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05-William Woodford Garriott
Birth: 15 Jan 1839, IN
Death: 11 Jan 1912, Gibson Twp, Wash Co, IN- age 72
Burial: Mt Carmel Cemetery
Occupation: Farmer
Military: Union Army, Civil War: Co L, 9th Regt, IN Legion-30 day 1862 16
Father: William G Garriott

Marriage: 17 Aug 1862, Wash Co, IN: Bk G/274
Spouse: Elizabeth Nancy "Eliza" ZARING
Birth: 18 Sep 1845, Wash Co, IN
Death: 16 Feb 1909, Little York, Wash Co, IN: Bk H22/42- age 63 42
Burial: Mt Hebron Cemetery
Father: James W Zaring (1824-1885)
Mother: Sarah A Carlisle (1822-1901)

[family photo (circa 1907) courtesy of Paul Garriott, via Denise Garriott. Seated from left: James Oscar Garriott, Lycurgus Ward Garriott, William Woodford Garriott, Eliza Zaring Garriott, William Eugene Garriott; Standing from left: Zannie Zaring Garriott, Bessie Parker (Ella Maude Garriott's daughter), Lebert Davidson Garriott, Marietta Garriott Griffiths, Alvin Winfield "Winn" Garriott, Ella Garriott Hudson, and Emmet Walter Garriott]

     CHILDREN: William Woodford and Elizabeth had nine children:
06----ELLA MAUDE GARRIOTT [b. 1864, listed below];
06----LYCURGUS WARD GARRIOTT [b. 18 Apr 1867, Mr. Eden, Spencer Co, KY; d. 12 Aug 1932- age 65, bur. Mt Carmel Cemetery], m.
Ida M McCREARY [b. 4 Feb 1870; d. 28 Jun 1937- age 67, bur. Mt Carmel Cemetery] on 26 May 1894, Jackson Co, IN: Bk K/104;
06----JAMES OSCAR GARRIOTT [b. 12 Jun 1869, Wash Co, IN; d. 11 May 1930- age 60, bur. Scott Co, IN], m.
Ida Jane BAKER [b. 28 Dec 1875, Wash Co, IN; d. 1962- age 86, bur. Scott Co, IN] on 13 Nov 1898, Wash Co, IN: Bk L/324, had children:
     07----Daughter GARRIOTT [b. 26 Sep 1899, Wash Co, IN: Bk H4/33];
     07----RACHEL LUCILLE GARRIOTT [b. 14 Apr 1903, Scott Co, IN; d. 17 Aug 1969, Scott Co, IN- age 66, bur. Scott Co, IN], m.
Floyd Sanford NAPPER [b. 1901];

          08----MARY JOYCE NAPPER [b. 30 Oct 1927, IN; d. 18 Apr 1970, Scott Co, IN- age 42, bur. Scottsburg Cemetery], m. Gene Hougland VEST [b. 1 Oct 1926, Louisville, Jefferson Co, KY; d. 1 Jun 1974, Scott Co, IN- age 47, bur. Scottsburg Cemetery], SSN: 311-20-9914/IN, son of Jesse Alton Vest (1885-1956) and Anna Elizabeth Hougland (1888-1932), had 2 children:

               09----JACK H VEST; and

               09----JOAN E VEST;

          Gene Vest, Furniture Dealer, 2nd m. Bertha Jewell COMER Austin [b. about 1925, IN], Bookkeeper, on 25 Aug 1970;

          08----KARL F NAPPER, DR [b. 25 Oct 1936, Marion Co, IN; d. 1 Apr 2014, Berrien Co, MI- age 77, bur. Southlawn Cemetery], m. Arkene TOTTEN on 15 May 1964, Marion Co, IN, had 3 children;

     07----LENNA MAUDE GARRIOTT [b. 11 Aug 1905, IN]; d. 15 Oct 1989, Jefferson Co, KY- age 84, bur. Scottsburg Cemetery], m. Floyd Earl KENNEDY [b. 23 Jun 1903, IN; d. 28 Jan 1978, Scott Co, IN- age 74, bur. Scottsburg Cemetery], son of Clarence Tipton Kennedy (1883-1947) and Ada F Sewwt (1885-1962);

     07----ESTHER GARRIOTT [b. about 1908, IN], m. ___ YOUNG;

     07----Infant son GARRIOTT [d. 3 Mar 1912, bur. Scott Co, IN];
     07----DAVID FRANK GARRIOTT [b. 25 Jul 1917, Scott Co, IN; d. 2 Dec 2005- age 88, bur. Scottsburg Cemetery], m.
Eleanor Jean POLLEY [b. 18 Mar 1921, Jackson Co, IN; d. 20 Aug 1965- age 43, bur. Scott Co, IN], a Stenographer [marr appl], daughter of Neff Polley and Alma Ault on 29 Oct 1938, Jackson Co, IN: Bk Z/5, had 3 children:

          08----TOMMY GARRIOTT;

          08----LOIS GARRIOTT; and

          08----NINA GARRIOTT;
     David Frank 2nd married
Esther Louise EASTON Murphy [b. 15 Feb 1925, Bedford, Lawrence Co, IN] on 21 Apr 1993, Scott Co, IN: Bk 35/466, her 2nd marriage. She was the daughter of Allen Cecil Easton and Gladys Stipp.
06----WILLIAM EUGENE GARRIOTT [b. 1871, Wash Co, IN; d. 1957- age 86, bur. Scott Co, IN], a Teacher [marr appl], m.
Clara F McCULLOUGH [b. 1875; d. 1960- age 85, bur. Scott Co, IN], the daughter of John W McCullough and Elizabeth Hazzard on 25 Dec 1899, Scott Co, IN: Bk 6/134 [also small MR pg 20], had daughter:
     07----MARIETTA GARRIOTT, m.
Robert Weldon EVERITT [b. 27 Jun 1909, Scottsburg, Scott Co, IN; d. 19 Jul 1988, Scottsburg, Scott Co, IN- age 79, bur. Scottsburg Cemetery] on 28 May 1927, Greenfield, Hancock Co, IN, had the following children:
          08----WILLIAM MAC EVERITT, m.
Betty Lee BUZZARD on 26 Jan 1951, Austin, Scott Co, IN, had three daughters:
          08----JANE ANN EVERITT;
          08----ROBERT HENRY EVERITT, m.
Joan ROTHROCK, d/o David A Jr ROTHROCK and Mary Estelle SLUSS, on 8 Sep 1962, Philadelphia, PA, had two children:
          08----THOMAS EUGENE EVERITT, m.
Sandra Juan SHEARER in 1968, Lexington, Fayette Co, KY, they divorced, had three children:
     William Eugene was listed as a witness for his grandfather, James W Zaring's, will.
06----EMMETT WALTER GARRIOTT [b. 1873, listed below];
06----ALVIN WINFIELD "WINN" GARRIOTT [b. 1875, listed below];
06----MARIETTA GARRIOTT [b. 20 Jan 1878, Wash Co, IN; d. 27 Jul 1908- age 30], m.
James C "Neil" GRIFFITHS [b. 1878], had a son;
     07----BYRON KINSEY GRIFFITHS [b. 30 May 1908, d. 14 Aug 1908- age 2 mo];
06----LEBERT DAVIDSON GARRIOTT [b. 3 Jan 1880; d. 25 Jan 1967, Austin, Scott Co, IN- age 87, bur. Scott Co, IN], SSN: 303-12-2089/IN, m.
Florence Jane "Jennie" RAYHILL [b. 1 Jan 1879;  d. 14 Aug 1969- age 90, bur. Scott Co, IN] on 30 May 1907, Wash Co, IN: Bk M/519, no issue;
     Lebert Davidson Garriott had a son by a
Sarah Elizabeth McINTOSH [b. 7 Oct 1907, Owsley Co, KY; d. 11 Nov 1990, Jackson, Breathitt Co, KY- age 83], SSN: 400-14-1615/KY, she the daughter of John S McIntosh (1878-1960) and Mary Jane Roberts (1878-1955) [Garrett-McIntosh Family Tree-- ancestry.com]:
     07----LEBERT D GARRETT [b. 1947, Austin, Wash Co, IN]; Sarah changed the spelling of the surname on her son's birth certificate. She was married to
Ray HOLIDAY in the 1920s and Lebert was the youngest of her nine children. They moved back to Booneville, Owsley Co, KY with her children about 1952/3; [Stephanie Garrett Paulin]
06----ZANNIE ZARING GARRIOTT [b. 12 Oct 1886, Little York, Wash Co, IN; d. 12 Nov 1979, Greencastle, Putnam Co, IN- age 93], a Tenant Farmer, SSN: 728-09-2315/RR, m.
Daisy MATNEY [b. 13 Oct 1889, Fayette Co, IN], the daughter of Jasper Matney and Jennie Adams on 6 Aug 1908, Wash Co, IN: Bk N/70.

     1870 Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) William W Garriott 31, Farmer w/ $1,500 RE; Eliza N Garriott 24, Keeping House; Lewella O Garriott 6, Lycurgus W Garriott 4; and Oscar O Garriott 1.
     1880 Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) William Garriott 41, Farmer; Eliza N Garriott 36, Keeping House; Lewely Garriott 15; Licurgus W Garriott; James O Garriott 11; William Q Garriott 9; Emmet W Garriott 7; Alvin W Garriott 5; Mary E Garriott 2; and Unnamed Garriott 1/2.
     1900 Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) William W Garriott 61, Farmer; Eliza N Garriott 54; Lebert D Garriott 20, at School; Zannie Z Garriott 13, at School; and Ella Carlisle 34, Servant.
     1910 Wash Co, IN census: has Woodford W Garriott 71, b. IN (Widow).
     Lebert Garriott 29; and Jennie Garriott 31; were listed on the same census page.
     James M Garriott 59; Mary R Garriott 45; and their four children were listed on same page.
     1910 Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN census: has (both b. IN) Lycurgus W Garriott 43, Farmer-General farm; and Ida Garriott 40.
     1920 Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN census: has (both b. IN) L Ward Garriott 52, Farmer-General Farm; and Ida M Garriott 49.
     1920 Scottsburg, Scott Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Oscar Garriott 50, Farming-General; Ida Garriott 44; Lucille Garriott 16; Lenna Garriott 14; Esther Garriott 12; and David Garriott 2.
     1930 Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN census: has (both b. IN) Ward Garriott 62, Farmer-Own Farm; and Ida M Garriott 60.
     1930 Scottsburg, Scott Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) JO Garriott 60, Farmer-General Farm; Ida Garriott 54; Lenna Garriott 24, Teacher-Public School; and David Garriott 12.
     1940 Scottsburg, Scott Co, IN census: has Ida Garriott 63, b. IN (Widow).

     At the Garriott-Thompson Marker, Cemetery records indicate that an infant child of WW & EN Garriott was born and died in 1863.

     1920 FARM DIRECTORY: This Montgomery Co, IN directory lists a "Lannie" Garriott, with wife Daisy Matney, and children Harold and Hilda, as a tenant farmer of 265 acres of land owned by Dr JS Niven, Section 18, Scott Township. Garriott had been a resident of county since 1916.

     OBITUARY: SCOTTSBURG-- Gene H Vest, 47, of Scottsburg, died at 9 am Saturday at his home. Vest was president of Gene H Vest, Inc, owner of Vest Home Center, and former owner of GH Vest Funeral home.

     He was a member of the United Methodist Church and a volunteeer fireman. He was a member of Scottsburg Lodge 572, F&AM. He was also a member of Scottsburg Lodge 107 Order of Eastern Star, and Murat Temple Shrine in Indianapolis. Vest was a graduate of Indiana College of Mortuary Science. He was a World War II veteran. He was past president of Scottsburg Lions Club and past commander of Scott Post 234, American Legion.

     He is survived by his wife, Jewell Comer Vest; a son, Jack H Vest; a daughter, Joan E Vest, of Indianapolis; two stepsons, Gary L and Larry R Austin; a sister and two grandchildren.

     The funeral will be at 8 pm Monday at Stewart Funeral Home here, with private burial in Scottsburg Cemetery. The body will be at the funeral home after 11 am Sunday.

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     1970 OBITUARY: Mrs Gene H Vest Dies: Wife of Funeral Director... Scottsburg, Ind-- Mrs Mary Joyce Vest, 42, Scottsburg, wife of Gene H Vest, a Scottsburg funeral director, died yesterday at her home. She was a registered nurse and funeral director. Mrs Vest was a member of the United Methodist Church, the Order of Eastern Star and the Psi Iota Sorority.

     Services will be held at 8 pm Monday at the Vest Funeral Home. Entombment will be in Scottsburg cemetery.

     Survivors besides her husband include a sonm John H Vest, at home; a daughter Mrs Joan E Martin of Scottsburg; her Father Dr Floyd S Napper of Scottsburg, and a brother Dr Karl Napper of Great Lakes Naval Training Station, Ill.

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     1989 OBITUARY: Lenna Kennedy Ray, 84, died Sunday at Norton Hospital in Louisville. She was a retired teacher for Scott County Districts 1 and 2 and past worthy matron of Order of Eastern Star Chapter 107.

     Survivors: her husband, Ervin L Ray; a brother David F Garriott; and a sister, Esther Young of San Antonio, Texas.

     Funeral: 2 pm Wednesday, Scottsburg United Methodist Church, with entombment in Scottsburg Mausoleum. Visitation at Collins Funeral Home from 4 to 9 pm Tuesday and at the church after 11 am Wednesday.

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     2005 OBITUARY: David F Garriott, 88, Scottsburg, died at *:21 pm Friday, Dec 2 2005 at his residence. Mr Garriott was a member of Scottsburg United Methodist Church. He was a 32nd Degree member of Scottsburg Lodge 572, Free and Accepted Mason's, recipient of the Robert C Peterson Lynnwood Farm Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000, president in 1982 of the National Maine-Anjou Association, selected for the Maione-Man of the Year Award in 1982, member of the Indiana Beef Cattle Association, director of the Indiana Beef Evaluation Program, member and one of the founders of the Scott County Fair Board Association, Honorary Kentucky Colonel, loyal supporter of the Scottsburg High School basketball program, named to the Purdue Agricultural Hall of Fame and selected for the Outstanding Scottsburg Alumni Award in 2000. A life resident of Scott County, he was a farmer and cattleman and was also a former Scott County Commissioner.

     Born July 25, 1917, at Scottsburg, he was a son of James Oscar Garriott and Ida Jane Baker Garriott, both of whom preceded him in death. He mardried Eleanor J Polley Garriott, who died Aug 20, 1965.

     Survivors include three children, Tommy (Denise) Garriott and Lois Anne Newhart, both of Scottsburg, and Nina (Parke) Vehslage, Brownstown; four grandchildren, Burt and Crede Garriott and Mark and David Vehslage; and seven great-grandchildren, Seth, Sam and Cole Garriott and Kaitlyn, Andrew, Marley and Evan Vehslage.

     He was preceded in death by four sisters, Jewell Garriott, Lucille Napper, Lenna Maude Kennedy and Esther Young, and a brother, James Oscar Garriott.

     Dr Kris Small will conduct funeral services at 2 pm Tuesday at Collins Funeral Home, Scottsburg. Burial will take place at Scottsburg Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 pm to 8 pm today and from 12:30 pm until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Scottsburg Alumni Scholarship Fund.

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​     2014 OBITUARY: NILES - Karl F Napper, MD, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend died Tuesday afternoon at his home in Niles, MI, surrounded by family. He was born October 25, 1936 to Dr Floyd and Lucille Napper in Indianapolis, IN. They proceeded him in death along with his sister, Mary Joyce Vest.
     On May 15, 1964, Karl married Arlene Totten in Broadway Methodist Church, Indianapolis, IN. She survives along with daughters, Krys (Mark) Slepian of Newton, NJ and Penny (Bud) Smith of Larkspur, CO and son, Eric (Crissy) Napper of Niles, MI. Also surviving are grandchildren, Sarah and Sydney Slepian, Charlie (Anna) Smith, Marti Smith and Evan, Kyle, and Ashley Napper.
     He graduated from Scottsburg High School, Scottsburg, IN, Indiana University, Bloomington and Indiana University Medical School, Indianapolis, IN. He served an internship at Memorial Hospital, South Bend and then returned to Indianapolis to complete his training in Anesthesia at IU Medical School. Karl served with the US Navy, which included a tour of duty (1968-1969) as Chief of Anesthesia at the 3rd Marine Division, Children's Hospital, Delta Medical Company, Quang Tri Province, Dong Ha, Vietnam which was five miles from the Demilitarized Zone.

     He returned to South Bend to practice Anesthesia at Memorial Hospital until his retirement in 1990. Karl was an avid fisherman and cyclist. He was inducted into The Little 500 Hall of Fame in Bloomington, and in 1960 was an alternate for the U.S. Olympic cycling team. Karl valued his privacy and will be remembered for his honesty, reliability and diligence in completing tasks, and courage in the face of recent health issues. He loved his family and taught us well.
     Funeral services for Karl will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, April 5, 2014 in the Palmer Funeral Home - Hickey Chapel, 17131 Cleveland Road, South Bend. Rev Dr Don Neely of First United Methodist Church, South Bend will officiate. Military graveside services and burial will follow at Southlawn Cemetery, South Bend. Friends may visit with the family from 1:00 pm until the time of services on Saturday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice . Online condolences may be left for the Napper family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.
[Published in South Bend Tribune on Apr. 4, 2014]