The following information was taken on May 13, 1979 in the home of Rachel Garrett Hesterly, Prescott, Arkansas. She was about 83 at this time. She had a shoebox full of data.
Joseph E Garrett was born in 1802, died in 1853. Stacy Reeder, his wife, is buried beside him on the farm near Sutton, Arkansas., about 1 mile from the Harmony Cemetary, under a fig tree, where they lived & died. A concrete slab covers both graves today with the above inscriptions on it. Nothing about Stacy Reeder, only name. This slab was placed there in the 1920's by a grandson, Tom Garrett (son of Frank & Caroline Garrett). Children of Joseph E. & Stacy Reeder Garrett are as follows:
Children of Thomas Odelle & Matilda Adeline Garrett are:
Thomas Odelle Garrett, a brother of Joseph E Garrett was born in Pulaski, Giles Co., Tennessee and married a Miss Reed there & moved to Texas. He is buried near Stranger, Texas. His grave marker says Thomas Odelle Garett died in 1848 age 50 yrs & 1 mo old. Doesn't give a date (month and day) when he was born. Information given by grandaughter Mrs. Gertrude Hancock of Reagan, Texas. Her father Jasper Garrett reared a large family, 12 girls & 1 son. He settled in Falls County near Marlin, Texas.
Joseph Edward Garrett, son of Jasper Garrett, visited in Prescott, Arkansas in 1940. He is Mrs. Gertrude Hancock's brother. He was in his seventies and lived in Corpus Christi, Tx.
Joseph E. Garrett was my 2nd great grand father (per my relationship caculator)
This data tanscribed and typed by William Wootton, 29800 Goldspike Rd., Tehachapi, Ca. 93561 firstname.lastname@example.org. Submitted to PCFA.org on September 2, 2001.