Doctor Levi Garrison

 Doctor Levi Garrison

Father:John Henry Garrison

Mother:Lucy McCauley

D.L. Garrison was born 9/19/1844.

He married Mary Elizabeth Sweatt in Henderson, Rusk County, Texas, 10/1/1866, by Methodist Minister Reverend Burke.

NOTE FROM BILL B. LOFTIN Their marriage was witnessed by A. B. Crow. This name was on certificate in family bible. I don't know if this is a relative of her's or not.

D.L. was the father of:

  1. Minerva Ann " Annie" Garrison was born in Henderson, Rusk County, Texas, 12/19/1867.
  2. George Henry Garrison 1/27/1870.
  3. Luther Garrison 9/14/1873.
  4. Lula Garrison 9/14/1873.
  5. Margaret Alice Garrison 2/6/1876.
  6. William M."Will" Garrison 2/28/1878.
  7. James Robert Garrison 3/3/1880.

Luther and Lula Garrison were twins.

D.L. died 12/23/1910 in Hillsboro, Hill county, Texas, at 66 years of age.

Burial:Bell Springs Cemetery Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas

All red wording is Bill B Loftin's
This is what I believe about my branch of the Garrison family
Prove me wrong, if you can, or prove me right

This family was in Washington county, Texas by 1870

  1. Levi Garrison-age24 Farmer born Texas?(Texas was dittoed by enumerater for family above Levi thru his family)
  2. Mary Garrison-age24 keeping house born Texas
  3. Anna Garrison-age3 born Texas
  4. Geo. Garrisom-age1 born Texas

This family was in Milam county, Texas by 1880

  1. Doctor Garrison-age35 Farmer born North Carolina F/NC M/NC
  2. Mary E (Sweatt) Garrison-age 35 keeping house born Texas F/TENN M/Ga
  3. Minerva A Garrison-age 12 born Texas
  4. George H Garrison-age 10 born Texas
  5. Lula Garrison-age 6 born Texas
  6. Margaret A Garrison-age 4 born Texas
  7. Willie Garrison-age 2
  8. James R Garrison-age 2 months born Texas

They were in Hill county Texas 1900

  1. Adolphus Garrison-age 55 born September 1844 North Carolina F/NC M/NC
  2. Mary E (Sweatt) Garrison-age 54 born May 1846 Texas F/Tenn M/Geo.
  3. William Garrison-age 22 born 1878 Texas

(Adolphus may be a nickname, this is Doctor Levi Garrison [ Doctor is a given name, not a title ] )

Lula Garrison Raborn is D L and Mary's daughter

  1. Lula Raborn-age 26 born September 1873 Texas
  2. William D McKinzey-age 8 born July 1891 Texas (Son)
  3. Eula Raborn-age 7 born May 1893 Texas (Daughter)
  4. Rufus Raborn-age 4 born November 1895 Texas (Son)
  5. Elwood L Raborn-age 2 born September 1897 Texas (Son)
  6. Elton Raborn-age ? months Texas (Son)

They were still in Hill county in 1910.
D L died there in December 1910
Some of his descendents still live in Hill county

  1. Dee L Garrison age 65 M/NC F/NC farmer
  2. Mary E age 64 F/Tenn M/Geo Wife
  3. Will D McKinzey age 18 F/TX M/TX Grandson