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15. Elisha H. HARRISON was born on 1 December 1823 in Estill County, Kentucky.22,30 He died on 19 April 1895 at the age of 71 in Madison County, Kentucky.11

1850 Census, Estill Co KY, Hh 650
Elisha Harrison, age 28
Delila, 24
Mary J., age 8 months, born Oct 1849

Surveyed for Elisah Harrison, 17 Jun 1860, Jackson Co KY: 1 acre, Dry Fork Station Camp Creek. Ky Land Grant Book 60.

1860 Census. Jackson Co, KY, Hh 315
Elisha Harrison, 37. Delila, 35
Mary Jane, 10. John T. 8. Elizabeth 8. Elener 5. Nancy, age 1

Listing in Civil War Draft for Laurel, Jackson, and Other Counties. June & July 1863.
E. H. Harrison, age 40, farmer, b. KY

1870 Census. Glade Precinct, Berea, Madison Co, KY, Hh 225
Elisha Harrison, age 47, Delilah, age 38
Mary 20. John 18. Lizzie 16. Nellie 14. Nancy 14. Isaac, age 9.
Daniel 7 [male], and David 5.

In 1875, Elisha Harrison, farmer of Berea, was listed on the Board of Trustees of Berea College.
From Berea College, KY: An Interesting History, published 1875.

1880 Census. Glade, Madison, KY, Hh 473
E. H. Harrison, 57, farmer, b. KY, father b. VA, mother b. NC
Delilah, 53, b. KY, father b. TN, mother b. KY
John G., 28, son. Elizabeth 27, dau. Nancy A. 21, dau. Isaac, 19, son. Wm D. 17, son, Belle, age 10, daughter

Buried Parks Cemtery, Berea, Madison, KY. There is no photo and the dates 1823-1897 are all that's given.

Elisha H. HARRISON and Delilah LAKES were married on 26 April 1849 in Estill County, Kentucky.4 Delilah LAKES, daughter of Carter LAKES and Eady SKINNER, was born in 1826 in Kentucky.30 She died on 20 October 1899 at the age of 73 in Berea, Madison County, Kentucky.

Although the first census suggests she was born about 1826, her memorial on FindAGrave lists her year of birth as 1832. Died 20 Oct 1899 and is buried Parks Cemetery, Berea, Madison, KY along with her husband.

Elisha H. HARRISON and Delilah LAKES had the following children:



Mary Jane HARRISON was born in October 1849 in Kentucky.30 She died in 1914 at the age of 65 in Berea, Madison County, Kentucky.

Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1955,
Mary Jane Burdette died 1914, Berea, Madison Co, KY. Parents were Elisha Harrison and Delilea Lakes.



John G. HARRISON was born in 1852 in Kentucky. He died in 1927 at the age of 75 in Berea, Madison County, Kentucky.

Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1955,
John G. Harrison died 1927, Berea, Madison Co, KY. Parents were Elisha Harrison and Delilah Lake.



Elizabeth "Lizzie" HARRISON was born in 1854 in Kentucky.



Eleanor "Nellie" HARRISON was born in 1856 in Kentucky.

Nellie and Nancy may have been twins.



Nancy Ann HARRISON was born on 1 November 1858 in Kentucky.

Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960,
Nancy An Harrison was born 1 Nov 1858, Jackson Co, KY to Elisha Harrison and Delila Lakes.



Isaac HARRISON was born in 1861 in Kentucky.



Daniel HARRISON was born in 1863 in Kentucky.

No child of this name or age in 1880 - may have died as a child.



William David HARRISON was born in 1865 in Kentucky.