The Ancestors & Family of Robert Lee Harrison:Information about John A. Harrison
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John A. Harrison (b. July 15, 1822, d. November 06, 1883)John A. Harrison (son of William E. Harrison and Martha Nesbitt) was born July 15, 1822 in York, SC, and died November 06, 1883 in York, SC.He married (1) Nancy Hammel on January 29, 1846 in Home of Mrs. Rachel Hammel, witness John Hammel & William Yarboro, daughter of Archibald Hammel and Rachel Unknown.He married (2) Martha Eleanor Ragan on May 14, 1872 in Gaston CO NC John is noted as widower.
Notes for John A. Harrison:
John Harrison and Nancy Hammel were married on January 29 1846 by Esq E. Howell at the home of Mrs. Rachel Hammel. Witness: John Hammel and William Yarboro.
On September 12,1855 John Harrison of York CO SC purchased 372 acres of land from Leroy Stowe for the sumof $650, reserving the lot that had been surveyed and conveyed to the New Hope Presbyterian Church. The execution of this deed was acknowledged in open court in Gaston County during the February term of 1857.
1850 York, York CO SC Census
John Harrison 28 m farmer York SC
Nancy Harrison 22 f York SC
Mary J Harrison 3 York SC
Martha A. R. Harrison 1 York SC
James Miller 28 farmer
1860 Gaston CO NC Census
John Harrison 38 M SC Farmer
Nancy 31 f SC
Mary 13 f SC
Robert 9 m SC
Martha 11 f SC
William 6 m SC
David 3 m SC
John 1 M
1870 Dallas Gaston CO NC Census
John Harrison 48 M SC Farmer
Nancy 38 f SC
Martha 21 f SC
Robert 18 m SC
William 17 m SC
David A 14 m SC
John T 12 m SC
Raechel 81 f SC
I think Rachael Harrison is actually Rachel Hammel whose house John Harrison and Nancy Hammel married at.
1880 District 87 South Point Gaston CO NC Census
Harrison William R. 26
Mary L. 2
Harrison John 60 SC IRE SC
Martha E. 32 NC SC SC
Martha 30 SC SC SC
David A. 23 NC SC SC
John T. 21 NC SC SC
Edward L. 6 NC SC SC
Emma 2 NC SC SC
Harmmel Rachel 81 m-i-l SC SC SC
John T. Kanapaux's Battery, Lafayette's Light Artillery,
South Carolina Volunteers
Harrison, D.W., Private, enlisted 4/13/1861 Yorkville SC, paroled at Greensboro NC 5/1/1865, also served in the 5th SCV, Co. F.
Harrison, John, Private, enlisted 9/15/1863, paroled at Greensboro NC 5/1/1865.
Harrison, William E., Private, enlisted 2/15/1863 Coosawhatchie SC, paroled at Greensboro NC 5/1/1865, York County SC resident.
More About John A. Harrison:
Date born 2: Gaston CO NC.
Burial: New Hope Gaston NC.
Died 2: Aft. January 29, 1846
Died 3: Aft. 1850, 1850 York, York CO SC Census .
Died 4: Aft. 1860, 1860 Gaston CO NC Census.
Died 5: Aft. 1870, 1870 Dallas Gaston CO NC Census.
Died 6: Aft. May 14, 1872, Gaston CO NC marriage.
Died 7: Aft. 1880, 1880 District 87 South Point Gaston CO NC Census.
Military service: Confederate Veteran in Civil War.
More About John A. Harrison and Nancy Hammel:
Marriage: January 29, 1846, Home of Mrs. Rachel Hammel, witness John Hammel & William Yarboro.
More About John A. Harrison and Martha Eleanor Ragan:
Marriage: May 14, 1872, Gaston CO NC John is noted as widower.
Children of John A. Harrison and Nancy Hammel are:
- Mary Jane Harrison, b. January 01, 1847, York, SC, d. October 20, 1864, Blood poisoning.
- Martha A. Harrison, b. October 18, 1849, York, SC, d. Aft. 1880, 1880 District 87 South Point Gaston CO NC Census.
- +Robert Alexander Harrison, b. August 07, 1851, York, SC, d. June 12, 1923, probably South Point Gaston CO NC.
- +William Richard Harrison, b. March 04, 1854, York, SC, d. Aft. 1920, 1920 South Point Gaston CO NC Census.
- +David A. Harrison, Sr., b. August 30, 1856, York, SC, d. November 05, 1941, probably Gaston CO NC.
- +John Taylor Harrison, b. October 17, 1858, York SC or Gaston NC, d. July 29, 1931, Gaston CO NC.
Children of John A. Harrison and Martha Eleanor Ragan are:
- Edward Lee Harrison, b. June 11, 1873, Gaston CO NC, d. July 24, 1956.
- Bessie Olive Harrison, b. November 25, 1875, Gaston CO NC, d. July 20, 1877, Gaston CO NC.
- Emma Annette Harrison, b. December 09, 1877, Gaston CO NC, d. December 27, 1968.
- +Hattie May Harrison, b. December 29, 1880, Gaston CO NC, d. Aft. 1930, 1930 District 52 South Point Gaston CO NC Census.