07-Etta "Gommy" Garriott
Birth: 3 Mar 1885, Parr, Jasper Co, IN
Home: Indianapolis, Marion Co, IN
Death: 15 Feb 1966, Indianapolis, Marion Co, IN- age 80
Burial: Weston Cemetery
Occupation: SSN: 308-54-3601/IN
Father: Albert Monroe Garriott
Marriage: 10 Jul 1909, Jasper Co, IN: Bk 4/523
Spouse: Moses Sandusky "Dessy" PORTER
Birth: 6 Dec 1881, Parr, Jasper Co, IN
Death: 5 May 1930, of tuberculosis- age 47
Burial: Weston Cemetery (d. 1929 re: tombstone)
Father: John H Porter (1858-1908)
Mother: Martha Lenora Cox (1862-1949)
CHILDREN: Etta and Moses had two daughters:
08----JAMES B PORTER [b. about 1904, IN]; (listed in 1910 census- never again)
08----EDNA FERN PORTER [b. 1910, listed below]; and
08----DOROTHY PORTER [b. 1916, listed below].
1900 Jasper Co, IN census: has John Porter 42, b. IN, Day Laborer; Martha Porter 38, b. OH; William Porter 22, b. IN, Clerk-Gen Mer; Sandusky Porter 18, b. IN, Day Laborer; and Charles Porter 5, b. IN.
Next door has John F Garriot 61, b. IN, Merchant-Gen; Sarah Garriot 53, b. IN (2 children-2 living); Charles U Garriot 34, b. IN; David H Garriot 30, b. IN, Day Laborer; Orville Garriot 23, b. IN, a (Widow), Peddler; and Nancy Hammacher 81, b. KY (Mother-in-Law, Widow).
1910 Jasper Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Sandusky Porter 28, Laborer-Farm; Etta F Porter 25; and James B Porter 6.
1920 Jasper Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Dessie Porter 38, Farmer-General Farm; Etta Porter 34; Edna Porter 9; and Dortha Porter 3-6/12.
Next door was Olliever Garriott 57, Father-in-Law; in the household of John N Price 37, Painter-House; Pearl Price 33; their son and daughter.
Three households in the other direction has Charles A Garriott 53, Boarder, Laborer-General Labor; in the household of William Meyers 43, Hack Driver-School; Etta Meyers 26; and their three children.
1930 Jasper Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Dessy Porter 47, Farm Laborer- Farm w/ $2,000 RE; Ettie F Porter 45; Dortha Porter 13; Edna Cain 19; and Orvel Cain 22 (Son-in-Law), Laborer-Hack Driver.
1940 Lake Co, IN census: has Charles Gibbins 65, b. CAN, Assistant Roller-Steel Mill; and Etta Porter 55, b. IN, Housekeeper-Private House.
HIS 1ST MARRIAGE: Moses "Dessie's" marriage to Etta was his second marriage because he was divorced on 1 Dec 1906. One family tree on ancestry.com has a Moses S Porter (1880-1906) marriage to Angela E Crisler (1883-1917) on 1 Mar 1901, Jasper Co, IN. Perhaps mother of James B Porter [b. about 1904].
1966 DEATH: Etta lived and died in Indianapolis, IN and was very poor. When she died, her brothers Hurby and John arranged for her burial at the family plot in Weston Cemetery in Rensselaer, IN.
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