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Jeremiah Harrison was born on April 23, 1787 in Greene Co., Tennessee. He was the son of Isaiah Harrison & Mary Reagan
Elizabeth Jones was born about 1787. She was the daughter of Unknown Parents

THE FAMILY OF JEREMIAH HARRISON & ELIZABETH JONES

Jeremiah Harrison & Elizabeth JonesJeremiah Harrison & Elizabeth Jones were married August 01, 1805 in Greene Co., Tennessee. They had 9 children. Jeremiah Harrison is listed on 1809 & 1814 tax lists for Greene Co. Tennessee. Jeremiah & family are listed on the 1830, 1840 & 1850 censuses of Greene Co., Tennessee. Jeremiah wrote his will on January 19, 1857, naming wife Elizabeth, and leaving land only to son Benjamin W. Harrison. It also mentions a W. Harrison, who is either Benjamin, his brother William W, or Jeremiah's brother William Harrison. Jeremiah & Elizabeth are listed under the name Josiah Harrison on the 1860 census of Greene Co., Tennessee, next door to the household of Benjamin W. Harrison. Jeremiah is listed on an 1862 tax roll for Greene Co., Tennessee. Jeremiah Harrison died in 1868 in Greene Co., Tennessee. His will was probated on probated on July 21, 1868. I have not found Elizabeth Jones Harrison on the 1870 census at this time. Elizabeth Jones Harrison died in 1874. Because Elizabeth died without a will, her heirs petitioned the court to have the estate divided. Heirs of Jeremiah listed in 1874 court documents were:

George Harrison of Greene Co., Tennessee
Alexander Harrison of Greene Co., Tennessee
Eliza Harrison now Eliza Waddle of Greene Co., Tennessee
B. W. Harrison of Greene Co., Tennessee
Polly Harrison now dead who intermarried with one Wm. Woolsey and who is supposed to have left heirs living in the State of Missouri
Rachael Harrison now dead who intermarried first Zephaniah Woolsey 2nd with Taylor 3rd with McDonald who now lives in the State of Missouri
Wm. W. Harrison who lives in the State of Missouri
James M. Harrison who lives in Cock County Tennessee
Nancy Harrison now dead who intermarried with one Martin Lintz residence unknown if living at all

Thanks to the Shipley & Harrison Family website on Freepages for the transcriptions of the Jeremiah & Elizabeth Jones Harrison probate papers.

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The Children of Jeremiah Harrison & Elizabeth Jones

Mary "Polly" HarrisonMary "Polly" Harrison was born about 1805 in Greene Co., Tennessee. Polly married William Franklin Woolsey on July 28, 1825 in Greene Co., TN and they had at least 4 children. Based on birthplaces of their children, William & Polly moved from Tennessee to Missouri about 1834. The family is listed on the 1840 census of Green, Livingston Co., MO. Mary "Polly" Harrison Woolsey died about 1844 in Livingston Co., Missouri, and William remarried Elizabeth Tomlin on Feb. 18, 1845 in Livingston Co., MO. William & Elizabeth Wolsey are listed on the 1850 census of District 3, Atchison Co., MO. William died in 1858 in Atchison Co., MO. Polly Harrison Woolsey is listed in the Tunis Hood book as being a probable daughter of Isaiah Harrison, but 1874 probate documents for Elizabeth Jones Harrison list the Polly Harrison (deceased) who is married to William Woolsey as being an heir of Jeremiah Harrison.
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Rachel HarrisonRachel Harrison was born about 1807 in Greene Co., TN. Rachel married Zephaniah Woolsey on February 24, 1824 in Greene Co., TN and they had at least 7 children. The family is listed on the 1830 census of Greene Co., TN. Based on birth places of their children, the family moved from Tennessee to Missouri about 1837. There were at least 4 men named Zephaniah Woolsey born about the same time, which has led to some confusion as to which one was Rachel's husband. Zephaniah is also listed as Nehemiah on some online trees, and his father's name was Nehemiah. Zephaniah Woolsey was born about 1805, and he died on May 07, 1838 in Carroll Co., MO. His estate was probated in May 1838 in Carroll Co., MO, and it names Rachel as his wife and lists his children. Rachel was married second to William Taylor on June 30, 1842 in Carroll Co., Missouri. She was married third to Warren McDaniel on March 22, 1844 in Carroll Co., Missouri and they had three more children. Warren & Rachel are listed on the 1850 & 1860 censuses of Sugar Tree, Carroll, Missouri. Rachel Harrison Woolsey Taylor McDaniel died sometime after 1860, probably before 1870 in Carroll Co., Missouri. Rachel is listed in the Tunis Hood book as being a probable daughter of Isaiah Harrison, but probate documents for Elizabeth Jones Harrison lists Rachel Harrison (deceased) who married 1st Zephaniah Woolsey, 2nd to Taylor and 3rd to McDonald (McDaniel) as being an heir of Jeremiah Harrison.
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George HarrisonGeorge Harrison was born November 19, 1809 in Greene Co., TN. George married Elizabeth Martin on August 14, 1832 in Greene Co., TN and they had at least 3 children. Elizabeth died about 1847, and George was married second to Mary "Polly" Ann Ricker on February 20, 1848 in Greene Co., Tennessee. George & Mary had 7 more children. The family is listed on the 1850, 1860 & 1870 censuses of District 22, Greene Co., TN. George is listed in the Tunis Hood book as being a probable son of Isaiah Harrison, but George Harrison of Greene Co., Tennessee is listed in the 1874 probate documents for Elizabeth Jones Harrison as being an heir of Jeremiah Harrison. George Harrison died between 1875-1880, probably in Greene Co., Tennessee. There is a tree on the internet that lists George Harrison's death date as November 19, 1886, but I have not been able to find anyone named George Harrison who was born 1807-1810 on the 1880 census indexes at this time. Polly (Ricker) Harrison is listed as widowed on the 1880 census District 2, Greene Co., TN.
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William W. HarrisonWilliam W. Harrison was born about 1816 in Greene Co., TN. William married Mary Rinehart on May 19, 1840 in Greene Co., TN, and they had at least 10 children. The family is listed on the 1850 census of 9th Division E District, Greene Co., TN living near Isaiah Harrison and several of his children and grandchildren. They moved from Tennessee to Missouri about 1859, and they are listed on the 1860 census of Sugar Tree Bottom, Carroll Co., MO living near several Woolsey families from Tennessee. Zephaniah & Rachel (Harrison) Woolsey (see above) had also lived in Carroll Co., MO in the 1830's. Mary died sometime between 1864 to 1870, and William is listed as a farm laborer with his 5 youngest children on the 1870 census of Deerfield, Vernon Co., MO. William is listed on some online trees as being a son of Isaiah Harrison, but he is not listed in the Tunis Hood book as being a probable son. William W. Harrison of Missouri is listed in probate documents for Elizabeth Jones Harrison as being a son of Jeremiah Harrison. He is listed at age 64 widowed, occupation Gardener on the 1880 census of Deerfield Vernon Co., MO with his daughter Elizabeth, age 16. I have not found him on the 1900 census at this time. William W. Harrison died sometime after 1880 and possibly before 1900 in Vernon Co., Missouri.
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Alexander Harrison Alexander Harrison was born on August 12, 1818 in Greene Co., Tennessee. Alexander married Cynthia Minerva Fowler on September 21, 1837 in Greene Co, Tennessee and they had 9 children. The family is listed on the 1840, 1850, 1860 censuses of Greene Co., Tennessee. The 1874 probate papers of Elizabeth Jones Harrison list Alexander Harrison of Greene Co., Tennessee as an heir of Jeremiah Harrison. Alexander and his family are listed on the 1880 census of District 9, Greene, Tennessee. Cynthia died on May 16, 1883 in Greene Co., Tennessee. Alexander Harrison died on October 30, 1893 in Greene Co., Tennessee. He is buried in the Cedar Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Greene Co., Tennessee.
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Eliza E. Harrison Eliza E. Harrison was born about 1820 in Greene Co., Tennessee. Eliza married Martin Washington Waddle on November 12, 1839 in Greene Co., TN and they had at 9 children. The family is listed on the 1850, 1860 & 1870 censuses of Greene Co., Tennessee. Martin's niece Catherine married Eliza's younger brother Benjamin in 1857. In 1874 probate papers for Elizabeth Jones Harrison, Eliza Waddle of Greene Co., Tennessee is listed as an heir of Jeremiah Harrison. Martin & Eliza are listed with their family on the 1880 census of Greene Co., Tennessee. Eliza Harrison Waddle died on November 06, 1897 in Greeneville, Greene Co., Tennessee. Martin died on March 28, 1899, probably in Greene Co., Tennessee. Martin & Eliza are both buried in the Solomon Lutheran Church Cemetery, Greene Co., Tennessee. The last name on some records is spelled Waddell.
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James M. HarrisonJames Marion Harrison was born about 1822 in Greene Co., Tennessee. James married Eliza George about 1844, probably in Greene Co., Tennessee, and they had 7 children. The family is listed on the 1850 & 1860 census of Greene Co., Tennessee. At some time between 1860-1870, James moved from Greene to Cocke Co., Tennessee. Eliza died between 1860-1866, and James was married second to Louisa J. Bolden about 1866. James and Louisa had 5 more children. They are listed on the 1870 census of District 3, Cocke Co., Tennessee. James M. Harrison of Cocke Co., Tennessee is listed as an heir in the 1874 probate documents of Elizabeth Jones Harrison. James and his family are on the 1880 census of Parrotsville, Cocke, Tennessee. James Marion Harrison died in 1902 in Cocke Co., Tennessee.
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Nancy C. Harrison Nancy Caroline Harrison was born abt 1824 in Greene Co., Tennessee. Nancy married Martin Luther Lintz on August 11, 1844 in Greene Co., Tennessee, and they had one daughter named Mary Jane. The family is listed on the 1850 census of Greene Co., Tennessee. They are listed on the 1860 census of District 8, Cocke, Tennessee. Online trees state that both Martin & Nancy Caroline (Harrison) Lintz died between 1861-1869 in Greene Co., Tennessee. Daughter Mary Jane married William Henry Mooneyham on October 29, 1865 in Greene Co., Tennessee. William Henry & Mary Jane are living in District 4, Warren, Tennessee in 1870, but I do not see Martin or Nancy living with or near them, and do not find them on any census records after 1860. The 1874 probate papers of Elizabeth Jones Harrison list Nancy Lintz as a deceased heir of Jeremiah Harrison.
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Benjamin Wiley HarrisonBenjamin Wiley Harrison was born on September 15, 1827 in Greene Co., Tennessee. He is listed on several records as Wiley Harrison. Benjamin Wiley married Catherine P. Waddle about 1856, probably in Greene Co., Tennessee and they had 10 children. Catherine's uncle Martin Waddle had married Benjamin's sister Nancy in 1844. Benjamin Wiley and his family is listed on the 1860 & 1870 censuses of District 2, Greene, Tennessee. Probate papers for Elizabeth Jones Harrison in 1874 list Benjamn W. Harrison of Greene Co., Tennessee as being an heir of Jeremiah Harrison, Benjamin & his family are listed on the 1880, 1900, 1910 censuses of District 2, Greene Co., Tennessee. Benjamin Wiley Harrison died on Aiugust 21, 1916, probably in Greene Co., Tennessee. Catherine is listed as widowed in the household of her son David P. Harrison on the 1920 census of Civil District 2, Greene Co., Tennessee. Catherine died on January 3, 1921. Benjamin & Catherine are buried in the Harrison Cemetery, Greene Co., Tennessee.
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