President Benjamin Harrison

M, #10626, b. 20 August 1833, d. 13 March 1901
Father*John Scott Harrison1 b. 4 Oct 1804, d. 25 May 1878
Mother*Elizabeth Ramsey Irwin1 b. 18 Jul 1810, d. 15 Aug 1850
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Names and TItles

Titled: 23rd President of the United States (Benjamin Harrison) on 4 March 1889.
     President Benjamin Harrison was born on 20 August 1833 in North Bend, Ohio, to, son of John Scott Harrison and Elizabeth Ramsey Irwin.1 President Benjamin Harrison was the son of John Scott Harrison and Elizabeth Ramsey Irwin.1 President Benjamin Harrison married Caroline Lavinia Scott on 20 October 1853 in Oxford, Ohio.1 President Benjamin Harrison married Mary Scott Dimmick Lord on 6 April 1896 at St. Thomas Church, New York City, New York.1 President Benjamin Harrison died on 13 March 1901 in Indianapolis, Indiana, at age 67.1 He was buried at Crown Hill Cementary, Indianapolis, Indiana.1
     Benjamin's mother Elizabeth Ramsey Irwin died on 15 August 1850 in North Bend, Ohio.1 President Benjamin Harrison became the father of Russell Benjamin Harrison on 12 August 1854.1 President Benjamin Harrison became the father of Mary Scott Harrison on 3 April 1858.1 Benjamin's daughter ? (unnamed daughter) Harrison died on 13 June 1861.1 President Benjamin Harrison became the father of ? (unnamed daughter) Harrison on 13 June 1861.1 Benjamin's father John Scott Harrison died on 25 May 1878 at Point Farm near, North Bend, Ohio.1 Benjamin's son was married at wedding of Russell Benjamin Harrison and Mary Angeline Saunders on 9 January 1884 in Omaha, Nebraska.1 Benjamin's daughter was married at wedding of Mary Scott Harrison and (James) Robert McKee on 5 November 1884 in Indianapolis, Indiana.1 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.1 President Benjamin Harrison became President of the United States on 4 March 1889 replacing President Grover Stephen Cleveland. President Benjamin Harrison became a widower with the death of his wife, Caroline Lavinia Scott on 25 October 1892 in White House, Washington, DC, at age 60.1 President Benjamin Harrison was replaced as President of the United States by President Grover Stephen Cleveland on 4 March 1893. President Benjamin Harrison became the father of Elizabeth Harrison on 21 February 1897.1

Family 1

Caroline Lavinia Scott b. 1 October 1832, d. 25 October 1892
Children

Family 2

Mary Scott Dimmick Lord b. 30 April 1858, d. 5 January 1948
Child
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.