John P. Garrison Biography Page

Private Co. D

Father: David Isaac Garrison
Mother: Nancy Tennison
Date and Place of Birth: 12/30/1830
Spouse: Sarah E. Hunt1 (b. 10/1/1836 - d. 4/26/1872), Nancy Smith Drew2, Eliza Jane Willis Black3 (b. 10/1834).
Children:1 Mary Elizabeth (b. 5/27/1856), Nancy Jane (b. 2/1/1859), Harriet Emily (b. 6/26/1860), Homer (b. 1861), Edwin F. (twin)  (b. 3/17/62 - d. 4/26/1873), Sarah Francis (twin) (b. 3/27/1862 - d. 4/26/1873), John Wesley (b. 11/9/1864 - d. 9/21/1884), Louisinda Isabell (b. 8/30/1866), Andrew Jackson (b. 3/16/1868), Samantha Agnes (b. 1/2/1870), Allice Ellen (b. 4/23/1872 - d. 8/23/1872).
Children:2 Thomas Jefferson Garrison (b. abt. 1873).
Children:3 Arther H.  (b. 11/27/1875), Oscar H. (b. 11/27/1875).
Date and Place of Death:  7/21/1907. Tennyson, Indiana.
Place of Burial: Garrison Cemetery, Warrick County, Indiana (Skelton Township).

Military History: Served 3 years and 6 months, before honorably discharged.
Comments: Twin Brother of William H. Garrison, 42nd Indiana, Co. D
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John P. Garrison Obituaries


Source: Boonville Enquirer 26 July 1907

Uncle John Garrison, age 76 years, died at home here last Sunday noon after a long illness. Uncle John was a consistent member of the Methodist Church but owing to his ill health had not been able to attend services very regularly of late years. He leaves a wife, six children and one brother, besides other relatives and many friends. Funeral services were conducted at the Methodist Church Monday morning by Rev. James Ferguson and Rev. William Cissna, after which the body was taken to the Garrison cemetery for Burial.

Source: Boonville Standard July 26,1907

John P Garrison, departed this life July 21,1907, aged 76 years 6 months and 21 days. He joined the Church February 3,1881, and lived a devoted christian until his death. He was married to Sarah E Hunt, October 27,1852, to which union ten children were born, five of whom still survive. His companion having died April 26,1872. He was united in marriage to Eliza J Black November 14,1874. Two boys were born to them. Oscar and Arther, both of whom are living. In August 1861 he enlisted in Co. D 42nd regiment of Indiana Volunteers and served in the civil war three years and six months, receiving an honorable discharge. Mr. Garrison was one of the most honored and respected citizens of his neighborhood. Rev. James Ferguson, W C Cissna and W H Garrison, the later his twin brother, officiated.

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