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07-Hager Densford Sr Garriott
Birth: 2 Nov 1886, Wash Co, IN: Bk H1/240
Home: Scott Co, IN
Death: 2 Dec 1965- age 79
Burial: Mt Carmel Cemetery
Occupation: Farmer, SSN: 314-34-4314/IN
Father: Augustus Simeon Garriott

Marriage: 23 May 1909, Floyd Co, IN: Bk 14/602/802
Spouse: Emma Estelle MITCHELL
Birth: 2 Jun 1886, New Albany, Floyd Co, IN
Death: 12 Nov 1966- age 80
Burial: Mt Carmel Cemetery
Father: George Harvey Mitchell (1852-1934)
Mother: Amelia Knipe (1854-1916)

     CHILDREN: Hager and Estelle had the following nine children:
08----COURTNEY MITCHELL GARRIOTT [b. 20 Jul 1910, Little York, Wash Co, IN: Bk H9/22; d. 16 Mar 1934, Marion Co, KY- age 24, bur. Mt Carmel Cemetery], m.
Elizabeth Pauline RUTHERFORD [b. 1911] on 26 Feb 1930, Marion Co, IN: Bk 134/490, and had one child.
    Elizabeth Pauline, after Courtney's death, married Earl Ray, in 1934;
     09----RUBY ESTELLE GARRIOTT [b. 5 Nov 1932, Redmon?, IL], m.
Monty HARRINGTON [b. 23 Feb 1934] on 1 Jun 1952, had one child:
          10----DALE RAY HARRINGTON;
08----MABEL MARGARET GARRIOTT [b. 14 Oct 1912, Wash Co, IN: Bk H33/51- or H10/13; d. 15 Feb 1913- age 5 months, bur. Mt Carmel Cemetery];
08----GEORGE AUGUSTUS GARRIOTT [b. 28 Nov 1913, Wash Co, IN: Bk H10/49; d. 19 Dec 1999, zip 49802- age 86], SSN: 310-05-3452/IN , m.
Leola Mae SCHMIDT [b. 10 Mar 1922], daughter of Arthur Robert SCHMIDT (1882-1963) and Alma Elizabeth DIESTLER (1888-1979) on 29 Sep 1946, lived in Hortonville, Outagamie Co, WI; Sun Lakes, Maricopa Co, AZ, had four children;
08----MARTHA AMELIA GARRIOTT [b. 29 Jul 1916, Wash Co, IN: Bk H11/10; d. 21 Oct 1987- age 71, bur. Mt Carmel Cemetery, m.
Omer C HAY [b. 27 Apr 1915, Crothersville, Jackson Co, IN; d. 6 Oct 1992, Miami, Dade Co, FL- age 77], SSN: 306-12-7463/IN, son of George Hay and Sylvia ___ on 30 Jun 1940, Jackson Co, IN: Bk Z/389, had a son:
     09----CECIL MARVIN HAY;
     Martha second married
George B ALLISON on 22 Sep 1962-- lived in Scottsburg, Scott Co, IN.
08----ORVILLE LYMAN GARRIOTT [b. 1 Apr 1919, Wash Co, IN: Bk H11/61 (31 Mar 1919 on marr appl); bur. Mt. Carmel Cemetery], a Farmer, Bulldozer Operator, member of US Army, WW2, m.
Iva Rose CHEATHAM [b. 9 May 1923, Bloomfield, Nelson Co, KY; bur. Mt Carmel Cemetery], employee of Goodyear [marr appl], Deputy Clerk, Wash Co, Clerks office- 16 years, daughter of George H Cheatham and Martha Ella Stinett on 27 May 1945, Scottsburg, Scott Co, IN: Bk 19/656, lived in Wash Co, IN, had three daughters;
08----HUBERT MILTON GARRIOTT [b. 24 Oct 1921, Scottsburg, Scott Co, IN (pension record, marr appl); d. 22 Jun 1992, Salem, Wash Co, IN- age 70, bur. Crown Hill Cemetery], SSN: 308-20-0613/IN, a Farmer, with US Army, WW2: Pvt, Co D, 798th Military Battalion, m.
Eileene B COOMBS [b. 12 Sep 1923, Salem, Wash Co, IN], a Bookkeeper [marr appl], daughter of Robert Coombs and Annice Nicholas on 24 Apr 1943, Wash Co, IN: Bk V/209, lived in Wash Co, IN, had two children:
     09----LELAND HUBERT GARRIOTT; and
     09----MARGARET ANN GARRIOTT;
08----HAGER DENSFORD JR GARRIOTT [b. 1 Nov 1924, Scottsburg, Scott Co, IN-- (Wash Co in marr appl)], a Farmer, ran hardwood sawmill, was in US Army, WW2: served in Germany, m.
Marie Agnes ROBERTSON [b. 3 Sep 1924, Wash Co, IN (marr appl)], daughter of Arthur Hugh Robertson (1895-) and Nina Edith Huckleberry (1899-) on 9 Apr 1944, Wash Co, IN: Bk V/286, lived in Wash Co, IN, had four children;

08----BEULAH ESTELLE GARRIOTT [b. 9 Jan 1929; d. 1 Jan 1930, Gibson Twp, Wash Co, IN- age 1, bur. Mt Carmel Cemetery]; and
08----MYRTLE LARUE GARRIOTT [b. 21 May 1932, Indianapolis, Marion or Scott Co, IN], m.
Elbert Ralph STRAIN [b. 27 Jan 1931, Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co, IN], a Soldier [marr appl], son of Oscar Ralph Strain and Ruth Marie Merchant on 14 Jun 1953, Marion Co, IN: Bk 197/508, lived in Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co, IN, had two daughters.

     CENSUS:
     1920 Gibson Twp, Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Hager D Garriott 33, Farmer-General Farm; Emma E Garriott 33; Courtney M Garriott 9; Augustus G Garriott 6; Amelia M Garriott 3-5/12; and Orville L Garriott 9/12.
     Other Garriotts are on this census page.
     1930 Gibson Twp, Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Hagar D Garriott 43, Farmer-General Farm; Estelle Garriott 43; George A Garriott 16; Martha A Garriott 13; Orville Garriott 11; Hubert M Garriott 8; and Hagar Garriott 5.
     1940 Gibson, Wash Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Hagar D Garriott 53, Farmer-Farm; Estelle Garriott 53, Home Work; Augustus Garriott 26, Laborer-Farm; Amelia Garriott 23, Home Work; Orville Garriott 21, Laborer-Farm; Hubert Garriott 18, Laborer-Farm; Hagar J Garriott 15, Student-Public School; and Myrtle Garriott 7.

     BIOGRAPHY: Hager Densford and Homer Ambrose lived on part of the original farm purchased by Simeon Garriott in 1819 in Elk Creek Valley on Route 3, Scottsburg, Indiana. This land has never been out of the Garriott name. Hager was a soil conservationist like his ancestors and, "Continued to use forestry principles in the care of the family woodlands. Hager, along with his three sons, operated the farm and the family-owned sawmill in existence since 1933.47
    Orville Lyman Garriott played the guitar and he, his wife, and family sang at nursing homes and churches around the area. Iva led Bible studies with the neighborhood youth for several years.

     MILITARY:23 Hubert Milton Garriott served in the US Army [US 35.487.517] from 3 Aug 1942 until 23 Sep 1943. When inducted he was 20-5/6 years of age and by occupation a farm laborer. He had blue eyes, blonde hair, ruddy complexion, and was 5 feet __ in height. He was discharged by, "reason of Convn. of Govt, Sec X, AR 615-360," Ft Benjamin Harrison, IN.

     BIOGRAPHY: Hager Jr Garriott, one time owner of the family farm, claimed to possess five property deeds signed by Presidents James Polk, Zachary Taylor, and James Buchanan. Most of Hager's life has been spent on the family farm. He operates Garriott's Hardwoods, a family sawmill operation in Gibson Township. He has served 25 years as secretary of the Elke Conservancy District and was on the Board of Directors of Washington County Memorial Hospital for 18 years and a Farm Bureau member. [_?_]

     1987 OBITUARY: Margaret Amelia Allison, 71, of Scottsburg, died Wednesday, Oct 21, at the Scott Villa Living Center. She was a member of the Scottsburg Seventh Day Adventist Church.
     Survivors include her son, Cecil Marvin Hay of Irving, TX, four brothers, George Garriott of Sun Lakes, AZ, Orville Garriott of Scottsburg, Hubert Garriott of Pekin, and Hager (Junior) Garriott of Scottsburg; a sister, Myrtle Strain of Lafayette; and 3 grandchildren. Services were conducted on Saturday, Oct 24, at the Stewart Funeral Home in Scottsburg with Rev Dick Norman officiating. Burial was in the Mt Carmel Cemetery.
[4 Nov 1987, Scott County Journal, via findagrave.com]