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06-Henry Allen Garriott
Birth: 7 Sep 1829, Vinton Co, OH (father from VA)
Home: Clinton & DeWitt Co, IL
Death: 25 Feb 1922, Dewitt Co, IL: Bk 2/191- age 92
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery
Military: Draft Registration for Civil War, Jun-Jul 1863, DeWitt Co, IL has Henry Garriott 33, Farmer, married- on same page is John M Garriott, 22, Farmer, unmarried- listed next to next page lists FB Garriott 30, b. VA, Farmer, married
Occupation: Laboror (son's birth register)
Father: Zachariah King Garriott

Marriage: about 1854, Ohio
1st Spouse: Sarah C? WALDRON
Birth: 1835, Ohio
Death: after 1870

     1ST MARRIAGE: Henry and Sarah had the following eight children: [all from 1870 census, except Uriah]
07----URIAH F GARRIOTT [b. 4 Mar 1854, Vinton Co, OH; d. 25 Dec 1863- age 9, bur. Tunbridge Cemetery];
07----JOHN WESLEY GARRIOTT [b. 21 Feb 1856, Vinton Co, OH; d. before 1880], m. Mrs Emma A HOWARD McCuddy on 1 Jan 1884, age 27, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL Reg D/77;
07----HENRY ALLEN GARRIOTT [b. 6 Jun 1858, OH], had TB at age 28;
07----SARAH ELIZABETH [Ellen?] GARRIOTT [b. 4 Oct 1861, OH; d. 24 Jun 1952, Clinton, IL- age 90, bur. Woodlawn Cemetery], m. John ELLIS [b. about 1851, OH; d. 1923, bur Woodlawn Cemetery], 30, on 19 Apr 1881, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL: Bk D/41, he the son of Edward Ellis;
07----MARY FRANCES GARRIOTT [b. 11 Feb 1863, DeWitt Co, IL]; (not on Charlene Morgan Boice records)
07----CHARLES SHERMAN GARRIOTT [b. 1865, listed below];
07----CLARA ANNA "ANNA" GARRIOTT [b. 21 Jul 1867]; (not on Charlene Morgan Boice records)
07----MINTON ANDREW GARRIOTT [b. 1870, listed below]; (not on Charlene Morgan Boice records)

Marriage: 1 Sep 1874 ( or 30 Aug 1874), Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL by WC Bell, MG
2nd Spouse: Nancy Mary (or Margaret) ROBERTS
Birth: about 1844, Ohio
Death: 7 Dec 1922, IL- age 78

     2ND MARRIAGE: Henry and Nancy had the following 6 children:
07----GEORGE ALEXANDER GARRIOTT [b. 1875, listed below];;
07----EMMA M GARRIOTT [b. 8 Aug 1877, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL], m. Arthur M BOWERS on 26 Oct 1895, age 19 Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL: Reg D/224, resided in Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL in 1954, he the son of Josephus Bowers;
07----FREDDIE LEE GARRIOTT [b. 9 Mar 1880, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL: Reg 7/76; d. 1926 in auto/train accident in CA- age 46], m. Lena Gertrude COLWELL on 28 May 1903, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL: Reg E/20. She the daughter of Orin T Colwell and Flora Mitchell. She 2nd married Frank FORD in 1929 in CA;
07----NANCY N "NANNIE" GARRIOTT [b. 16 Mar 1882, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL], m. James M SURDAM [b. 1880, IL] on 25 Aug 1901, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL: Reg D/310, were both boarders in the home of Hamilton and Lydia E Weight, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL in 1910 census, she 28, he 30. They resided CA in 1971;
07----AUGUST "GUSS" G GARRIOTT [b. 21 Apr 1884; d. 11 May 1937, DeWitt Co, IL: Bk E/1209- age 53, bur. Woodlawn Cemetery], m. 1st Ethel POLAND [b. 1884, IL], m. 2nd Zella (Blanch) LUCKENBILL Phillips [b. 22 Jan 1891, IL: d. 26 Aug 1937, Jacksonville, Morgan Co, IL- age 46, bur. Woodlawn Cemetery] on 25 Dec 1919, DeWitt Co, IL: Reg E/216, she the daughter of Don (Daniel?) Luckenbill and Ella Provines;
07----EDWARD SAMUEL GARRIOTT [b. 27 Feb 1888, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL: Reg 1/212; d. 10 Mar 1975- age 87, bur. Memorial Park Cemetery], SSN: 710-12-1191/RR, a Clinton, IL volunteer Fireman/ Illinois Central Railroad worker, proceeded in death by 10 brothers and sisters, m. Jennie Etta ADAMS [b. 12 Feb 1888; d. 27 Dec 1971- age 83, bur. Memorial Park Cemetery], the daughter of J W Adams, on 22 Jan 1910, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL, had son;
      08----EDWARD RAYMOND GARRIOTT [b. 6 Feb 1917; d. 31 Jul 1991- age 74, bur. Lisle Cemetery], SSN: 342-09-2914/IL, m. Thelma R BARR [b. 19 Nov 1906; d. 19 Aug 1992- age 85, bur. Lisle Cemetery], both workers at General Motors, in 1939, she the daughter of Clyde and Louise Barr, her 2nd marriage.14

     CENSUS:
     1870 DeWitt Co, IL census: has Henry Garriot 40, b. VA, Farmer w/ $1962 RE; Sarah C Garriot 35, b. OH, Keeping House; John W Garriot 14, b. OH; Henry A Garriot 12, b. OH; Sarah E Garriot 9, b. OH; Mary F Garriot 7, b. IL; Chas S Garriot 5, b. IL; Clara A Garriot 3, b. IL; and Minta A Garriot 4/12, b. IL. (John W, Henry A, Sarah E are all gone by next census)
     1880 Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL census: has HA Garrett 50, Farmer; Nancy Garrett 35, Keeps House; Mary Garrett 17, Housework; Charlie Garrett 15, Works on Farm; Annie Garrett 11, Housework; Mintie Garrett 9; George Garrett 5; Emma Garrett 2; Freddie Garrett 2m; Ella Ward 25 (Step-Daughter), Housework; and John Ward 9, her son.
     1910 Urbana Ward 5, Champaign, IL census: has (all b. IL) Fred L Garriott 30, Carpenter-Building; Gertrude L Garriott 24 (1 child-1 living); and Myrle C Garriott 6.
     1910 Clinton Ward 3, DeWitt Co, IL census: has (all but Lydia b. IL) Hamilton Wright 52, Painter-House; Lydia E Wright 54, b. OH; James M Surdam 30 (Boarder), Lineman-Light Co; and Nannie N Surdam 28 (Boarder).
     1920 Detroit Ward 1, Wayne Co, MI census: has Myrle C Garriott 15, b. IL (Stepson), Stock Boy-Motor, in the household of Frank W McMillan 38, b. TX, Final Inspector-Adding Machines; and Lena Gertrude McMillan 34, b. IL; with five Lodgers from various parts of the world.
     1930 Dearborn, Wayne Co, MI census: has (all b. MI) Merle C Garriott 26, Stock Clerk-Automobile Factory; Velate E Garriott 20; and Robert O Garriott 3.
     1940 Dearborn, Wayne Co, MI census: has (all b. MI) Merle C Garriott 35, Stock Clerk-Automobile Industry; Vilate E Garriott 30; Robert Garriott 13; Richard M Garriott 8; Phyllis D Garriott 6; and Gerald M Garriott 10/12. (ancestry.com has the surname as Garrott- looked like a dotted i to me).

     1902 OBITUARY: Mrs Carrie E Garriott died in a hospital at Sioux City, May 16, of kidney trouble. She was married to Charles S Garriott, formerly of Clinton, about five years ago at her home southwest of Maroa, and they lived there until a little over a year ago, when they moved on a farm near Sac City, IA. Her husband and father were with her when she died. Two children, Elsie Florence, aged 4 years, and Vallie Leona, aged 5 months, also survive her.

[Clinton Daily Journal and Public]

     1922 OBITUARY: Funeral services for HA (Henry Allen) Garriott, aged DeWitt County resident who died at the home of his son ES (Edward Samuel) Garriott, 422 West South Street, Saturday evening were held from the First Christian Church Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, in charge of Rev RL Cartwright. Burial was made in Woodlawn (Cemetery).
     Deceased was one of DeWitt Counties oldest and most respected residents. He was born near Huntington, WV??, Sept 7 1829 and came to Illinois in 1860. His first marriage to Sarah Waldren, took place shortly after settling in DeWitt County, the wife surviving but a few years. On August 30 1874 he was united in marriage to Nancy Ward. Deceased was the father of fifteen children, ten of whom survive, as follows: Mrs John Ellis; Mrs Arthur Bowers; Nanna Garriott and Edward Garriott of Clinton; Charles of Sac City, IA; Anna Curtin of Chicago; Mint Garriott of Minnesota; George of Kenney; Fred of Los Angeles and Gus of Champaign.

[Clinton Daily Journal and Public]   

     1937 OBITUARY: Death claims Gus Garriott, Clinton Man. Death occurred early Tuesday in his home. Gus Garriott, 53, 626 North Quincy Street, died in his home at 4:45 am Tuesday of hemorrhages. Mr Garriott suffered an attack of influenza during the past winter and had never fully recovered.
     He was a son of Henry and Nancy Garriott. He was twice married. His first wife was Ethel Poland. She preceded him in death. Later he was married to Mrs Blanche Phillips, who survives with his two sisters and two brothers. They are Mrs Arthur Bowers, of Clinton; Mrs IN Brown, of Los Angeles, CA; George Garriott, of Parnell, and Edward Garriott of Clinton. There are also the following half brothers and sisters, John Ward, of Maroa; Charles Garriott, Sac City, IA; Mrs Ella Bowers, and Mrs Sadie Ellis, Clinton.
     Mr Garriott was a meat cutter by trade and for several years operated his own butcher shop on East Washington Street. For the past several years Mr Garriott had been meat cutter at Guy Putnum's grocery and meat market on East Main Street. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Clinton. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 pm at the home. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

[Clinton Daily Journal & Public]

     1937 COMITTMENT TO MENTAL HOSPITAL: Zella B Garriott was adjudged by the DeWitt County Court (July Term AD 1937), "to be an insane person, and as such insane person was by the judgement of this Court, committed to the Jacksonville State Hospital at Jacksonville, Illinois for the treatment of insane persons and was delivered to said hospital on the 13th day of July AD 1937."
     "Your petitioner (Sidney Jones) further represents that the said Zella B Garriott is a sister of your petitioner and is now aged about Forty-six (46) years and is still insane and is yet confined in said hospital; and that she is possessed of personal property consisting of household goods and linens of the value of One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars or less, and that she is a beneficiary in a War Risk Insurance Policy, issued by the United States of America on the life of a former husband and that from said policy she receives each calendar month Twenty-eight and 75/100 ($28.75) Dollars from the United States of America, and that said funds should be collected and preserved. That she may receive more funds from the United States of America, but the amount of such additional amount has not yet been ascertained."

[16 Jul 1937, DeWitt County, IL Court]

     1937 OBITUARY: Mrs Guss Garriott, 47, of Clinton- died at 9 am Thursday in the state hospital at Jacksonville, where she had been a patient since May of this year. Funeral services will be held in Pullen's funeral chapel Sunday at 2:30 pm. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
     She was born in DeWitt County, January 22, 1890, a daughter of Daniel and Ella Luckenbill, and was twice married. Her first husband was Steve Phillips, whom she married October 6, 1914. He died in 1919, and later she was married to Guss Garriott. He died in May of this year.
     Surviving are her mother, one half brother, Ora Provin of Clinton; Mrs Lida Wheeler, Mrs Charles Jones, Mrs O A Scott and Mrs Alice Bowers, all of Clinton. Two sisters are dead.

[Clinton Daily Journal and Public]

     1971 OBITUARY: Jennie Etta Garriott. Jennie E Garriott was born in rural DeWitt, the daughter of John W and Melissa E Adams. She married Edward Samuel Garriott on Jan. 22, 1910 in Clinton.
     Survived by husband; son, Edward Raymond; one grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Four brothers and three sisters preceded her in death. (Brothers and sisters listed in 1900 census, De Witt Co., IL- Elmer E, Ida A, Clorie D, Cecil R, Melvin O, Cora M, Jennie E and William G-- according to census her mother had nine children and eight living.) (According to 1900 census Jennie was born Feb. 1888 in IL, but obit read February 12, 1881)

[Clinton Daily Journal and Public]

     BIOGRAPHY: Raymond and Thelma (Barr) Garriott. We will always have a warm spot in our hearts for Clinton. We were both born and reared there, graduated from CCHS. My husband played baseball, football and basketball and was a 12-letter man.
     After graduation, I worked for a number of Clinton attorneys, Grover Hoff, Lott and Wirt Herrick, John F Pear, E B Mitchell, Rayburn Wilson, Judge W F Gray and part-time work for Noah Stivers.
     Raymond's parents were Ed and Jennie Garriott, 422 West South; mine were Clyde and Louise Barr, 520 South Jackson.  Both our dads worked for the Illinois Central for 40 years. Raymond was an only child, I was one of six, my three brothers are deceased, but I have two sisters, Elizabeth Kraft in Florida, and Thora Smith, in LaGrange, Illinois.
      In 1927, I married Rex McMillan, then editor of the Clinton Journal, and we had one daughter, Sally Jo, later divorced. 1935 to 1941, I worked for the State in Springfield. In 1939, Raymond and I were married, and in 1941, moved to Oak Park; in 1950, we bought our present home in Lisle. We both worked for General Motors, 35 years for him, 15 years for me; now retired. We are both in our church, I'm secretary of my homemakers unit; my husband does the bookkeeping for our son-in-law's cleaning business. We have two grand-daughters and five great-grandchildren.
[Submitted by Raymond and Thelma (Barr) Garriott] 14