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Fielding Harrison (b. 1777, d. June 11, 1829)Fielding Harrison (son of Benjamin Harrison and Mary McClure)69 was born 1777 in Rockingham, Virginia, and died June 11, 1829 in Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois.He married Anna Eleanor Quinn on 1803 in Culpeper, Va, daughter of James Quinn and Elizabeth Madison.
Notes for Fielding Harrison:
EARLY SETTLERS OF SANGAMON COUNTY - 1876
By John Carroll Power
These biographies were submitted by a researcher and evidently abstracted from the 1876 History of Sangamon County, IL. Errors could occur, so one should always verify the correctness by obtaining copies of vitals and performing all necessary research to document what is contained herein.
HARRISON, FIELDING, was born about 1777, in Rockingham county, Va. Anna Quinn was born about 1779, in Culpepper county, Va. They were married in Culpepper, and made their home in Rockingham county, until they had one child. They moved about 1805 to Christian county, Ky., where they had five children, and from there moved to Sangamon county, Ill., arriving Nov. 1822, at the north side of Richland creek, in what is now Salisbury township. Of their six children -
Peyton L., born Sept. 7, 1804, in Rockingham county, Va., married Nov. 13, 1827, in St. Louis, Mo., to Eliza B. Cartwright, both of Sangamon county. They had nine children in Sangamon county. Frances A., born Nov. 27, 1828, married William H. Purvines. See his name. Wealthy M. J., married Nathan S. Purvines. See his name. Sarah M. married, Feb. 22, 1854, to Amos Ely, a native of Philadelphia. They had two children. Harry died, aged six years. Albert lives with his parents in Chicago. P. Quinn, born May 20, 1837, married June 4, 1867, to Emeline L. Lamothe, who was born Dec. 12, 1843, in Alton. They have one child, Luella, and live two miles east of Pleasant Plains. Catharine married William P. Crafton. See his name. Peter L. married Elizabeth F. Cartwright. They have two children, and live near Pleasant Plains. Emily W. married Benjamin Berry, of Morgan county, Ill. They have one child, William Peyton, and live at Pleasant Plains. Caroline A. married Josiah W. Owen, and live five miles west of Pleasant Plains. Victoria M. married Dr. James T. Logan. They have one child, Eva May, and live at Tolona, Ill. Peyton L. Harrison remembers seeing sixteen hundred Pottawattomie Indians camped about one mile north of where he now lives. They were about leaving the country, in the winter of 1823 or '4. While the Indians were there he fired into a herd of deer and killed one. Some of the Indians saw him, and he feared they would take his game, but his fears were soon dispelled by their expressing admiration for the young hunter, in saying boy! Boy! Then pointing to the deer they said, buck! Buck! Peyton L. Harrison ans wife reside one mile west of Pleasant Plains.
John F., born Feb. 5, 1807, in Christian county, Ky. - the day was long known as the cold Friday - He married Parthenia Harrison (a sister to Milton B. Harrison of Petersburg.) They had six children, and live in Petersburg.
Peachy A., born Nov. 19, 1809, in Kentucky, married in Sangamon county to Robert Harrison. They had nine children. Of their children - Fielding T. lives in Alton. Castle R. lives in Jacksonville. John H. lives in Taylorville, Ill. Simeon B. lives at Morrisonville, Ill. James married and lives in Kansas. Robert Harrison died in 1855 or '6, and Mrs. Peachy A. Harrison died in 1866, both in Alton.
Mary E., born June 5, 1811, in Kentucky, married in Sangamon county to Irwin Randall. They have seven children, and live in Edwardsville.
Simeon Q., born Sept. 27, 1816, in that part of Christian which is now Trigg county, Ky., married in Sangamon county to Mary A. Renshaw. They had five living children. Robert P. married Almeda J. Bone. Annie Q., born May 26, 1848, married Jan. 19, 1870, to Dr. Joseph B. Cloud (son of Rev. Newton Cloud, of Jacksonville, Illinois). He died Dec. 31, 1872, in Pleasant Plains. Mrs. Cloud (think this is an error) lives with her father - 1873 - Jennie E., born Dec. 19, 1850, married Dec. 24, 1868, to Frank Cassell. They have one child, S. Quinn, and live in Pekin. Mr. Cassell is a practicing lawyer. Mary R., Ida V., and Sue A., reside with their parents, two miles northeast of Richland station, Sangamon county.
Martha F., born Jan. 31, 1820, in Kentucky, married in Sangamon county to James Harrison. They had four children. James Harrison died July 8, 1873, near Shullsburg, Wis., and his widow resides there. Their son, Dr. W. H. Harrison, lives at Warren, Ill. - 1873.
Fielding Harrison died June 11, 1829, and his widow died Aug. 1835, he in Sangamon county, and she in Alton, Illinois.
More About Fielding Harrison and Anna Eleanor Quinn:
Marriage: 1803, Culpeper, Va.
Children of Fielding Harrison and Anna Eleanor Quinn are:
- +Peyton L. Harrison, b. September 07, 1804, Rockingham, VA69, 70, d. November 13, 1885, Springfield, Sangamon, IL, USA70.