Surname: Garrett

Slave Narrative of Alice Douglass

Person Interviewed: Alice Douglass Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Place of Birth: Sumner County, Tennessee Date of Birth: December 22, 1860 Age: 73 I was born December 22, 1880 in Summer County, Tennessee. My mother, I mean mammy, ’cause what did we know ’bout mother and mama. Master and Mistress made dey chillun call all nigger women. “Black Harmy.” Jest as I was saying my mammy was named Millie Elkins and my pappy was named Isaac Garrett. My sisters and brothers was Frank, Susie and Mollie. They is all in Nashville, Tennessee right now. They lived in log houses. I ‘member

Biography of Prof. B. R. Garrett

Prof. B. R. Garrett, son-in-law of Dr. Elam, was born in the vicinity of where he now lives April 20, 1858, a son of T. H. and Henrietta (Hinson) Garrett, and grandson of Thomas Garrett, who died in Tennessee a few years ago. T. H. Garrett was born and reared in that State, and in 1852 became a resident of Arkansas, the journey being made by wagon, and from that time until he was killed in 1864 he was engaged in tilling the soil in this county. Being exempt from army service he remained at home and was killed by

Biography of John W. Garrett

JOHN W. GARRETT. Howell County, Missouri, is fortunate in her farmers and stockmen, who are, almost without exception, men of energy, thrift and enterprise, and prominent among these is John W. Garrett, who is a native of Overton County, Tennessee, where he first saw the light in 1845. His parents, Jacob and Mary (Chapin) Garrett, were also born in that county, the former in 1819 and the latter in 1821, and were married in the State of their birth. In 1852 the family came by wagon to what is now Howell County and entered a tract of land, which now

Biography of Jesse C. Garrett

J. C. Garrett was born in the State of Tennessee in the year 1840, and moved to Hopkins County, in the year 1863 with his father Presly Garrett. With the exception of a few years he has lived in the county continuously since. At the age of twenty-five he married Miss E. J. Garrett a distant relative. By this marriage eleven children were born to them, five boys and. six girls, eight of whom are living at the present time. W. E. married Miss Willie McFall, he is a farmer, a taxpayer and a good citizen of the county. John

Garrett, John B. – Obituary

John B. Garrett, and early settler in the Flora district, passed away in Thursday, June 20 1935 at his home. Funeral services were held Sunday Morning in the Methodist church at Flora and burial was in the Flora cemetery. John Brockman Garrett was born March 23, 1857 in Buncom County, North Carolina. He came west in the summer of 1884 and lived in Dayton Wash. where he was united in marriage to Edith Abel in the summer of 1-11-89. To this union were born seven children. They moved from Dayton to Flora in 1895, where he took a homestead west

Garrett, Richard R. – Obituary

Funeral services for Richard R. Garrett of Medford who passed away Monday will be held today at 3 o’clock at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Medford. Mr. Richard F Genaw will officiate. Conger-Morris Funeral Directors of Medford are in charge of arrangements. Mr. Garrett was born April 8, 1898 in Flora, Oregon the son of the late Brock and Edith Garrett. On Aug 7, 1931 he married the former Bessie Falvey who survives. He served in the army in World War I. He had lived in the Medford area for 50 years and was engaged in the logging business. Survivors, besides

Garrett, Raymond W. – Obituary

Raymond (Rod) Garrett passed away Sunday, May 17, 1942 at the home of his brother, Richard Garrett at Jacksonville near Medford. For a year Rod had lived with his brother and recently had been working on the construction of a new army contonment.He had been in poor health and was oppressed by personal worries and death came from a bullet fired from a high power rifle in his own hands. The body was brought to Enterprise by Richard Garrett and Cecil Osborne and funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at the Flora Methodist church and burial was in Flora Cemetery.

Garrett, Jesse Pelum – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Jesse Pelum Garrett passed away at the Walowa County hospital Sunday morning. He was taken to the hospital Saturday after his hip had been broken in a fall on Main Street. He was knocked to the sidewalk when some boys, who were wrestling, bumped into him. At the hospital he sank rapidly, apparently suffering from the shock. Mr. Garrett had been a resident of Wallowa County for about 52 years. He was born in Leicester, North Carolina, on April 3, 1863. When he was a young man he moved to Washington where he lived a few

Garrett, Melissa – Obituary

Elgin, Union County, Oregon Elgin Pioneer Dies Woman Who Came Here in 1853 Passes Away Mrs. Melissa Garrett, aunt of Judge Slater of La Grande, died at her home near Elgin last evening. She was 80 years of age and was one of the early pioneers of Oregon. Her experience in the west would make an interesting volume and the Evening Observer expects a near future date to have an article on it from the pen of Judge Slater. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon and interment will be made in the Summerville cemetery. La Grande Evening Observer Monday

Biography of Robert Bruce Garrett

Prominent among the successful, energetic and progressive business men of Pryor is Robert Bruce Garrett, who has been identified with various enterprises having to do with the development and improvement of this community and is now engaged in the real estate business. He was born at old Baptist Mission, near which the town of Westville, Adair county, is now located on the 2d of December, 1876, a son of James Robert and Elizabeth A. (Greer) Garrett. His father was a native of Tennessee who came to the Indian Territory when’ quite young, locating at the mission. It was there that