Jeptha Garrigus Obituary 1868
For tbe Cincinnati Enquirer. Another Pioneer Gone Died, at the residence of his son James, in Parke County, Indiana, on the 22d day of January, 1868, Colonel Jepthn Garrigus. He was bora on tbe ?th day of June, 1776, In Morris County, Kew Jersey, where he w anted Elizabeth Beach, on the 17th day of December, 17&6, daughter of Beojomia Beach, who bad aerred as a volunteer through tbe whole period of the Revolutionary war. He em i prat d to Butler County, Ohio, is July, 1807, where he volunteered and served in the war of 1813: emigrated to Parke County, Indiana, in September, 1823, where he remained remained until his death. He was eUcted Justice Justice of the Peace in 1827, and served until lfc27: was elected twice a Reprercntatlve ia the Legislature of the State of Indiana; was seam elected Justice of tbe Peace, and served until within ten years of bis death. He was tbe father of twenty children, forty-four forty-four forty-four grandchildien, seventy-six seventy-six seventy-six great grandchildren, grandchildren, and thirty -three -three great great-grand great-grand great-grand chile ren, aad be was ninety-one ninety-one ninety-one years, seven months and fourteen days old.