Rebecca Ann Harrison

26 December 1861–27 August 1948 (Age 86)
Trimble, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Rebecca Ann

When Rebecca Ann Harrison was born on 26 December 1861, in Trimble, Kentucky, United States, her father, George M. Harsin, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Beabout, was 29. She married George Lemin Wells on 13 January 1885, in Trimble, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 1 Locust, Carroll, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Hanover, Hanover Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 August 1948, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Springdale Cemetery, Madison, Madison Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Lemin Wells
1863–1928
Rebecca Ann Harrison
1861–1948
Marriage: 13 January 1885
Ira Augustine Wells
1886–1977
Bertha Mae Wells
1890–1994
Jessie Pearl Wells
1893–1923
George Dalton Wells
1897–1984
Osmer Spurgeon Wells
1899–1994

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 January 1885Trimble, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1862 · Battle of Perryville
    Age 1
    On October 8, 1862, the Battle of Perryville took place between the Army of Ohio and the Army of Mississippi. It was the bloodiest battle on Kentucky soil. The Union lost around four thousand people and the Confederates lost around three thousand people. This was about one fifth of those that fought.
    1863
    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1886
    Age 25
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): from the Middle English personal name Harry or Herry + -son. These were the common pronunciations of Henry (see Harry ).History: Harrison is an extremely common surname in northern England. One important and influential American family of bearers are descended from Benjamin Harrison, who emigrated from England to VA in 1633 or 1634. Descendants include another Benjamin Harrison (c. 1726–91), who was an activist in the American Revolution and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. His son William Henry Harrison (1773–1841) and great-grandson Benjamin Harrison (1833–1901) both became presidents of the US.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Harry
    Arrizon
    Harison
    Arrison

    Sources (14)

    • Rebeca Wells in household of George Wells, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Rebecca Harrison, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Rebecca H Wells in household of George L Wells, "United States Census, 1910"

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