Descendant of Jacob Sr and Rhoda Betsy Garriott

Welcome to my Garriott website................    

06-William Columbus "Polly" Garriott
Birth: 15 Dec 1871, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN
Death: 28 Mar 1952- age 80
Burial: Crothersville Cemetery
Occupation: Taxi Driver [dau marr appl], Stock Trader [son's marr appl]
Father: Daniel Garriott

Marriage: 30 Jan 1895, Scott Co, IN: Bk 6/450 (also pg 25, small unnumbered book)
Spouse: Lula May PERRY
Birth:1876, Austin, Scott Co, IN
Death: 1950- age 74
Burial: Crothersville Cemetery
Father: Benjamin J Perry (1840-1920)
Mother: Elizabeth J Hughbanks (1840-1922)

     CHILDREN: William and Lula May had six children:
07----HAZLE EARL "Mike" GARRIOTT [b. 13 Jul 1895, Jackson Co, IN: Bk I/30;  d. 7 Apr 1974, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN- age 78, bur. Crothersville Cemetery, Row 27/C], a Truck Driver (son's marr appl), SSN: 324-01-0491/IL, S1 US Navy WWII, 1st m. Laura HULS [b. 6 Mar 1893, Scott Co, IN; d. 20 Nov 1922, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN- age 29, bur. Crothersville Cemetery], the daughter of Wesley M Huls (1865-1938) and Nancy J Craig (1873-1902), had son:

     08----DONALD H GARRIOTT [b. 25 Apr 1918, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN; d. 20 Aug 2002, Scottsburg, Scott Co, IN- age 84, bur. Scottsburg Cemetery], m. Dorothy Mildred RUYLE [b. 29 Nov 1917; d. 14 Jan 2001- age 83, bur. Scottsburg Cemetery], daughter of Edward Monroe Ruyle (1873-1925) and Lula Borcherding (1890-1971);​
     Hazel 2nd m. Jessie ROGERS [b. 7 Oct 1905, Illinois (son's marr appl); d. 20 Mar 1994- age 88, bur. Crothersville Cemetery, Row 27/C] on 8 Nov 1924, had three sons:
     08----RONALD EARL "Bud" GARRIOTT [b. 28 Feb 1928, Huey, Clinton Co, IL; d. 21 Jul 1990. Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN- age 62, bur. Crothersville Cemetery], US Navy 1945-1946, SSN: 306-26-1247/IN, a Shoe Cutter (1st marr appl), Truck Driver, 1st m. Martha Lou COOK [b. 2 Jan 1931, Seymour, Jackson Co, IN], a Worker at shoe factory (marr appl), the daughter of John Cook and Virginia Porter, on 21 Jun 1947, Clark Co, IN: Bk 161/85, had daughter.
     Ronald Earl 2nd married Dorothy ROTH Miles [b. 5 Jul 1920, Underwood, IN; d. 20 Oct 1983- age 63, bur. Pigeon Roost Cemetery], a Proofreader, on 20 Feb 1959, Jeffersonville, Clark Co, IN-- recorded Scott Co, IN: Bk 24/179, she the daughter of Joseph M Roth [b. IN] and Lillie Baker [b. VA];

​     Ronald Earl 3rd married Thelma Rita DeSPAIN Martin [b. 30 Oct 1926, Scott Co, IN; d. 24 Mar 2010, Louisville, Jefferson Co, KY- age 83, bur, Scottsburg Cemetery], daughter of Clifford Edward DeSpain (1893-1960) and Bertha L Gobin (1896-1936);​
     08----JAMES TODD GARRIOTT [b.&d. 11 Aug 1929, bur. Crothersville Cemetery, Row 27/C];
     08----WILBUR DALE GARRIOTT [b. 20 Nov 1931; d. 1 Feb 1932- age 2 mo, bur. Crothersville Cemetery, Row 27/C].
07----EUNICE M GARRIOTT [b. 15 Apr 1897, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN] m. Sherman Sheridan SAWYER [b. 17 Nov 1883, MI; d. 6 Feb 1960, Wallace, Calaveras Co, CA- age 76, bur. Cherokee Memorial Park], lived in CA;​
07----ARCHIE C GARRIOTT [b. 16 Feb 1899, Jackson Co, IN: Bk H1/47; d. 24 Dec 1901, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN: Bk H20/23- age 2, bur. Crothersville Cemetery, choked on a swallowed thimble];
07----MARY LEE GARRIOTT [b. 18 Mar 1901, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN: Bk H2/41] m. Clyde Horace STATES [b. 12 Oct 1900, Alexandria, IN], a steelworker, son of Arthur States [b. Elwood, IN] and Myrtle Stockey on 16 Jun 1923, Jackson Co, IN: Bk T/201, lived in PA, had children:

     08----AUBREY DEAN STATES [b. 12 Oct 1924, IN; d. 22 Jan 1992- age 67, bur. Hayes Grace Memorial Park], US Merchant Marines, SSN: 170-22-7497/PA; and 

     08----WILLIAM STATES [b. about 1926, WV];
07----MORSE NOAH [Alton?] GARRIOTT [b. 30 May 1904, Jackson Co, IN: Bk H4/12; d. 16 Sep 1982, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN- age 76, bur. Crothersville Cemetery, Row 13/A] SSN: 236-12-7986/WV, a Truck Driver, m. Doris "Nannie" WILSON [b. 21 Jan 1911, Jennings Co, IN (cemetery records), b. 27 Jan 1911 (SSI records); d. 26 Aug 2009, bur. Crothersville Cemetery, Row 13/A- age 98] on 3 Aug 1930, Clark Co, IN: Bk 104/465; had daughter:
     08----POLLY MARCELLE GARRIOTT [b. 19 Jun 1931, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN], m. Dallas M McKAIN [b. 9 Jun 1929, Jackson Co, IN; d. 1 Aug 2004, Harrison Co, IN- age 75, bur. Fairview Cemetery], son of John R McKain and Bess Cockerham, on 8 Apr 1950, Jackson Co, IN, had three children:
          09----D SCOTT McKAIN [b. 4 Nov 1954], m. Sheri Sue STONE [b. 27 May 1954, Floyd Co, IN; d. 28 Jun 2005, Clark Co, NV- age 51, bur. Palm Memorial Park]​ on 20 Nov 1981, Jefferson Co, KY: Vol 058/28865;
          09----CARL McKAIN;  and
          09----SHELLY McKAIN, m. 1st Norman FORD, m 2nd ___ AMIK; and
07----GERALD WALTER "CHALKY" GARRIOTT [b. 3 Sep 1906, Jackson Co, IN; d. 15 Jan 1967, age: 60, bur. Crothersville Cemetery], a Truck Driver [marr appl], SSN; 404-05-5454/KY, also a US NR [Naval Reserve?], WW2, m. Alma Ruth RIDER [b. 12 Jul 1908, Little York, Wash Co, IN: d. 17 Aug 2004, Columbus, Bartholomew Co, IN- age 96, bur. Crothersville Cemetery], daughter of MT RIDER and Della May WILLIAMS on 19 Aug 1934, Clark Co, IN, recorded Wash Co, IN: Bk T/199, had a daughter:
     08----LURLENE GARRIOTT [b. about 1939, IN], m. 1st Keith BODE, m. 2nd William WILHITE, had son:

     1900 Jackson Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) William C Garriott 28, Laborer-Livery Stable; Lula M Garriott 24; Hazel E Garriott 4; Eunice E Garriott 3; and Archie C Garriott 1.
     1920 Jackson Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) William Garriott 48, Liveryman and Taxi; Lula Garriott 43; Eunice Garriott 22, Bookkeeper-Canning Co; Mary Garriott 18; Morace Garriott 15; and Gerald Garriott 13.
     A couple doors down on this census page is: Hay Garriott 24; Laura Garriott 26; and Donald Garriott 1.
     1930 Jackson Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) William C Garriott 57, Stockbuyer-Cattle w/ $1,000 RE; Lula M Garriott 52; Eunice M Garriott 32, Stenographer-Lumber Co; Morse A Garriott 25, Shauffer-Lumber Truck; and Gerald W Garriott 23, Laborer-Odd Jobs.
     Two doors down on this census page has: Hazle Garriott 34; Jessie A Garriott 24; and their two sons.

     1940 Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN census: has Hagle E Garriott 44, b. IN, Truck Driver-Silver Fleet?; Jessie A Garriott 34, b. IL; and Ronald Garriott 12, b. IL.

     Donald and Dorothy were on the same census page.

​     Edward and May Garriott were on the same census page with their daughter and granddaughter.

     1940 New Wilmington Borough, Lawrence Co, PA census: has (all but William b. IN) Clyde Slates (States) 39, Roller-Hot Metal T*** Mfg; Mary Slates 39; Aubrey Slates 15; and William States 13, b. WV.

     1940 Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN Census: has (all b. IN) Morse Garriott 35, Drayman-Hauling; Doris Garriott 29; and Polly Marcelle Garriott 8.

     John and Lydia were on same page.

​     Oscar A and Eliza Garriott were on same page.

​     1960 OBITUARY: Sherman S Sawyer Dies Here at 76. Mr Sherman S Sawyer, 76, of Wallace died Friday evening at the family home following a long illness. He is survived by his wife, Eunice Sawyer, a daughter, Mrs Lois Anderson of Longmont, CO. He was a member of the Baptist Church, and was also a member of the Plumbers' Union.
     Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock this afternoon in the chapel of the Wells Funeral Home. Reverend CT Cunningham of the Baptist Church of Clements will officiate. Interment will follow at Cherokee Memorial Park.
[Lodi News-Sentinel Feb 8, 1960 &]

​     1982 OBITUARY: Eunice M Garriott Sawyer. A native of Crotherville, IN, she came to Lodi (CA) in 1955 with her husband, Sherman Sawyer. She was a life member of Crotherville Methodist Church in Indiana. Survived by a brother, Morris Garriott and a sister, Mary States.
[Lodi News-Sentinel Aug 20, 1982 &]

​     2005 OBITUARY: Sheri (McKain) passed away at the Nathan Adelson Hospice in Las Vegas, NV at the age of 51. She was a long time resident of Indiana where she was originally from, including Jeffersonville, IN, Indianapolis, IN, and Columbus, IN. The daughter of Betty (Sublette) Stone and Orval Stone. She married Scott McKain on Nov 20th, 1954. Mrs McKain was formerly an Executive in the Intellectual Property and Licensing Industry. For 10 years she was Senior Vice President of Curtis Publishing Company of Indianapolis, IN, where she had major responsibility of the Norman Rockwell Art Collection. In addition she worked with her husband to build and grow their internationally recognized professional speaking business. She served on the Board of Trustees of the Cancer Recovery Foundation of America. She is survived by her husband Scott after 23 years of marriage, he's formerly from Crothersville, Columbus, and Indianapolis, IN. Also survived by her mother and three sisters, Anita Honhoinewa from San Francisco, CA, Linda Stone from St George, UT and Leslie Spoone from Orlando, FL. And a brother Darren Stone from Las Vegas, Nevada.

[courtesy of]

     2009 OBITUARY: Doris "Nanny" Garriott, 98, of Crothersville died at 7:05 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at the Waters in Seymour. The funeral will be conducted at 11 am Friday at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville with Scott McKain officiating. Calling will be from 5 to 8 pm today and from 9 am to service time Friday. Burial will be at Crothersville Cemetery. Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Crothersville Cemetery or Crothersville United Methodist Church.
     Survivors include a daughter, Polly (Carl) McKain of Crothersville; two grandchildren; one great-grandson; and two step-great-grandchildren. Mrs Garriott was preceded in death by her husband, Morse A "Noah" Garriott.
[Columbus Republic 27 Aug 2009 via]

     2010 OBITUARY: Rita Garriott of Scottsburg, Indiana died Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at at Jewish Hospital & St Mary's Healthcare in Louisville, Kentucky. She was born October 30, 1926 in Scottsburg, Indiana, the daughter of the late Clifford and Bertha (Gobin) Despain. Rita was married to her first husband: Lee Martin and to her second husband Earl Garriott, who died in 1990. She was a lab technician for Morgan Foods, Inc. in Austin, Indiana for 29 years, a member of the First Baptist Church and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post # 234 both in Scottsburg, Indiana. Survivors include a daughter: Carroll K. Thompson of Scottsburg, Indiana; two sons: Darrell Martin of Jacksonville, Florida & Ronald Lee Martin of Scottsburg, Indiana; a sister: Lavonna Grace Amick of Louisville, Kentucky and a granddaughter: Angie Renee Thompson of Louisville, Kentucky. She is also survived by several grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Rita was preceded in death by a sister: Gwenyth Allen Manaugh. Interment at Scottsburg Cemetery. Arrangements by: Collins Funeral Home.

​[ & Craig Lee Caudill]