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Captain William Harrison, Jr.

Male Abt 1714 - 1787  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name William Harrison  [1
    Prefix Captain 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born Abt 1714  Gloucester Co, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN 8F06-HK 
    Military Service Gloucester, Gloucester Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Captain, 2nd Battalion, Gloucester 
    Residence Greenwich Twp, Gloucester Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Apr 1787  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I1621  default
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2008 

    Father William Harrison, Sr.,   b. 1688, New Hanover, Burlington Co, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1762, Greenwich Twp, Gloucester Co, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Ann Hugg,   b. 1690, of Gloucester Co, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. From 1720 to 1722  (Age 30 years) 
    Married Abt Apr 1710  Haddonfield Mtg, Haddonfield, Gloucester Co, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    Married:
    • DATE: Ancestral File lists marriage date as 16 Aug 1290 which is obviously incorrect.
    Family ID F708  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Abigail Thorne 
    Married 6 Mar 1759  Gloucester Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F801  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Bowlby,   b. 17 Mar 1750,   d. 8 Nov 1842, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1769  Christ Church, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • MARRIAGE: Record not identified in online transcribed records for Christ Church
    Children 
     1. Priscilla Harrison,   b. 5 Sep 1770,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Maria Harrison,   b. 16 Nov 1772,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. William Harrison, III,   b. 28 Oct 1774,   d. 28 May 1841  (Age 66 years)
     4. Nancy Washington Harrison,   b. 6 May 1777, Greenwich Twp, Gloucester Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1785  (Age 7 years)
    +5. Joseph Harrison,   b. 25 Nov 1778, Gloucester Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1858  (Age 80 years)
     6. Thomas Bowlby Harrison,   b. 25 Nov 1778,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Samuel Harrison,   b. 17 Jan 1781,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2007 
    Family ID F802  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Christ Church [24 Mar 2006]
    Christ Church [24 Mar 2006]
    Photo of the south side of Christ Church at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Bernardhus Van Leer and Mary BRANSON were married here in 1734. Johann Georg von Löhr and Rebecca MATHER were married here in 1738. Noah Wells and Mary HARRISON were married here in 1746. The church continues being open to the public daily 9AM-5PM and offers services Sundays at 9AM and 11AM and Wednesdays at 12PM. Taken by Chad G. Nichols
    Christ Church, Interior [24 Mar 2006]
    Christ Church, Interior [24 Mar 2006]
    Photo of the interior of Christ Church at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Bernardhus Van Leer and Mary BRANSON were married here in 1734. Johann Georg von Löhr and Rebecca MATHER were married here in 1738. Noah Wells and Mary HARRISON were married here in 1746. The pews are originals, #70 belong to Benjamin Franklin, #58/60 belonged to President George Washington, and another belonged to Betsy Ross. Taken by Chad G. Nichols

  • Notes 
    • MILITARY: Veteran of the Revolutionary War. William was Captain of militia, company raised at own expense, in Colonel Joseph Ellis' regiment during the Revolutionary War.

      BURIAL: There is a listing at findagrave.com for William Harrison, New Jersey, Capt Anderson's Co, Revolutionary War, 1729 - 17__ at Rahway Cemetery, Rahway, Union Co, New Jersey; Also near this burial is Isaac Harrison (1746-1787), likely his son, who also served in the Revolutionary War.

  • Sources 
    1. [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. [online] www.nicholslibrary.org 7783 S 4950 W West Jordan, UT 84081 USA) (Reliability: 3).
      Christ Church - 003342, 003343

    2. [S739] New Jersey Index to Wills, Inventories, Etc., vol. II, (Book is published online at ancestry.com, dbid = 48598) (Reliability: 3).
      [Research by Chad G. Nichols, p. 548]
      Gloucester Co
      William Harrison
      1814H. B, 34, p. 443. Int. 1792.

    3. [S154] Early Church Records of Gloucester County, New Jersey, Meldrum, Charlotte & Launey, John Pitts, (Westminster, Maryland : Willow Bend Books, 1995 (2002, 3rd printing)) (Reliability: 3).
      [p 65, 10 Apr 1710 Transcription by Chad G. Nichols]
      --Second Time Marriage Declarations of Intention-- (marriage normally took place about two months afterwards)
      2nd mo, 10th da, 1710. William Harrison, son of Samuel and Sarah (Hunt) Harrison and Ann Hugg, dau of John, Jr., and Priscilla (Collins) Hugg. James Dilke and Ann Barker.