Garriott Family Genealogy
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07-George Alexander Garriott
Birth: 31 Jul 1875, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL
Death: 23 Sep 1954, Kenny, DeWitt Co, IL- age 79
Burial: Tunbridge Cemetery
Occupation: Farmer (birth registers, census)
Military: WW1 Draft Registration, 12 Sep 1918, 43 yo, med/br/br.
Father: Henry Allen Garriott
Marriage: 21 Apr 1901, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL: Reg D/306, by Rev SC Black, Presbyterian Minister, at his home
Spouse: Phoebe Estella MALONE
Birth: 24 Jan 1876, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL
Death: 14 Jan 1952, DeWitt Co, IL: Bk J/167, of heart attack- age 75, as Thebia Estella Garriott
Burial: Tunbridge Cemetery
Father: Peter Malone (Wm Malone re: Clinton Daily Journal)
Mother: Lucretia Buck
CHILDREN: George and Feba had seven children:
08----RUSSELL ALLEN GARRIOTT [b. 31 Jan 1902, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL: Reg 2/16; d. 10 Oct 1984, Glendale, Maricopa Co, AZ- age 82, bur. Atlanta, Logan Co, IL], SSN: 709-12-0748/RR, m. Elizabeth "Bessie" TROXEL [b. 11 Nov 1905; d. 13 Dec 1976- age 71] in Lincoln, Logan Co, IL, had three children:
09-- --EUGENE ALLEN GARRIOTT [b. 2 Sep 1928, Waynesville, DeWitt Co, IL; d. 9 Apr 2000, St John's Hospital, Morgan Co, IL- age 71], lived in Firefighter, Truck Driver, SSN: 322-26-5981/IL, member of US Army, Korean War, m. Wanda KNOX, daughter of Leona Lomelino (1916-1995) in 1962, Jacksonville, Morgan Co, IL; (see obituary)
09----MARY GARRIOTT, m. ___ GOSDA, lived in Bloomington; and
09----KENNETH "KENNY" GARRIOTT, m. Jenny ___, lived in Lincoln;
08----HAROLD GARRIOTT [b. 12 May 1903, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL: Reg 2/60; d. 11 Nov 1963, Marshall, Lyon Co, MI- age 60, bur. Oakridge Cemetery], SSN: 334-05-9276/IL, m. Florence SACHJEN [b. 12 Mar 1905; d. 27 May 2006- age 101, bur. Oakridge Cemetery], she the daughter of Carl H Sachjen and Ellen Johnson, on 10 Jul 1943, Dixon, Lee Co, IL, lived in Rolla, MO-- no issue;
08----DOROTHY GARRIOTT [b. 26 May 1905, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL: Reg 2/136; d. 9 Jul 1914- age 9];
08----VERNON E GARRIOTT [b. 1 Apr 1907, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL: Reg 2/208; d. 10 Oct 1994, Port Richey, Pasco Co, FL- age 87, bur. Meadowlawn Memorial Gardens], lived in Flint, Michigan & Pasco Co, FL, worked at General Motors, SSN: 379-03-8977/MI, m. Alta Mae CASH [b. 20 Jul 1911, or 28 Feb 1912 (SSI records); d. 13 Jul 1995, Tarpon Springs, Pinellas Co, FL- age 83, bur. Meadowlawn Memorial Gardens], 10 Jan 1928, Glasgow, Barren Co, KY;
09----DOROTHY E GARRIOTT, m. Ray GOFF, lived in Houston, TX, Charleston, SC, and Conway, AR, had five sons;
09----JAMES EDWARD GARRIOTT [maybe b. 20 Sep 1929; d. 24 Feb 1993, Battle Creek, MI- age 63], (tombstone reads James Alan Garriott-- this might not be the right James) SSN: 384-26-5563/MI, lived in Long Island, NY, had a son and daughter, both live in Nashville, TN.
08----CLIFFORD GARRIOTT [b. 29 Aug 1909, Kenny, DeWitt Co, IL: Reg 2/292; d. 5 Jan 1976- age 66, of heart attack], res. of Sterling, Whiteside Co, IL, SSN: 334-05-9268/IL, m. Helen Virginia LEIGNER [b. 13 Sep 1910; d. 2 Jan 1979- age 68, bur. Oak Knoll Cemetery], SSN: 357-03-5705/IL, lived in Sterling, IL, had six children;
08----HATTIE MARTHA GARRIOTT [b. 23 Nov 1911, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL: Reg 3/43; d. 24 Jul 1996, Decatur, Macon Co, IL- age 84, bur. Boiling Springs Cemetery], SSN: 326-36-2704/IL, resident of Decatur, Macon Co, IL, never married; and
08----VELVA ROSALIE GARRIOTT [b. 9 Feb 1918, Clinton, DeWitt Co, IL; d. 8 Apr 2002- age 84, bur. Graceland Cemetery], m. Clifford Wesley SNELSON [b. 25 Dec 1913; d. 18 Sep 1991- age 76, bur. Graceland Cemetery], SSN: 325-18-4088/IL, WW2 veteran, in 1937, he the son of Chester H Snelson (1892-1958) and Amelia Elizabeth Whiteside (1918-2002), lived in Decatur, IL, no issue.
1900 Maroa, Macon Co, IL census: has George Garriott 24, b. IL, a Servant in the household of Ruleff Long 41; and Eva S Long 42; their son, and another servant.
1910 Texas, DeWitt Co, IL census: has (all b. IL) George A Gariott 34, Farmer-General Farm; Phebe E Gariott 34; Russell A Gariott 8; Harold Gariott 6; Dortha B Gariott 4; Vernon E Gariott 3; and Clifford Gariott 4/12.
1920 Tunbridge, DeWitt Co, IL census: has (all b. IL) George A Garriott 45, Farmer-General Farm; Phebe Garriott 44; Harrold Garriott 16; Vernon Garriott 12; Clifford Garriott 10; Hattie Garriott 8; and Velva Garriott 1-10/12.
1930 DeWitt Co, IL census: has George A Garriott 54, b. IL, Farmer-Gen Farm; Phebe E Garriott 54, b. IL; Hattie M Garriott 18, b. IL; Velva R Garriott 12, b. IL; Clifford Garriott 20, b. IL, Farm Laborer-Farm; and Helen V Garriott 19, b. IN (Daughter-in-Law).
1940 Tunbridge, DeWitt Co, IL census: has (all b. IL) Geo A Garriott 64, Farmer-Farm; Phebe Garriott 64; and Hattie M Garriott 28.
1952 OBITUARY: Mrs George Garriott, 75, of Clinton, died at John Warner hospital at 8:30 pm Monday of a heart attack. Mrs Garriott had only been admitted to the hospital a short time before her death.
She was born Feba Stella Malone, daughter of Peter and Lucretia (Buck) Malone, at Wapella, January 24, 1876, and was married to George Garriott at Clinton, April 21, 1901, who survives with the following children: Russell of Lincoln; Clifford of Sterling; Vernon of Flint, MI; Harold of Rollin, MO; Mrs Clifford Senison of Decatur, and Miss Harriet at home.
Other survivors are a brother, John Malone, and two sisters, Mrs Esther Mandrell and Mrs Addie Todd, all of Clinton; eleven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
She was a member of the Free Methodist Church.
She was taken to the Reeser-Herington funeral home. Funeral services will be held in the Free Methodist Church Thursday at 2 pm. Rev S D Phelps of Tower Hill, a former local pastor, will be in charge assisted by Rev Lawrence Strode. Burial will be in Tunbridge Cemetery.
[Clinton Daily Journal and Public]
1954 OBITUARY: George Garriott Funeral Sunday. Funeral rites for the late George A Garriott, 79, Clinton, will be held at 2 pm Sunday in the Herington Funeral home. Rev Casper J Allen of the Baptist Church will officiate, and burial will be in Tunbridge Cemetery. Mr Garriott died at 10:30 pm Thursday in a hospital in East Moline.
Mr Garriott was born in DeWitt County, July 31, 1875, a son of Henry and Nancy Roberts Garriott, and was married to Estella Malone, April 25 1901, at Clinton. She died in 1952.
Surviving are four sons, Russell Garriott, Lincoln; Harold Garriott, Marshall, MI; Vernon Garriott, Flint, MI; Clifford Garriott, Sterling; and two daughters, Mrs Velva Shelson, Decatur, and Miss Hattie Garriott, Forsyth.
Other survivors are a brother, Edward Garriott, and a sister Mrs Emma Bowers, both of Clinton; 11 grandchildren and nine great children. One daughter preceded him in death. Mr Garriott was a member of the Free Methodist Church.
[Clinton Daily Journal & Public]
1991 OBITUARY: Clifford W Snelson, 77, of Decatur died 11:45 pm Wednesday (Sept. 18, 1991) in Decatur Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be 9:30 am Saturday in Graceland Cemetery with military rites conducted by VFW Post 99. There will be no visitation. Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials: First United Methodist Church. Mr. Snelson was born in Mount Auburn on Dec. 25, 1913, son of Chester Henry and Amelia Elizabeth Whiteside Snelson. He was a farmer, a member of First United Methodist Church and an Army veteran of World War II. He married Velva Rosalie Garriott in 1937. Surviving are his wife; several cousins, nieces and nephews.
[Herald & Review (Decatur, Illinois), September 20, 1991, pg A9]
2000 OBITUARY: Eugene Allen Garriott, 71, of Jacksonville, former Phoenix, died Sunday April 9, 2000, at St John's Hospital. He was born Sept 2, 1928, in Waynesville, the son of Russell and Bessie Troxal Garriott. He married Wanda Knox-Dennis in 1962 in Jacksonville. Mr Garriott worked as a firefighter in Jacksonville and also as a truck driver for several years. He was a member of Grace Methodist Church in Jacksonville and had served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Survivors: wife, Wanda; a son, Bill (wife, Eva) Garriott of Summerville, SC; two daughters, Marjorie (husband, Randy) Brawner of Missouri and Kimberly (husband, James) Phillips of Tempe, AZ; a stepson, Donald R (wife, Jill) Dennis of Springfield; a stepdaughter, Denise Logsdon of Springfield; five grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; a great-grandson; a sister, Mary Gosda of Bloomington; a brother, Kenny (wife, Jenny) Garriott of Lincoln; and several nieces and nephews.
[State Journal-Register, Springfield, IL]
2002 OBITUARY: Velva "Rosalie" Garriott was born 9 Feb 1918 to George Alexander and Estella "Phebe" Malone Garriott in De Witt County, Illinois. She married Clifford W. Snelson in 1937. They lived in Decatur, Illinois. She was employed at Janes Cleaners for many years. She died April 8, 2002, after a long illness and was buried at Graceland cemetery.
[probably Herald & Review via findagrave.com & Sue Hawk Ridgley]