​​​​​​​​Garriott Family Genealogy

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     1900 Harristown, Macon Co, IL census:
 has (all b. IL) John Garriott 36, Day Laborer; Eva Garriott 35 (3 children-3 living); Walter Garriott 10; Russel Garriott 7; and Troy Garriott 2.
     1910 Harristown, Macon Co, IL census: 
has (all b. IL) John R Garriott 46, Thresherman-Farm Machinery; Eva A Garriott 45 (3 children-3 living); Walter A Garriott 20, Operator-Telephone; Russell R Garriott 17, Laborer-Manufacturing Establishment; and Troy A Garriott 12.
     1920 Harristown, Macon Co, IL census: 
has John R Garriott 56, b. OH; Eva A Garriott 54, b. KY; and Troy A Garriott 21, b. IL, Station Agent.
     This same census page has: John W Garriott 30, b. IL; Anna E Garriott 27, b. KY; Chris T Garriott 3-10/12, b. IL; Bessie T Stogsdill 19, b. MO, Boarder; and Peter J Barry 50, b. PA, Boarder.
     This same census page
also has: (all b. IL) Russell R Garriott 27, Laborer-Railroad Track; Mabel M Garriott 28; Lucile H Garriott 4-9/12; Cecil B Garriott 3-4/12; and Maveline T Garriott 1-0/12.
     1930 Harristown, Macon Co, IL census: 
has (all b. IL) Troy A Garriott 32, Attendant-Interurban Substation; Fay Garriott 31; Eugene Garriott 6; Robert Garriott 4-9/12; Patrica Garriott 1-2/12; Eva Garriott 64 (Widow, Mother); Alice Thompson 35 (Widow, Sister-in-Law), Operator-Telephone Exchange.
     1940 Harristown, Macon Co, IL census: 
has (all b. IL) Troy A Garriott 42, Laborer Roads-WPA; Fay R Garriott 41; Eugene C Garriott 16; Robert J Garriott 14; Patricia J Garriott 11; Troy A Garriott 7; John Russell Garriott 5; and Donald F Garriott 2.
     1940 Whitmore, Macon Co, IL census:
 has Eva Garriott 74, b. IL (Widow), Housekeeper-Private Home; in the household of George O Bricker 86, b. IN (Widow).

07-John Robert/Riley Garriott
Birth: 18 Jul 1863, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL
Death: 13 Dec 1923, Harristown, Macon Co, IL- age 60
Burial: Harristown Cemetery
Occupation: Operated thrashing machine
Father: Franklin Broaddus Garriott

Marriage: 14 Aug 1884
Spouse: Eva Aletha ALLEN
Birth: 17 Apr 1865, Harristown, Macon Co, IL
Death: 23 Jan 1949, Decatur, Macon Co, IL- age 83
Burial: Harristown Cemetery
Father: Isaac N Allen
Mother: Eva ___

     CHILDREN: John and Eva had three children:
08----JOHN WALTER GARRIOTT [b. 12 Dec 1889, Harristown, Macon Co, IL; d. 4 Nov 1964, Decatur, Macon Co, IL- age 74, bur. Harristown Cemetery], SSN: 324-28-9133/IL, m.
Anna E McCLURE [b. Apr 1893, KY; d. 1973, Harristown, Macon Co, IL- age 79, bur. Harristown Cemetery]] on 20 May 1911. Anna second married Lester OGAN. John and Anna had a son:
     09----CHRISTOPHER TROY GARRIOTT [b. 10 Feb 1916, Hamilton Co, IL; d. 25 Feb 2003, VA- age 87, bur. Panorama Memorial Gardens], m.
Jean Eleanor McCOMMONS [b. 1 Sep 1918, St Louis City, MO; d. 14 Sep 1999, Front Royal, Warren Co, VA- age 81, bur. Panorama Memorial Gardens] (see obituary below);
08----ROBERT RUSSELL GARRIOTT [b. 1892, listed below];
08----TROY ALLEN GARRIOTT [b. 5 Mar 1898, Harristown, Macon Co, IL; d. 4 Mar 1968, St. Mary's Hospital- age nearly 70, bur. Harristown Cemetery], resident of zip 62537, SSN: 351-01-3761/IL, 1st m.
Tessie Viola STINNETT [b. 1899; d. 1918- age 19, bur. Longpoint Cemetery] in 1917, had son:
     09----KERALD STINNETT GARRIOTT [b.&d. 15 Dec 1918, Decatur, Macon Co, IL, bur. Long Point Cemetery];
     Troy 2nd married in 1921
Fay R EADEN [b. 7 Nov 1898; d. 13 Jan 1966- age 67], SSN: 356-10-8879/IL, residence Harristown, IL, had six children: (census)
     09----EUGENE CHAS/CLAIR  GARRIOTT [b. 25 Jul 1923, IL; d. 18 Jan 2006; age 82, bur. Graceland Cemetery], SSN: 349-12-9134/IL;
     09----ROBERT JAMES GARRIOTT [b. 25 Jun 1925, IL; d. 23 Jul 2013- age 88, bur. Camp Butler National Cemetery], PV2 US Army, WW2 and Korea;
     09----PATRICIA GARRIOTT [b. about 1929, IL].
     09----TROY ALLEN JR GARRIOTT [b. about 1933, IL];
     09----JOHN RUSSELL GARRIOTT [b. about 1935, IL]; and
     09----DONALD F GARRIOTT [b. about 1938, IL].

     1918 OBITUARY: Dies week after death of baby-- Mrs Tessie V Garrett Expires at St Mary's. Mrs Tessie Viola Garrett of Harristown died Tuesday morning at St Mary's hospital, where she has been in a critical condition for several days. She was brought in from Harristown about a week ago, ill with influenza and pneumonia, and on Sunday gave birth to a baby which died at birth. The body of the child has been held, and it will be buried at the same time as the mother. The husband is now seriously ill with the influenza at his home. Mrs Garrett would have been twenty years old on Jan 8. She was born in Niantic, and was the daughter of Mr and Mrs JM Stemmitt of that place. She is survived by a brother, Walter, of Springfield, a sister, Mrs Birdie Monical of Buffalo, a brother Herbert of Niantic, a sister, Mrs Ella Allison of South Dakota, and two sisters and a brother, Edith, Pauline and Willie at home. [Decatur Review (Decatur, Illinois), December 17, 1918]
     The funeral of Mrs Tessie Garrett was held Thursday morning at 10:30 o'clock at Long Point cemetery. The pallbearers were Herschel and Charles Venvenuto, Otto Brock, Russell Garrett, Anderson Allison and Fred Monical. Singers were Sarah Everett, Emma Cross, Nellie Moore, and Cora Cowden. The flower girls were Dollie Eppley, Leota Glossner and Fay Hallett.

[Decatur Review (Decatur, Illinois), December 20, 1918]

    1999 OBITUARY: Jean Eleanor McCommons Garriott, 81, of Front Royal (VA?) died Tuesday, 14 Sep 1999, in Warren Memorial Hospital. A graveside service was held 17 Sep at Panorama Memorial Gardens in Waterlick. Mrs Garriott was born 1 Sep 1918 in St Louis, MO, daughter of Lawrence and Esther Cairns McCommons. She was a graduate of Millikin University in Decatur, IL, with a degree in music. She was a Hymnologist and had several hymns published. She was a member of the North Chevy Chase Christian Church in Chevy Chase, MD.
     Surviving are her husband, Dr Christopher T Garriott; three sons, Max Christopher Garriott of Jackson, MS, Theodore Eugene Garriott of Ashland, OR, and Daniel Walter Garriott of Front Royal [VA?]; and one grandson.

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