Brig.Gen. Charles Harrison

Brig.Gen. Charles Harrison

Male Abt 1742 - 1793  (~ 51 years)

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  • Name Charles Harrison 
    Title Brig.Gen. 
    Born Abt 1742  Charles City, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _MILT Colonel of artillery in Continental Line 
    Died 12 Dec 1793  [1
    Person ID I8004  mytree
    Last Modified 24 May 2018 

    Father Benjamin Harrison 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Carter 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F8076  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Claiborne,   b. 19 Jan 1744,   d. 25 Jul 1775  (Age 31 years) 
    Children 
     1. Augustine Harrison  [natural]
     2. Charles Harrison, II,   d. 23 Nov 1796  [natural]
    +3. Mary Herbert Harrison,   b. 11 Sep 1766, Sussex, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1833, Prince George, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
     4. Benjamin Henry Harrison,   b. Abt 1770,   d. 1811  (Age ~ 41 years)  [natural]
    +5. Anne Carter Harrison,   b. Abt 1774,   d. 10 Mar 1830  (Age ~ 56 years)  [natural]
    +6. Elizabeth Randolph Harrison,   b. 1 Jul 1775,   d. 3 Jun 1837, Petersburg, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 24 May 2018 
    Family ID F1754  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1742 - Charles City, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Charles Harrison was an uncle of President William Henry Harrison. He was colonel of the Virginia Regiment of Artillery, 30 Nov 1776, and of the 1st Regiment of Continental Artillery, 1 Jan 1777. He served until 1 Jan 1783, being brevetted to Brigadier General on 30 Sep 1783.

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p572.


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