Elizabeth Koontz

Female 1792 - 1870


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  • Name  Elizabeth Koontz 
    Born  15 Feb. 1792  Rockingham Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  21 Jan. 1870  Valporaiso, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 
    • Settlers By the Long Grey Trail by Harrison
      Benjamin Harrison died September 5, 1824 (Bible Record). Following his death his widow removed to Valporaiso, Indiana, where she died. Says the inscription on her tombstone - "Elizabeth Koontz Harrison, Born in Rockingham Co., Va., Feb. 15, 1792, Died (at) Valporaiso, Indiana, Jan. 21, 1870." (Same date of death recorded in the family Bible also.)
    Notes 
    • Elizabeth died at the home of her son William ca 1824 Valporaiso, IN; resided in Rown Co., TN
    • ^^^?Alexandira Gazette, 28 Sept. 1857
      Died. On the 19th inst., at her residence in Rockingham, Mrs. Mary Harrison, relict of Dr. Peachy Harrison, dec'd, aged 74 years and 1 week.
      ?CHRONICLES OF THE Scotch-Irish Settlement IN VIRGINIA EXTRACTED FROM THE ORIGINAL COURT RECORDS OF AUGUSTA COUNTY 1745-1800
      CIRCUIT COURT RECORDS, SECTION "I."
      JUDGMENTS.
      page 201
      Graham vs. Graham--O. S. 265; N. S. 93--Bill, 1816. Orator is John Graham of Rockingham, son of John Graham of Rockingham, who died 30th November, 1815, intestate, leaving widow Margaret and children, infants, viz: (besides orator) Harriet, a ward to Peachy Harrison; Emily, ward of Charles Clarke; Benj. Franklin, ward of Robert Gratton, and granddaughter Maria G. Koontz, ward of Margaret Graham and John Koontz. Orator came of age in 1815 and then addressed a daughter of James Clarke in the way of matrimony and they were married 20th July, 1815. Answer, 11th July, 1816, by Harriet Effinger and her husband, Peter Effinger, late Harriet Graham. Margaret, the widow, answers. She mentions a daughter Maria, now dead. Margaret, the widow, married John Morris. Gordon Rodgers deposes, his mother was one of the defendants.
    Person ID  I5  Koontz, Counts
    Last Modified  16 Dec 2010 

    Father  John Koontz,   d. 25 Jan 1826 
    Mother  Jane 
    Family ID  F1  Group Sheet

    Family  Benjamin Peachy Harrison,   b. 1772,   d. 5 Sept. 1824 
    Married  4 April 1809  Rockingham Co., VA or McNunelville, TN by Rev. Christopher Frye Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Shenandoah Co. Marriage Bonds. Bondsman was John Koontz, states she was the daughter of John.
    Children 
     1. Archiles L. Harrison
     2. Erasmus Dawin Harrison
     3. Jane Harrison
     4. Eliza Jane Harrison
     5. John S. K. Harrison
     6. Joseph L. Harrison
     7. William M. Harrison
    Last Modified  9 Dec 2010 
    Family ID  F2  Group Sheet