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James Davis "Jimmie" Garrett
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1855
Ouachita Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1859
Ouachita Parish
Louisiana, USA

Son of Isaiah and Narcissa Garrett. He and his young brothers and sisters once had a monument in the Garrett Plot. His father wrote his older son to tell him of little Jimmie's death:

"Right here where I now sit writing in your mother's room, he yesterday evening near sun down but while the glorious sun of a calm spring evening still shown upon us - bade us farewell and ascended to our Heavenly father. he died so calmly - so gently as he had lived. Up to within a few moments of his death he was conscious. He evidently knew his ma until near the last gasp. he had suffered much. For the last ten days a painful disease of the bowels had gradually prostrated and won him away. Nothing could arrest it. "

Later on in the letter Isaiah wrote:

"When you come back you will not meet little Jimmy to welcome you with his joyous laugh. And yet perhaps you may meet him tho' invisible. Perhaps he will have visited you before this reaches and whispered good night in your dreams." 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Isaiah Garrett (1812 - 1874)
  Narcissa Grayson Garrett (1816 - 1890)
 
 Siblings:
  Franklin Garrett (1837 - 1840)*
  Smith Garrett (1839 - 1840)*
  Franklin Garrett (1840 - 1896)*
  Sarah Nancy Garrett Chambliss (1842 - 1909)*
  Isaiah Garrett (1845 - 1897)*
  Narcissa Garrett (1846 - 1847)*
  Mary Garrett (1848 - 1848)*
  Frederick Smith Garrett (1849 - 1854)*
  Narcissa Garrett Bethune (1851 - 1923)*
  Thomas Abel Garrett (1853 - 1899)*
  James Davis Garrett (1855 - 1859)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old City Cemetery
Monroe (Ouachita Parish)
Ouachita Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Lora Peppers
Record added: Jan 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64075260
James Davis Jimmie Garrett
Added by: Lora Peppers
 
James Davis Jimmie Garrett
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Added by: Shirley Burks Wells
 
 
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One hundred fifty four years ago today, your Daddy penned that letter to his son telling your big brother that you were gone. Now all are together where tears are no more. Rest in peace.
- Lora Peppers
 Added: Apr. 9, 2013
Happy birthday Jimmie!
- Lora Peppers
 Added: Oct. 18, 2012
Rest in God's arms. You were so loved!
- Lora Peppers
 Added: Jan. 11, 2011
 
 
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