|Posted By:||Michael DeLorenzo|
|Subject:||Casper H. Garrigues b.1800 son of Abraham M. & Esther (Marshall) Garrigues|
|Post Date:||January 18, 2004 at 18:40:59|
|Forum:||Pickaway County, OH Genealogy Forum|
Not my family line, just sharing.
The following Biographical sketch was copied from the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI, INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F.A. Battey & Co., Publishers. 1883.
page 680, Salem Township, Pulaski County, Indiana.
"CASPER H. GARRIGUES was born in Philadelphia July 15, 1800, and is the son of ABRAHAM M. and ESTHER (MARSHALL) GARRIGUES, also natives of said city. CASPER attended Westown Boarding School until fourteen, when his father moved to Germantown. There our subject attended school and assissted his father on the farm until sixteen, and then served at the plasterer's trade until twenty-one, which trade he followed afterward continually. In the fall of 1831, he married ANN C., daughter of WILLIAM and SARAH (LASKEY) STOKES. She was born April 14, 1804, and bore her husband six children - CHARLES H., April 21, 1832; ELWOOD S., July 6, 1833 (died October 2, 1840); MARSHALL S., August 15, 1835; WILLIAM H., July 28, 1840 (died November 4, 1847); SARAH L., September 2, 1842 (died December 7, 1880); and ESTHER R., December 17, 1844 (died March 4, 1858). In 1838, MR. GARRIGUES moved to Circleville, Ohio, worked at his trade until April, 1857, and then came to Francesville and bought some property. December 7, 1881, MRS. GARRIGUES died, a member of the Presbyterian Church, of which organization MR. GARRIGUES is also a member. CHARLES H. GARRIGUES, the eldest son, resides near his father's home, and is a carpenter. He came here with his father, and at the breaking-out of the late war went to Washington as a member of the Indiana Relief Society. In 1863, he returned home, and in 1864, was drafted and assigned to Company H, Seventeenth Indiana Mounted Infantry. He was appointed Hospital Steward, and served as such until the close of the war. April 21, 1868, he married CYNTHIA M., daughter of JOHN C. and MARY E. (WILHITE) BREWER, who has borne him five children - CYNTHIA M., September 21, 1869; CASPER C., February 24, 1871; JOHN U., August 5, 1874; SARAH M., June 20, 1877; and THEODORE S., October 2, 1880."