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James Abraham Harmison

Male 1818 - 1894  (75 years)


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  • Name James Abraham Harmison  [1, 2
    Born 8 May 1818  Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jan 1894  Great Bend, Barton, KS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5997  Carl
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father Jr. Matthew Harmison, Jr.,   b. 1785, Berkeley Springs, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1827, Muskingum, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Fannie Whitlock,   b. 1789, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1827  (Age 38 years) 
    Married Bef 1818 
    Family ID F2077  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sophia Ann Will,   b. 20 Jan 1818, Licking County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901, Great Bend, Barton, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1841  Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Harrison Harmison,   b. 30 Aug 1842, Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1900, Boulder, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Francis Marion Harmison,   b. 9 Jul 1845, Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1875, Champaign, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     3. George Wesley Harmison,   b. 31 Oct 1848, Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1913, Urbana, Champaign, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. Margaret Jane Harmison,   b. 15 Sep 1850, Brownsville, Licking, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1859, Bloomington, Mclean, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     5. William Harvey Harmison,   b. 28 Dec 1853, McClean, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1874, Urbana, Champaign, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     6. Ella M. Harmison,   b. 19 Aug 1858, McClean, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Rosetta B. Harmison,   b. 16 Sep 1859, Bloomington, Mclean, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F2078  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1880 Federal Census, Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, FHL Film#1254179, NA Film#T9_0179, page 20D

      Harmison, James, self, age 62, farmer, born in OH, father in VA, mother in VA
      Harmison, Sophia, wife, age 61, keeping house, born in OH, father in PA, mother in PA


      According to Suzanne Dodge, two deeds, both dated October 31, 1850 and recorded January 11, 1851, for one dollar:

      "To Catherine Smith, wife of David Smith and Cordelia Rassleya, wife of Richard R. Rassleya, 58 acres situated in Muskingum County, being a part of the first quarter of the second township and seventh range of United States Military Land". "T o Thomas Ring, 106 acres also in Muskingum County, first quarter of the second township and seventh range of United States Military Land".

      According to Suzanne Dodge: James A. Harmison to William Reed for $300,00, April 7, 1846, for three acres.

      Marriage record book of Muskingum, Ohio, James' marriage record is listed under Harrison. Record can be found under wife, Sophia Wills.

  • Sources 
    1. [S492] 1880 Federal Census, Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois.

    2. [S493] 1870 Federal Census, Cheney Grove, McLean, Illinois.