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William Henry Harrison, Berkley, VA. 4th President U.S.


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Posted by Virginia L. Brown on October 05, 1998 at 19:44:55:

Looking for more information on William Henry HARRISON, 4th president of U.S., b. 09 Feb 1773, Berkley, VA, d. 04 April 1841. Indiana Territorial Governor. Married Anna SYMES (date, place.) His father Benjamin HARRISON, Signer of Decl. of Independence. b. abt 1726(?) d. 04 Apr 1791, Charles City, VA. married 1748 Elizabeth BASSETT, b. 13 Dec 1730 VA.  Henry LAMB II, of NC, IN, IA was first cousin of President William Henry HARRISON.  Need more NC information on Henry LAMB II and Henry LAMB I lineage.  Was Henry LAMB II a physician?  Henry LAMB II married Ruth PENNINGTON in 1796. Henry and Ruth moved to Floyd Co., IN October 15, 1815. They had 4 sons born in NC, probably Randolph Co.  Sons were: Joseph, Josiah, Benjamin and William.  Ruth died in Indiana.  Site of grave unknown.  Henry II moved to Union Co., IA.  Need vital information on Ruth and her ancestors.  Gaps in lineage.  Ruth was a cousin of Gen. JACKSON.  Unclear as to which Gen. JACKSON.  Ruth's father, Levi(?) PENNINGTON of VA or NC (county, state?) Need vital information on John Scott HARRISON, b.? d.?, father Benjamin HARRISON, b. 20 Aug 1833 N. end, OH d. 13 Mar 1901 buried Crown Hill Cemetary, Indianapolis, IN.  President of U. S. 1888.  Was also a lawyer in Indianapolis, IN., m. Caroline Lavinia SCOTT b? d?  John Scott HARRISON married twice.  First wife unknown.  Second wife Elizabeth Ramsey IRWIN, daughter of Archibald IRWIN, Jr., b. 1760, married Mary RAMSEY b? d?.  His father Archibald IRWIN (I?) b. 1728 Peters Twp, PA d. 1798 Irvington Mills, PA.  Married Jean (Jane?) McDowell.  Would greatly appreciate having any of the blanks filled in.



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