Orpha Harrison

Female Abt 1800 - Abt 1877  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name Orpha Harrison 
    Born Abt. 1800  St. Mary's, St. Mary's County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Need to verify birth location.
    Gender Female 
    Died Abt. 1877  Antioch, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Need to verify death location.
    Person ID I201  Mackley
    Last Modified 9 Jun 2019 

    Father Joseph Harrison,   b. Abt. 1775/8, St. Mary's, St Mary's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1869, Mineral County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Mother Mary Chappelear,   b. 1765/80, St. Mary's County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abr. 1840/4, St. Mary's County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married St. Mary's County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Source: The Chappelear Family by Nancy Chappelear, 1918-., page 50.
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Head 
    Married 7 May 1825  Hampshire, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 9 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F225  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Orpha Harrison Marriage to John Head Record
    Orpha Harrison Marriage to John Head Record
    Date: 7 May 1825
    Location: Hampshire County, West Virginia, USA
    Hamphsire County Courthouse, West Virginia, USA

    This document denotes that at the marriage were Robert Harrison, Nathan (signature suggests older person), Joseph Harrison, father of Orpha Harrison and John Head, perhaps the father of the groom.

    Citing this Record
    "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRCY-CB6 : 10 February 2018), John Head and Orpha Harrison, 07 May 1825; citing Hampshire, West Virginia, reference 2:3L53FJS; FHL microfilm 815,361. Image 145.

  • Notes 
    • At the marriage were Robert Harrison, Nathan (signature suggests older person), Joseph Harrison, father of Orpha Harrison and John Head, perhaps the father of the groom.

  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Maryland , Complied Marriages, 1655-1850.