President William Henry Harrison

M, #10614, b. 9 February 1773, d. 4 April 1841
Father*Benjamin Harrison1 b. 1726, d. 1791
Mother*Elizabeth Bassett1 b. 1730, d. 1792
ReferenceHarrison-004

Names and TItles

Titled: 9th President of the United States (William Henry Harrison) on 4 March 1841.
     President William Henry Harrison, son of Benjamin Harrison and Elizabeth Bassett, was born on 9 February 1773 in Berkeley, Charles City County, Virginia.1 President William Henry Harrison was the son of Benjamin Harrison and Elizabeth Bassett.1 President William Henry Harrison married Anna Tuthill Symmes on 22 November 1795 in North Bend, Ohio.1 President William Henry Harrison died on 4 April 1841 in White House, Washington, DC, at age 68.1 He was buried in Harrison Tomb, North Bend, Ohio.1
     William Henry's father Benjamin Harrison died in 1791.1 William Henry's mother Elizabeth Bassett died in 1792.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of Elizabeth Bassett Harrison on 29 September 1796.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of John Cleves Symmes Harrison on 28 October 1798.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of Lucy Singleton Harrison on 5 September 1800.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of William Henry Harrison on 3 September 1802.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of John Scott Harrison on 4 October 1804.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of Benjamin Harrison on 5 May 1806.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of Mary Symmes Harrison on 28 January 1809.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of Carter Bassett Harrison on 26 October 1811.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of Anna Tuthill Harrison on 28 October 1813.1 President William Henry Harrison became the father of James Findlay Harrison on 15 May 1814.1 William Henry's daughter was married at wedding of Elizabeth Bassett Harrison and John Cleves Short on 29 June 1814.1 William Henry's son James Findlay Harrison died on 6 April 1819.1 William Henry's son was married at wedding of John Cleves Symmes Harrison and Clarissa Pike on 29 September 1819.1 William Henry's daughter was married at wedding of Lucy Singleton Harrison and David K. Estes on 30 September 1819.1 William Henry's son was married at wedding of John Scott Harrison and Lucretia Knapp Johnson in 1824.1 William Henry's son was married at wedding of William Henry Harrison and Jane Findlay Irwin on 18 February 1824.1 William Henry's daughter Lucy Singleton Harrison died on 7 April 1826 in Cincinnati, Ohio.1 William Henry's daughter was married at wedding of Mary Symmes Harrison and John Henry Fitzhugh Thornton on 5 March 1829.1 William Henry's son John Cleves Symmes Harrison died on 30 October 1830.1 William Henry's son was married at wedding of John Scott Harrison and Elizabeth Ramsey Irwin on 12 August 1831.1 William Henry's son was married at wedding of Carter Bassett Harrison and Mary Anne Sutherland on 16 June 1836.1 William Henry's daughter was married at wedding of Anna Tuthill Harrison and William Henry Harrison Taylor on 16 June 1836.1 William Henry's son William Henry Harrison died on 6 February 1838 in North Bend, Ohio.1 William Henry's son Carter Bassett Harrison died on 12 August 1839.1 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.1 William Henry's son Benjamin Harrison died on 9 June 1840.1 President William Henry Harrison became President of the United States on 4 March 1841 replacing President Martin Van Buren. President William Henry Harrison was over President John Tyler as Vice President of the United States on 4 March 1841. President William Henry Harrison was replaced as President of the United States by President John Tyler on 6 April 1841.

Family

Anna Tuthill Symmes b. 25 July 1775, d. 25 February 1864
Children
Last Edited1 Jan 2004

Citations

  1. [S231] Presidents.GED online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/presidents/…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.