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  • ID: I18919
  • Name: John Scott HARRISON
  • RELA: 7th cousin 6x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 4 OCT 1804 in Vincennes, Knox Co., IN
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio BET 4 MAR 1853 AND 3 MAR 1857
  • Death: 25 MAY 1878 in Point Farm, near North Bend, Ohio
  • Note:
    HARRISON, John Scott, (son of President William Henry Harrison of Ohio, grandson of Benjamin Harrison of Virginia, father of President Benjamin Harrison of Indiana, and great-grandfather of William Henry Harrison [1896- ]), a Representative from Ohio; born in Vincennes, Knox County, Ind., October 4, 1804; completed preparatory studies; studied medicine but abandoned the profession; engaged in agricultural pursuits; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-third Congress and reelected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1857); unsuccessful candidate for reelection; retired to his estate "Point Farm," near North Bend, Ohio, and died there May 25, 1878; interment in the Harrison Tomb, North Bend, Ohio.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: William Henry HARRISON b: 9 FEB 1773 in Berkeley, Charles City Co., VA
    Mother: Anna Tuthill SYMMES b: 25 JUL 1775 in Flatbrook, Sussex Co., New Jersey

    Marriage 1 Lucretia Knapp JOHNSON b: 16 SEP 1804 in Boone Co., KY
    • Married: 1824
    1. Has Children Elizabeth Short HARRISON b: 1825
    2. Has No Children William Henry HARRISON b: 9 MAR 1827
    3. Has Children Sarah Lucretia HARRISON b: 1829

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth Ramsey IRWIN b: 18 JUL 1810 in Mercersburg, Franklin Co., PA
    • Married: 12 AUG 1831
    1. Has Children Archibald Irwin HARRISON b: 9 JUN 1832
    2. Has Children Benjamin HARRISON b: 20 AUG 1833 in North Bend, Hamilton Co., OH
    3. Has Children Mary Jane HARRISON b: 1835
    4. Has No Children Anna Symmes HARRISON b: 23 AUG 1837
    5. Has No Children John Irwin HARRISON b: 25 JUN 1839
    6. Has Children Carter Bassett HARRISON II b: 26 SEP 1840
    7. Has Children Anna Symmes HARRISON b: 4 NOV 1842
    8. Has Children John Scott HARRISON , Jr. b: 1844
    9. Has No Children James Findlay HARRISON b: 14 FEB 1847
    10. Has No Children James Irwin HARRISON b: 7 OCT 1849
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