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 William Seaman Garrison

William Seaman Garrison

Birth
Palo Pinto County, Texas, USA
Death 17 Nov 1934 (aged 26)
Eastland, Eastland County, Texas, USA
Burial Eastland, Eastland County, Texas, USA
Plot Section E5B, Lot 200, Space W
Memorial ID 27761678 · View Source
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****TEXAS DEATH RECORD****
Name: Wm. Seamon Garrison
Death Date: 17 Nov 1934
Death Location: Eastland, Eastland, TX
Birth Date: September 3, 1908 TX
Father: J. S. Garrison (born: TX)
Mother: Annie Swearingen (born: TX)
Informant: Mrs. J. S. Garrison
Certificate: 48857

William Seaman GARRISON died from being shot in his back by Jep Lowe with a .32 calibre automatic (Jep's defense was that he felt Seamon was carrying a knife). Joe Moore, first witness called in the murder trial of Jef Lowe, testified he saw the defendant Shoot William Seaman Garrison, 26, of the Eastland Square, Nov.17,1934 then heard him say "You won't beat my boy any ... more."

Seamon was the son of James Samuel GARRISON and Annie Claire (SWEARINGEN) Garrison. In 1929 he married Willie "Billie" Lee Thurman. They had a daughter and a son. Seamon was only 26 years old when he was buried in Eastland Cemetery.

He is the brother of my grandmother,
Laura Ellen (Garrison) Whilkins Ashcraft.

Sincerely,
Catherine (Prophit) Demers
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Inscription

. . . . . . . . . . G A R R I S O N
. . Annie C . . William Seaman . James S
b:Dec.23,1882 b:Sept.3,1908 b:Mar.23,1881
d:Oct.20,1953 d:Nov.17,1934 d:Jun.2,1929
. Our loved ones - Not dead but sleeping


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  • Created by: Catherine (Prophit) Demers
  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27761678
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Seaman Garrison (3 Sep 1908–17 Nov 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27761678, citing Eastland City Cemetery, Eastland, Eastland County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Catherine (Prophit) Demers (contributor 46989928) .