Isaiah Garrison

Isaiah Garrison was born in Iowa about 1853. Garrison married Eunice Josephine Tuggle on April 21, 1879, in Shasta County, California. Eunice was a daughter of pioneers William Harvey and Melinda Ferrel (Johnson-Tuggle.) When the marriage occured Eunice Tuggle was only fifteen years old! The father of Eunice had to give his consent so they could be married.

Isaiah worked as a teamster, most commonly Isaiah's name is found as "Isaac" Garrison on unofficial records. His name on official records is recorded as "Isaiah." Isaiah and Eunice Josephine Tuggle Garrison had the following children: Emerette Garrison, Lester Benton Garrison, Myrtle Leoan Garrison, Cleveland R. Garrison and Clarence Leonard Garrison.

It is unknown when Isaiah died or where he is buried, but it is possible that he died in Shasta County, and is buried here. His wife Eunice Josephine Tuggle Garrison died April 15, 1890, and is buried at the Mountain Home Cemetery in Shingletown. Their descendants live on.

Contributed by Jeremy M. Tuggle
Resource "Rooted In Shasta County" by Jeremy M. Tuggle published by Preserving Memories in 2003, 2nd Edition 2004; "Our Pioneer Ancestor William Harvey Tuggle and His Descendants - A Collection of Tuggle Family Memories and Genealogical Data" Written and Compiled by Jeremy M. Tuggle Copyright 2003, available at the Shasta Historical Society.

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