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101. SARAH ANN "SALLY" GABBARD was born in 1825 in Clay County, Kentucky.60 She died after 1880 at the age of 55.

SARAH ANN "SALLY" GABBARD and NATHANIEL M. HARRISON were married on 20 February 1845 in Madison County, Kentucky.61,62,63 NATHANIEL M. HARRISON8,26,64, son of ELISHA HARRISON and IFFA BAKER, was born in 1825 in Madison County, Kentucky.60,61 He died on 19 September 1880 at the age of 55 in Schuyler County, Illinois.65

In 1840 Madison Co KY Census Index there is also a George and a John B. Harrison as well as Edward Gabbard. In 1830, Elijah Harrison is found; in 1820 Elisha & Frederick Harrison.

1850 Madison Co KY Census: p.240, Household 587. Nathaniel Harrison age 25, farmer, born Madison Co. Sally A. age 25. Nancy age 4. Elizabeth age 2. Next door at #588 is Edward Gabbard age 51, wife Sally 50, Margaret 16, and Jane 14. John W. Gabbard is at #589, age 30, Alethy also 30, with 9 children (including a Jacob, Sally, Edward) and Jacob Gabbard age 80. On p.239, #574 is Jacob Gabbard, age 25, Mahaly age 26, Mary age 3, Nancy age 2, and Edward age 1.

Other Harrisons in Madison Co in 1850 include on p.235 #520 John B. Harrison age 43, Sally age 33, Shelton age 17, Elisha age 15, Elizabeth age 13, Lafayette age 12, Ellen ?Ann age 10, Nancy age 8, Hannah age 4, Margaret age 2; and p.238, #558 is George Harrison, age 41, Rachel age 37, Isaac age 18, Nancy age 13, John B. age 11, J?? , male age 7, Elisha age 5, and Minerva age 1.

The following land grant offered a surprise and a middle initial for Nathaniel.
3 Apr 1854. Survey 23585 ordered for Nathan Harrison for 150 acres of land, he having paid five cents per acre, the price fixed by this court for vacant land in said county. [$7.50]
Survey dated 2 Jun 1854 for Nathan M. Harrison, 150 acres. On waters of Hootons fork of the Indian lick fork of Rockcastle River. Markers: 3 chesnut oaks on a hill side from Jno. W. Gabbard's line of his 100 acres. New lines. chesnut & dogwood; 2 small black gums; large pine; a pine; a chesnut, chesnut Oak & black gum; a chesnut and black oat; a white oak & chesnut; 2 Spanish oaks & black gum on ridge between Hooton & Raccoon branch; black oak & chesnut oak; white oak & Spanish oak; to the beginning corner of John Hudsons 180 acre survey; with his line; 2 white oaks; a poplar & white oak; a white oak & small kidney; a hickory & spruce pine; a beech & white oak a corner to sd Gabbards 100 acres; line of same; 2 shite oaks; new line to the beginning. John Morriss & Jno W. Gabbard were chain carriers, Nathan M. Harrison, markers. Kiah Croohe, surveyor
Granted by L. W. Powell, Governor of KY, at Frankfort on 10 Jul 1855.
Note: Hooten's Creek and Indian Creek are now within the bounds of Jackson Co.

Family is in 1860 & 1870 Census, Schuyler Co IL, Buena Vista Twp. Based on the birthplaces of the children as given, the family moved between the births of Amanda in 1857 and birth of Susan in 1860.

1860, Buena Vista Twp, Schuyler Co IL, Hh 10. All born in KY. Nathan Harrison, age 34, Sally A., age 33, Nancy, age 14, Elizabeth age 12. Elisha age 10. John age 6. Mary J. age 7, Amanda 3. Anna L. age 2 months.

1861 Military Census, Buena Vista Twp. Complete list of all able bodied male citizens in Schuyler county between the ages of 18 - 45 years subject to military duty. Included Nathan Harrison.

1863 Military Census. All persons subject to military duty in the 9th District - counties of Pike, Brown, Schuyler, McDonough, Fulton, Mason, Minard & Cass, state of Indiana. July, 1863. Capt. B. F. Westlake, Provost Marshal:
Schuyler Co, Buena Vista Township: Nathan M. Harrison, age 39, Farmer, born Kentucky.

There was an 1865 State Census in Illinois and Nathan Harrison was counted. In his household were 2 males and 3 females under age 10; 1 male and 2 females age 10-20; 1 male and 1 female age 40-50. total of 4 males, 6 females.

1870 Census. Buena Vista Twp, Schuyler Co, IL, Hh 2.
Nathan Harrison, 46, farmer, b. KY. Sarah, 44, Keeping House, b. KY
Nancy 24, Elizabeth 22, Elisha 20, Mary J. 18, John 16, Amanda 13 - all born in Kentucky.
Susan 10, Jacob 8, Sarah 5, and Charity age 2 months, all born in IL.

1880 Census. Nathan Harrison, age 56, b. KY, father b. VA, mother b. KY. Sarah, wife, age 54, b. KY as were both her parents. John, age 26, Jane 24, both born in KY. The rest of the children born in IL. Amanda 21, Jacob 18, Charity 10, and William 6.

From the "Rushville Times" of Sep 24 1880. Mr Nathan Harrison, an old citizen of Buenavista township, died on Sunday of inflammation of the bowels; aged 56 years.

SARAH ANN "SALLY" GABBARD and NATHANIEL M. HARRISON had the following children:






Elizabeth HARRISON.






Mary Jane HARRISON was born on 22 January 1853 in Madison County, Kentucky. She was born on 28 January 1854 in Madison County, Kentucky.8,64,66 She died on 8 October 1929 at the age of 76 in Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois. Mary was buried on 10 October 1929 in Rushville City Cemetery, Schuyler County, Illinois.

Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960,
Mary Jane Harrison, born 22 Jan 1853, Madison Co KY, daughter of Nathaniel Harrison and Sally Gabbard.

Illinois Deaths & Stillbirths, 1916-1947,
Mary Jane Harrison, died 8 Oct 1929, Rushville, Schuyler, IL. She was 75, born 28 Jan 1854. Her father was Nathan Harrison, born Viginia; her mother Sarah Gabbard, born Kentucky. She had lived in Rushville for 20 years and was buried Rushville Cemetery, 10 Oct 1929.



John HARRISON was born on 14 April 1855 in Madison County, Kentucky.8,64,66 He died on 16 March 1932 at the age of 76 in Woodstock, Schuyler County, Illinois.67

Surely this is John:

1900 Census, Riply Twp, Brown Co, IL
George Rigguls, Sen, b. Jan 1831, 69, married 48 years, b. England. Immigrated 1865, Naturalized, Farmer.
Jane, wife, b. Apr 1827, 73, 6 children - 4 are living, b. England
Sophia Swisher, dau, b. Nov 1861, Widow, 2 children - 1 is living, b. NY
Winnifreid Swisher, granddau, b. Apr 1884, age 16, b. IL
John Friday, Hired Man, b. Dec 1872, age 27, b. IL

Sophia Swisher married John Harrison, 28 Mar 1902, Schuyler Co, IL.

1910 Census. Rushville, Schuyler Co IL, Hh 279
John Harrison, age 53, married 1 time for 6 years (about 1904), born KY, parents born KY, house carpenter
Suaphia, wife, age 48, married twice, had one child who is still living, b. NY, parents b. England

1920 Census. Rushville, Schuyler Co IL, Hh 276
John Harrison, age 63, b. IL as was his parents [he must not have answered the question] Carpenter
Sophia, wife, age 58, b. NY, parents b. England

1930 Census. Rushville, Schuyler Co, IL Hh 44
John Harrison, age 73. He was 45 when first married. Born KY as were his parents. House carpenter
Sofia, age 68. Was 40 when first married. Born NY; her parents born in England.

John is buried Palm Cemetery, Rushville, Schuyler Co. FindAGrave states that his wife was Sophia Riggal Swisher.
Find A Grave Memorial# 54950850

He is listed in the Illinois Death Index, 1916-1947, at States his birth as 14 Apr 1855, Madison Co KY. Died 16 Mar 1932, Rushville, Schuyler Illinois and buried on the 18th at Woodstock. He was 67, a laborer. His father was Nathan Harrison; his mother Sally Ann - both born in Kentucky. Sophia was his wife's name.



Amanda HARRISON68 was born in 1857 in Kentucky.8,64,66

Probable marriage to John G. Robinson, 30 Aug 1886. Book C, p.177. Schuyler Co, IL



Anna Louise HARRISON.



Jacob HARRISON was born in 1862 in Schuyler County, Illinois.8,64



Sarah HARRISON64 was born in 1865 in Schuyler County, Illinois.8

Sarah was not in the 1880 census when she would have been age 15. Quite possibly deceased.






William HARRISON was born in 1874 in Schuyler County, Illinois.64