thirty six cents that said widow is entitled to receive one third of said sum to wit: Three hundred & ninety four dollars and seventy eight cents and one half the share of said Franklin P Garriott, dec. in all Four hundred and sixty dollars and fifty seven cents, and that each of said children are entitled to receive one fifth of the residue and one fourth of one half of the share of said Franklin P decd to wit: One hundred and eighty dollars and ninety four cents and the Clerk of this court is ordered to pay out to said heirs accordingly."
Witnessed by Ernest Etzler, Clerk