Quillian Garrison Research Collection, 1831-1973 | East Texas Research Center

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Title: Quillian Garrison Research Collection, 1831-1973Add to your cart.

ID: A/42

Primary Creator: Garrison, Quillian

Extent: 4.0 Boxes

Subjects: Garrison (Tex.) -- History -- Sources, Garrison, Caleb, ca. 1775-1848, Genealogy, Texas, East -- History -- Sources

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of correspondence, notes, copies of documents such as military records, Bible records, obituary notices, census data, deeds, death certificates, and newspaper clippings used by Miss Quillian Garrison to do the research for her book Descendants of Caleb Garrison, Sr. and His Wife, Sarah Fleming 1797-1966. Many of the descendants of Caleb Garrison lived in East Texas. The town of Garrison in Nacogdoches County is named for the Garrison family. There are approximately 750 items in the collection.

Subject/Index Terms

Garrison (Tex.) -- History -- Sources
Garrison, Caleb, ca. 1775-1848
Genealogy
Texas, East -- History -- Sources

Administrative Information

Repository: East Texas Research Center

Access Restrictions: Open for research.


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Folder 1: Henry Parks GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: James Freeborn GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Zadock Bonner GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Susan Mandeville GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Thomas Smith GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Ruth Eliza GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: William Barnett Moss GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Caleb Jackson GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Clayton Crawford GillespieAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Fleming Laurie GillespieAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: George Theodore Hughes (Wid) GillespieAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: John Mordecai Scott GillespieAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: Charles Parks Fleming GillespieAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Sarah A. GillespieAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Francis Asbury GillespieAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Joseph Crawford GillespieAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Mary Jane GillespieAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Julia Augusta GillespieAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Frances Patterson GillespieAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Caleb Garrison GillespieAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Georgia Caroline GillespieAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: John Michael GillespieAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Cornelia Alice E. GillespieAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Henry Parks GillespieAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Permelia Lamberth GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Lovick Pierce GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: George McKendrick GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Elizabeth Jane GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Emily Harriet GarrisonAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: George Hampton (Bud) GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Robert Franklin GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Mary Katherine GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Nannie Chappell GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: William Pierce GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Martha Caroline GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Zadoc Devereaux GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Patterson Gillespie GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Enclosures for Proof items 1-50Add to your cart.

Item                                                                                                            Concerns             

1.  J. Michael Gillespie Bible                                                                Ann Henley Garrison's chn., dates, etc.

2. Homer Garrison Bible data                                                              C. J. Garrison, Homer Garrison,Sr. families

3. J. D. Garrison letter                                                                            Julien Devereaux Garrison, Sr. family

4. Margaret Blanch data                                                                        Steven M. King family

5. Letter (DHPGarrison) & Aff                                                                J. P. Ross statement of Caleb Garrison family

6. Tom Brown letter                                                                                Clifton Garrison's 2nd family

7. Items from Joel Burk                                                                          West Point, Cave Springs, etc.

8. Carroll-Heard Counties Ga                                                              Residence of Caleb Garrison

9. Surveyor-Gen. Office,Ga                                                                    Location of Heard Co.lot to McIntosh Reserve

10. Caleb Garrison obituary                                                                  Death date, place, no.of chn., residence, etc.

11. James F. Garrison Bible                                                                Births, deaths, etc. in his family

12. Abigail Bonner obit                                                                          Place and date of death

13. Bert Jones letter                                                                              Jones in-laws names

14. Bess Ross May letters                                                                    Robt. F. Garrison, Mollie Carter families

15. 1961 Lena McDuffie letter                                                              McNair data

16. List of Bibles                                                                                    Ones used in this family lineage

17. Nora Barrett on questionnaire                                                      The Barrett family of Elizabeth J.Garrison

18. Card from Janice Lacey                                                                  G. M. Garrison's full name

19. Anna Shaw Bass, 1949                                                                  F. H. Garrison's 2nd marriage

20. Xmas card, Janice Garrison Booker                                            Her birthday

21. Bert Jones correspondence                                                          Rhoda Garrison Ditto's family

22. Letters, Mrs. Ed Rich                                                                      Sockwell family

23. Letter, Johnny Sockwell                                                                  Sockwell family

24. Helen Beard, questionnaire                                                          Lovic Pierce Garrison family

25. Letter, Mrs. Joe Boles                                                                    Pollard family

26. Letter, Irma Alsabrook                                                                    Ann Garrison Gillespie family

27. Letter, Ruth Davis Applewhite                                                      Ann Garrison Gillespie family

28. Letter, C. W. Gillespie                                                                    Ann Garrison Gillespie family

29. Postal card, Ledbetter PM                                                              Ann Garrison Gillespie family

30. Ann Garrison Gillespie obit                                                          See also Obit file

31. Caroline Stuart obit (not in file)

32. N. P.Gillespie obit

33. Mary Gillespie Davis obit (not in file)

34. C. C. Gillespie obits (not in file)

35. J.Michael Gillespie chits and Golden Wedding clipping (see Box 2. f. 10)

36.  Texas obits. Vol. 1, and San Antonio Herald clipping (not in file)

37. J. Taylor Lacey Bible & M/L                                                                        Nannie Chappell Garrison family

38. P/A, John Garrison to C.Meaders                                                            Residence in Fayette Co. and Carroll Co.lo

39. Clara Wright notes                                                                                      Carroll & Fayette Co.,Ga. items

40. Webb Cr.Valley maps                                                                                Change to Garrison Creek name

41. Ross Bible                                                                                                    John Patterson Ross family

42. Tracing of land grant                                                                                  Caleb Garrison, Franklin Co., Ga.

43. Sallie Lou Harris aff.                                                                                    F.H. Garrison m.to S.J. Menefee & death

44. Gold Lottery grant                                                                                        John Garrisonis res. and emigration to Ga.

45. John Long will,Carroll Co.,Ga                                                                    Ownership of Garrison & Hays Mill

46. Sally Lallier and E.Rainbolt Aff.                                                                  Death of Abigail Bonner

47. 1860 census photocopies                                                                          C.J. Garrison, Boggess, and widow Devereaux

48. Photocopy of M/L                                                                                          C.F. and E.A. Garrison

49. Photocopy of M/L                                                                                          John H. Garrison and Mary Ann Timmons

50. Mexican War Military record                                                                        F. H. Garrison

Folder 10: Enclosures for Proof items 51-100Add to your cart.

Item                                                                                                  Concerns

51. Marriage License                                                                    F. H. Garrison and Sarah Lacy

52. CSA record, 3 letters                                                              F. H. Garrison

53. Joe Lee Garrison Bible                                                        His family

54. 1852 Tax Roll, Rusk Co.,Tex                                              C. J. Garrison here, 1852

55. Discharge,Span.Am.War                                                    John F. Garrison, Sr.

56. Lessley Walker letter                                                            Dora Garrison's family

57. Yazoo Co.,Miss.CSA                                                            Henry Parks Garrison record

58. Page from Ross Bible                                                          Parentage of Patterson G. Garrison

59. Fannie Hardeman letter                                                      Caleb's children she knew

60. Sketch of early Garrison res                                              Webb Creek Valley

61. Homer Garrison, Sr. letter                                                  C.J.Garrison family

62. 1861 letter, Puss to J.M.                                                      Life in that time (see Old Letter file)

63. Letter, H.J.Garrison                                                              Esther Jennings' b/d

64. 2nd letter, Lessley Walker                                                  Dora Garrison's family

65. D/C James W. Garrison                                                      date and place of death, parentage

66. Letter, S. P. Railroad                                                            Dates on HEWT RR line to East Texas

67. Deed, 1812, Caleb Garrison                                            "Sarah, his wife" (Bear Baker land)

68. Deed,1808, to Caleb Garrison                                          Residency in Georgia; on Little's Creek

69. Nannie Garrison letter                                                        Lovic Pierce Garrison family

70. Lulu Edmondson aft                                                            Lovic Pierce Garrison family

71. Paulding Co.,Ga. deeds                                                    Lovic Pierce Garrison family

72. Ga.Archives letter                                                                Verification; "Caleb Garrison, Dec'd"                                                   

73. 1807 Franklin Co.Tax record Caleb Garrison                Dec'd AND Caleb Garrison,Sr.

74. Letter, Mrs. Fisher                                                                Caleb Garrison,Tax Receiver (Collector)

75. Atlanta Archives                                                                    Franklin Co.,Ga. Tax Digests abstracted

76. Cemetery record, Riesel,Tex.                                            Gillespie and Allied Families records

77. Neil Garrison Simpson data                                              On George M. Garrison

78. Letter, Bertha Blackwood                                                    Clearance on use of Sockwell data

79. Rev. Gerrard Statement                                                      Blooming Grove Church area, Paulding Co.

80. 1827 Fayette Co.Tax Digest                                              Alphabetized Capt.John Garrison tax list

81. Newsclipping                                                                        John T. Garrison killing

82. Letter, Bob Bowman                                                            Clearance to use quote from his column

83. Newsclippings                                                                      See obit file (Ross family)

84. Dallas Herald, 1867                                                            Dr. L.P.Garrison in Texas

85. New Orleans Mar. Records                                                Lillian Garrison & B. Simmon,Jr.

86. McLarty Bible, aff.,card,& letter                                          McLarty family; Clifton Garrison

87. Petition No.1296, Probate                                                  C. J. Garrison,stepfather to McLarty chn.

88. 1826 deed,Caleb to H.Toney                                            Residence of Caleb in Fayette Co.,Ga.

89. Frank E. Garrison letter                                                      J. D. "Jules" Garrison family

90. LONE STAR STATE excerpt                                              Z. B. and James H. Garrison

91. Archie Buckner statement                                                  J. W.Garrison,Antoinette Devereaux burials(not in file)

92. Arthur W. Garrison letter                                                    His immediate family (not in file)

93. Conv. with Kate Sweeny                                                    Ann Sweeny data (not in file)

94. H. J.Garrison questionnaire                                              C.J.Garrison's sons (see Box 1 F. 8)

95. Elizabeth Shaw data                                                          on Caleb Jackson Garrison, Jr (see Box 1 F. 8)

96. 1812 deed to Caleb Garrison                                          Two Calebs;one on Little's Creek, other, Caleb, Jr.

97. 1827 Tax sheet, Fayette Co., Ga                                      Caleb Garrison's signature as Tax Receiver (Collector)

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Folder 1: Jane Williams Garrison CosperAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Jane Williams Garrison RossAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Patterson Gillespie GarrisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Shouting MethodistsAdd to your cart.

1. Copy, Texas Conference 1923 and a copy of Texas Conference 1924. [cataloged for ETRC]

2. Copy, The First Methodist Church, Carthage, Texas 1855-1962 [not in folder] 3. Photocopy from Louisiana Methodism, by Robert Henry Harper, DD, Kaufmann Press, Inc. Washington, D. C. 1949 ---excerpts.

3a. Photocopy from A Brief History of Methodism in Texas, by Homer S. Thrall, Nashville, Tenn; Publishing House of the M. E. Church Sough. Barbee & Smith, agents. 1894.

4. Photocopy of excerpts from A History of Methodism in Georgia The South Carolina Conference; original in Bridwell Library, So. Methodist U., Dallas, Texas.

5. Notes from two publications on the camp meeting; research done at Bridwell Library, SMU, Dallas, Texas... 2 pages.

6. Letter from Emory Unviersity, Atlanta, Ga., dated 31 Oct., 1956, to John G. Ross authenticating obituary of Sarah Garrison Sockwell in Southern Christian Advocate; also information on publications of the Methodist Church.

7. Carbon copy, 6-12-1964, Q. Garrison, on interview with ME minister on history and meaning of terms.

8. One page of notes from History of Methodism in Texas, by Macum Phelan, Cokesbury Press, Imparters and Publishers (Nashville, Richmond, Dallas, San Francisco) copyright, 1924.

9. One sheet of notes trom Texas Methodist Centennial Yearbook, 1834-1934

History of Methodism in Texas, Thrall, 1872

Texas Conference: Methodism on the March (1814-1860)

Interview with ME minister, Monroe, LA.

10. Two sheets of notes on, or from, items 1, 3, 3A, Conference Minutes, 1900

Methodist Church South Conference Texas Journal 1920

Texas Conference: Methodism on the March (1814-1860)

Annual Conference, ME South Minutes, 1873

History of Methodism in Alabama and West Florida (1960), Marion Lazenby

11. One sheet; re: obituaries in the church publications.

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Folder 7: ObituariesAdd to your cart.

JohnTaylor.....................................Dr. E. S. Adams

Mrs. B. G. Tyler .............................J[as]. A. Kelly................................Mrs. Z. B. Garrison

Mrs. P. V. Dale .............................Mrs. Clara E. Garrison................ Abigail Garrison

John C. Bell ..................................Mrs. Lula Tinkle Nelms ...............John H. Garrison

John Dillen.....................................Mrs. Laura J. Hamilton ...............Mrs. Sarah M. Sockwell

Mrs. W. C. Young..........................Mrs. Willie Moore Tinkle............. D. W. Ross Effie

E. Langston ...........................Mrs. Norvella Moore....................Mrs. Jane W. Ross v

Helen McNair Barrett......................Mrs. Dora Faulk ........................Adella Ross Stripling

Mrs. Gladys DeVaughn Price......... John [A.]Oxsheer ......................Mrs. Fannie Ross

Ray John Watson..................................H[erbert]. M. Askins ..................Walter M. Ross

A. A. Turner.................................. E. M. Preston (Miss)..................Lizzie Ross Avery

Clara Parker Wilson........................Mrs. Eddie R. Langston ............Emily Caroline Hamilton

Leila Garrison Womack...................G. F. Rainbolt...........................Edgar Lee Tinkle'

R. Glenn Garrison........................... Homer Rainbolt....................... Evie L. Barrett

Corinne Garrison Kocens .................Mrs. Sudie Brown.................... Mrs. J. C. Hickey

Mrs. A. F. McNair............................Robert W. Brown..................... John Garrison Ross

J. T. Strong.................................... John D. Garrison..................... Capt. James P. Ross

Mrs. John Strong............................. George Lee Garrison...............J. Eli Frederick

Mrs. C. B. Powell ............................Mrs. Thos. L. Ross ................S. M. Shipp

C. B. Powell................................... Mrs. Jessie Garrisons............. Homer Garrison, Sr.

Mrs. Frank Barrett...........................Thos. J. Watt...........................Mrs. Mary Emma Lee

John T.Garrison ..............................Susie Winfree Garrison............. Joseph Devereatrx Garrison

Chas. G. Sanford.............................Jack Hodges Garrison.............. Mrs. F. P. Baker

Neil B. Garrison, Jr.......................... Bonner Garrison.......................Edwin Francis Kelly

James F. Garrison............................John F. Garrison......................Mrs. J. G. Jackson

Clabe Fletcher Garrison....................Sedonius A. Daniel...................Z. B. Garrison


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