Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Benjamin Harrison

Male 1719 - Aft 1758  (> 39 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Harrison 
    Born 1719  Brandon, Prince County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 16 May 1758  Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I71421  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 May 2022 

    Father Nathaniel Harrison,   b. 8 Aug 1677, Indian Fields, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1727, Sunken Meadow, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Cary,   b. 1678, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1732, Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1702  Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16206  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Digges,   b. Abt 1723, Bellfield, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1770, Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married 23 Aug 1739  Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Harrison,   b. 26 Nov 1740, Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1748, Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Harrison,   b. 22 Oct 1742, Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1747, Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)  [natural]
     3. Nathaniel Harrison,   b. 24 Aug 1744, Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1792, Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)  [natural]
     4. Susannah Harrison,   b. 3 Dec 1745, Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Benjamin Harrison,   b. 23 Aug 1747, Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1757, Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 9 years)  [natural]
     6. Hannah Harrison,   b. 1 Sep 1749, Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Elizabeth Digges Harrison,   b. 24 Aug 1751, Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1751, Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     8. Peter Cole Harrison,   b. 11 Feb 1753, Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Ludwell Harrison,   b. 31 Dec 1754, Wakefield, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 11 May 2022 
    Family ID F36968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Harrison, Esq., of "Wakefield," and his wife Susannah sold 605 acres called "Minges" on Joseph Swamp in Sussex County 16 May1758
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      Northumberland County, Virginia Wills & Administrations {Lewis & Booker}
      Harvey, John W. W. 8 September l744---W. P. 10th of Xbr 1744
      Son Onesiphorus Harvey-all the land I hold whereon I now live.
      Son John Harvey-two hundred acres of land, part of a tract I bought of Thomas Williams in Prince George County joining Colonel Benjamin Harrison.
      Daughter Saran Harvey-all the remainding part of that tract.
      Wife Mary Harvey-her riding saddle.
      To Wife and her three children-all the rest of my estate, to be equally divided.
      Wife, and my brother-in-law Samuel Williams, executors.
      Witness: John Ingram and Thomas Mahanes.

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