Person:Michael Harrison (2)

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Michael Harrison
b.BEF 1764
d.BEF 1830
m. BEF 1762
  1. Gideon Harrison1762 - 1838
  2. Michael HarrisonBEF 1764 - BEF 1830
  • HMichael HarrisonBEF 1764 - BEF 1830
  • WMargaret ReganABT 1765 - 1830
m. 9 FEB 1784
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Name Michael Harrison
Gender Male
Birth? BEF 1764
Marriage 9 FEB 1784 Rockingham County, Virginiato Margaret Regan
Death? BEF 1830

Michael Harrison was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Michael HARRISON
? 1755 - BEF 1830
Repository ID Number: I2043
TITLE: Col.
OCCUPATION: High Sheriff Wash Co., TN 1790; Atty Tenn Land Co.
RESIDENCE: Rockingham Co., VA> Jonesboro, TN > Madison Co., AL
BIRTH: ? 1755
DEATH: BEF 1830
RESOURCES: See: (Likely Son - Not Proven) [S67]
Father: Daniel HARRISON Jr
Mother: Sarah GLAX ?
Family 1 : Margaret RAGAN
MARRIAGE: 9 Feb 1784, Rockingham Co., VA [S420]
Notes
Marriage Bond: Jesse Harrison
(Likely Son - Not Proven) of Capt. Daniel H. Rockingham Co. VA.
I think this is the right Michael Harrison of Madison Co AL
Obit: Margaret, wife of Col Michael, Athens, Limestone Co. AL, d. 1830, age 65; she left 4 daughters that survived her.
Michael was attorney for Beatty & Estill -Zachariah Cox, Tenn. Land Co. Land speculators from Georgia.
He was sheriff of Jonesboro & Wash Co, Tn in 1789. In Madison Co.AL 1807. Purchased 200 acres for himself, Gideon, & Daniel. Daniel is either a brother or lst cousin.
Govt archive papers state he had difficulty with the fed govt and the purchasers of his lands were warned that they might not receive a clear title from the fed. govt..
Madison Co. AL Census in 1809 listed about 8 males all over 20 yrs of age. [S420] [S206]
[Citation: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~harrisonrep/Harrison/d0034/g0000018.html#I2043].