Augustus Simeon Garriott 2 3
- Born: 22 Feb 1846, Indiana, USA
- Marriage (1): Martha E. Densford on 7 May 1867 in Jackson County, Indiana, USA 1
- Died: 13 Apr 1921 at age 75
- Buried: Mt. Carmel Cemetery
Occupation: Teacher, Co. Commissioner, Trustee, & State Representative 1895
Of Little York, a prominent citizen and farmer of Gibson Township and a native of the county and township, where he yet resides, was born February 22, 1846. He is the second son in a family of six children --Samuel H., Nancy (deceased), Augustus S., Eliza Jane (deceased), Mary E. (Mrs. Warner) and Lydia A. (Mrs. Price)--born to Amos M. and Mary A. (Haines) Garriott, the former a minister of the United Brethren Church and both members of that denomination. These parents died January 8, 1861, and December 24, 1854, respectively,and both lie sleeping in the cemetery at Mount Hebron. The subject of our sketch remained at home until his parents' deaths, and in early years attended the district schools, afterward the graded schools of New Philadelphia and Salem. He embarked in the teacher's profession, which he has followed sixteen winters,and now holding a certificate of the highest grade has made the profession a success. He is the owner of 1,000 acres of land, 600 acres being improved; is a Republican in politics, and was married May 7, 1867, to Martha E., daughter of John and Jane (Lee) Densford, by whom he is the father of these children: Gertrude J., Ida A., Amos M., Carrie E., Mertie A. and Mary I. He and wife belong to the United Brethren Church.
History of Lawrence, Orange and Washington Counties, Indiana copyright 1884 Goodspeed Brothers and Company, Chicago
Data Entry by Diana Flynn
Noted events in his life were:
• Resided: US Census, 1850, Gibson Township, Washington County, Indiana, USA. Living with his parents.
• Residence: US Census, 1870, Gibson Township, Washington County, Indiana, USA.
Augustus married Martha E. Densford, daughter of Joseph Densford and Jane Lee, on 7 May 1867 in Jackson County, Indiana, USA.1 (Martha E. Densford was born on 6 Jun 1849 in Jackson County, Indiana, USA 4 and died on 17 Oct 1923 in Washington County, Indiana, USA.)