​​​Garriott Family Genealogy

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05-James Wesley Garriott
Birth: 1796, Virginia
Home: Muskingum & Vinton Co, OH
Death: about 1872, Vinton Co, OH- age 76
Father: John Lillard Garriott

Marriage: Brush Creek Twp, Muskingum Co, OH
Spouse: Letitia BRELSFORD
Birth: about 1797/1798

     CHILDREN: James and Letitia had four children:
06----ABRAHAM GARRETT [b. 1824, listed below];
06----JOSEPH GARRETT [b. 2 Jan 1827, OH, d. 16 Mar 1905, bur. Zanesville, Muskingum Co, OH- age 78, bur. Duncan Falls Cemetery], m. Sarah STEINBROOK [b. 1828; d. 1903- age 71], daughter of Henry STEINBROOK [b. 1796; d. 1876- age 80], of PA, on 2 May 1848, Muskingum Co, OH. They had a son;
     07----SPENCER GARRETT [b. 1871], had daughter;
          08----DORTHEA BRELSFORD GARRETT [b. 1913];
06----WILLIAM F GARRIOTT [b. 1830, listed below]; and
06----AMOS GARRETT [b. 1835, OH].

     James was in Muskingum Co, OH in 1820, 1830, and 1840. He may have had a brother living with him who was married and had children-- there were other people in the household in the early census years.
     1850 Vinton Co, OH census: has: James Garriott 54, b. VA, Farmer w/ $300 RE; Lavletia Garriott 53, b. PA; William Garriott 20, b. OH, Farmer; Amos Garriott 18, b. OH, Farmer; and Thomas J Robison 9, b. OH.
     1860 Vinton Co, OH census: has James Garriott (ancestry.com has Garritt) 65, Farmer w/ $1,000 RE; Letitia Garriott 63; Amos Garriott 25; and Thomas Robinson 15.
     1870 Vinton Co, OH census: has James Garrett 74, Farmer w/ $1,200 RE; Letitia Garrett 73 (blind); Amos Garrett 32, Farm ***; Catherine Hacker 27; and Sarah Hacker 1.