Benjamin Harrison

M, #2447, b. 22 Jan 1801, d. 18 Jan 1813
     Benjamin Harrison was born on 22 Jan 1801 in Montgomery Co., GA.1 He was the son of Benjamin Harrison Jr. and Martha Bush.

Benjamin Harrison died on 18 Jan 1813 in Pulaski Co., GA, at age 11.2

Citations

  1. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), 9. 96. Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.
  2. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage, p. 96.

James Harrison1

M, #2448, b. 1 Mar 1803
     James Harrison was born on 1 Mar 1803 in Montgomery Co., GA.2 He was the son of Benjamin Harrison Jr. and Martha Bush. James Harrison became the guardian of his half brother William Sollomon Harrison in 1832.2

James Harrison married first Elizabeth Reynolds, daughter of Robert Reynolds and Susan <...>, on 11 Nov 1840 in Decatur Co., GA.2 James Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA with others in the household: Martha Malinda Harrison, Selia Ann Harrison, Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison, Matthew James Harrison, Andrew Jackson Harrison, Susan (Sarra) Elizabeth Harrison, William Reynolds and Pheriba (Feriby) Reynolds.

James Harrison was widowed on 10 Apr 1850 in Decatur Co., GA.2

James's second marriage was to Pheriba (Feriby) Reynolds, daughter of Robert Reynolds and Susan <...>, on 24 Dec 1851 in Decatur Co., GA.3 James Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA with others in the household: Zoro J. Harrison, Pheriba (Feriby) Reynolds, Martha Malinda Harrison, Selia Ann Harrison, Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison, Andrew Jackson Harrison, Matthew James Harrison and Susan (Sarra) Elizabeth Harrison. James Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA with others in the household: Pheriba (Feriby) Reynolds, Andrew Jackson Harrison, Susan (Sarra) Elizabeth Harrison, William Henry Harrison and Mary Jane Harrison. James Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA with others in the household: Pheriba (Feriby) Reynolds and Martha Malinda Harrison.

Children of James Harrison and Elizabeth Reynolds

Children of James Harrison and Pheriba (Feriby) Reynolds

Citations

  1. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), At death of father, made guardian of half-brother, William (8 Dec
    1835). Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.
  2. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage, p. 97.
  3. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage, p. 98 (Bible has Sep).

Elizabeth Reynolds

F, #2449, d. 10 Apr 1850
     Elizabeth Reynolds was born in NC.1 She was the daughter of Robert Reynolds and Susan <...>.

Elizabeth Reynolds married James Harrison, son of Benjamin Harrison Jr. and Martha Bush, on 11 Nov 1840 in Decatur Co., GA.1

Elizabeth Reynolds died on 10 Apr 1850 in Decatur Co., GA.1

Her name was also spelled Runnels.

Children of Elizabeth Reynolds and James Harrison

Citations

  1. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), p. 97. Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.

Robert Reynolds1

M, #2450
     Robert Reynolds married Susan <...>.2

Children of Robert Reynolds and Susan <...>

Citations

  1. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), p. 97. They were from NC. Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.
  2. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage, p. 97.

Susan <...>1

F, #2451
     Susan <...> married Robert Reynolds.1

Children of Susan <...> and Robert Reynolds

Citations

  1. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), p. 97. Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.

Pheriba (Feriby) Reynolds

F, #2452, b. circa 1820
     Pheriba (Feriby) Reynolds was born circa 1820 in NC.1 She was the daughter of Robert Reynolds and Susan <...>. Pheriba (Feriby) Reynolds was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Harrison.

Pheriba (Feriby) Reynolds married James Harrison, son of Benjamin Harrison Jr. and Martha Bush, on 24 Dec 1851 in Decatur Co., GA.2 Pheriba (Feriby) Reynolds was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Harrison. Pheriba (Feriby) Reynolds was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Harrison. Pheriba (Feriby) Reynolds was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Harrison.

Children of Pheriba (Feriby) Reynolds and James Harrison

Citations

  1. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), p. 98. Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.
  2. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage, p. 98 (Bible has Sep).

William Reynolds1

M, #2453, b. circa 1809
     William Reynolds was born circa 1809 in NC.2 He was the son of Robert Reynolds and Susan <...>. William Reynolds was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Harrison.

Citations

  1. [S414] US1850, living with James Harrison in US1850 census.
  2. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), p. 98. Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.

Martha Malinda Harrison1

F, #2454, b. 2 Nov 1841, d. 26 Mar 1923
     Martha Malinda Harrison was born on 2 Nov 1841 in GA.2,3 She was the daughter of James Harrison and Elizabeth Reynolds. Martha Malinda Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Harrison. Martha Malinda Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Harrison. Martha Malinda Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Harrison. Martha Malinda Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Alison Harrison.4

Martha Malinda Harrison died on 26 Mar 1923 in Whigham, Decatur Co., GA, at age 81 and was listed on her death certificate as single.5 She was buried on 27 Mar 1923 in Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Climax, Decatur Co., GA.6,7

Citations

  1. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), p. 32. Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.
  2. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates, Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA, Certificate 7643. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Certificates.
  3. [S414] US1850.
  4. [S555] US1900.
  5. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates: The death certificate says Whigham, Decatur Co., even though Grady Co. (where Whigham is located) was formed in 1906.
  6. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates.
  7. [S858] Cemetery Marker in Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Climax, Decatur Co., GA (State Road 262 (Antioch Church Rd) and Sykes Mill Rd (30.8364 -84.415)).

Selia Ann Harrison1

F, #2455, b. circa 1842
     Selia Ann Harrison was born circa 1842 in GA.2 She was the daughter of James Harrison and Elizabeth Reynolds. Selia Ann Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Harrison. Selia Ann Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Harrison.

Citations

  1. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), p. 32. Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.
  2. [S414] US1850.

Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison1

M, #2456, b. 27 Dec 1844, d. 21 Aug 1933
     Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison was born on 27 Dec 1844 in GA.2,3,4 He was the son of James Harrison and Elizabeth Reynolds. Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Harrison. Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Harrison.

Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison began military service on 21 Mar 1863 in Bainbridge, Decatur Co., GA, in the CSA, in Campbell's Independent Company of Georgia Siege Artillery stationed at Ft. Ward, St. Marks, Florida.5 His military service ended in Apr 1865 in St. Marks, Wakulla Co., FL, at the end of the war.6

Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison married Amanda Melvina Byrd on 1 Nov 1866 in Decatur Co., GA.7 Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA with others in the household: Amanda Melvina Byrd and Mary E. Harrison. Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA with others in the household: Amanda Melvina Byrd, Mary E. Harrison, Augustus Jackson Harrison, Benjamin Oscar Harrison, Martha Ann Harrison and William Byrd Harrison.

Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison applied for a pension on 15 Sep 1910 in Grady Co., GA, for his service in the CSA in Campbell's Siege Artillary. His application was approved to start in 1911. In 1933, the pension paid $110 for his funeral.6

Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison was widowed on 17 Jul 1917.8,2

Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison died on 21 Aug 1933 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, at age 88.9,2 He was buried on 22 Aug 1933 in Whigham Cemetery, Whigham, Grady Co., GA.10,11,9,2

Children of Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison and Amanda Melvina Byrd

Citations

  1. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), p. 32. Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.
  2. [S787] Submitted by Christine Burton and Patty Goodson, Grady Co., Georgia Cemetery Records (http://www.rootsweb.com/~gagrady/cemeteries.html).
  3. [S414] US1850.
  4. [S496] US1880.
  5. [S782] Transcribed by Denise Smiley, Decatur Co., GA Military Records, GA GenWeb (http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/decatur/military).
  6. [S927] Georgia, Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com) URL: http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/; Original data: Confederate Pension Applications, Georgia Confederate Pension Office, RG 58-1-1, Georgia Archives.
  7. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage, p. 149.
  8. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage, p. 150.
  9. [S1662] "Georgia, Deaths, 1928-1939," Certificate of Death, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 26 Oct 2014), citing Georgia Archives, Morrow, Certificate no. 33 18434.
  10. [S806] Grady County Historical Society Inc. (Comp.), Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia (P. O. Box 586, Cairo, GA 39828: Grady County Historical Society, Inc., 2006), p. 410. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  11. [S53] Cemetery Marker in Whigham Cemetery, Whigham, Grady Co., GA (located on the northwest side of Whigham, near the Atlantic Coast Line depot (D19 LL11)).