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06-Samuel Leonidas Garriott
Birth: 29 Jun 1875, Gibson Twp, Wash Co, IN
Home: Tampico, Jackson/Wash Co, IN
Death: 13 May 1959, at his home in Tampico, Jackson Co, IN- age 83
Burial: Russell Chapel Cemetery
Occupation: Farmer, Worker in Russell Chapel Methodist Church
Father: Francis Marion "Frank" Garriott

Marriage: 4 Dec 1897, her Mothers House, Wash Co, IN: Bk L/238
Spouse: Ora Mae DeMUNBRUN
Birth: 27 Mar 1877, Metamora, Franklin Co, IN
Death: 16 Feb 1955,Tampico, Jackson Co, IN- age 77
Burial: Russell Chapel Cemetery
Occupation: taught Public School in Little York
Education: attended Borden State Teacher's College
Father: Felix Marion Sr DeMunbrun, Rev.
Mother: Mary Ann Halsted

     CHILDREN: Samuel and Ora Mae had the following 8 children:
07---- MARY PEARL GARRIOTT [b. 1898, listed below];
07---- SARAH MABEL GARRIOTT [b. 1900, listed below];
07---- BERTHA GERTRUDE GARRIOTT [b. 1902, listed below];
07----GERALD LEONIDAS GARRIOTT [b. 1 Aug 1904, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN: Bk H4/19; d. 17 Sep 1999, Fruitland Park, Lake Co, FL- age 95], SSN: 308-01-6874/IN, lived in Leesburg Fruitland Park, Lake Co, FL, m. Rachael Naomi PELL [b. 7 May 1910, Carbon, Clay Co, IN; d. 5 Apr 1985, Fruitland Park, Lake Co, FL- age 74], SSN: 308-16-1210/IN on 30 Oct 1943, Brazil, Clay Co, IN, had three children;
07----EVANGELINE MAE GARRIOTT [b. 1907, listed below];
07----SAMUEL MARION GARRIOTT [b. about 1910, listed below];
07----RONALD OREN "HUCK" GARRIOTT [b. 1914, listed below];
07----ROBERT EARL GARRIOTT [b. 1916, listed below].

     CENSUS:
     1900 Gibson Twp, Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Samuel L Garriott 24, Farmer; Ora M Garriott 23 (1 child-1 living); and Mary P Garriott 1.
     1910 Grassy Fork Twp, Jackson Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Samuel Garriott 34, Farmer-Gen Farm; Ora M Garriott 32 (5 children-5 living); Mary P Garriott 11; Mable Garriott 9; Bertha G Garriott 7; Gerold L Garriott 5; and Vengiline Garriott 3.
     1920 Grassy Fork Twp, Jackson Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Samuel Garriott 44, Farmer-Gen Farm; Ora M Garriott 42; Pearl Garriott 21; Mabel Garriott 19; Bertha Garriott 17; Gerald Garriott 15; Evangeline Garriott 12; Marion Garriott 9; Ronald Garriott 5; and Robert Garriott 4.
     1930 Grassy Fork Twp, Jackson Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Samuel Garriott 54, Farmer-General Farm; Ora Garriott 53; Gerald Garriott 25, Laborer-General Farm; Eva Garriott 23, Teacher-Public School; Ronald Garriott 16; and Robert Garriott 14.
     1940 Grassy Fork Twp, Jackson Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Samuel L Garriott 64, Farmer-Farm; Ora May Garriott 63; and Gerald L Garriott 35.

    BIOGRAPHY: [This biography is from "The Ancestry and Descendants of Francis Marion Garriott and Mary Emily Taylor," compiled by Gregory L Robbins, July 1977]
     Ora and her parents moved to Washington County when Ora was young. Felix, Ora's father, was District Sup. in the United Brethren Church Conference. She later attended Borden Teacher's College, a two year college. She lived with several other girls and took turns cooking. Some of the subjects taken were Latin, Botany, and Geometry. Botany is mentioned often in her diary and must have been one of her favorite subjects. Some of the books read were Madame Roland, Hypatia, Moral Antipathy, and The End of the World.
     After graduation Ora taught in Public School near Little York for two years.

     1955 OBITUARY: Mrs SL Garriott Dies at Tampico-Rites Held Saturday. Funeral rites were held Saturday afternoon from the Tampico Baptist Church for Mrs Ora May Garriott, wife of Samuel L Garriott, who died late Wednesday night at her home in Tampico after an illness of only four hours. The Rev John Wheary, pastor of the Crothersville and Russell's Chapel Methodist Churches, was in charge of the rites and burial was in the Russell's Chapel Cemetery.
     Born in Franklin county, Indiana, March 27, 1877, Mrs Garriott was the daughter of the late Felix and Mary Halsted DeMunbrun. She and Mr Garriott were married December 4, 1897, in Washington County and since that time she had lived in the Tampico community.
     She was a member of the Russell's Chapel Methodist Church and was widely known throughout the entire community.
     Surviving in addition to the husband are eight children. They are Mrs Pearl Collins, of Salem; Mrs Elmer Robbins, of Tampico; Gerald Garriott, of Leesburg Florida; Mrs Eva Jenkins, of Indianapolis; Marion Garriott, of Tampico; Ronald Garriott, of Crothersville.
     Also surviving are three brothers, Charles DeMunbrun, of California, Ferdinand DeMunbrun, of Norman and Frank DeMunbrun, of Austin, Texas; two sisters, Miss Gertrude DeMunbrun, of Crothersville and Mattie, Nineteen grandchildren and eleven great  -children.
[This obituary is from "The Ancestry and Descendants of Francis Marion Garriott and Mary Emily Taylor," compiled by Gregory L Robbins, July 1977]


     1959 WILL: [Jackson Co, IN, Will Book 6/588 #3527, dated 6 May 1959] Samuel Leonidas Garriott mentions sons and daughters: Pearl Collins of Crothersville, Mabel Collins of Salem, Bertha Robbins of Brownstown, Gerald Garriott of Leesburg, FL, Evangeline Jenkins of Indianapolis, Marion Garriott of Brownstown, Ronald Garriott of New Albany, and Robert Garriott of Connersville. Elmer Robbins was the executor.