Elizabeth Short Harrison

1825–12 May 1904 (Age 79)
North Bend, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Short

When Elizabeth Short Harrison was born in 1825, in North Bend, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, John Scott Harrison, was 21 and her mother, Lucretia Knapp Johnson, was 21. She married Stephen Benjamin Jones on 2 May 1847, in Howard, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Miami Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 12 May 1904, in North Bend, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Congress Green Cemetery, North Bend, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Benjamin Jones
Elizabeth Short Harrison
Marriage: 2 May 1847
Hetty A. Jones
Emily Jane Jones
William Franklin Jones
Lydia Melvina Jones
Eva Jones
Hiram Jones

Spouse and Children

2 May 1847
Howard, Indiana, United States


    Hetty A. Jones


    Emily Jane Jones


    William Franklin Jones


    Lydia Melvina Jones


    Eva Jones


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 11

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Betty H Eaton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bettie H Eaton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Betsey Eaton, "United States Census, 1870"

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