William G. Harrison

Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of William G.

When William G. Harrison was born in 1814, in Virginia, United States, his father, William Rodney Harrison, was 21 and his mother, Lucy Newman, was 18. He married Elsy B. David on 26 September 1839, in Washington, Indiana, United States.

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William G. Harrison
Elsy B. David
Marriage: 26 September 1839

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 5
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""
Age 10
“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
Age 32
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.

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  • William G Harrison, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William G. Harrison - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: William G. Harrison

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