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19. Elisha HARRISON was born in 1835 in Kentucky.10 He died on 14 July 1868 at the age of 33.

1860 Census. Jackson Co KY, Hh 189 [two households from John B. Harrison]
Elisha Harrison, age 23. Martha Ann, age 23
John S. age 3, Burges B. age 1.

Elisha divorced Martha. proceedings against his wife Martha Ann in June of 1861. The final judgment was filed in June 1862:
Jackson County Circuit Court, p. 213
Elisha Harrison
against
Martha A. Harrison, deft
This day this cause is come on for hearing and was heard and the
court being fully advised and judges that the plaintiff be and he is
hereby divorced from the defendant and restored to all the rights
and privileges of an unmarried man that the deft be restored to all
the rights and privileges of an unmarried woman but not to take effect
until one year from this date that plaintiff pay the cost of the action
and this cause is stricken from the docket.

Civil War Pension Index
Elisha Harrison
Widow Anna Jane Harrison
E 1 KY Calvary
Invalid 1 May 1863
Application # 20767
Certificate #
Widowed 14 Jul 1868
Application # 163. 079
Certificate # 127.730

Elisha Harrison and Anna Jane Isaacs had no children of their own, but Anna Jane was made guardian of the children of Elisha Harrison and Martha Rose, after the death of Elisha Harrison prior to February 1867. The guardianship was listed in the Jackson County
Court Order Book, February term, 1867, p. 544:
On the motion of Ann Jane Harrison and the court being fully advised,
it is therefore ordered that she, Ann Jane Harrison be and she is
hereby appointed guardian to the infant heirs of Elisha Harrison
deceased, viz: John P. B. Harrison born 4 November 1856, B.B. Harrison
born 27 December 1858, John[Joseph] S. Harrison born 13 January 1861 and whereupon
she came forward and entered into bond with William C. Harrison and
Thomas Harrison security and she took oath as the law requires.
[Thomas & William C. probably uncles of deceased Elisha Harrison.]


Elisha HARRISON and Martha Ann ROSE were married on 10 November 1855 in Madison County, Kentucky. They were divorced in June 1862 in Jackson County, Kentucky. Martha Ann ROSE was born in 1837 in Kentucky.

Elisha HARRISON and Martha Ann ROSE had the following children:

139

i.

John P. B. HARRISON was born on 4 November 1856 in Jackson County, Kentucky.

140

ii.

Burgess B. HARRISON was born on 27 December 1858 in Jackson County, Kentucky.

141

iii.

Joseph S. HARRISON was born on 13 January 1861 in Jackson County, Kentucky.

Elisha HARRISON and Anna Jane ISAACS were married on 4 May 1863 in Jackson County, Kentucky. Anna Jane ISAACS, daughter of Godfrey ISAACS and Elizabeth "Betsey" HOWARD, was born in 1832 in Kentucky.43

Anna Jane first married Israel Rose; she married (2) to Elisha Harrison, 4 May 1863, Jackson Co, KY. He died in 1868 and she was appointed guardian of Harrison's children [see his notes]

1870 Census. Kavanugh Precinct, McKee P.O., Jackson Co KY, Hh 102 [near some of her Isaacs kin]
Anna J. Harrison, age 37
John P. 14
Joseph S. age 9
Elizabeth Isaacs, age 47 [Anna's sister]

Note: Elisha's son Burgess, seems to have died between 1868 and 1870.