Harrison Family History & Genealogy

88 photos, 130,252 biographies, and last name history of the Harrison family, shared by AncientFaces Members.

Latest Harrison Photos

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Biographies & Family Trees

Most Common First Names

  • William 3.8%
  • John 3.3%
  • James 3.1%
  • Mary 2.0%
  • Robert 1.8%
  • George 1.7%
  • Charles 1.5%
  • Thomas 1.5%
  • Joseph 1.0%
  • Henry 1.0%
  • Harrison 0.9%
  • Richard 0.8%
  • Margaret 0.7%
  • Edward 0.7%
  • Elizabeth 0.7%
  • Walter 0.6%
  • David 0.6%
  • Arthur 0.6%
  • Frank 0.6%
  • Dorothy 0.5%

Harrison Last Name History & Origin


Name Origin

Nationality & Ethnicity

Early Harrisons

These are the earliest records we have of the Harrison family.

Harrison Death Records & Life Expectancy

According to our database of 75,273 people with the last name Harrison that have a birth and death date listed:

Life Expectancy

68.8 years

Oldest Harrisons

These are the longest-lived members of the Harrison family on AncientFaces.

Other Harrison Records



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Joyce Melanson William "Grancer" Harrison was born ABT 1789 in South Carolina, Old 96th Dist.. He died May 1860 in Coffee Co.Al. and was buired at Harrison [external link] Kinston, Coffee Co. Alabama. He married Nancy Justice ABT 1808 in Adams Co. MS. They owned 2500 acres in Coffee Co. Grancer had a dance hall built on the property. He sent his grandson and a slave to Florida to get bricks for his tombstone. Said to have been buried on a feather bed. Dance hall now Cem. Said that Grancer haunts the Cem. and you can hear him playing fiddle at night. Nancy died before May 1867 buried in a vault next to Grancer. Boby's were placed in under ground vault in Dec.1996 due to being vandalized.
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