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Male Harrison DeSpain Click to view Harrison DeSpain in the family tree

Harrison was born in September 1806 in Pitsmans Creek, Green Co., Kentucky.1   Harrison's father was Peter DeSpain and his mother was Nancy Skaggs.  His paternal grandfather was John DeSpain and his paternal grandmother is Susan Scott; his maternal grandfather was Henry Skaggs and his maternal grandmother is Mary Thompson. He had twelve brothers and four sisters, named John M., Hiram, William Marshall, Stephen, Mark, James Simpson, Silas, William Joseph, Thomas, Andrew Drury, Edmund, George Washington, Susanna Elizabeth, Mary, Nancy and Lucy Ann. He had a half-brother named William Perry.  He died at the age of 70 on April 24th, 1877 in Harrison Co., Indiana.1 

Harrison's family with Isabella Towne

‌Harrison and Isabella were married in a religious ceremony on April 16th, 1829 in Pitmans Creek, Green Co., Kentucky.1   They had a son and two daughters, named Thomas E., Eliza A. and Barbara E..

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