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Free Harrison's of Virginia
Searching for families that may have the SURNAMES: Harrison, Powell, Ellis, Merritt, Gillus, Banks, Jefferson, Daniel or Daniels, included in their family tree.
African American Harrison Family of Virginia. I'm searching for descendants of the below persons. These Harrison's originated from Brunswick County and Greensville County, Virginia. Families may have spread across Virginia and into nearby states over the years. The Harrison's was catergorized as Free Mulatto persons in the 1850 to 1920 United States Federal Census Records. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any information on these Harrison's or have found any of the below Harrison's (all born in Virginia) in your family tree. Thank you!
HARRISON FAMILY TREE
MARY JANE HARRISON, born about 1835 (ANCESTOR)
James Harrison, born about 1855
JAMES HARRISON FAMILY TREE
James Harrison (born about 1855) married Rozena “Rosa” Davis (born about 1859) on Wednesday, December 29, 1875.
BENJAMIN HARRISON FAMILY TREE
Benjamin (“Benj”, “Ben”, “Bennie”, “Benny”) Harrison (born about 1857) married Mary “Mollie” Powell (born about 1860) on Tuesday, March 5, 1878.
SAMUEL HARRISON FAMILY TREE
Samuel “Sam” Harrison (born about 1859) married Hester Seward (born about 1865) on Monday, February 12, 1883.
SARAH HARRISON-POWEL-ELLIS-MERRIT FAMILY TREE
Sarah “Sallie” Harrison-Powell-Ellis-Merritt (born 1861) married Robert H. Powell on Wednesday, February 4, 1880. After her marriage ended to Robert, she later married Benjamin Ellis on Monday, December 27, 1897. And after her married to Benjamin, she later married Ned Merritt on Wednesday, December 25, 1912.
RICHARD HARRISON FAMILY TREE
Richard T. Harrison (born aobut 1865) married Fannie Daniel (born about 1869) on Wednesday, March 4, 1885.
* Children unknown.