Charles Leon GAROT Victor GAROT Leontine GAROT Marie Gustavine GAROT Milane GAROT Marie Therese SCARCERIAUX Mini tree diagram
Peter Joseph GAROT

Peter Joseph GAROT1,2,5,3,4

13th Sep 18755 - UNKNOWN

Life History

13th Sep 1875

Born in Charleroi, Belgium.1,2,3,4

(most likely)

about 1882

Born in Belgium.5

(less likely)


Died in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas


  • New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
    Arrival 11 Jul 1885
    Place of Origin of all:  Belgium
    Port of Departure Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Destination USA
    Port of Arrival New York, New York
    Ship Name: Laandam
    Therese Garot 30 Birth abt 1857 F
    Charles (?) Garot 45 (15?) Birth abt 1840 [Charles Leon?, nameunclear, labeled female]
    Joseph Garot 9 Birth abt 1876

    1900 Federal Census, Acadia County, Louisiana, 4 June, District 6,page 3A, Hse/Fam #44
    Garrot, Leon Head W M July 1843 56 Married 32 yrs Belgium BelgiumBelgium Immigrated 1884 In US 16 yrs Naturalized, date not give FarmerOwns
    Garrot, Therese M Wife W F  Jan 1847 53 Married 32 yrs 7 child/6living Immigrated 1884 In US 16 yrs  [Naturalization status not rptd]France Belgium Belgium
    Garrot, Joseph Son W M Sept 1875 24 Single Immigrated 1884 In US 15yrs Naturalized, date not give Belgium Belgium France Manager

    1910 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 8 June, LaGrue,District 9, page 20A, Hse #244, Fam #252
    Garot, Leon Head  M W  55  Married 12 years [No immigration report]Belgium Belgium Belgium Share Tenant
    Garot, Therese Wife F W 56 Married 12 yrs [No child report] [Noimmigration report] Belgium Belgium Belgium No Occup
    Garot, "Joe" Son M W 28 Married 2 yrs Belgium Belgium Belgium Farmer

    U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    Peter Joseph Garot
    Residence DeWitt, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    Birth Date 13 Sep 1875
    Self-Employed Farmer
    Wife Augusta Garot
    Medium Build, Blue Eyes, Dark Hair
    Signed Peter Joseph Garot
    Registered 12 Sept 1918 Stuttgart, Arkansas, Arkansas

    Notice that in his 1918 draft registration, Joseph reported and signedhis full name as Peter Joseph Garot.  In a later passport applicationhis name is given as Joseph P.

    U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925
    Joseph P Garot, Naturalized Citizen
    Birth 13 Sep 1875 Charleroi, Belgium
    Age 44, BLue Eyes, Brown Hair
    Passport Issue Date 18 May 1920
    Residence De Witt, Arkansas
    Wife Augusta Josephine, born in Beligum
    Child Leon born DeWitt, Arkansas, 31 Dec 1909
    Emigrated to US aboard Rottrerdam-=Amsterdan from Rotrerdam, Holland,abt July 1886 (cf 1900 census, immigrated 1884)
    Naturalized 1 Dec 1899 US District Court, Crowley, Louisiana
    Lived in Crowley, Louisiana and DeWitt, Arkansas
    Traveling to Belgium and France to visit Relatives


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