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William H. Harmison, Sr.

Male Abt 1750 - Bef 1831  (~ 81 years)


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  • Name William H. Harmison 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born Abt 1750  Sleepy Creek, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 26 Nov 1831 
    Person ID I5150  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

    Family Ruth Syler?,   b. 1772,   d. Aft 26 Nov 1831  (Age 59 years) 
    Married Abt 1790  Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Harmison,   b. 1792,   d. Bef 22 Mar 1852  (Age 60 years)
     2. Jr. William Harmison, Jr.,   b. Abt 1800, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1858  (Age ~ 58 years)
     3. Sarah Harmison,   b. 24 Jul 1801, Clear Springs, Washington County, Maryland Or Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1880, Clear Spring, Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Matilda Harmison,   b. Abt 1803, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1867  (Age ~ 64 years)
     5. John Harmison,   b. 1806, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1857  (Age 51 years)
     6. Mary Harmison,   b. 1808
     7. Joseph Harmison,   b. Abt 1813,   d. 1859  (Age ~ 46 years)
     8. Elizabeth Jane Harmison,   b. Abt 1816, Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1888, Mt. Morris, Ogle County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Tax list for Berkeley County in 1792 shows William Harmison.

      1790 Thomas sold to William a tract of land below Sleepy Creek

      1818 William and Ruth sold land to Henry Shriver
      1818 William and Ruth sold 149 acres to Jacob Ash
      1819 William and Ruth and Thomas Cambell of Jefferson County, deed was in nature of suit. Settlement of same.
      1821 William and Ruth conveyed to Eli Elliott in trust of 100 acres in Morgan County to pay debts
      1831 Deed between Michael Rooney of Berkley County and Ruth, widow of William, deceased and heirs
      1831 Eli Elliott died and Michael Rooney assigned trust to Ruth and her children; she taking her dower
      1851 Cowton (Crowton) and wife vs. Ruth, widow of William, Joseph, Henry Garlock and Mary and Martha and Elizabeth Jane Harmison (children of Samuel)
      Land records, William, Sr. 1825-1836, 231 acres on Sleepy Creek; by 1836, William and heirs

      Indenture made January 13, 1790 between Thomas and William Harmison for sum of 250 lbs. Pennsylvania currency paid by William; Land on head of Spring of Ambroses Runn, below Sleepy Creek near Potomock River, granted to said Thomas Harmison by de ed from under the hand of the Right Honorable Thomas Lord Fairfax, bearing date of October 10, 1766.

      1850, Harmison, Ruth, page 108 Maryland, 2nd District, Washington County, Maryland

      1810-1820, Harmison, Ruth, Berkeley County, West Virginia; 1 male 20-30; 2 females, under 5; 1 female, 20-30; 1 female, 50-60.