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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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