Person:James Harrington (4)

  • HJames Harrington1763 - 1825
  • W.  Martha Gould (add)
m. 13 Mar 1785
  1. Mary Gould Harrington1786 - 1847
Facts and Events
Name James Harrington
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 27 Jan 1763 Foster, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Alt Birth? of Auburn, Oakland co., MI
Marriage 13 Mar 1785 , , Vermont, USAto Martha Gould (add)
Emigration? to Michigan in 1822
Death? 13 Oct 1825 Oakland, Michigan, United States
  1. Michigan Military Records, 1775-1836.

    James Harrington
    Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Michigan
    Harrington, James. Born 1763. Died Oakland Co., 1825, aged sixty-two. Married Martha Hould. Daughter:--Mary, married Elias Gates. Revolutionary Service:--Served in R. I. troops as a corporal. Came to Michigan, 1820 or '21, located at West Bloomfield, May 15, 1823. Entered the entire section 36. Authorities quoted:--History of Oakland County, Vol. I, ch. 6. Mich. Hist. Colls., XXII. Data recorded by Mrs. Lillian Drake Avery, Pontiac.

  2. Michigan Historical Society Records.

    Mrs. Jenny is the only survivor of a large family that came to Michigan the spring of 1822 in the steamer Superior, her grandfather and wife, Mr. James Harrington, her father and mother and four sisters and three brothers, herself making a family of eight children. Mr. Harrington purchased a farm of 160 acres near Auburn, Oakland Co., a beautiful place, where he lived and died. He also purchased a tract of land of the government, in the township of Farmington, for the purpose of giving each grandchild 160 acres as a marriage gift, which he did while he lived. Grandfather Harrington was born January 27, 1763, and died Oct 13, 1825. He was a soldier of the Revolution seven years, most of the time with Gen. Washington's army. He married Martha Gould, in Vermont, March 13, 1785; who was born July 8, 1766, and died Oct., 1829, near the old homestead in Oakland county, at one of her granddaughter's, Mrs. Horace Johnson.

  3.   Genealogy of the Williams Family: The descendants of Robert Williams, of Roxbury, Mass..

    Grandfather, James Harrington, born Jan. 27, 1763; died Oct. 13, 1825. He was a soldier of the Revolution seven years. Married Martha Gould, March 13, 1785, in Vermont; who was born July 8, 1766 - died March 10, 1829.