Garriott Family Genealogy
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06-John Richard/Marcus Garriott
Birth: 9 Jul 1840, VA [b. 1938-1850 Muskingham Co, OH census]
Death: 23 Aug 1937, Filer, Twin Falls Co, ID- age 97
Burial: Filer Cemetery (w/ Minnie Jane Bogardus????)
Military: Draft Registration for Civil War, Jun-Jul 1863, DeWitt Co, IL has John M Garriott, 22, Farmer, unmarried- listed next to Henry Garriott 33, Farmer, married- next page lists FB Garriott 30, b. VA, Farmer, married
Father: Zachariah King Garriott
Marriage: 27 Feb 1868, Clinton, Dewitt Co, IL (he was 28, she was 19)
Spouse: Amanda June CROSS
Birth: 1849, Dewitt Co, IL
Death: 16 Jun 1890, Clinton, Dewitt Co, IL, in childbirth- age 41
(county death record 24 Jun 1890- age 42, of Sarcoma*ons Tumor)
Burial: Tunbridge Cemetery
Father: William T Cross (1822-) [Charlene Morgan Boice]
Mother: Louisa Jane ___ (1822-)
CHILDREN: John and Amanda had the following 8 children: [Charlene Morgan Boice]
07----MINNIE JANE GARRIOTT [b. 1869, listed below];
07----JAMES ALFRED GARRIOTT [b. 8 Dec 1871, Macon Co, IL; d. 12 Jun 1944, San Bernadino Co, CA- age 72], SSN: 556/30/1814/CA, a stone and marble worker and finisher, m. Sorilda P VAN GUNDY [b. about 1878, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL (1880 census)] on 21 Jul 1901, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL: Reg D/309, had son:
08----BERT GARRIOTT [b. about 1902];
07----DORA BELL GARRIOTT [b. 19 Dec 1872, Macon Co, IL; d. Jan 1954- age 81, bur. Maroa Township Cemetery], m. Charles C SMITH [b. 17 May 1876, Texas Twp, DeWitt Co, IL; d. 25 May 1946, Maroa, Macon Co, IL- age 70, bur. Maroa Township Cemetery] on 16 Sep 1896, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL: Reg D/236, had daughter:
08----PEARL M SMITH [b. 1898; d. 1971- age 73, bur. Maroa Township Cemetery];
07----FRANKLIN B GARRIOTT [b. 21 Feb 1876, Harristown, Macon Co, IL; d. 11 Jun 1933, Peoria, IL- age 56], m. Hattie E STRUBLE [b. about 1876; d. 23 Sep 1923, Peoria Co, IL- age 47] in 1894, had son:
08----EDGAR ALAN GARRIOTT [b. 1 Aug 1905, Peoria Co, IL; d. 27 Mar 1928, Peoria Co, IL- age 22];
07----GEORGE W GARRIOTT [b. 1878; d. 29 Dec 1891, Clinton, Dewitt Co, IL- age 13, bur. Tunbridge Cemetery];
07----CORA A GARRIOTT [b. 3 Jan 1879, Decatur, Macon Co, IL; d. 17 Jul 1957, Filer, Twin Falls Co, ID- age 78, bur. Filer Cemetery], m. David M LYNARD on 12 Jul 1906, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL, had son:
08----ROBERT HENRY LYNARD [b. 13 Sep 1907, Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL; d. 3 Oct 2000- age 93, bur. Dry Creek Cemetery], m. Marjorie A NEWBERRY [b. 23 Jul 1907, CO; d. 17 Dec 1993, Twin Falls Co, ID- age 84, bur. Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery], SSN: 519-07-9265/ID, daughter of Harry Newberry and Ida J ___, on 2 Feb 1929, Twin Falls Co, ID, subsequently divorced on 10 Dec 1948, Twin Falls Co, ID, had son:
09----ROBERT "Bobby" H Jr LYNARD [b. 10 Apr 1937, Twin Falls Co, ID; d. 30 Aug 1999- age 62, bur. Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery], SSN: 519-38-0728/ID;
David M Lynard 2nd married Pearle Heffner in Idaho.
07----CHARLES ALLEN GARRIOTT [b. 1887, listed below]; and
07----JULIA GARRIOTT [b. Jun 1890; d. Oct 1890, Clinton, Dewitt Co, IL- age 4 mo, bur. Tunbridge Cemetery].
1850 DeWitt Co, IL census: has William Cross 28, b. KY, Farmer w/ $500 RE; Louisa J Cross 28, b. KY; George H Cross 8, b. IL; Wesley S Cross 6, b. IL; James P Cross 5, b. IL; Martha E Cross 1, b. IL; Amanda J Cross 1, b. IL; and William L Cross 1/12, b. IL.
1860 Texas Twp, DeWitt Co, IL census: has (all b. IL except 1) Louisa Jane Cross 44, b. KY (Widow); Geo Henry Cross 19; Wesley Cross 17; James P Cross 15; Amanda J Cross 12; Wm Lewis Cross 10; Chartom F Cross 8; Mary C Cross 4; and Peter Monroe Cross 1.
1880 Harristown, Macon Co, IL census: has (all b. IL except 1) John Garret 38, b. VA, Farmer; Amanda Garret 29, Keeping House; Minnie J Garret 11; James A Garret 8; Dara B Garret 6; George W Garret 4; Franklin Garret 3; and Cora A Garret 1.
1900 Texas Twp, DeWitt Co, IL census: has John Garriott 60, b. VA, Widow, Farm Hand; in the household of Ted R Owens 26, b. IL, Farming; Lou B Owens 23, b. IL, (1 child-1 living); Fredie H Owens 5, b. IL; Elizabeth Owens 77, b. IN, Widow (Grandmother) (13 children-4 living), Boarder; and Clem L Owens 29, b. IL (Brother), Farm Hand.
1910 Filer, Twin Falls Co, ID census: has David M Lynard 50, b. PA, Carpenter-House; and Cora M Lynard 30, b. IL.
1930 Bloomington, San Bernardino Co, CA census: has (both b. IL) James A Garrett 57, Laborer-Poultry Farming (Divorced); and Burt Garrett 24, ???-Cabinet Maker.
1940 Kimberly, Twin Falls Co, ID census: has Robert H Lynard 32, b. IL, Salesman; Marjorie A Lynard 32, b. CO; Robert H Lynard 3, b. ID.
1871 LAND PURCHASE: A "John N" Garriott purchased 4,000 acres of public land [Section NWNW, S28, T19N, R1E, Meridian 3], RR type, County "20", IL: Vol.794/27, ID #503547, in 1871.
1890 OBITUARY: Mrs Amanda C Garriott died at her home in the south part of this city, last Tuesday, June 24th, and was buried at the Tunbridge Cemetery yesterday morning. She was a native of this county, and was forty-two years, five months and twenty-five days old. She had been a member of the U B Church for sixteen years, and was a Christian woman. She leaves a husband and eight children, four sons and four daughters to mourn her death. Rev D MacArthur conducted the services.
[Clinton Public, June 27, 1890]
CHARLES GARRIOTT FAMILY BIOGRAPHY: Charles Allen Garriott was born January 15 1887, in Warrensburg, Illinois, a son of John Richard and Amanda (Cross) Garriott. His school years were spent at Tunbridge.
Lena Mae Welch was born May 20, 1890, in the foothills of the Ozarks, in Missouri, a daughter of Elijah Gamaliel and Martha Alice (Miller) Welch. She attended Charter Oak and Douglas schools.
The Garriotts were married in Decatur, Illinois on October 25, 1908 and to them was born one daughter, Mildred Lucile on June 11, 1910. She married John Morgan of Clinton.
After their marriage they lived in Clinton until 1913 when they moved to Decatur, Illinois. November 18, 1918, they moved back to Clinton, buying property at 1202 East Madison Street, where they lived for 55 years.
Charlie was employed by the Illinois Central Railroad for 55 years; he retired in 1950 as a Mill room foreman.
They attended the First Baptist Church. In his spare time Charlie's hobby was what he called "Hobby Farming." Lena's hobby was crocheting and raising flowers. Their yard was a show-piece with all the different varieties of flowers. They both loved to travel and did a lot of it in their younger days.
On October 2, 1972, they moved to 1301 East Main Street where they lived 11 years before Mr Garriott passed away July 23, 1983. He is buried in Memorial Park Cemetery.
JOHN MORGAN FAMILY BIOGRAPHY: John Joseph Morgan was born in Baltimore, Maryland, May 15, 1907, a son of John Joseph and Margaret (Krause) Morgan. The family moved to Clinton in 1912. Johnny went to Douglas School and Clinton High.
Mildred Lucille Garriott was born June 11, 1910, in Clinton, a daughter of Charles Allen and Lena Mae (Welch) Garriott. She attended Lincoln grade school and Clinton High.
John and Mildred, Cleo "Red" McConnell and Juanita McMahon were married in a double ceremony, October 23, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois. Each couple acting as attendants for the other.
Mildred worked at the garment factory in Clinton from 1928 to 1932.
They had four children: John Joseph, Jr, born July 11, 1930, died November 12, 1961; Robert Lee, born September 18, 1934, died Jul 18, 1963; Caroline, born September 28, 1935, died three hours after birth; Charlene Ann (Peach), born January 15, 1938.
John worked in the machine shop at the Illinois Central round house from 1928 to 1932. In 1925 the family moved to Peoria, Illinois where Johnny was employed at Caterpillar Company. In 1957 he became ill and took his disability; he passed away June 9, 1979 and is buried in Fondulac Cemetery, East Peoria, Illinois. Mildred resides in East Peoria near her daughter, Charlene. She has two grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.