William Henry Harrison

3 May 1834–18 February 1910 (Age 75)
Daviess, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William Henry

William Henry Harrison was born on 3 May 1834, in Daviess, Kentucky, United States as the son of Alexander N Harrison and Mary Harrison. He married Martha A. Kellam on 15 October 1856, in Daviess, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Lockhart Township, Pike, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Skelton Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 18 February 1910, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Harrison
Martha Ann McAllister
Marriage: 25 November 1863
Elizabeth Thursa Harrison
Laura Belle Harrison
Sarah Mary Harrison
Charles Wesley Harrison
Thelda M. Harrison

Spouse and Children

25 November 1863
Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States


    Elizabeth Thursa Harrison


    Laura Belle Harrison


    Sarah Mary Harrison


    Charles Wesley Harrison


    Thelda M. Harrison


Parents and Siblings

    Alexander N Harrison


    Mary Harrison




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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 16

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 27

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

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)

  • William H Harison, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William H Harrision, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wm H Harrison in household of Alex N Harrison, "United States Census, 1850"

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