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Grave has been located U.S. President flag photo of ancestor   Benjamin  HARRISON

  (b. 20 August 1833 Ohio, USA   d. 13 March 1901 Indianapolis, Indiana, USA )  

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HARRISON Genealogy

Benjamin HARRISON was born 20 August 1833 in Ohio, USA. Benjamin HARRISON was the child of ?   and   ?

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He married  Caroline L SCOTT 20 October 1853 in Butler, Ohio, USA . 

Benjamin HARRISON died 13 March 1901 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

Occupation: President of the United States

born at North Bend, Ohio

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Benjamin HARRISON married  female ancestor Caroline L SCOTT-- Date: 20 October 1853 Place: Butler, Ohio, USA

Name: Benjamin Harrison
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Spouse's Name: Caroline L. Scott
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Event Date: 20 Oct 1853
Event Place: Butler,Ohio
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M51451-1
System Origin: Ohio-ODM
GS Film number: 0355779 V. 1-4
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"Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958," Database, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:XDFH-SHW : accessed 28 June 2015), Benjamin Harrison and Caroline L. Scott, 20 Oct 1853; citing Butler,Ohio, reference ; FHL microfilm 0355779 V. 1-4.


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Portrait and Biographical Record of Dubuque, Jones and Clayton Counties, Iowa, Chapman Pub Co, 1894

Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis Marion County Indiana, USA Plot: Section 13, Lot 57
20 August 1833
, Ohio, USA


BENJAMIN HARRISON, the twenty-third President, is the descendant of one of the historical families of this country. The first known head of the family was Maj . -Gen. Harrison, one of Oliver Cromwell's trusted followers and fighters. In the zenith of Cromwell's power it became the duty of this Harrison to participate in the trial of Charles I., and afterward to sign the death warrant of the king. He subsequently paid for this with his life,...Read MORE...


Name: Benjamin Harrison
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1850
Event Place: Miami, Hamilton, Ohio, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 17
Race: White
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Birth Year (Estimated): 1833
Birthplace: Ohio
Household ID: 240
House Number: 240
Line Number: 21
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M432
Affiliate Film Number: 686
GS Film Number: 444679
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USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form

USA 1853 - Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations

USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.

USA 1859 - October 16 – John Brown raids the Harpers Ferry Armory in Harper's Ferry, Virginia, in an unsuccessful bid to spark a general slave rebellion.

USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.

USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.

USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.

USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America

USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves

USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

USA 1863 - October 3 – President Lincoln proclaims a national Thanksgiving day to be celebrated the final Thursday in November in the United States

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.

USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:

USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"

USA 1869 - May 10 - The Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. (Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah)

1853 Marriage / Partner
Benjamin HARRISON and Caroline L SCOTT 20 October 1853, Butler, Ohio, USA

World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown

World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire

USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.

USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875

USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion

USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:

USA 1879 - Cleveland became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879 when Charles Brush successfully demonstrated arc lights on the streets.

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.

USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.

USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.


Name: Benjamin Harrison
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1870
Event Place: Indiana, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 36
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Birth Year (Estimated): 1833-1834
Birthplace: Ohio
Page Number: 33
Household ID: 229
Line Number: 1
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M593
GS Film number: 000545839
Digital Folder Number: 004263412
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1889 - March 4 - Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) becomes 23rd President of the United States

In 1888, Benjamin Harrison received the Republican nomination for president on the eighth ballot. Though behind on the popular vote, he won over Grover Cleveland in the electoral college by 233 to 168
March 4, 1889


Name: Benjamin Harrison
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Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Center Township, Precinct 12 Indianapolis city Ward 3, Marion, Indiana, United States
District: 56
Gender: Male
Age: 67
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
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Years Married: 4
Birth Date: Aug...

13 March 1901
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Benjamin is buried at: Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis Marion County Indiana, USA Plot: Section 13, Lot 57
Name: Benjamin Harrison
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Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1901
Event Place: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 20 Aug 1833
Death Date: 13 Mar 1901
Affiliate Record Identifier: 451
Cemetery: Crown Hill Cemetery

"Find A Grave Index," Database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 June 2015), Benjamin Harrison, 1901; Burial, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States of America, Crown Hill Cemetery; citing record ID 451, Find a Grave,

Added: 7/8/2014 11:51:14 AM - Updated: 5/30/2017 3:32:46 PM

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