Absalom Raburn GARRISON
Susan LITTERAL


Husband:  Absalom Raburn GARRISON
Birth:  8 Jul 1810, Flat Creek, Buncombe Co., North Carolina
Death:  23 Jun 1883, Newport, Cocke Co., Tennessee
Burial:  Jun 1883, Roadman Cemetery, Newport, Cocke Co., Tennessee
Father:  William GARRISON
Mother:  Elizabeth DICKERSON

Marriage:    18 Aug 1830, Buncombe Co., North Carolina     

Wife:  Susan LITTERAL
Birth:  5 May 1805, Virginia 
Death:  13 Jul 1883, Newport, Cocke Co., Tennessee
Burial:  Jul 1883, Roadman Cemetery, Newport, Cocke Co., Tennessee
Father:
Mother:

Children:  
1. Sarah E. GARRISON, b: 1832, Flat Creek, Buncombe Co., North Carolina  
2. Mary Jane GARRISON, b: 1834, Flat Creek, Buncombe Co., North Carolina  
3. Catherine Narcissa GARRISON, b: 14 Nov 1836, Flat Creek, Buncombe Co., North Carolina  
4. Phebe Christine GARRISON, b: Apr 1839, Flat Creek, Buncombe Co., North Carolina  
5. James W. GARRISON, b: 1840, Flat Creek, Buncombe Co., North Carolina
                                      d: Aft 1850, Cocke Co., Tennessee
6. Solomon F. GARRISON, b: 4 Sep 1842, Flat Creek, Buncombe Co., North Carolina  
7. Susan GARRISON, b: 1843, Flat Creek, Buncombe Co., North Carolina
                                
d: Aft 1880, Newport, Cocke Co., Tennessee
8. Laura GARRISON, b: Oct 1844, Parrottsville Twp., Cocke Co., Tennessee
9. David M. GARRISON, b: 15 Mar 1846, Parrottsville Twp., Cocke Co., Tennessee  
10. Robert Alexander GARRISON, b: 4 Apr 1848, Parrottsville Twp., Cocke Co., Tennessee  
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Notes:    
From A Short Record and Autobiography of the Garrison Family of North Carolina:
Absolom Garrison, the sixth child of Captain William Garrison, married Miss Litteral of Buncombe County, North Carolina.  They had four or five children, and about thirty years ago he emigrated to Newport, east Tennessee and was engaged in the hotel business in that city,

1840 Federal Census Data (M704_0354, Page 165), Southern Division, Buncombe Co., North Carolina

 NAME

 

< 5

5-9

10-14

15-19

20-29

30-39

40-49

50-59

60-69

70-79

80-89

90-99

 GARRISON, Abs

Males

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Females

3

1

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

Indicates:

 

 

 

 

Number/ Sex

Age

Therefore Born

Inferred

 

 1 Male

< 5

1835 1840

  =  James              (b: 1840)

 

 1 Male

30 39

1801 1810

  =  Absalom          (b: 1810)

 

 3 Females

< 5

1835 1840

  =  Mary Jane       (b: 1834)    ?
  =  Catherine        (b: 1837)
  =  Phebe              (b: 1839) 

 

 1 Female

5 9

1831 1835

  =  Sarah              (b: 1832)

 

 1 Female

30 39

1801 1810

  =  Susan             (b: 1805)

 

1850 Federal Census Data (M432_0874, Page 382), Parrottsville, Dist. 11, Cocke Co., Tennessee,
                                                                                                                       Enumeration Date: 16 Sep-1850, Family #382

 NAME

Age

Sex

 Occupation
or Trade

Real Estate

POB

In Sch.

Marr.
W/I Yr.

D, D, B, I,  I, P, or C

 GARRISON, Absalom R

40

M

 Farmer

$630

NC

 

 

 

                 Susan

44

F

 

 

VA

 

 

 

                 Sarah

18

F

 

 

NC

X

 

 

                 Mary J

16

F

 

 

NC

X

 

 

                 Catherine

13

F

 

 

NC

X

 

 

                 Phebe C

11

F

 

 

NC

X

 

 

                 James W

9

M

 

 

NC

X

 

 

                 Solomon

7

M

 

 

NC

X

 

 

                 Susan

6

F

 

 

TN

X

 

 

                 Laura

5

F

 

 

TN

 

 

 

                 David

4

M

 

 

TN

 

 

 

                 Robert

3

M

 

 

TN

 

 

 

1860 Federal Census Data (M653_1244, Page 375), Newport, Dist. 8, Cocke Co., Tennessee,
                                                                                                                Enumeration Date: 6-Jun-1860, Family #35

NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

Occupation
Or Trade

Real Estate

Pers. Estate

POB

In Sch.

Marr
W/InYr

D, D, B, I,  I, P, C

 GARRISON, A  R

50

M

W

 Farmer

$1,500

$500

NC

 

 

 

                   Susan

54

F

W

 

 

 

SC

 

 

 

                   Cristan

21

F

W

 

 

 

NC

 

 

 

                   Solomon

18

M

W

 

 

 

NC

X

 

 

                   Susan

16

M

W

 

 

 

NC

X

 

 

                   Laura

15

F

W

 

 

 

NC

X

 

 

                   David

13

F

W

 

 

 

NC

X

 

 

                   Robert

11

M

W

 

 

 

TN

X

 

 

1870 Federal Census Data (M593_1519, Page 412A), Newport, Dist. 6, Cocke Co., Tennessee,
                                                                                                                   Enumeration Date: 8-Jul-1870, Family #130

NAME

Age

Sex

Col

Occupation or Trade

Real Estate

Per. Estate

POB

In
Sch

Marr
In Yr

D, D, B, I, I, P, or C

 GARRISON, Raburn

59

M

W

 Farmer

$100

$600

NC

 

 

 

                 Susan

62

F

W

 Keeping House

 

 

VA

 

 

 

                 Susan

25

F

W

 

 

 

NC

 

 

 

                 Laura

23

F

W

 

 

 

NC

 

 

 

                 Robert

21

M

W

 Farmer

 

 

TN

 

 

 

1880 Federal Census Data (T9_1248, Page 389A), Newport, Dist. 6, Cocke Co., Tennessee,
                                                                                  Enumeration Dist: 63, Enumeration Date: 5-Jun-1880, Family #77

 NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

 Relation

M/S W/D

Occupation

POB

Fa
 POB

Mo POB

In Sch

 GARRISON, A  R

70

M

W

 Self

M

 Farmer

NC

VA

VA

 

                 Sonsan

75

F

W

 Wife

M

 Keeping House

SC

SC

SC

 

                 Sonsan

30

F

W

 Daughter

S

 At Home

NC

NC

SC

 

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Sources: 

1) Biography:  A Record and Autobiography of the Garrison Family of North Carolina and Their Descendants, by Thomas Garrison Stansberry