Jackson HARRISON born 1818 married Mary Ann FERRER Jan 3 1849 in Stewart Co GA. (Mary Ann's sister married James C Peddy). Jackson Harrison & Camillus FERRER witnessed the will of Parshiana COOK, that will was probated Sept 11 1849 in Stewart Co GA. Jackson Harrison is in the 1850 & 1860 Stewart Co GA census.
Jackson Harrison enlisted in a Georgia Infantry Division (probably Co F 64th GA) and fought in the Civil War. Jackson was killed at or near Richmond / Petersburg VA in July 1864. (This date is shown in the letters of Edmond Hardy Jones. Letters from Edmond Hardy Jones
(that is posted on the Battle of Olustee Website.) See the letter of July 31 1864 for mention of Jackson Harrison's death.
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When James Peddy moved to Tennessee in the 1860's Mary Ferrer Harrison moved with her sister & brother in law, James C Peddy to Henderson Co TN (now Chester Co). Jan 7 1869 in Henderson Co TN, James Peddy was appointed Guardian of Elizabeth, James, William & Nancy Harrison as Jackson Harrison was deceased. That Mary A Ferrer Harrison & Nancy Ann Ferrer Peddy were sisters is confirmed by Hattie Lee BRAY ARNOLD CONE, born 1913 as she personally knew the children of these two sisters (also related). Mary Ferrer Harrison died about 1882 (tombstone broken) and she is buried in New Friendship Cemetery, Chester Co TN where descendants of Nancy Ann Ferrer Peddy are buried.