ISIAH/JOSIAH HARRISON of VA_NC

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 ID: I2376
 Name: Isaiah HARRISON
 Given Name: Isaiah
 Surname: Harrison
 Sex: M
 Death: 1738 in Shenandoah Mts.,VA/Delaware 1 2 1 3
 Change Date: 14 MAR 2000 at 00:00:00

Father: Thomas HARRISON
Mother: Katherine BRADSHAW

Marriage 1 Elizabeth WRIGHT

Children

  1. Isaiah HARRISON
  2. John HARRISON
  3. Gideon HARRISON
  4. Mary HARRISON
  5. Elizabeth HARRISON
 

Marriage 2 Abigail SMITH

Children

  1. Daniel HARRISON
  2. Thomas HARRISON
  3. Jeremiah HARRISON
  4. Abigial HARRISON
  5. Samuel HARRISON
 

Sources:

  1.Title: On-line family history at http://www.uokhsc.edu/~rbonner/harrison
    Author: Becky Harrison
    Abbrev: Harrison Family History
  2.Title: Pedigree Charts from Church of Latter Day Saints 20 Apr 1998
    Abbrev: Pedigree Charts from Church of Latter Day Saints 20 Apr 1998
    Note: Has death between 1737/1739.
  3.Title: Pedigree Charts from Church of Latter Day Saints 20 Apr 1998
    Abbrev: Pedigree Charts from Church of Latter Day Saints 20 Apr 1998
    Note: AFN: 9BTJ-XL



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 ID: I1335
 Name: Jeremiah Harrison
 Sex: M
 Birth: 1707 in Smithtown, Long Island, New York
 Death: 1777 in Greene, Tennessee
 Note:
 
 

    Notes:

    From Harrison genealogy on the internet:

    Will Written 1793; Probated 1798: Greene, TN - 1772 Deeded Land To Nehemiah &Josiah. Moved To Wash
    Co, VA

    Settlers by the Long Grey Trail mentions only Lydia, Nehemiah, Josiah, and Jeremiah as certain children. SLGT
    states his wife's name was Catherine - maiden name unknown. While there may have been other children, he
    admits to only Benjamin who was killed by the Indians Oct 1754 during the French and Indian War and Hester
    who married Robert Cravens Jr.

    Possible he had another wife before Catherine Adams. Tunis Hood Book states they were md abt 1744,
    Benjamin would have been 10 years old when he fought the Indians. Not likely he waited until age 37 to marry
    either.

    With brothers John, Daniel, Thomas, Samuel, sons of Isaiah Harrison and Elizabeth and Abigail was the first to
    patent land in Rockingham, Co, VA. Orange VA record. Nov 13, 1740.

    The children of Jeremiah (son of Jeremiah of VA) are listed in the order of his will. The will of Jeremiah Harrison
    who raised a large family of 17 known children, 14 of whom were specifically named in his will written 15 Sep
    1793. (Lydia, Benjamin and Elizabeth had died by this time). His will was witnessed by George Green, Jr.,
    William Wallace and Abel Richardson. It was noted that he signed his Will by his mark and must have either been
    blind or too feeble (aged 91 years) to write his name at the time his Will was written, since in other previous
    records, both in VA and TN, he signed his name to legal documents in his own handwriting. We feel pretty certain
    that the Tunis Hood reference is more accurate on this family than SLGT at this time. Many of this line have
    second names of Adams. Original records need to be obtained to verify.

    "Harrison Ancestors and Relations"

    Among new settlers in the Holston River headwater sections of Washington Co. VA in 1772 taking up land. By
    1781 they are found taking up land in Greene Co. Territory, South of the Ohio (TN).

    Will of 1793 filed in Greene Co. TN with Isaiah, son, Exec, but also Samuel _arored? Wit: George Green,
    William Wallace, Abel Richardson. Signed by Jeremiah Harrison.
 

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Father: Isaiah Harrison b: 25 SEP 1666 in Chester, England
Mother: Abigail Smith

Marriage 1 Catherine Adams b: BEF. 1729

    Married: 1744 in Rockingham, Augusta, Virginia (found in book on Virginia marriages)

Children

  1. Isaiah Harrison b: 1 FEB 1762 in , Augusta, Virginia
  2. Lydia Donnell Harrison b: AFT. 1744
  3. Hesther Harrison b: AFT. 1744
  4. Josiah Harrison b: 1745 in Rockingham, Augusta, Virginia
  5. Nehemiah Harrison b: AFT. 1744
  6. Jeremiah Harrison b: 1747 in Rockingham, Augusta, VA
  7. Benjamin Harrison b: 1749
  8. Amos Harrison b: 12 MAR 1757
  9. Jane Harrison b: AFT. 1744
  10. Abigail Harrison b: AFT. 1744
  11. Ester Harrison b: AFT. 1744
  12. Mary Harrison b: AFT. 1744
  13. Eleanor Harrison b: 1760
  14. Elizabeth Harrison b: 1 JUN 1760
  15. Bathsheba Harrison b: 6 NOV 1763
  16. Margaret Harrison b: 8 JUL 1766
  17. Ruth Harrison b: 7 JUN 1768
  18. Grace Harrison b: ABT. 1770
 



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Josiah Harrison,NC 1759
Posted by: Teresa Harrison
                                                        Date: March 06, 2000 at 06:12:06

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I found Josiah Harrison on usgenweb/nc
1759 tax list. "This tax list was found between the walls of the old court house by Wm. D. Kizziah, Register of Deeds. This list
was made before Rowan co., NC was divided into other counties is the oldest tax list ever found in Rowan Co."(to my
knowledge)"."
I am trying to find out about Wm Harrison the father of Landon,Sterling,Zachariah,John,
William and Ann Harrison. A descendant of
Landon sent me information,but need info on
siblings and father. Landon b. 1792 m.
Sarah Ann Burgess. Anyone researching N.C.
Harrisons can try usgenweb.com go to N.C
search Harrison, lots of 1790 Census, marriages and cemeteries.



Re: Harrisons 1600s Long IslandNY-Va
Posted by: Michael L. Smith
                                                      Date: October 27, 2000 at 14:41:34
In Reply to: Re: Harrisons 1600s Long IslandNY-Va by kay miles
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I can not vouch for this, but until you know differently:

H11168       Jeremiah HARRISON
? BIRTH: 1707, Smithtown, Long Island, NY
? DEATH: ABT 1777, Rockingham Co, VA
Father: Isaiah HARRISON
Mother: Abigail SMITH

Family 1: Catherine ADAMS
Father: John ADAMS
Mother: Margaret DONNELL
MARRIAGE: Augusta Co., VA
1. Lydia Donnell HARRISON, born 1732.
2. Nehemiah HARRISON
3. Josiah HARRISON
4. Jeremiah HARRISON
5. Hester HARRISON
6. Benjamin HARRISON

My ancestor is Lydia Donnell Harrison.



osted by: Kay Miles
                                                      Date: October 27, 2000 at 21:12:04
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We have family tree of Bathsheba Harrison, daughter of Jeremiah, who married William Neill and they lived in Lee County,
Va., with most of their childdren going to Missouri in early 1800's. Would love to have background of Jeremiah"s Catherine
Adams and Lydia Donnell in this family line out of Long Island. Thanks for the info.


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       Benjamin HARRIS - Henrico Co., VA - Colonial era land record
 Posted by: Don Blankenship (ID *****2670)
                                                        Date: June 12, 2002 at 22:08:22

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Benjamin HARRIS and the following individuals listed below have Henrico County, Virginia land records on file at my web site
for the colonial era from about 1636 – 1783. Enter the web site and look under land records. There are three separate
databases to look through.
 

BLANKENSHIP ORIGINS (1200 – 2002 AD)
http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~kallenbach

Hundreds of Deeds granted in colonial Henrico County, Virginia from 1636-1783

(Area 15 miles south of Richmond and mostly north of Petersburg)

Approximately 37 Degrees North Latitude & 77 Degrees West Longitude
 

Matthew AGEE
James AKEN
Jacob AMONET
George ARCHER
Abraham BAILY
Jerman BAKER
Edward BASS
William BASS
William BAUGH
Stephen BEASILY
John BEAUCHAMPE
John BEAVIL
Jeremiah BENSKIN
William BERKLEY
John BERNARD
James BILBAUD
Richard BLAND
Martha BLANKENSHIP
John BOLLING
John Peter BONDUANT
Edward BOWMAN
John BOWMAN
Christopher BRANCH
James BRANCH
Matthew BRANCH
Thomas BRANCH
John BRODNAX
John BRUMMALL
John BURTON
Robert BURTON
Samuel BUTLER
William BYRD
James CASSON
Benjamin CHALKELEY
Thomas CHAMBERLAINE
Peter CHASTIN
Francis CHEATHAMS
William CLARKE
Henry CLAY
Walter CLOTWORTHY
Samuel COBBS
James COCK
Louis CONTESSE
Roger DAVIS
Richard DEAN
Richard DEARELOVE
Ann DELPHISH
Charles DOUGLAS
Hugh DRYSDALE
Bartholomew DUPEE
Gilbert ELAM
Martin ELAM
Robert ELAM
Francis EPPES
Charles EVANS
John EVERETT
John FARLEY
James FARLOW
John FARMER
Thomas FARMER
Charles FEATHERSTONE
John FERGUSON
Charles FLEMING
Jacob FLORENOY
Francis FLOURNOY
John James FLOURNOY
John FORCURON
Peter FORD
Daniel FOURE
Godfrey FOWLER
Thomas FRANKLING
Gilbert GEE
Peter GRANT
William GIBBS
Thomas GIBSON
Perrin GILES
John GILL
Thomas GODSEY
John GOOD
Samuel GOOD
Abelow GOWER
John GRANGER
William GRAVES
William GRILLS
Rebecca GYLES
William GYLES
John HALL
John HAMMAN
Benjamin HARRIS
Richard HARRIS
Timothy HARRIS
William HARRISON
Henry HATCHER
Josiah HATCHER
William HATCHER
John HATCHET
James HILL
Charles HOLSWORTH
Henry HUDSON
Peter HUDSON
Robert HUDSON
Isaac HUTCHINGS
Joseph JACKSON
Ralph JACKSON
Thomas JEFFERSON
Frances JONES
Peter JONES
Samuel JORDAN
Richard KENNON
Robert KENNON
William KENNON
Eusebius KING
John KNOWLES
Francis L’ORANGE
John LABAREAR
John LAGRAN (LAGRAU)
Adam LAVEAN
John LAVILLIAN
Peter LEE
James LEGRAN
Andrew LEPRADE
Mary LIGON
Richard LIGON
Richard Hosurvey LINEES
Moses LIVERAU
Benjamin LOCKET
James LOCKETT
William LOCKETT
Nicholas MARSH
Alexander MARSHALL
Christopher MARTIN
John MARTIN
Margaret MARTIN
Thomas MATTHEWS
William MAYO
Nicholas MEALER
Abraham MICHAUX
Michell MICHELL
Abraham MISSHUEX
Michael MITCHELL
Mark MORE
Peter MORISET
Arthur MOSELEY
Francis MOSELEY
William MOSELY
John NEALE
Francis NICHOLSON
Daniel NUNNALLY
Richard NUNNALY
John Matthew OGE
Thomas OSBORNE
Isaac PARENTAU
Mary PASMORE
Francis PATTERSON
John PATTERSON
John Peter PERDUE
Ann PERIN
William PERKINSON
John PLEASANTS
Thomas POLLAND
John PRIDE
William PRIDE
Daniel PUCKET
Henry RANDOLPH
William RANDOLPH
Abraham REMMY
George RENYER
Thomas RICHARDSON
James RICHEE
John ROBERTS
Morris ROBERTS
Alexander ROBERTSON
Christopher ROBINSON
Joseph ROYALL
Abraham SALLEE
William SALLEE
Ezekiel SALUGHTER
Francis SASSIN
Walter SCOTT
James SMITH
William SOAN
Henry SOANE
Peter Louis SOBLET
John SOLEAGER
Thomas STEGG
John STEWARD
Daniel STONER
John STOWERS
John STUART
John STURDIVANT
Robert THOMPSON
John TOWNS
Anthony TRABUE
Jacob TRABUE
William TRAYLER
George TRAYLOR
Henry TRENT
John TULLIT
William TURNER
Thomas Henry TURPIN
James VAULTON
John VEST
Henry WALTHALL
John WALTHALL
Richard WARD
John WATKINS
Thomas WATKINS
Giles WEBB
Thomas WEBSTER
John WELCH
John WELSH
James WHITE
James WHITLER
John WILKERSON
Henry WILSON
John WILSON
Henry WINFREE
Valentine WINFREE
Abraham WOOD
John WOOLDRIDGE
Daniel WORSHAM
George WORSHAM
John WORSHAM
William WORSHAM
Ralph WYATT
 
 
 

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Harrisons, Prince George, Sussex Cos, Va.
 Posted by: Patrick Harrison
                                                     Date: November 16, 2001 at 20:02:21

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William Harrison, d. 1712, Prince George Co., wife Rebecca Unknown, had son William Harrison, know nothing about him,
who had children as follows: 1) Richard Harrison; 2) William Harrison; 3) Henry Harrison; 4) Benjamin Harrison; 5) Thomas
Harrison; (all of them born before 1712). No 1, Richard Harrison married Rebecca Unknown and had the following children:
1) Alexander Harrison, married Frances Hobbs 1774, Sussex; 2) Shadrack Harrison married Elzabeth unknown; 3) Peyton
Harrison; 4) Theodorick Harrison; 5) Ishmael Harrison; 6)Charles Harrison; 7) William Harrison married Ann Unknown, then
Mary Gee; 8)Ann Harrison married Nathaniel Hobbs; 9) Mary Harrison married Paul Hartwell; 10) Elizabeth Harrison married
Richard Bailey; 11) Mason Harrison married John Avriss of Surry; 12) Joanna Harrison married John Gary; 13) Eve Harrison
married John Clark. No 7, William Harrison and Ann had the following children (lived in Sussex County): 1) William Harrison
married Rebecca Underhill; 2) Josiah Harrison married Mary Underhill; 3) Mary Harrison married Nicholas Ogburn; 4) Henry
Harrison married Elizabeth Underhill; 5) Nancy Harrison married Cary Cotton; 6) Rebeckah Harrison married Edmund Stacey;
7) Richard Harrison married Polly Felts; 8) John Harrison born ca 1780 was deaf-mute.

Of the sons of Richard Harrison, Theodorick, Shadrack and Peyton remained in Prince George Co. Ishmael, Charles and
Alexander lived in Sussex County. Their land was on the borders of Sussex, Surry and Prince George so they moved back and
forth. I cannot find out anything about Shadrack, Peyton, Ishmael and Charles. (All of them born about 1735-45) Does anyone
have a genealogy that goes back to either of these four men? I have more on this family and would be glad to exchange with
anyone researching this line.



 Jewell Wallace Marino
                                                       Date: January 16, 2002 at 08:14:36
 In Reply to: Re: Harrisons, Prince George, Sussex Cos, Va. by lasley
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Lashley-the Harrisons researching Prince George Co VA to NC are William Harrison d 1712- children
Benjamin-Thomas-Richard-William,Henry. John Barker took part in the Bacon Rebellion and Benjamin Harrison was the
prosecutor on the charges brought against John and he lost his plantation as a result. John Barker m Leletta Drew,she died and
he married Ann Harrison Marshall-daughter of Benjamin Harrison. Would you know the last name of the wife of Thomas
Lashley. Some have Washington or Edmunds. There is a lot of information on the Barkers but little on the Lashleys. Was Ann
Jordan's father Arthur?



Posted by: lasley
                                                       Date: January 16, 2002 at 10:12:22
 In Reply to: Re: Harrisons, Prince George, Sussex Cos, Va. by Jewell Wallace Marino
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Yes, Ann Jordan's father was Arthur Jordan. Ann's husband was my grrrrrrrrrr grandfather, Patrick Lashley. Patrick is the son
of Walter Lasly of Cabin Point, Surry, Va. arrived in America in 1648. Would love to exchange information.



Posted by: Jewell Wallace Marino
                                                       Date: January 16, 2002 at 11:46:13
 In Reply to: Re: Harrisons, Prince George, Sussex Cos, Va. by lasley
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Lashley-what son of Patrick1 is your ancestor? The papers passed down to me has Walter Lashley arriving in the mid 1600's
and he must have had money for his son to marry into the Jordan family. Walter-Patrick1 was in the military at one time with
Arthur's son George Jordan, Walter2 m Hannah Barker,wealthy and political family. Thomas m Jane nothing know about him,
Partick2 m Elizabeth Johnson -Sarah Lashley m John Clark-Littleberry Clark married into the wallace family The Lashleys
went from Va to NC and some to Tenn and West. Would like any information you have. Love any information you have.they
have Walter coming from Scotland to Va. I live in Herndon Va. Jewell



Re: Harrisons, Prince George, Sussex Cos, Va.
 Posted by: lasley
                                                       Date: January 16, 2002 at 16:35:54
 In Reply to: Re: Harrisons, Prince George, Sussex Cos, Va. by Jewell Wallace Marino
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Jewell thank you for responding. Yes you are right, I missed a generation. The lineage goes exactly as you stated, Walter
(arrived in Virginia 1648) then his son Patrick (b.abt 1654 d. 1711)-m- Anne Jordan, then his son Walter,Sr.(b.abt. 1678 d.
bef. May 21 1751)-m- Hannah Barker (b.bef. 1714 in Surry co. Va d. Sept. 5, 1754 in North Carolina).

Hannah Barker is the daughter of John Barker and Grace Busby.

In our Lashley/Lasley geneaology we have John Lashley the son of Walter II. John married Rebecca Fletcher and they had a
son William, this William married Naomi Harrison on Feb. 11,1801. John's other son Benjamin married Martha Harrison,
daughter of William Harrison, on Aug. 23, 1779. They owned property in both Northampton, co. and in Brunswick, Va.

Do you know if these Harrisons are related to the Benjamin Harrison, signer of the declaration?
I was so excited to read that you may have documentation about our first Walter, that he possibly was from Scotland. I have
been trying to document this for along, long time. The name is misspelled in so many documents- Lasly,Lashley,Lasley,Leslie
ect....That it has made tracking him difficult. Could you please write and tell me anymore you know about Walter I or any other
info. Thanks again!



Re: Greenberry Harrison, b 1750 MD
Posted by: Chip Melick
                                                      Date: October 10, 1999 at 19:52:24
In Reply to: Re: Greenberry Harrison, b 1750 MD by Lisa Wright
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Lisa: This is what I have on Greenberry and Sara's ancestors.
Parents: Josias Harrison, Jr. 7/3/1726-4/20/1803, b. All hallow Paris, Anne Arundel, MD, d. Montgomery Co., MD. m.
Frederick Co., MD to Elizabeth Holland, 8/25/1730-aft.1830, b. Queen Ann Parish, Prince George, MD. Josias's parents:
Josias Harrison, Sr. 1674-1704 - 1729-1790 m. Anne Arundel, MD to Mary Downey Cornelius 1682-1706 - 1729-1796.
Elizabeth Holland's parents: James Holland, 12/3/1700-1753, b. Anne Arundel, MD m. to Amy Simmons abt.1704 -
1733-1798, b. Londontown, Anne Arundel, MD. James Holland parents: Otho Holland Sr. abt. 1664-2/12/1700-01, b.
Lancaster, England m. to Mehitable Larkin 1666 - 1703-1761, b. Sports City, VA. Mehitable's parents: John Larkin abt.
1638-aft.1704, b. England, d. Anne Arundel, MD m. to Katherine (Roberts?) abt. 1643 - 1670-1737, b. Sports City, VA.
Amy Simmons parents: Jonathan Simmons 1696-bef. 1724-1726, b. and d. Prince George, MD m. to Elizabeth Isaac
1663-1690 - abt.11/1757, b. Calvert, MD, d. Prince George, MD. Jonathan Simmons father: ? Simmons 1645-1674 -
1699-1759. Elizabeth Isaac parents: Joseph Isaac 1622-1666 - 1689, b. England, d. Calvert City, MD m. to Margaret Brown
1629-1669 - 1663-1753.
I hope this is helpful. I hope this aligns with what you have. If you have any additional information I would be greatful for it.
Thanks.



Re: Greenberry Harrison, b 1750 MD
Posted by: Teresa Harrison
                                                        Date: March 09, 2000 at 06:31:37
In Reply to: Re: Greenberry Harrison, b 1750 MD by Chip Melick
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Not sure if this is connects to you, but
I have been doing some research on internet
N.C. See listing Josiah Harrison 1756,
also found Holland Harrison m. Durant H.
White Lenoir co. N.C. 1822



Re: Greenberry Harrison, b 1750 MD
Posted by: Juanita Pence
                                                        Date: March 09, 2000 at 09:58:20
In Reply to: Re: Greenberry Harrison, b 1750 MD by Teresa Harrison
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Do you have the names of Greenberry Harrison's (b.1750) children?? I am searching for ancestors of Greenberry Harrison, b.
1810. Thanks, Juanita
pencejn@aol.com



Posted by: Diane Graham
                                                         Date: July 02, 2000 at 18:56:14
In Reply to: Re: Greenberry Harrison, b 1750 MD by Juanita Pence
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I have Greenberry Harrison, son of Reuben Thomas Harrison, and Rhoda Paris, M. 1805 in Kentucky. I have long searched
for the parents of Honor Poole and Josiah Harrison sr. I would love to hear from others searching this family.



Re: Wm Harrison's will l762 or Henry's l771
Posted by: Jeanne Harrison MacDonald
                                                         Date: July 06, 1999 at 18:38:38
In Reply to: Wm Harrison's will l762 or Henry's l771 by June Driver Goodwin
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Sarah Harrison, born 9-23-1725, was the daughter of William and Elizabeth Harrison.
She was married to Mr. Driver. Wm. and Eliz.
Harrison had ten children, and Sarah was one of them. I am trying to find out who the parents of William Harrison were, and
where he was born. He was born 1-12-1703, and died Oct. 1762 in Isle of Wight Co., Va. I would appreciate any
information you might have about the family.



Re: Wm Harrison's will l762 or Henry's l771
 Posted by: Teena Phillips (ID *****2802)
                                                     Date: September 02, 2002 at 00:54:25
 In Reply to: Re: Wm Harrison's will l762 or Henry's l771 by Jeanne Harrison
 MacDonald
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I am trying to find a William and Ann Harrison of 1770 era in Isle of Wight. Their daughter Crisy married Henry Phillips Jan
17, 1801 in Southampton Co, VA.

Southampton was created from Isle of Wight.

My family legend is that a William Henry Phillips married a Miss Harrison of VA in 1800. The above is as close as I've come.



Southside Virginia Harrisons
Posted by: Charles Harvell
                                                     Date: September 18, 2000 at 16:12:38

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Hello Harrison Researchers... any of yall know why the search engine on this site does not work? I was interested in the
Harrisons of southside Virginia and was able to find some info elsewhere but the search engine here gives me zilch, nada,
although I know information must be contained in some of your postings. My main research family is Harwell (aka
Harvell/Harville)... occasionally they were neighbors and had deed transactions with Harrisons... one Shadrack Harwell did
mary Anne Harrison. Don't know if any of yall have ever mapped out the old land patents of the southside Harrisons, it would
prove pretty interesting. There are 29 patents in Surry County, 13 in Prince George, 13 in Brunswick, 5 in Isle of Wight, 2 in
Mecklenburg, 1 in Lunenburg, and 2 "County not noted" but obivious southside Virginia. Often they are adjacent to each other
and must offer a wealth of information and leads. Was wondering how much yall have tapped into that resource and what you
might have found?

Regards... Charles Harvell



Thomas E. Harrison, North Carolina
Posted by: Laresa (Fuqua) Kizer
                                                        Date: March 02, 2000 at 07:31:28

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Searching for info on Thomas E. Harrison. Died June 1770, need info on spouse, parents, siblings, children, etc. Have 1
daughter, Anna Nancy, born 1740 died in Virginia. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Have info on descendants, if it will
help any one. Thanks

Laresa


Re: Thomas E. Harrison, North Carolina
Posted by: William Nist
                                                        Date: March 02, 2000 at 20:36:22
In Reply to: Thomas E. Harrison, North Carolina by Laresa (Fuqua) Kizer
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I have been trying to find the family of John Harrison, b 1760 in the Isle of Wight, VA area. He married a Nancy Jordan and
ended up in the Caswell Co. NC area for several generations. They had a son, James J. Harrison b 2/1/1789. Do you have a
list of children/descendants that may connect? You can email me at Nistisus@AOL.com



Re: Thomas E. Harrison, North Carolina
Posted by: Jan
                                                         Date: July 19, 2000 at 14:30:43
In Reply to: Thomas E. Harrison, North Carolina by Laresa (Fuqua) Kizer
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Laresa
I forget if I've already told you this, but Thomas Harrison wrote his will in 1789 in Caswell County, NC.
I still don't know the name of his wife, nor of his parents.

Have you found anything new since you wrote this post?

REgards
Jan



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Parents of William Harrison
Posted by: Jeanne H. MacDonald
                                                         Date: July 06, 1999 at 18:06:58

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I am looking for the name of William Harrison's parents. William Harrison was born
1-12-1703, and died Oct 1762 in Isle of Wight Co., Va. His spouse was Elizabeth, and
their children were Sarah, Mary, Benjamin, William, Ann, Mildred, Elizabeth, Henry, Lucy
and John Henry.



 
 
 

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                   Re: General Harrison-Regicide Council
Posted by: General Harrison-Regicide Coun
                                                     Date: December 01, 1998 at 09:50:24
In Reply to: General Harrison-Regicide Council by Ann Harrison Robertson
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Robert, Further to your e-mail. I have taken my information from family records passed on to me through my father. To quote
the contents:
"This file contains best documented, most complete info about our line of the Harrison family as of July 1985.

Thomas 1-2 The regicide
b. 1606 Cheshire m@ 1648 Katherine, d/o Ralph Harrison of Highgate, Middlesex
d. Charing Cross, Oct 13, 1660 (see Pepys Diary)
Had children all of whom evidently died young. (see Ency. Brit 11th Ed. Vol 13, pg 24)..... end of info from that source.

The remainder is passed on, again through family, but from different source.

"According to the records, the first Richard had a son named Thomas.That Thomas Harrison as shown above was a son of the
first Richard is not definitely known.There is a strong possiblity that he was the son of Richard. At least he was a member of the
same family of Harrisons. He lived in West Kirby, the same village in which they lived. That an ancestor was a regicide, which
the General was, is a tradition in the family, handed down from one generation to another. The Harrisons who deny any
conncection with the General may be influenced by an unnecessary aversation from the word regicide. He was an hoourable
and able man.
Although a poor boy, he received a good education, probably at Oxford which was not too far distant. He was studying law at
the Inns of Court, London, when the Civil War broke out in 1742 (1642?) Already he had practiced law as a barrister at
Westminster Hall. He was one of a group of students who at once joined Essex's Lifeguards to fight on the side of Parliament.
Later he joined the New Model Army, the invincible Ironsides. He won distinction at Marston Moor, Naseby and Wincheste,
and at the siege of Oxford. He became Cromwell's most dependable general, his right arm.
After his election to Parliament he was publicly proclaimed for his services in battle. In November of 1647 before the House of
Commons he denounced Charles First as "a man of blood who should be called to account." Two years later he voted for the
death of the King.
Late in 1648, when Charles was a prisoner of Parliament, Harrison was chosen to convey him from the Isle of Wight to
London. Charles liked the General's lively manner. If they had known each other for a longer time, the King said, Harrison
would have had a better opinion of him.
Under the Protecturate Thomas Harrison belonged to the powerful Council of State. It consisted of 15 men and was with the
Protecter, England's government. At one period the General wwas the President of the Council.
In religion he was a fanatic, holding many curious views which he refused to denouce. The Puritans were in power and of-ten
he was in trouble in a bigoted age. At one point he was arrested and sent to the Towers, only to be released by Cromwell, who
never forgot his services.

"Harrison," the Dictator wrote to a friend, is an honest man and amis at good things, yet from the impatience of his spirit he will
not await the Lord's leisure but hurries on his own way."
At the Restoration in 1660 , he became a marked man. Charles Second was lenient toward most of those who had condemned
his father, but he showed no clemency toward Thomas Harrison, possibly because he had conveyed Charles Fist to London
shortly before his execution.
He was arrested at his home in Staffordshire, taken to London, jailed in the Tower. A laywer, he defended himself at his trial,
which was held at Newgate Prison, but his effort was fruitless. He was sentenced to death as a traitor.

"I went to Charing Cross to see Major-General Harrison hanged,drawn and quartered" Samuel Pepys wrote in his famous
"Diary" under date of Oct 13, 1660, "which was done there, he looking as cheerful as any man could in that condition.It is said
the he said that he was sure to come again shortly at the right hand of Christ to judge them that now had judged him; and that
his wife doth expect his coming again."

Thomas Harrison, who had led an eventful life, was 54 years old at the time of his death.
(For an account of the General's life see the "Dictionary of British Biography. There is a copy in the Newark Library. Also
there are many accounts of him in the British Museum, London)"

Robert, thus ends my account from family records of Thomas Harrison. Should you find out that he in fact had children and
grandchildren, please do let me know. Regards, Ann
 

Followups:

    Re: General Harrison-Regicide Council Terri Brannan 8/04/01
        Re: General Harrison-Regicide Council SUSAN LOUISE HELLMANN 9/24/01
    Re: General Harrison-Regicide Council Trudy Myers-Cox 11/18/99
    Re: General Harrison-Regicide Council Ann Padgham 5/24/99 (1)
        Re: General Harrison-Regicide Council Ron Harrison 10/29/01
        Re: General Harrison-Regicide Council Ann Harrison Robertson 5/26/99 (0)
    Re: General Harrison-Regicide Council Michael J Roper 12/04/98 (1)
        Re: General Harrison-Regicide Council Ann Harrison Robertson 12/05/98 (0)



DEC 14, 2002
ED, thanks. will add to the REYNOLDS charts. We/They NEED ages with names.
I don't know if we ever married into Reynolds and their relation.
BUT,  we Need Where We all came from .

But our SELLERS were in ISLE OF WIGHT till ca 1714?
This was a Large area of land at that time.
So,  some kids born in VA by or before this date!
Then, where did we go?
WE owned land here in 1684. (gift of Josiah HARRISON) maybe a dau of his married our SELLERS?

MAYBE we should concentrate on this family, also?
Don't think I found much on JOSIAH HARRISON!
Need.
Isle of Wight may have more info that I didn't extract?
Will Add any info on JOSIAH/ISAIAH HARRISON from Isle of Wight, VA, etc.
Thanks, marie, iowa
 



 
 
 
 
 

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