​​​Garriott Family Genealogy

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06-Martha Ellen Garriott
Birth: 1838, Virginia (1850 Muskingham Co, OH census) (parents b. VA)
Home: lived in Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL for 30 years
Death: 19 Aug 1897, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL- age 59
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery
Father: Zachariah King Garriott

Marriage: 17 Jan 1856, Vinton Co, OH
1st Spouse: James W DEARTH
Birth: 1834, Vinton Co, OH (1860 Vinton Co, census) (Guernsey Co, OH, Cemetery records)
Death: 1867, Vinton Co, Ohio, in accident- age 33
Burial: Boblett Cemetery
Occupation: Stone Mason

    1ST MARRIAGE: Martha Ellen 1st married James Dearth before 1859, had two children: [Eugene Joseph Beckius]
07----WILLIAM HENRY DEARTH [b. 3 Jan 1859, Vinton Co, OH; d. 13 Dec 1947, Jacksonville, Morgan Co, IL, age- 88, bur. Graceland Cemetery], m. Ida Emma SKIVERS [b. 24 Sep 1868, Logan Co, IL; d. 1962- age 92], lived in Kenney, IL, had two children:
      08----ROSE MARY DEARTH [b. 30 Sep 1893, DeWitt Co, IL; d. Jul 1977, St. James, Watonwan Co, MN- age 83], SSN: 471-44-9084/MN, m. Nicolas BECKIUS [b. about 1889, MN] on 22 Apr 1914, had 4 children:
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          09----RAYMOND [b. about 1915, MN];
          09----FLORENCE BECKIUS [b. about 1917, MN];
          09----MARTIN JOSEPH BECKIUS [b. 3 Apr 1919, MN; d. 3 Jan 1972, Saint James, Watonwan Co, MN- age 52, bur. Calvary Cemetery], m. Clarabelle Maxine OLSON [b. 21 Apr 1922, Larson, Burke Co, ND], had son:
               10----EUGENE JOSEPH BECKIUS [b. 5 Nov 1942; d. 10 Jan 2010, bur. Calvary Cemetery], m. Sharon Ann SCHIRMER, had four children;
          09----ELIZABETH BECKIUS [b. about 1926, MN];
     08----ELIJAH CLINTON DEARTH [b. 19 Feb 1898, Tunbridge, DeWitt Co, IL; d. 25 Oct 1961, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co, OH- age 63];
07----JOHN CLINTON "CLINT" DEARTH [b. 5 Nov 1865, Vinton Co, OH, or IL; d. 16 Dec 1928, Pleasant Grove, Story Co, IA- age 63], lived in Wapella, m. Dora Olive NEAL [b. 18 Sep 1862, DeWitt Co, IL; d. 22 Mar 1942, Schaller, Sac Co, IA- age 79], daughter of Steven Neil and Rachel ___, had 5 children, 3 living: (census)
     08----ORA ORVELL DEARTH [b. 13 Sep 1890, DeWitt Co, IL; d. 1 Mar 1967, Newell, Buena Vista Co, IA- age 76];
     08----BESSIE C DEARTH [b. Aug 1893, IL; d. 1971, Sac Co, IA- age 78];
     08----INFANT DEARTH [b. & d. 1896];
     08----HARLAN D DEARTH [b. May 1899, IA; d. 1920, Story Co, IA- age 20];
     08----LELA DEARTH [b. about 1902, IA; d. 26 Apr 1921, Story Co, IA- age 19].

Marriage: 12 Feb 1877, DeWitt Co, IL
2nd Spouse: Amos M NESBITT
Birth: 1850, IL
Death 1883- age 33
Burial: Texas Township Cemetery
Occupation: Farmer
Father: b. PA
Mother: b. OH

     2ND MARRIAGE: Martha and Amos had a daughter:
07----MYRTLE J NESBITT [b. 1878, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL].

     1860 Harrison, Vinton Co, OH census: has James Dearth 26, b. OH, Stone Mason w/ $500 RE; Martha Dearth 21, b. VA; and William H Dearth 1, b. OH.
     1870 Austin, Macon Co, IL census: has Felix Owens 24, b. IN, Farmer w/ $1,500 RE; Sarah E Owens 23, b. VA, Keeping House; Amos M Nesbit 20, b. IL, Works on Farm; and Martha E Derth 28, b. VA, Domestic Servant,
     1880 Tunbridge, DeWitt Co, IL census: has Amos M Nesbet 30, b. IL, Farmer; Martha E Nesbet 38, b. VA, Housekeeper; Myrtle J Nesbet 2, b. IL; William H Dearth 21, b. OH (Stepson), Farmhand; John C Dearth 14, b. IL (Stepson), Farmhand; and Dora A Garriott 7, b. IL, (Niece).
     Next door on this census page is: (both b. VA) Zachariah Garriott 75, Gardner; and Rhoda Garriott 75.
     1900 Washington, Buena Vista Co, IA census: has John C Dearth 34, b. IL, Farmer; Dora O Dearth 37, b. IL (5 children-3 living); Orry O Dearth 9, b. IL; Bessie E Dearth 9, b. IL; and Harlan D Dearth 1, b. IA.
     1910 Cottonwood Co, MN census: has John C Dearth 43, b. IL, Farmer-General Farm; Dora A Dearth 46, b. IL (6 children-4 living); Ora Dearth 19, b. IL, Laborer-Home Farm; Bessie Dearth 16, b. IL; Harlan Dearth 10, b. IA; Lela Dearth 8, b. IA; and George Coventry 48, b. England, Boarder,
     1920 Milford, Story Co, IA census: has John C Dearth 54, b. IL, Farmer-General Farm; Dora Dearth 57, b. IL; Harley Dearth 27, b. IA, Farm Laborer-Home Farm; and Lela Dearth 18, b. IA.
     1920 Mulligan, Brown Co, MN census: has Nick Beckius 30, b. MN, Farmer-General Farm; Rose Beckius 25, b. IL; Ray Beckius 4-11/12, b. MN; Florence Beckius 3-1/12, b. MN; and Martin Beckius 9/12, b. MN.
     1930 Decatur, Macon Co, IL census: has William Dearth 71, b. OH, Fireman-Stationary Boiler w/ $3,000 RE; and Anna Dearth 66, b. IL.
     1930 Milford, Story Co, IA census: has Ora Dearth 39, b. IL, Farmer-General Farm; Dora Dearth 67, b. IL, Widow (Mother); Sarah Birney 73, b. OH, Widow, Boarder, Housework-Farm; and Earl Ridgeway 24, b. IA, Laborer-Farm.
     1930 Albin?, Brown Co, MN census: has Nick Beckius 41, b. MN; Rose Beckius 36, b. IL; Ramond Beckius 15, b. MN; Florence Beckius 13, b. MN; Martin Beckius 11, b. MN; Elizabeth Beckius 4-3/12, b. MN; George Country 61, b. England, Widow, Boarder; and George Bernlocho 60, b. MN, Boarder.
     1940 Decatur, Macon Co, IL census: has William H Dearth 81, b. OH, (Widow, Father-in-Law); in the household of Ray Adams 42, b. IL, Painter; and Goldie Adams 48, b. IL.

     2010 OBITUARY: Eugene J Beckius, age 67, of North Mankato, died at his home on Sunday, January 10, 2010. Eugene Joseph Beckius was born in St James on November 5, 1942, the son of Martin and Clarabelle (Olson) Beckius.
     Gene grew up in the St James area where he attended St James High School. He served in the US Navy from 1959 until 1963. Gene spent most of his working career in sales, farm equipment and automobiles. He spent the past ten years in semi-retirement driving school bus in St James and later in Mankato. Gene was a member of the American Legion and VFW. He loved history both civil war history and his own family history. He had traced his family history back to Europe. Gene also enjoyed the outdoors he fished, did bird watching, like lawn work and tending his garden.
     Eugene is survived by his children and their spouses Tammy (Art) Winker of Glidden, IA, Michael (Ann Swartz-Beckius) Beckius of Mankato, Michele (Josh) Nelson of St Joseph, MN, Lisa (Jay) Irwin of Fairmont, 9 grandchildren, brother James (Linda) Beckius of White Bear Lake, sisters Patricia (Don) Schuur of Bingham Lake, Rosemary Schroen of St James, Arlene (Tim) Brown of St. James and Barbara (Larry) Rasmussen of Mt Lake. He was preceded in death by his parents.

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