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Subject: Re: [MOTEXAS] Jehu Samuel Garrett marriage - Snow, not Wood (?)
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2011 16:29:04 -0000
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I wanted to emphasize "Snow", not shout at you. My nephew by marriage, who is living and whose surname is Dane, is Jehu's second grand nephew by blood through Amanda Garrett, Jehu's half sister. Amanda married David Davidson Dane.
This is what I have on Jehu. I would welcome corrections; Elizabeth Jane could be a Wood instead of a Snow. The only official records of her maiden name I have found so far are their marriage record, in which she is "Suon", and son Oscar's 24 May 1939 Texas Death certificate, in which Jehu is "James F" and Elizabeth Jane is "Jane Snow". (Jehu was "James" in 1910, the old rascal.)
It isn't complete. I'm working my way through the children as time and wife allow. I'm on Oscar Sylvester today.
Summary of Jehu Samuel Garrett
Name:Jehu Samuel Garrett
Father:William Garrett (bet 1817 and 1820 - )
Mother:Elizabeth (Unknown) (1824/25 - bef 1880)
Birth13 Nov 1866Missouri
Census1870 (age 4)Buffalo, Dallas, Missouri
Census1880 (age 14)Elk Creek Twp, Wright, Missouri
Census1900 (age 34)Burdine Twp, Texas, Missouri
Census1910 (age 44)Perry, Noble, Oklahoma
Census1920 (age 54)Willow Springs, Howell, Missouri
Census3 Apr 1930 (age 63)Willow Springs, Howell, Missouri
Death16 Jun 1930 (age 63)Springfield, Greene, Missouri
Alt. Names Jay Hugh, Jahugh, John, James
Burial Sargent Twp, Texas, Missouri - Freedom Cem
1. Elizabeth Jean Snow
Marriage 20 Feb 1890, Texas County, Missouri
Charles Winchester Garrett (16 Mar 1891 - 27 Jul 1957)
Oscar S Garrett (Feb 1893 - )
Cora Irene Garrett (18 Apr 1895 - 14 Jun 1984)
Edith C Garrett (May 1897 - 21 Dec 1901)
Francis Garrett (Mar 1899 - )
Jesse Garrett (1900/1 - )
Lizzie Garrett (1902/3 - )
Nathan Garrett (1905/6 - )
2. Julia Swecker
Marriage 31 Jan 1914 (age 47) Howell County, Missouri
Dorothy Garrett (1915/16 - )
Winifred Garrett (1917/18 - )
1900, Burdine Twp, Texas, Missouri
Garrett, Jehu, head, Nov 1866, 33, Mo, Va, Va, farmer
Garrett, Elizabeth J, wife, Nov 1868, 31, Mo, Va, Ohio
Garrett, Charles W, son, Mar 1891, 9, Mo, Va, Ohio
Garrett, Oscar S, son, Feb 1893, 7, Mo, Va, Ohio
Garrett, Cara I, dau, Apr 1895, 5, Mo, Va, Ohio
Garrett, Edith C, dau, May 1897, 3, Mo, Va, Ohio
Garrett, Francis, dau, Mar 1899, 1, Mo, Va, Ohio
Jehu and Elizabeth have been married for 10 years.
They are in HH 203. Joseph Snow, Elizabeth's father, is in HH 201, just up the road.
In 1910 the railroad sent him to Oklahoma.
1910, Perry Ward 4, Noble, Oklahoma
Garrett, James, head, 44 1866, Ky, Ky, Ky, Bridge Carpenter
Garrett, Jennie, wife, 42 1868, Mass, Va, Ohio
Garrett, Charles, son, 19 1891, Mo, Ky, Mo, Bridge Carpenter
Garrett, Oscar, son, 17 1893, Mo, Ky, Mo
Garrett, Cora, dau, 15 1895, Mo, Ky, Ky
Garrett, Frankis, son, 11 1899, Mo, Ky, Ky
[Francis May, daughter]
Garrett, Jesse, son, 9, 1901, Mo, Ky, Ky
Garrett, Leggin E, dau, 7, 1903, Mo, Ky, Ky
Garrett, Nation, son, 5, 1905, Mo, Ky, Ky
1920, Willow Springs, Howell, Missouri:
Garrett, John S, head, 53, Mo, Mo, Mo, Carpenter, bridge
Garrett, Julia, wife, 42, Tenn, WV, Tenn
Garrett, Nathan, son, 14, Mo, Mo, Mo
Garrett, Dorothy, dau, 4, Mo, Mo, Tenn
Garrett, Winifred, dau, 2, Mo, Mo, Tenn
Forrester, Clifford, step-son, 16, Mo, Mo, Tenn
Forrester, Catherine, step-dau, 14, Mo, Mo, Tenn
Forrester, Steven, step-son, 12, Mo, Mo, Tenn
Forrester, Frank, step-son, 10, Mo, Mo, Tenn
1930, Willow Springs, Howell, Missouri:
Garrett, John S, head, 63, Mo, Va, Va, carpenter, Car shops
Garrett, Julia, wife, 32 , Tenn, Mo, Tenn
Garrett, Dorothy, dau, 14, Mo, Mo, Tenn
Garrett, Winnifred, dau, 12, Mo, Mo, Tenn
"John" was 25 at first marriage, Julia 16.
The man below Jehu's family works for a steam railway; I suspect Jehu worked in a railroad car shop, not an automobile one.
As of August 2011, Jehu had three Find-a-Grave entries, with none of them completely correct.
Memorial 56966656, Created by JMW
Jay S Garrett
Death: Jun. 16, 1930, Springfield, Greene, Missouri
Burial: Willow Springs City Cem, Willow Springs, Howell, Mo
Memorial 38287591, Created by Nancy Garrett
Jehu Samuel Garrett
Birth: Nov. 13, 1886, Willow Springs, Howell, Missouri
Death: Jul. 30, 1930, Willow Springs, Howell, Missouri
(Picture of tombstone, with those dates carved in stone)
(It looks like a modern tombstone, though.)
Burial: Freedom , Willow Springs, Howell, Missouri
Memorial 35666330, Created by Diana Kimes
Samuell Jehu Garrett
Birth: Nov. 13, 1866
Death: Jul. 30, 1930
Freedom Cemetery, Sargent Twp, Texas, Missouri
Here is his death certificate:
Place of death: Greene County, Springfield, Mo, St. John's Hospital
Full name: Jay S. Garrett
Residence: Willow Springs, Mo
Male, white, widowed
Death Date: June 16, 1930
Wife: Jennie Garrett (Deceased)
Age: about 63
Occupation: Retired Frisco Carpenter [Frisco was a railroad]
Birthplace, mother, father: Unknown
Informant: Cora Garrett, Springfield, Mo
Place of Burial: Willow Springs, Mo
It looks to me like:
He died in Springfield on June 16 while visiting his daughter Cora, but he lived in Willow Springs.
JMW assumed "Place of Burial: Willow Springs, Mo" meant the city cemetery.
Nancy Garrett assumed that if he lived there in Willow Springs, he died there.
The tombstone was replaced, sometime 1960 - 1990, and they somehow got the wrong death date chiseled in stone.
JMW was working from the death certificate alone.
Nancy Garrett was working from the tombstone in the Freedom Cemetery alone - plus family memories.
Cora Garrett, the informant, didn't think much of Julia Swecker, Jehu's second wife.
Diana Kimes didn't have the death certificate either. She got the county right. Sargent Township, and the also crossroads known as Sargent, are in Texas County. The Freedom cemetery looks to be two miles or so north of the Howell county line, in Texas County
Given the error in the death place, I suspect the birth place on Nancy Garrett's Find-a-Grave entry is in error too. I'd bet he was born in either Texas County, where his family was in 1860, or Dallas County, where they were in 1870.
United States Census, 1870, Miller, Dallas, Missouri; Roll: M593_773; Page: 208A; Image: 421.
United States Census, 1880, Elk Creek, Wright, Missouri; Roll: 741; Page: 464C; Enumeration District: 138; Image: 0245.
Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Texas Co, p. 84; Ancestry image 11 of 54.
Groom: J H [Jay Hugh] Garrett
Bride: Elizabeth J Suon [Snow]
20 Feb 1890, Texas Co., Missouri.
United States Census, 1900, Burdine, Texas, Missouri; Roll: T623_905; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 134.
United States Census, 1910, Perry Ward 4, Noble, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1264; Page: 27B; Enumeration District: 0153; Image: 785;.
Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002.
Mr. J H Garrett, age 47
Mrs. Julia Forrester, age 37
31 Jan 1914, Howell Co.
United States Census, 1920, Willow Springs, Howell, Missouri; Roll: T625_920; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 105; Image: 910.
United States Census, 1930, Willow Springs, Howell, Missouri; Roll: 1191; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 18; Image: 952.0.
Missouri Digital Heritage, Missouri Death Certificate, Greene County, #19163.
Find-a-Grave, Memorial 38287591.
Find-a-Grave, Memorial 56966656.
Find-a-Grave, Memorial 35666330.
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