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About Carter Henry Harrison, I

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DAR Ancestor #: A052132. See attached document for details.

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Info added per the DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood published in 1895 stating he was "a member of the Cumberland Committee of Safety, 1774-1775, and House of Delegates, and a brother of Benjamin Harrison, the signer of the Declaration of Independence, who was the father of President William Henry Harrision, and the grandfather of President Benjamin Harrison."

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Carter Henry Harrison I (~1727 – 1793/1794), also known as Carter Henry Harrison of Clifton, was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates.[1] On April 22, 1776 at the courthouse in Cumberland County, Virginia, "the first explicit instructions in favor of independence adopted by a public meeting in any of the colonies" were drafted and submitted by Harrison.[1]

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Harrison was the son of Benjamin Harrison IV and grandson of Robert Carter I.[1][2] Harrison married Susannah Randolph, the daughter of Isham Randolph and granddaughter of William Randolph, and had six children.[3] His descendants include two mayors of Chicago: Carter Henry Harrison III and his son Carter Henry Harrison IV.[1][2]

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