Eli HARRISON
Officer in Co.C, 83rd Indiana Infantry
b.June 1833 Ohio Co., Indiana
d.25 Jan 1910
married:
Margaret ARTHUR (b.Jan 1832)
m.7 Aug 1853 Rising Sun, IN
parents:
____ HARRISON
Chloe ____
children: HARRISON
  1. Clarence R. (b.1854 IN)
  2. David (b.~1857 IN)
  3. Carrie May (b.1860 IN)
siblings: HARRISON

  • ?William?
  • Edward
  • Electa Ann
  • Chloe
  • fact sources and writings about this individual: (research of Kevin Everingham, 2004-2014)

    1848 Ohio Co. IN Marriage Record (page 64, record #2).. "Jacob S. English & Electa Ann Harrison married April 23, 1848 at Ohio County, Indiana by H.J. Durbin, license issued April 22, 1848."

    1850 CENSUS Rising Sun, Ohio Co. IN (house #185)... Jacob English 27, b.PA,.. Electa English 20, b.IN,.. Harriet English 1, b.IN,.. Chloe Harrison 54, b.MASS,.. Edward Harrison 26, b.IN,.. Eli Harrison 16, b.IN... Electa and Edward siblings of Eli?.. Is Chloe their mother?

    1853 Ohio County, Indiana Marriage (Pg.155).. "Eli Harrison, married Margaret Arthurs at Rising Sun, Ohio County, IN on August 7, 1853... License issued Aug. 6 1853. married by Jno W. Locke."

    1855 Ohio County, IN Marriage (Pg.188).. "John English & Chloe Harrison marriage license August 25, 1855, married August 26, 1855 at Ohio County, Indiana by B.F. Morris."

    1860 CENSUS Randolph Twp., Ohio Co. IN, (Pg.10)... "Eli Harrison 26, b.IN,.. Margaret 27, b.IN,.. Clarence 6, b.IN,.. David 3, b.IN,.. Mary (or Carry?) 0, b.IN."

    1880 CENSUS Troy, Fountain, Indiana... Ely Harrison 47,.. Margret 50,.. Clarence 29, b.IN, son, married, occ: coalminer.. Sophia 26, dau-in-law,.. Edgar 3, grandson.

    1884 Parke, Indiana Marriage Record (Page 16).. "John T. Horney of Clinton, Parke, IN, born in PA, s/o; Joseph Horney & Victoria Paff..... and Carrie M. Harrison of Fountain, IN, born in Rising Sun, IN, d/o; Eli Harrison & Margaret Arther... were married Aug 31, 1884 at Parke, Indiana by Silas Taylor." from the history of Vermillion county, IN - Carrie May Harrison was the daughter of Eli and Margaret Arthurs Harrison. John ws a Catholic and Carrie was a divorcee. John became a Presbyterian when the Catholic church wouldn't marry them. (much more info about John in that text)
    1884 Vermillion, IN Marriage Record (Page 46, #275);... "David Harrison, s/o Eli Harrison & Margt Arthur, of Parke, IN, marriage license; Nov 1 1884, married Nov, 1884 at Vermillion, IN to Estella Ladson of Clinton, IN, d/o Richard Ladson & Jane Hall... married by David H. Birt."

    NOTE: Eli Harrison is listed in several Civil War Pension records at the National Archives... Company E, 7th Indiana Infantry.... Also a Sgt. Eli Harrison, Co.C, 83rd Indiana Infantry.caution should be used to properly identify the correct "Eli Harrison" since several existed in other States and even multiple Eli Harrison's within Indiana that may or may not be related to this one.
    The Military History of Dearborn and Ohio counties Indiana lists: "Co. C. 83rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry officers... Second Lieut. Eli Harrison, of Risign Sun. (see 1850 census/location match)"
    additionally, Indiana Civil War records document "Rebel Garrison Flag" fifteen by twenty feet, blue field, eleven white stars, three stripes, flag was captured at Vicksburg, MISS on the 4th of July 1863 by Eli Harrison and David Thorn, of the 83rd Indiana Regiment.

    1900 CENSUS Clinton Twp., Vermillion, IN (Sheet 10B, house #195).. "Eli Harrison 67, b.June 1833 IN, married 40 yrs, fa b.NY, mo b.VT,.. Margret 68, b.Jan 1832 IN, wife, married 40 yrs, mother of 3, 3 living,.. Edgar R. 22, b.Dec 1878 IN, grandson,.. Ruth 15, b.Apr 1885 IN, granddaughter."

    1910 U.S. Veterans Administration, Pension Payment Card... #195684, Eli Harrison, Sgt. 83rd Indiana. disability; loss of Pt little finger L. hand, and chro diarr... rate 24, April 17, 07,.. certificate August 20, 07,.. died 25 Jan 1910, bureau notified; Feb 14, 1910. final payment approved to Margaret, widow 25 June 1910.

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