Matthew James Harrison1

M, #2457, b. 23 Aug 1846, d. 3 May 1920
     Matthew James Harrison was born on 23 Aug 1846 in GA.2,3,4,5 He was the son of James Harrison and Elizabeth Reynolds. Matthew James Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Harrison (his father.)5 Matthew James Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Harrison.

Matthew James Harrison began military service on 2 May 1864 in the CSA in Co. I, 3rd Regiment, Georgia Reserves.6 His military service ended in Apr 1865 at close of war. He was home on sick leave, due to relapse from measles.6

Matthew James Harrison married Permelia Davis on 9 Jan 1868 in Decatur Co., GA.7 Matthew James Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Permelia Davis (his wife.)8 Matthew James Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Permelia Davis.9

Matthew James Harrison was widowed on 9 May 1894.10

Matthew James Harrison married Mary Della Brock on 27 Jan 1896 in Decatur Co., GA.11

Matthew James Harrison was widowed on 6 Dec 1896 for the second time.10

Matthew James Harrison married Florence R. Kelly on 18 Jan 1898 in Thomas Co., GA.6,2 Matthew James Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Florence R. Kelly (his wife.)12

Matthew James Harrison applied for a pension on 15 Jul 1907 in Grady Co., GA, for his service in the CSA in Co. I, 3rd Georgia Regiment. His application was not approved for 1908, but the next year was approved and seems to have continued until his death.6 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Florence R. Kelly.13 Matthew James Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Florence R. Kelly.14

Matthew James Harrison died on 3 May 1920 in Grady Co., GA, at age 73.15,6 He was buried on 4 May 1920 at 4:30 o'clock on Tuesday evening in Tired Creek Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA.10,3

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. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Certificates.
  3. [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. 378. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  4. [S788] The Cairo Messenger, Cairo, Grady Co., GA, Obituary of Mrs. Margaret Ann Herring, on Friday, May 21, 1920. Hereinafter cited as The Cairo Messenger.
  5. [S414] US1850.
  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. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Decatur County Marriage Book, 1867 - 1896, p. 20.
  8. [S497] US1870.
  9. [S496] US1880.
  10. [S1267] Cemetery Marker in Tired Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Grady Co., GA (Tired Creek Rd at Strickland Rd (30.81670 -84.27560)).
  11. [S1575] "Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978," Images, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : accessed 21 Dec 2013), Citing County Marriage Records, 1828–1978. The Georgia Archives, Morrow, Georgia, p. 33.
  12. [S555] US1900.
  13. [S663] US1910.
  14. [S681] US1920.
  15. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates: Certificate 12352.

Andrew Jackson Harrison1

M, #2458, b. 23 Jul 1848, d. 18 Jan 1936
     Andrew Jackson Harrison was born on 23 Jul 1848 in GA.2,3 He was the son of James Harrison and Elizabeth Reynolds. Andrew Jackson Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Harrison.3 Andrew Jackson Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Harrison. Andrew Jackson Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Harrison.

Andrew Jackson Harrison married Alcy Elizabeth Sanders on 2 Jan 1873 in Decatur Co., GA.2,4 Andrew Jackson Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Alcy Elizabeth Sanders, Annie Elizabeth Harrison, James Alison Harrison and Tabitha Luvenia Harrison.4

Andrew Jackson Harrison was widowed on 16 Jan 1900.2 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Annie Elizabeth Harrison, Tabitha Luvenia Harrison, Fairbie Virginia Harrison, Linnie M. Harrison, Remus J. Harrison, Sarah Z. Harrison and Thomas P. Harrison.5

Andrew Jackson Harrison married Georgia S. Turner on 20 Dec 1903 in Liberty Co., FL.6,7 Andrew Jackson Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Georgia S. Turner, Annie Elizabeth Harrison, Linnie M. Harrison, Thomas P. Harrison and John Daniel Harrison (his second wife, 3 children by his first wife, and 1 child by his second wife.)8 Andrew Jackson Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Georgia S. Turner, Annie Elizabeth Harrison, Linnie M. Harrison, John Daniel Harrison and Alexander Harrison.9 Andrew Jackson Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Georgia S. Turner, Annie Elizabeth Harrison, Linnie M. Harrison and Alexander Harrison.10

Andrew Jackson Harrison died on 18 Jan 1936 at age 87.2 He was buried in Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Climax, Decatur Co., GA.2

Children of Andrew Jackson Harrison and Alcy Elizabeth Sanders

Children of Andrew Jackson Harrison and Georgia S. Turner

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. [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)).
  3. [S414] US1850.
  4. [S496] US1880.
  5. [S555] US1900.
  6. [S2000] "Florida, County Marriages, 1830-1957," Index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 23 Mar 2018), Citing Orange, Florida, United States, State Archive, Tallahassee and clerk of courts, various counties, p. 55, image 59.
  7. [S2064] "Florida, County Marriage Records, 1823-1982," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 20 Nov 2018), Citing Marriage Records. Florida Marriages. Various Florida County Courthouses and State Archive, Tallahassee, Florida, Book 2, Page 55.
  8. [S663] US1910.
  9. [S681] US1920.
  10. [S679] US1930.

Susan (Sarra) Elizabeth Harrison1

F, #2459, b. circa 1849
     Susan (Sarra) Elizabeth Harrison was born circa 1849 in GA.2 She was the daughter of James Harrison and Elizabeth Reynolds. Susan (Sarra) Elizabeth Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Harrison.2 Susan (Sarra) Elizabeth Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Harrison. Susan (Sarra) Elizabeth Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Harrison.

Susan (Sarra) Elizabeth Harrison married William C. Bird on 4 Jan 1871 in Decatur Co., GA.3 Susan (Sarra) Elizabeth Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of William C. Bird (her husband.)4

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.
  3. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Decatur County Marriage Book, 1867 - 1896, p. 163.
  4. [S496] US1880.

Amanda Melvina Byrd

F, #2460, b. 11 Dec 1845, d. 17 Jul 1917
     Amanda Melvina Byrd was born on 11 Dec 1845 in GA.1,2

Amanda Melvina Byrd married Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison, son of James Harrison and Elizabeth Reynolds, on 1 Nov 1866 in Decatur Co., GA.3 Amanda Melvina Byrd was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison. Amanda Melvina Byrd was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison.

Amanda Melvina Byrd died on 17 Jul 1917 in Whigham, Grady Co., GA, at age 71.4,1 She was buried in Whigham Cemetery, Whigham, Grady Co., GA.5,6,1

Children of Amanda Melvina Byrd and Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison

Citations

  1. [S787] Submitted by Christine Burton and Patty Goodson, Grady Co., Georgia Cemetery Records (http://www.rootsweb.com/~gagrady/cemeteries.html).
  2. [S496] US1880.
  3. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), p. 149. Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.
  4. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage, p. 150.
  5. [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.
  6. [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)).

Augustus Jackson Harrison

M, #2461, b. 14 Sep 1870, d. 10 Apr 1925
     Augustus Jackson Harrison was born on 14 Sep 1870 in Decatur Co., GA.1,2 He was the son of Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison and Amanda Melvina Byrd. Augustus Jackson Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison.

Augustus Jackson Harrison married Ella Virginia Hughes, daughter of John Hughes and Martha <...>, on 12 Nov 1888 in Decatur Co., GA.3,2 Augustus Jackson Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Ella Virginia Hughes.4 Augustus Jackson Harrison was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Ella Virginia Hughes.5

Augustus Jackson Harrison died on 10 Apr 1925 at age 54.1 He was buried in Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Climax, Decatur Co., GA.1

Citations

  1. [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)).
  2. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), p. 156. Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.
  3. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Decatur County Marriage Book, 1867 - 1896, p. 600.
  4. [S555] US1900.
  5. [S663] US1910.

Ella Virginia Hughes1

F, #2462, b. 28 Aug 1867, d. 22 Jan 1953
     Ella Virginia Hughes was born on 28 Aug 1867 in GA.2 She was the daughter of John Hughes and Martha <...>.

Ella Virginia Hughes married Augustus Jackson Harrison, son of Benjamin Robert Thomas Harrison and Amanda Melvina Byrd, on 12 Nov 1888 in Decatur Co., GA.3,1 Ella Virginia Hughes was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Augustus Jackson Harrison (her husband.)4 Ella Virginia Hughes was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Augustus Jackson Harrison.5 Ella Virginia Hughes was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA.6

Ella Virginia Hughes was widowed on 10 Apr 1925.7

Ella Virginia Hughes moved to Miami, Dade Co., FL, after Apr 1925.8 She was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Miami, Dade Co., FL, in the household of unresearched people (her son.)9 On 27 Aug 1931 in Miami, Dade Co., FL, a celebration of Ella's 64th birthday was held. Many of her children, their spouses, grandchildren, and friends attended.8 She was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Miami, Dade Co., FL, in the household of unresearched people.10 She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1945 in Dade Co., FL.11

Ella Virginia Hughes died on 22 Jan 1953 at age 85.2 She was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Miami, Dade Co., FL.2

Citations

  1. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), p. 156. Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.
  2. [S203] Cemetery Marker in Woodlawn Cemetery, Miami, Dade Co., FL; read by this compiler, 1968.
  3. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Decatur County Marriage Book, 1867 - 1896, p. 600.
  4. [S555] US1900.
  5. [S663] US1910.
  6. [S681] US1920.
  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)).
  8. [S1488] Miami Herald, Miami, Dade Co., FL, Miami Herald 1931-08-29, p. 5. Hereinafter cited as Miami Herald.
  9. [S679] US1930.
  10. [S1399] US1940.
  11. [S916] FL1945.

John Hughes1

M, #2463
     John Hughes married Martha <...>.1

Child of John Hughes and Martha <...>

Citations

  1. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), p. 156. Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.

Martha <...>1

F, #2464
     Martha <...> married John Hughes.1

Child of Martha <...> and John Hughes

Citations

  1. [S15] Laura Barker Mortensen, Harrison Heritage Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) (Murray, Utah: Roylance Publishers, 1989), p. 156. Hereinafter cited as Harrison Heritage.

William Henry Harrison1

M, #2465, b. 15 Jun 1852, d. 18 Jun 1926
     William Henry Harrison was born on 15 Jun 1852 in GA.2,3 He was the son of James Harrison and Pheriba (Feriby) Reynolds. William Henry Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Harrison.

William Henry Harrison married Sarah <...>.2

William Henry Harrison died on 18 Jun 1926 in Whigham, Decatur Co., GA, at age 74.4 He was buried on 19 Jun 1926 in Whigham Cemetery, Whigham, Grady Co., GA.2,5

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. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Certificates.
  3. [S497] US1870.
  4. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates: Certificate 17235.
  5. [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)).

Mary Jane Harrison1

F, #2466, b. 19 Jan 1855, d. 24 Dec 1941
     Mary Jane Harrison was born on 19 Jan 1855 in GA.2,3 She was the daughter of James Harrison and Pheriba (Feriby) Reynolds. Mary Jane Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Harrison.

Mary Jane Harrison married Andrew J. Graham on 28 Oct 1874 in Decatur Co., GA.4 Mary Jane Harrison was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Andrew J. Graham (her husband.)5

Mary Jane Harrison was widowed on 6 Aug 1898.2 She was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Geneva Co., AL, in the household of unresearched people (her son.)6 She was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Geneva Co., AL, in the household of unresearched people.7 She was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Geneva Co., AL, in the household of unresearched people.8 She was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Geneva Co., AL, in the household of unresearched people.9

Mary Jane Harrison died on 24 Dec 1941 at age 86.2 She was buried in Poplar Spring Cemetery, Houston Co., AL.2

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. [S2108] Cemetery Marker in Poplar Spring Cemetery, Houston Co., AL.
  3. [S497] US1870.
  4. [S1575] "Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978," Images, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : accessed 21 Dec 2013), Citing County Marriage Records, 1828–1978. The Georgia Archives, Morrow, Georgia, Marriages, Book B, 1868-1896, p. 188.
  5. [S496] US1880.
  6. [S663] US1910.
  7. [S681] US1920.
  8. [S679] US1930.
  9. [S1399] US1940.