Elizabeth Cleveland

1770–7 January 1846 (Age 76)
Cleveland's Ferry, Oconee, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Cleveland was born in 1770, in Cleveland's Ferry, Oconee, South Carolina, United States, her father, Rev. John H Cleveland II, was 32 and her mother, Mary Mollie McCann, was 29. She married Benjamin Harrison in 1785, in Cleveland's Ferry, Oconee, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 7 January 1846, in Carnesville, Franklin, Georgia, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Harrison
1765–1842
Elizabeth Cleveland
1770–1846
Marriage: 1785
Elvira Harrison
1785–1842
Eveline Harrison
1798–1856
Mary Ann Harrison
1804–1860
Frances Harrison
1806–
Nancy Harrison
1812–1865
Elvira Harrison
1816–1841
John Benjamin Harrison
1799–
William Henry Harrison
1800–1828
Terrell L. Harrison
1810–1856
Adeline B. Harrison
1814–1875

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1785
Cleveland's Ferry, Oconee, South Carolina, United States
children

(10)

    Elvira Harrison

    Female1785–1842Female

    Female1798–1856Female

    John Benjamin Harrison

    Male1799–Male

    William Henry Harrison

    Male1800–1828Male

    Mary Ann Harrison

    Female1804–1860Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    John H Cleveland

    Male1758–1846Male

    Male1761–1839Male

    Cornelius Cleveland

    Male1764–1799Male

    Elizabeth Cleveland

    Female1765–1846Female

    Female1768–1850Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 6

Georgia is the 4th state.
1791

Age 21

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

1 English: regional name from the district around Middlesbrough named Cleveland ‘the land of the cliffs’, from the genitive plural (clifa) of Old English clif ‘bank’, ‘slope’ + land ‘land’. See also Cleaveland .2 Americanized spelling of Norwegian Kleiveland or Kleveland, habitational names from any of five farmsteads in Agder and Vestlandet named with Old Norse kleif ‘rocky ascent’ or klefi ‘closet’ (an allusion to a hollow land formation) + land ‘land’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Cleveland, 'Everton Pedigree and Family Group Sheets' on MyHeritage
  • Elizabeth Cleveland, 'WikiTree'
  • Family Data Collection - Births

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