Richard Harrison, Sr.

Richard Harrison, Sr. was born in West Kirby, Cheshire, England. He married Sarah Yorke in England and they had 6 children, two of whom were our direct ancestors. They came to America about 1644 and Richard took the Oath of Allegiance in New Haven, CT on 5 August 1644.

Richard and Sarah had the following children:

  1. Richard Harrison Jr. was born about 1620 in West Kirby, Cheshire, England. About 1644 Richard arrived in CT with his father. Richard married Sarah Hubbard and they had 8 children. Richard died in 1690 in Newark, Essex Co., NJ.

  2. Thomas Harrison was born about 1630 in West Kirby, Cheshire, England. He died in 1704 in Brandon, CT.
    Thomas married (1) Dorothy in February 1655/1656. Thomas married (2) Elizabeth on 29 March 1666.

  3. Maria Harrison was born was born about 1635 in West Kirby, Cheshire, England. Maria married Thomas Pierson Sr. son of Rev. Samuel Pierson and Elizabeth Armitage on 27 November 1662 in Branford, New Haven Co., CT. They moved to Newark, NJ in 1666. She died before 1701 in Newark, Essex Co., NJ.

  4. Elizabeth Harrison was born about 1635 in West Kirby, Cheshire, England. Elizabeth married (1) Henry Lynn. Henry died on 14 January 1662/1663. Son of John Badby of Northampton, England. Elizabeth married (2) John Lampson of New Haven, CT. Elizabeth married (3) John Morris of New Haven, CT. Elizabeth Harrison was his second wife. They moved to Newark, NJ in 1666.

  5. Samuel Harrison married Sarah Johnson. Samuel died in 1704 in Newark, Essex Co., NJ

  6. Ellen Harrison married John Thompson on 25 February 1650/1651.

Richard Harrison, Sr. died on 25 October 1653 in Branford, New Haven Co., CT. Sarah went to Newark, Essex Co., NJ with her children in 1666 where she died in 1675.

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