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06-William D Garriott
Birth: 16 Nov 1840, Ramsey, Wash Co, IN
Death: 25 Mar 1915, Harrison Twp, Jackson Co, IN- age 74
Burial: Mt Hebron Cemetery
Occupation: Farmer
Military: Union Army, Civil War:  Private, Company F, 66th Regiment, IN Volunteer Infantry 16
Father: James Milton "Uncle Jimmy" Garriott

Marriage: 5 Oct 1869, Wash Co, IN: Bk H/193 by John Finley, Minister
Spouse: Virginia Elizabeth "Jennie" ROBERTSON
Birth: 25 May 1844, Wash Co, IN
Death: 22 Mar 1934, probably Jackson Co, IN- age 89
Burial: Mt Hebron Cemetery
Father: William Robertson (1813-1889)
Mother: Elizabeth Ann Fleenor (1817-1877)

     CHILDREN:16 William and Virginia had the following children, the first three still alive on 4 May 1898:
07----BERTHA GARRIOTT [b. 1872, listed below];
07----WILLIAM BARS GARRIOTT [b. 1874], listed below];
07----JAMES E GARRIOTT [b. 28 Aug 1878]; (a James E Garriott, b. Aug 1878, died 1900, Wilbarger Co, TX- age 22, bur. Paradise Cemetery)
07----CLYDE GARRIOTT [bur. Mt Hebron Cemetery];
07----CORA GARRIOTT [b. 1881; d. 1882- age 1, bur. Mt Hebron Cemetery];
07----Infant GARRIOTT [bur. Mt Hebron Cemetery]; and
07----Infant GARRIOTT [bur. Mt Hebron Cemetery].

​     1870 Wash Co, IN census:
has (both b. IN) William D Garriott 29, Farmer; and Virginia Garriott 26, Keeping House.
​     1880 Finley, Scott Co, IN census:
has (all b. IN) William Garriott 39, Farmer; Virginia E. Garriott 34, Keeping House; Bertha Garriott 8; William B. Garriott 6; and James Garriott 1.
     1900 Justice Precinct 4, Wilbarger Co, TX: has (all b. IN) Seymore Collins 37, Farmer; Bertha Collins 28 (5 children-2 living); AM Collins 3; and Milton Collins 1.

​     1910 Lampasas Co, TX census: has William D Garriott 69, b. IN, Farmer-Stock Farm; Virginia E Garriott 65, b. IN (7 children-2 living); and John A Garriott 8, b. TX, Grandson.
     1910 Justice Precinct 1, Collingsworth Co, TX census: has Seymour Collins 47, b. IN, Farmer-General Farm; Bertha Collins 28, b. IN (10 children-7 living); Algie Merle Collins 13, b. IN; Marvin S Collins 11, b. IN; Alice Collins 9, b. TX; Homer Collins 7, b. TX; Milton Collins 5, b. TX; Jarvis Asbury Collins 3, b. TX; and Velma Agnes Collins 1-4/12, b. TX.​

     1920 Gibson Twp, Wash Co, IN census: has Virginia Garriott 75, b. IN (Widow); and John Garriott 18, b. TX, Grandson.
    1930 Wash Co, IN census: has John A Garriott 28, Laborer-Odd Jobs; and Virginia E Garriott 86, b. IN (Widow) Grandmother.

     MILITARY: 16 William enrolled on 19 Aug 1862 with his cousins, Simeon (son of John Vaughn), Simeon Finley (son of William Due), and William H Thompson (son of Amanda Thompson) at New Albany, IN, for three years. He was a private in Company F, 66th Infantry Regiment of Indiana Volunteers. He mustered out with this company in Washington, DC and was discharged on 3 Jun 1865 at Indianapolis, IN.

     PENSION:16 William, 45, applied for on 8 Jul 1886, and received, a pension [claim 574.456--certificate 360.584]. He was described as 5'-9 1/2" tall, dark complexion, with black hair and black eyes.
     "At Corinth, MS, on or about Aug 1863, he contracted diarrhea, rheumatism and piles and went to the post hospital. On 20-26 Sep 1863 he was treated by the surgeon general for intermittent fever. From Corinth post hospital he was sent to Union General Hospital at Memphis, TN (28 Sep 1863) where he was treated for intermittent fever, and was transferred on 27 Nov 1863 to 'Steamer R C Wood', and entered Jefferson Barracks, St Louis, MO, where he stayed 'a while', according to Declaration for his original Invalid Pension. He was furloughed home for 20 days and returned to Jefferson Barracks and was from there sent to his company and joined it at Samiers [?] or Farmers [?] Ferry, GA in the spring of 1864".
     General Affidavit: William D Garriott, 46, on 23 May 1887, in response to a request for information from the government, provided the following affidavit: "I cannot furnish the evidence as indicated in paragraph no 2 of Surgeon or Assistant Surgeon, from the fact that I was sent to Division Hospital in Aug 1863 from Corinth, MS and did not get back to the Regt until May 1864 and do not remember the names of the Surgeons that had charge of the division Hospital."

     WIDOW'S PENSION:16 Virginia, 70, applied for and received a pension based upon William's death [certificate 790.294] of $12 per month commencing on 14 Apr 1915. This amount was raised to $20 in Sep 1916, and again to $40 in 1928.
     General Affidavit: David R Franklin, 73, and Phebe Robertson, 70, on 12 Apr 1915, provided an affidavit attesting to their knowledge of William and Virginia Garriott, their marriage, and his involvement in the Civil War.