Emigrated to Ireland with brothers, Thomas and George; then to America with George in 1687. Married 1690 and settled first near Centre Meeting House, PA; then to London Grove township, Chester County, PA. From Janet Palo, "Michael Harlan came from the north of Ireland with his Brother George, about the year 1687 and ye beginning of the year 1690 he married Dianh ye Daughter of Henry Dixon and Settled first Near ye Center Meeting house in Christiana Hundred & County of New Castle on Delaware and afterwards removed into Kennett in Chester County, where they lived Many years(records of Kennet or Neward Mo. Mtg.).
Father: James Harlan b: ABT 1625 in Bishoprick, Durham, England
Mother: Rebecca Kirke b: 1629 in England
Marriage 1 Dinah Dixon b: ABT 1657 in Lurgan, Co. Armagh, Ireland