Garrett B Garrison

Garrett B Garrison
b. About 1798, New Jersey
d. 1 September 1875, Des Moines County, Iowa

m/1. 19 February 1823, Morgan County, Indiana
Nancy Williams
b. 29 November 1803, Tennessee
d. 8 Aug 1850, Florence Township, Louisa County, Iowa

m/2.
Catherine Crutchfield

m/3.
Mary Jackson

Children with Nancy Williams:

  • Margaret (1823-1890) married Joseph Ogle
  • Mary (1828-1860) married John M. Willson
  • Catherine (1834-1911) married William Rutter
  • Jonathan W. (abt. 1836 – bet. 1880/90) married Jane Elizabeth Walker
  • Sarah (1839-1854)
  • Garrett (1842-1850)
  • Louisa (1844-1916) married Samuel Edward Tutor
  • Milton (1847-1923) married (1) Edna L. Friend, (2) Alice B. Faith

Garrett’s family was in Indiana before 1823 when he married Nancy Williams. He had purchased land in February of that year in Greene Township of Morgan County. He moved to Iowa in 1836 and to Kingston in Des Moines County, Iowa, in 1852.

Garret was a farmer, and he served in the Black War in 1832 as a private in Benton County’s 40th MTDD Riflemen, Indiana Militia. He was appointed Louisa County, Iowa, School District #5 Monitor in 1847.

Submitted by:
Jesse Yale Norris
Sun City AZ
E-mail: hy3027@earthlink.net

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