Descendant of Jacob Sr and Rhoda Betsy Garriott

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08-Edna Merle Garriott
Birth: 29 Mar 1910, Rensselaer, Jasper Co, IN: Bk H4/6
Home: Kentland, Newton Co, IN
Death: 28 Dec 1983, LaPorte Mem. Hosp, LaPorte Co, IN- age 73
Burial: Fairlawn Cemetery
Occupation: SSN: 305-30-3321/IN
Father: James Roscoe Garriott

Marriage: 1933, Newton Co, IN: Bk 10/525?
Spouse: Frank Elwood BURMAN
Birth: 5 Apr 1908, Raub, Benton Co, IN
Death: 13 Mar 1981- age 72
Burial: Fairlawn Cemetery
Occupation: Railroad Worker
Father: George W Burman (1870-1910)
Mother: Jennie Frances Beekman (1870-1951)

     CHILDREN: Edna Merle and Frank had two children:
09----RITA MARIE BURMAN [b. 5 Aug 1937, Kentland, Newton Co, IN], m. Vern L WINGER [b. 12 Oct 1934, Goodland, Newton Co, IN], a Plumber, son of Charles Edward WINGER and Carrie Ann PLUIMER, lived in Kentland, Newton Co, IN, adopted two children, and
09----GERALD ALLEN BURMAN [b. 1941, Kentland, Newton Co, IN], a Newton County Sheriff's Deputy, m. Evelyn Joyce Pitstick, had a son:
    10----TODD A BERMAN [b. 9 Sep 1964, Brook, Newton Co, IN; d. 29 Jul 1993, Camden, Carroll Co, IN- age 28, bur. Fairlawn Cemetery], an Indiana State Police Officer, SSN: 317-68-4340/IN, lived in Delphi, Carroll Co, IN.

    1984 OBITUARY: Mrs Edna Garriott Burman, 73, of Kentland, died at 2:30 pm Wednesday, 28 Dec, in LaPorte Memorial Hospital, LaPorte. She was born in Rensselaer and had lived in Kentland since her marriage in 1933 to Frank Burman. He preceded her in death in 1982. Edna was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Kentland and was a past member of the Kentland Order of Eastern Star and Pythian Sisters.

    1984 WILL: [Newton Co, IN: Bk 10/525] Edna Merle left everything to her two children Rita Marie Burman Winger and Gerald Allen Burman.

    1993 KILLING: Todd Burman of Delphi was shot while helping another police officer arrest Jack H Lenon at Lenon's home. Lenon, 66, had become abusive during a confrontation with Camden town marshal Steve Jones over high weeds near Lenon's home. Lenon wanted Jones to mow the right-of-way. Burman worked as a paramedic before he joined the Indiana State Police. Burman had been a trooper since 1990. Most of his time was spent in Carroll Co, where he was quickly accepted in the community and by county police officers. Burman is survived by his father, Newton County sheriff's Deputy Gerald Burman of Kentland; his mother, Evelyn Cooper of Kokomo; and stepmother, Linda Burman of Kentland.

[The Courier-Journal, Louisville, KY]