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James Harmison

Male Abt 1753 - Bef 1832  (~ 79 years)


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  • Name James Harmison 
    Born Abt 1753  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 2 Nov 1832  Morgan County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5069  Carl
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father Thomas Harmison, Sr.,   b. Abt 1725, Probably Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 13 Jan 1790, Sleepy Creek, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother Mary 
    Family ID F1631  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary 
    Children 
     1. Mary Harmison
     2. James Harmison, Jr.,   b. Between 1775 and 1794, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1848, Marshall County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
    +3. Samuel Harmison, Sr.,   b. Abt 1776, Berkley, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1841, White County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
     4. Elijah Harmison,   b. Abt 1784,   d. Bef 27 Jun 1835, Morgan County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
     5. Elizabeth Harmison,   b. Abt 1786
     6. William Harmison,   b. Bef 1795, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1861  (Age ~ 66 years)
     7. Moses Harmison,   b. Between 1795 and 1800, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1872  (Age ~ 77 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James Harmison, Sr.'s estate, proved July 6, 1831; sale filed 1833. Purchasers: Polly Harmison, Elijah Harmison, Jacob Miller (Little) and (Big), Moses Harmison, John Dugan, Jacob Ash, Jr., Solomon Swisher, James Johnson, Henry A. Byrne, Lancel ot Snyder, Zacharia Miller and George Miller.

      1833, Heirs to estate of James Harmison: Elijah, Samuel, James, William, and Jacob Miller and Elizabeth his wife, together with Moses and Mary.

      Janaury 28, 1833; "James Harmison's Heirs Vs. Moses Harmison". Final decree, Monday, the 22nd day of December, 1834; Land Causes Book, #1, page 27. Orators, Elijah Harmison, Samuel Harmison, James Harmison, William Harmison, and Jacob Mille r and Elizabeth, his wife together with Moses and Mary Harmison, defendants hereafter named are the children and heirs of James Harmison, Late of Morgan County and that the said James Harmison is deemed to have died intestate, as a paper purport ing to be his will was rejected as such by this Court, when it was presented for probate.....Your orators further aver that at the time of the decease of the said James Harmison, the aforesaid Moses and Mary Harmison resided with him and have si nce kept in their possession the before mentioned lands, and still so hold them. It is further shown that the said Moses Harmison has committed, and still is committing destructive waste on the said lands by filling and disposing of the best o f the timber to the injury of the other heirs and copareenois; and that lately, he has sold or contracted to sell to a certain John Dixon a great number of timber trees off the said land; and that the said Dixon is engaged in cutting and hewin g the said timber trees....." Signed by Henry A. Byrer, Esquire

      Tax list, Berkeley County, 1800 lists James Harmison and William Harmison.

      23, January, 1801: "I have surveyed for James Harmison, assignee of James Welch, John Robinson, and Alexander Cooper, a tract of land on bank of Potomac and bounded as follows: In line of James Fisher, containing 15 acres." By James M. Wheat , recorded by James Maxwell, S.C.C.; Cambell Harmonson, James Harmison, Sr. and James Harmison, Jr.

      1841, Moses, James, Mary, Samuel are non-residents, also Michael Ryan and son, James R. Ryan.