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Dr Lovick Pierce "L P" Garrison
Birth: 1811
Franklin County
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 1881
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA

First wife, married Feb. 5, 1840:
Nancy Cochran, b. Abt 1820 in Georgia d. Abt 1853 in Paulding Co., Georgia

Children:
Sarah Carolyn Garrison (Carrie), b. 1841
Ann Geraldine Garrison, b. 1843 d. 1875
Louvinia S Garrison (Lou), b. Abt 1845
Mary S Garrison (Mattie, Mollie), b. Abt 1847
Henry Augustus Garrison (Gus), b. 1848 d. 1923
Walton Knox Garrison, b. Abt 1850
William Oscar Garrison, b. 1852 d. 1933
Nannie A Garrison (Annie), b. Abt 1853 d. Aft 1880

Second wife, married after 1853:
Mary Jane Blackmon, b. ca 1842 in Georgia, d. by Oct. 1860

Children:
John Clifford Garrison, b. 1855
Lovick P. Garrison, Jr. b. 1860

Third wife, married Oct. 29, 1860:
Sarah Moore (Sally), b. ca 1835 in Georgia, d. ca 1920 in Dallas, Texas; no children.

Lovick Pierce Garrison's first marriage was in Carroll Co., Ga., 1840, and he was Carrollton postmaster that year. The census for 1840 indicates that his young sister, Jane Frost, and dau., Sarah Harriet, were living with him and his bride.

His nephew, C. J. Garrison, teacher, was in his home at census-time, 1850, Paulding Co. He was a merchant and real estate dealer and moved often. Euharlee Lodge, No. 97, AF&AM, Van Wert, had his membership 1850-53. During this time, his wife, Nancy, d. and he remarried. First child of the 2nd m. was born near Cedartown in March 1855.

A deed, 7 March 1856, gave his residence as "of Haralson Co, Ga." and the Van Wert Lodge carried his name from 1856-58.

Lovick Pierce Garrison, Jr. was b. in Feb. 1860, at Cedartown, Polk Co. However, the 1860 Haralson Co., Ga. census, taken 17 July 1860, lists this family as living in the 4th District whose postoffice was Etna, Polk Co. He was on 1860 membership rolls of Buchanan Lodge No. 113, AF&AM, of Haralson Co. and was their Worshipful Master in 1861.

Mary Jane, his 2nd wife may have died soon after the Feb. birth of L. P., Jr., for, in Oct. of that same year he married Sally Moore in Haralson Co. and she became stepmother to 5 chn. under 12 yrs. of age. According to Buchanan Masonic Lodge records, they were there until 1865.

Among the 35 graduates of the Class of 1866, Atlanta Medical College, was L. P. Garrison. This college, now Emory University School of Medicine at Atlanta, Ga., was reorganized in 1865, amazingly soon after the war. There is no record of how long L. P. Garrison attended before graduation; he came to Texas in Dec. 1866.

His family recalls that Dr. Garrison first settled in Rusk Co., then moved to the vicinity of Mexia. Cotton Gin Lodge #154, AF&AM, registered his membership from 15 April 1876 to 20 Jan. 1877; this community was 7-8 miles from Mexia. By June, 1878, he was affiliated with Tannehill Lodge, #52, AF&AM, at Dallas. 1880 census gave his address as Cedar Spring Street at Caroline, now a business district. (Descendants of Caleb Garrison, Sr. and his wife Sarah Fleming, pp.132-133)

My great great grandfather. 
 
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 Parents:
  Caleb Garrison (1775 - 1848)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah A Moore Garrison (1832 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Henry Augustus Garrison (1848 - 1923)*
  William Oscar Garrison (1853 - 1933)*
  John Clifford Garrison (1855 - 1928)*
  Lovick Pierce Garrison (1860 - 1936)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Freeborn Garrison (1802 - 1860)*
  Lovick Pierce Garrison (1811 - 1881)
  Jane Williams Garrison Ross (1813 - 1892)*
  George McKendrick Scott Garrison (1816 - 1883)*
  Patterson Gillespie Garrison (1819 - 1901)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
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Burial:
Pioneer Cemetery
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Masonic section
 
Created by: Cyndi Wiseman
Record added: Nov 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31063927
 


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