Elizabeth Harrison (Bassett) (c.1730 - c.1792) MP

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Birthplace: Eltham, Charles City, VA, USA
Death: Died in Berkley, Charles City, VA, USA
Managed by: Jeffrey Peter Udrasols
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About Elizabeth Harrison (Bassett)

Birth: Dec. 13, 1730 Eltham New Kent County Virginia, USA Death: 1792 Berkeley (Charles City County) Charles City County Virginia, USA

Wife of Benjamin Harrison, Governor of Virginia and signer of the Declaration of Independence; mother of President William Henry Harrison and great-grandmother of President Benjamin Harrison.


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Spouse:
 Benjamin Harrison (1726 - 1791)*

Children:
 Benjamin Harrison VI (1755 - 1799)*
 Carter Basset Harrison (1756 - 1808)*
 Sarah Harrison Minge (1770 - 1812)*
 William Henry Harrison (1773 - 1841)*
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Burial: Berkeley Plantation Charles City Charles City County Virginia, USA


Maintained by: Find A Grave Originally Created by: Garver Graver Record added: Aug 02, 2002 Find A Grave Memorial# 6654901


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Benjamin Harrison V and Elizabeth Bassett were second cousins. 7 children:

  1. Elizabeth Harrison b.1751, Berkeley, Charles City Co. VA m.1 William Brickman m. 2_ Edmundson d. after 1791, Virginia
  2. Ann Harrison b.21_May_1753, Berkeley, Charles City Co. VA m.9_Mar_1775, Berkeley, Charles City Co. VA to David O. Coupland d.30_Apr_1831, Berkeley, Charles City Co. VA
  3. Benjamin Harrison VI b.1755, Berkeley, Charles City Co. VA d.11_Aug_1799, Berkeley, Charles City Co. VA
  4. Carter Bassett Harrison b. Berkeley, Charles City Co. VA d.14_Apr_1808, Maycox, Prince George Co. VA m1) Jane Byrd m2) Mary Howell Allen
  5. Lucy Harrison b. Berkeley, Charles City Co. VA m1).1763 Peyton Randolph m2) 785 Anthony Singleton d.Sep_1809, Staunton VA
  6. Sarah Harrison b.1770, Berleley, Charles City Co, VA m John Minge d.27_Feb_1812, Weyanoke, Charles City Co. VA
  7. William Henry Harrison, President of the USA, b 9 Feb 1773, Berkeley Plantation, Charles City VA d.4_Apr_1841, Washington DC m Anna Tuthill Symes

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Elizabeth Harrison's Timeline

1730
December 13, 1730
Eltham, Charles City, VA, USA
1742
1742
Age 11
Cumberland, Virginia, United States
1748
1748
Age 17
1751
1751
Age 20
Charles City, VA
1753
May 21, 1753
Age 22
Charles City, VA, USA
1755
1755
Age 24
Charles City, VA, USA
1755
Age 24
Charles City, VA, USA
1756
1756
Age 25
Berkeley, Charles City, Virginia, United States
1759
March 20, 1759
Age 28
Charles City, VA, USA
1770
1770
Age 39
Charles City, Virginia, USA