Benjamin Harrison

Male 1833 - 1901  (67 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Harrison 
    Born 20 Aug 1833  North Bend, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number Harrison-1 
    Died 13 Mar 1901  Indianapolis, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Crown Hill Cem., Indianapolis, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1476  Demo Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2018 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Elizabeth Ramsey Irwin,   b. 18 Jul 1810, Mercersburg, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1850, North Bend, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 12 Aug 1831 
    Family ID F740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Caroline Lavinia Scott,   b. 1 Oct 1832, Oxford, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1892, White House, Washington D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1853  Oxford, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Russell Benjamin Harrison,   b. 12 Aug 1854, Oxford, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1936, Indianapolis, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Mary Scott Harrison,   b. 3 Apr 1858, Indianapolis, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1930, Greenwich, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. ? (unnamed daughter) Harrison,   b. 13 Jun 1861,   d. 13 Jun 1861  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F738  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Scott Dimmick Lord,   b. 30 Apr 1858, Honesdale, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1948, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 6 Apr 1896  St Thomas Church, New York City,New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Harrison,   b. 21 Feb 1897, Indianapolis, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1955, New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Won the 1888 electoral vote by 233 to 168 for his predecessor and successor
      Grover Cleveland, even though Cleveland had won the popular vote by 5,537,857
      to 5,447,129. Lost the 1892 election to Cleveland. Chose Levi P. Morton to
      be his vice-president.


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