Person:James Harrison (63)

James Harrison
b.est. 1755
m. 12 December 1823
  1. Burem Harrison1823 - 1889
Facts and Events
Name James Harrison
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1755
Marriage 12 December 1823 Botetourt County, Virginiato Mary 'Polly' Burem
Death? September 1841 Botetourt County, Virginia

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


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Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 2, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

Harrison, James - entered service 1776 in Virginia; granted Pension age 76 in Botetourt County, Virginia in 1818; died there 9/1841; married (1) ? & had at least 5 children by her; married (2) there 12/12/1823 Mary Horne/Mome, widow of Jacob who died there 6/1817 leaving issue by Mary; soldier & Mary had only 1 child, Burum, who was born 12/11/1824; widow resided there to 1834, thence to Hawkins County, Tennessee where granted Pension in 1853 at age 73; died there 2/11/1768; her last will and testament of 9/12/1855 there listed son Burum executor, & listed daughter Sibby Haunce (born 1/18/1813-4 Botetourt County, Virginia), daughter Elizabeth, wife of Alexander Armstrong, daughter Sallie (born Botetourt County, Virginia 5/19/1806), daughter Polly Parrish & son Burum as heirs; widow's Pension unpaid during Civil War & son Burum aided her in 1866 to get Pension restored; soldier's child by 1st wife mentioned but not named resided in Ohio & Virginia when he died including son John who resided in Ohio; wife's heirs living in 1872: Burum Harrison, Sibby Hontz, James Dameron & wife Polly, & Polly wife of Francis Gray; Francis Miller, husband of soldier's widow's daughter, died 1865. F-W548, R1204.