Doddridge County Roots

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Aaron GARRISON

Male 1809 - 1890  (80 years)


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  • Name Aaron GARRISON 
    Born 6 Sep 1809  Greene Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Wood Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military From 1862 to 1865  [3, 4, 5
    Pvt, Co H, 4th W.Va. Cav, and Co C & A, 6th W.Va. Inf, Civil War 
    Census 1870, 1880  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation tailor  [2, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Died 29 Jul 1890  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Person ID I39151  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2015 

    Family Martha A. STOUT,   b. 19 Feb 1817, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1893, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1834  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Notes 
    • 1850 Census, Wood County, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jul 30 1850:
      Arron Garrison, 41, tailor; Martha, 34; John, 14; Nath'l, 12; Eliza, 10; Agnes, 7; Thomas, 5; Margaret, 1; Eliza Lawson, 20. All born in Virginia except Arron, born in Pennsylvania.

      1860 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jul 23 1860:
      Aaron Garrison, 50, tailor; Martha, 43, unable to read or write; Eliza, 19; Agne, 16; Thos., 14; Margret, 11; Mary E, 7; Samuel E, 4; Josiah B, 1. All born in Virginia except Aaron, born in Pennsylvania.

      1870 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union Twp, Town of West Union), enumerated on Jun 8 1870:
      Aaron Garrison, 60, tailor; Martha, 58; Margret E, 20; Mary E, 16; Saml A, 14; Benj, 11; not named (female), 25 (or 35?) days, born in May.

      1880 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District), enumerated on Jun 2 1880:
      Aaron Garrison, 70, tailor; wife M, 63; son Elbert, 24, single; son Benj, 21, single.

      Local news item, "West Union Record," Thursday, May 25 1916, in its entirety:
      "Aaron Garrison deserves great credit for his attention to the too much neglected cemetery. His labors demand something more than commendation." [13]
    Children 
     1. John E. GARRISON,   b. 30 Nov 1835, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1857, Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    +2. Nathaniel GARRISON,   b. 11 Dec 1837,   d. 21 Oct 1917, Belmont, Pleasants Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +3. Eliza L. N. GARRISON,   b. 25 Jan 1840, Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1924, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +4. Agnes Stevenson GARRISON,   b. 14 May 1844, Pleasants Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1886  (Age 41 years)
     5. Thomas M. GARRISON,   b. 28 Oct 1845, Wood Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1865, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
    +6. Margaret E. GARRISON,   b. 22 Aug 1849, Pleasants Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1896  (Age 47 years)
    +7. Mary Ellen GARRISON,   b. 7 Nov 1853, Pleasants Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1887, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     8. Samuel Elbert GARRISON,   b. 1856,   d. 1914  (Age 58 years)
     9. Josiah Benjamin GARRISON,   b. 5 Dec 1858,   d. 6 Aug 1884  (Age 25 years)
    Family ID F18866  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Headstone.

    2. [S2568] West Virginia Deaths Index, 1853-1973 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    3. [S2588] U.S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    4. [S2222] 1890 Veterans Schedules, (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    5. [S2619] U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    6. [S2148] 1880 Census, Doddridge County, WV (West Union District).

    7. [S1999] 1870 Census, Doddridge County, WV (West Union Twp).

    8. [S1890] 1860 Census, Doddridge County, (W)VA.

    9. [S2456] 1850 Census, Wood County, (W)VA.

    10. [S1793] West Union WV Cemeteries (Doddridge County), (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (July 1990)).

    11. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    12. [S1907] One World Tree, www.ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com).

    13. [S1583] Marriage record of daughter.