06-Melville Hudson "Mellie" Garriott
Birth: 29 Nov 1855, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN
Death: 19 May 1937, Newton Co, IN- Acute Carcinomatous Nephritis- age 81
Burial: Prater Cemetery
Home: Jasper Co, IN
Father: James Madison Garriott
[photo of Mellie courtesy of Douglas Dale Sr Garriott]
Marriage: 25 Apr 1878, Jackson Co, IN
Spouse: Etta M "Ettie" ORR
Birth: 18 Sep 1858, Jackson Co, IN
Death: 8 Dec 1886, Jasper Co, IN- of Pneumonia- age 28
Burial: Prater Cemetery
Father: Alfred Orr
Mother: Louise ___
CHILDREN: Melville and Ettie had four children [Jasper Co, IN cemetery records]:
07---- ALICE MAY GARRIOTT [b. 1879, listed below];
07----CLYDE GARRIOTT [b. 25 Nov 1881, Jackson Co, IN; d. 23 Aug 1960, Twin Lakes, WI- age 78, bur. Mound Prairie Cemetery], m. Elsie SCHLEIDWILER [b. Chicago, Cook Co, IL] in Chicago, Cook Co, IL. Clyde was farmer in Jasper Co, IN, served in the US Navy, moved to Chicago, then to Twin Lakes, WI;
07----CARTER GARRIOTT [b. 1883, listed below];
07----FRANK ORR GARRIOTT [b. 1885, listed below].
1880 Jackson Co, IN census: has Melville Garriott 24, b. IN, Farmer; Martha E Garriott 20, b. OH, Keeping House; Alice M Garriott 1, b. IN; and Nancy Garriott 65, b. KY (Mother).
1900 Jasper Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) John W Humes 26, Farm Laborer; Alice Humes 21; Melville Garriott 41, (Father-in-Law & Widow), Farmer; and Carter Garriott 18, (Brother-in-Law), Farm Laborer.
Next door lived Gladys M Garriott 3, b. IN, the Granddaughter of Joseph Williams 48, b. IN; and Mehala 41, b. IN (9 children-6 living); with their six children.
1910 Jasper Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Carter Garriott 27, Farmer-General Farm; Leota M Garriott 25 (5 children-3 living); Marie Garriott 8; Opal Garriott 4; Leonard Garriott 8-8/12; and Melville Garriott 56 (Father).
1920 Jasper Co, IN census: has Clyde Garriott 38, b. IN, Farmer-General Farm; Elsie Garriott 30, b. IL; and Melvin Garriott 65, b. IN, (Father & Widow).
1937 OBITUARY: Funeral services for Melville held at Brushwood Church at Aix, Indiana, Friday at 2 PM. Died at home of son Frank Garriott in Thayer, Indiana. His wife died in 1886 and he never remarried. He was united with the United Brethren Church early in life and took an active part in all church and community affairs. In 1918 he came to Newton County to make his home with his son Frank, with whom he lived until his death.
[Douglas Dale Sr Garriott]
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