Benjamin H. Harrison


Brief Life History of Benjamin H.

When Benjamin H. Harrison was born in 1868, in Appling, Georgia, United States, his father, Thomas S Harrison, was 43 and his mother, Ellen Anna Googe, was 36. He lived in Georgia, United States in 1870. He died in 1880, in Appling, Georgia, United States, at the age of 12, and was buried in Baxley, Appling, Georgia, United States.

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Thomas S Harrison
Ellen Anna Googe
Polly Ann Harrison
Julian E. Harrison
Louisa H. Harrison
Thomas S Harrison
Mary Jane Harrison
John James Harrison
Thomas Harrison
Winnie E Harrison
William Henry Harrison
Polly A Harrison
Susia A. Merida Harrison
Susannah Elizabeth Harrison
George Washington Harrison
Benjamin H. Harrison
Robert Wesley Harrison
Eugena Harrison
Lou Harrison
Maria Harrison

Sources (1)

  • Benjamin Thomas in household of Thos Harrison, "United States Census, 1870"

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World Events (6)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 0

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.


Age 2

Historical Boundaries 1870: Appling, Georgia, United States

1872 · The First National Park

Age 4

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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.

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