Person:Benjamin Harrison (17)

Col. Benjamin Harrison, V
m. 1722
  1. Elizabeth HarrisonAbt 1725 - 1775
  2. Col. Benjamin Harrison, V1726 - 1791
  3. Gen. Carter Harrison1732 - 1796
  4. Sarah HarrisonAbt 1738 -
  5. Charles Harrison1740 - 1793
  6. Nathaniel Harrison1742 - 1782
m. Abt 1748
  1. Benjamin HarrisonAbt 1748 - Abt 1785
  2. Tabitha HarrisonAbt 1749 -
  3. Elizabeth HarrisonAbt 1751 - 1791
  4. Anna Harrison1753 - 1821
  5. Lucy HarrisonAbt 1755 -
  6. Carter Bassett HarrisonAbt 1757 - 1808
  7. Nathaniel Harrison1759 -
  8. Sarah HarrisonEst 1765 to 1770 - 1812
  9. President William Henry Harrison1773 - 1841
Facts and Events
Name Col. Benjamin Harrison, V
Alt Name[1][2] Gov. Benjamin Harrison, of Virginia
Gender Male
Birth[1] 5 Apr 1726 Charles City, Virginia
Marriage Abt 1748 prob. Charles City County, Virginiato Elizabeth Bassett
Other[1][2] From 1781 to 1784 Virginia, United States5th Governor of Virginia
Death[1] 24 Apr 1791 Berkeley, Charles City, Virginia
Other[1][2] 1791 Virginia, United Stateschosen Governor again, but died before taking office
Reference Number? Q387664?

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Benjamin Harrison V (April 5, 1726April 24, 1791), from Charles City County, Virginia, was an American planter and merchant, a revolutionary leader and a Founding Father of the United States. He received his higher education at the College of William and Mary. Harrison was a representative to the Virginia House of Burgesses for Surry County, Virginia (1756–1758, 1785–1786), and Charles City County (1766–1776, 1787–1790). He was a Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1777 and, during the Second Continental Congress, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Harrison served as Virginia's fifth governor from 1781 to 1784. His direct descendants include two U.S. Presidents—his son William Henry Harrison Sr. and great-grandson President Benjamin Harrison.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Benjamin Harrison V, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Benjamin Harrison, in Haymond, Henry. History of Harrison County, West Virginia: from earliest days of northwestern Virginia to the present. (Morgantown, West Virginia: Acme Publishing, 1910)
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