General Charles Harrison, of 'Berkeley'

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General Charles Harrison, of 'Berkeley'

Birthdate: (51)
Birthplace: Berkely Plantation, Charles City, Virginia, Colonial America
Death: December 12, 1793 (51)
Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Honorable Benjamin Harrison, IV, of the Landing and Ann Harrison
Husband of Mary Harrison
Father of Benjamin H. Harrison; Elizabeth Randolph "Betty" Butts; MARY HERBERT Harrison and ANN CARTER Harrison
Brother of John Harrison; Martha Price Harrison; Elizabeth Randolph; Gov. Benjamin Harrison, signer of the "Declaration of Independence"; Hannah Calvert and 6 others
Half brother of Gov. Benjamin Harrison, signer of the "Declaration of Independence"

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About General Charles Harrison, of 'Berkeley'

Charles Harrison (1740 – 12 December 1793) was born into the famous Harrison family of Virginia. His brother was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and his nephew William Henry Harrison later became president. His rank in the American Revolutionary War was Brevet Brigadier General and he was in the Battle of Monmouth (1778), Battle of Camden (1780), Battle of Hobkirk's Hill (1781)

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DAR Lineage Book, Vol. 17:60 gives 30 Sept 1742 for b.d. DAR Ancestor #: A052136 (see attached document).

  • Parents: Benjamin HARRISON b: ABT 1695 in "Berkeley", Charles City Co., VA & Ann CARTER b: ABT 1702 in "Carotoman", Lancaster Co., VA


  1. Mary Herbert CLAIBORNE (19 January 1744 – 25 July 1775) She was the daughter of Augustine CLAIBORNE b: 14 JAN 1721 in "Sweet Hall", King William Co., VA & Mary HERBERT b: 25 AUG 1728 in "Puddlecock", Prince George Co., VA

6 known children include:

  1. Augustine has unknown birth and death dates.
  2. Charles II (d. 23 November 1796)
  3. Mary Herbert (11 September 1766 – 15 January 1833)
  4. Benjamin Henry (1770 – 1811)
  5. Anne Carter (1744 – 10 March 1830)
  6. Elizabeth Randolph (1 July 1775 – 3 June 1837)

Harrison was the uncle of President William Henry Harrison. His brother Benjamin Harrison V was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Harrison died on 12 December 1793.[17]


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General Charles Harrison, of 'Berkeley''s Timeline

September 30, 1742
Charles City, Virginia, Colonial America
January 30, 1775
Age 32
Age 32
December 12, 1793
Age 51
Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States