William Henry Harrison

Male 1773 - 1841  (68 years)


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  • Name William Henry Harrison 
    Born 9 Feb 1773  Berkeley, Charles City Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number Harrison-4 
    Died 4 Apr 1841  White House, Washington D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Harrison Tomb, North Bend, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1475  Demo Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2018 

    Father Benjamin Harrison,   b. 1726,   d. 1791  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Bassett,   b. 1730,   d. 1792  (Age 62 years) 
    Family ID F737  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Tuthill Symmes,   b. 25 Jul 1775, Flatbrook, Sussex Co., New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1864, North Bend, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 22 Nov 1795  North Bend, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Bassett Harrison,   b. 29 Sep 1796, Fort Washington, (now Cincinnati), Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1846  (Age 49 years)
     2. John Cleves Symmes Harrison,   b. 28 Oct 1798, Fort Washington, (now Cincinnati), Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1830  (Age 32 years)
     3. Lucy Singleton Harrison,   b. 5 Sep 1800, Richmond, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1826, Cincinnati, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     4. William Henry Harrison,   b. 3 Sep 1802, Vincennes, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1838, North Bend, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     5. John Scott Harrison,   b. 4 Oct 1804, Vincennes, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1878, Point Farm, Nr North Bend, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     6. Benjamin Harrison,   b. 5 May 1806, Vincennes, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1840  (Age 34 years)
     7. Mary Symmes Harrison,   b. 28 Jan 1809, Vincennes, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1842  (Age 33 years)
     8. Carter Bassett Harrison,   b. 26 Oct 1811, Vincennes, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1839  (Age 27 years)
     9. Anna Tuthill Harrison,   b. 28 Oct 1813, North Bend, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1865  (Age 51 years)
     10. James Findlay Harrison,   b. 15 May 1814, North Bend, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1819  (Age 4 years)
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F736  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Was elected in 1840 over his predecessor Martin Van Buren by a popular vote of
      1,274,624 to 1,127,781 and an electoral vote of 234 to 60. Chose as vice-
      president John Tyler, who succeeded him after a single month in office. Was
      the oldest man to be elected president, the first to die in office, and served
      the shortest time as president.


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