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1. William1 Harrod; was born on 26 Sep 1764 at Frederick Co., Virginia.1 He married Letitia Coombs, daughter of John Coombs and Alice Jolly, between 1785 and 1787 at Kentucky.2 He died after 8 Sep 1843 at Bloomington, Monroe Co., Indiana.3,4,5
He lived between 1785 and 1786 at Fayette Co., Kentucky.6,7 He lived on 11 Jan 1787 at Mercer Co., Kentucky. He signed a marriage bond between 3 Apr 1798 and 5 Apr 1798 at Nelson Co., Kentucky.8 He appeared on the census of 1830 at Monroe Co., Indiana; William Hared page 32 and George Herrod page 286. He appeared on the census of 1840 at Owen Co., Indiana.9
Children of William1 Harrod and Letitia Coombs were as follows:
He appeared on the census of 1830 at Owen Co., Indiana.13
Per the notes of Helynn Carrier: Owen Co., Indiana probate book 4, p. 52 shows action of Lettitia Johnson vs John G. Johnson dated 16 August 1850, "To the Ho. Isaac Heaton (although his signature looks more as if the surname is spelled Henton) sole judge of the Owen probate court" concerning land set aside as her dower right. Could that judge be related in some way to Rachel Heaton married Rush Co., Indiana 31 Aug. 1837 Allen Harrold (Harrod)?
2. Samuel2 Harrod (William1) was born circa 1786 at Pennsylvania; Tombstone inscription states he was born in 1786.24,25 He married Mary Robertson on 16 Aug 1810 at Clark Co., Indiana.26,27 He married Mary Weir on 19 Dec 1814 at Clark Co., Indiana.28 He married Sarah Cain Davis on 6 Jul 1841 at Jefferson Co., Indiana. He died on 8 Oct 1856 at Jefferson Co., Indiana.29,30 He was buried on 10 Oct 1856 at Gassaway Cemetery, Jefferson Co., Indiana.31
Children of Samuel2 Harrod and Mary Robertson were:
Children of Samuel2 Harrod and Mary Weir were as follows:
Children of Samuel2 Harrod and Sarah Cain Davis were as follows:
She appeared on the census of 1860 at Graham Twp., Jennings Co., Indiana.37
3. George W.2 Harrod (William1) was born in 1794 at Kentucky.38,39 He married Margaret W. McKamey, possibly the daughter of William McKamey, on 13 May 1819 at Clark Co., Indiana.40 He died on 21 May 1856 at Daviess Co., Indiana.41 He was buried on 23 May 1856 at Bethany Christian Church Cemetery, Barr Twp., Daviess Co., Indiana.42,43
He appeared on the census of 1830 at Monroe Co., Indiana; He was a member Deacon.44
Harrodsburgh was a village of 300 inhabitants in 1890, situated on Clear Creek in Monroe Co., Indiana, 12 miles south of Bloomington, the county seat.
Children of George W.2 Harrod and Margaret W. McKamey were as follows:
4. John Milton3 Harrod (Samuel2, William1) was born circa 1821.45 He married Lucy Ann Bridges on 1 Jan 1842 at Jefferson Co., Indiana. He died after 1880 at Jackson Co., Indiana.46
He lived in 1860 at Jefferson Co., Indiana.47
Children of John Milton3 Harrod and Lucy Ann Bridges were as follows:
5. William Wier3 Harrod (Samuel2, William1) was born on 15 Sep 1822.58,59 He married Elizabeth Ann Wilson on 24 Nov 1841 at Jefferson Co., Indiana.60 He married Elvinna Wilson in Oct 1858 at Jefferson Co., Indiana.61 He died on 12 Jan 1882 at Pisgah Cemetery, Deputy, Jefferson Co., Indiana, at age 59.62
Children of William Wier3 Harrod and Elizabeth Ann Wilson were as follows:
Children of William Wier3 Harrod and Elvinna Wilson were:
6. Francis Marion3 Harrod (Samuel2, William1) was born on 4 Sep 1838. He married Elizabeth Jewelly on 25 Nov 1858 at Jefferson Co., Indiana. He died circa 1913 at Wheatfield, Jasper Co., Indiana.67
He appeared on the census of 1860 at Graham Twp., Jennings Co., Indiana.68
Children of Francis Marion3 Harrod and Elizabeth Jewelly were as follows:
7. William McKamey3 Harrod (George2, William1) was born on 5 Apr 1821 at Indiana.71,72 He married Nancy Ellen Allison, daughter of Joseph Allison and Mary Ragsdale, on 23 Feb 1847 at Daviess Co., Indiana; William and Nancy's marriage license was #1134.73 He died on 9 Aug 1886 at Oregon Co., Missouri, at age 65.74
Family tradition per Dora Phillips suggests that William Harrod was a cooper who made flour barrels. He was said to be a good person who hated to spank his children.
Family tradition per Esther Barkley said that William Harrod had a sister named Liza Jane Perego. The Harrods moved from Harrodsburg, Kentucky to Washington, Indiana. The Harrods came from Indiana in a wagon train with Mrs. Ann Minich, Dean Minich, Don Minich, Joe Dan Minich, Marilyn Minich and R.I. Minich of Route 2, Alton, Oregon Co., Missouri.
Kittie eloped at age 18 and wore several layers of clothing. William (McKennedy or McCamey or McKindrey) Harrod and Nancy Ellen Allison were born in Washington, Indiana. He appeared on the census of 1870 at Daviess Co., Indiana.75
Children of William McKamey3 Harrod and Nancy Ellen Allison were as follows:
Lewis and Lydia had married a short time before he was downed in an accident at the Greer Mill. They had planned to leave for Oregon on the Sunday just prior to the accident, however, Lewis' father had talked them into staying with him for awhile so that Lewis could help with the construction of the dam and mill. Lydia was grief-stricken over the loss of her husband and never again went down to the spring. She would often sit at a window in the Greer home listening to the faint roar of the boil-up and cold spring water racing and churning through the large boulders in the ravine. (From a letter to Howard Morman, December 29, 1970, from Mrs. Dora Harrod Phillips of Winona. Dora was a neice of Lydia.).
8. Thomas F.3 Harrod (George2, William1) was born on 23 Sep 1823 at Indiana.79,80,81 He married Lucinda Wise, daughter of John Wise and Della ____, on 24 Oct 1852 at Daviess Co., Indiana. He died on 12 Jun 1888 at Daviess Co., Indiana, at age 64.82 He was buried on 14 Jun 1888 at Bethany Cemetery, Daviess Co., Indiana.83
He appeared on the census of 1870 at Veale Twp., Daviess Co., Indiana.84
Children of Thomas F.3 Harrod and Lucinda Wise all born at Indiana were as follows:
She was also known as Louisa Harrod.89
He was also known as Sentany Harrod.96
9. George Milton3 Harrod (George2, William1) was born on 22 May 1830 at Monroe Co., Indiana. He married Margaret Jane Allison, daughter of Joseph Allison and Mary Ragsdale, on 6 Jun 1850 at Daviess Co., Indiana.99 He died on 8 Aug 1891 at Dicken Station, Knox Co., Indiana, at age 61.
He was in the Civil War first enlisting in 113th Regiment of Indiana Volunteers at Loogootee, Indiana on 10 July 1863 for a term of 8 days (there is no record of this regiment ever being inducted into federal service. It served as a minute man regiment during Morgan's raid into southern Indiana.) He enrolled as a private in Co. K, 143rd Regiment of Indiana Volunteers at Evansville on 30 Jan. 1865 for and served for a term of 1 year under Capt. Johnson. He was described as age 34, eyes gray, hair dark, height 6', complexion fair, born Monroe Co., Indiana, occupation cooper, mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee Oct. 17, 1865. He was commissioned Captain March 19, 1865.
On Sept. 20, 1893 a document shows that George M. Harrod was dropped from the pension rolls because of death. His pension of $15.00 had not been increased. He appeared on the census of 1870 at Veale Twp., Daviess Co., Indiana.100 He was employed by as a township trrustee on 2 Jun 1873 at Veale Twp., Daviess Co., Indiana.101
Children of George Milton3 Harrod and Margaret Jane Allison all born at Indiana were as follows:
10. Mary Ann3 Harrod (George2, William1) was born circa 1835 at Daviess Co., Indiana.105,106 She married Edward Horace Marmaduke on 9 Apr 1857 at Daviess Co., Indiana. She died on 19 Aug 1928 at Daviess Co., Indiana.107
Children of Mary Ann3 Harrod and Edward Horace Marmaduke were as follows:
11. George Washington4 Harrod (William3, George2, William1) was born on 14 Feb 1848 at Washington, Daviess Co., Indiana. He married Martha Ann Greer, daughter of James Monroe Greer and Elizabeth Denny, on 11 Aug 1885 at Alton, Oregon Co., Missouri.120 He died on 11 Jun 1928 at Birch Tree, Shannon Co., Missouri, at age 80.121
Obituary, typed copy from Shannon Barkley Goldberg:
George Washington Harrod was born in Indiana February 14th, 1848 and passed away at his home in Banner June 11, 1928 aged 80 years, 3 months and 25 days.
He was married to Martha A. Greer of Alton, Mo., August 11, 1887, who survives him. To this union were born eight children. Joseph L. of Cushing, Okla., Mrs. Lydia Cooper and George of Snyder, Colo., Mrs. Ester Barkley of Winona, Mo., Lyle, Mrs. Blanch Gosnell, Mrs. Edith Smotherman, and Rachel of Banner.
The burial was at Barnes Cemetery, June 12th, Rev. R.M. Holom conducting the services. The children were all present, but one daughter, Mrs. Lydia Cooper of Colo.
G.W. Harrod came to Oregon County in 1880 and being a teacher was identified with the progress of education in that county before coming to Shannon County. He had been a resident of Banner 22 years and took an active part in the upbuilding of the school and community until failing eyesight deterred him from work in that line. He was converted in 1909 and united with the M.E. Church at Barnes Chapel, living a upright Christian life, a kind neighbor, a true friend, a useful citizen, a life full of years and good deeds. He appeared on the census of 1880 at Wabash, Wabash Co., Illinois.122
Children of George Washington4 Harrod and Martha Ann Greer were as follows:
12. Mary Malina4 Harrod (William3, George2, William1) was born on 28 Feb 1852 at Washington, Daviess Co., Indiana.125 She married Alex Collison on 5 Apr 1877 at Allendale, Wabash Co., Illinois. She died on 12 Nov 1926 at Greer, Oregon Co., Missouri, at age 74.
Children of Mary Malina4 Harrod and Alex Collison both born at Illinois were as follows:
13. William Ellsworth4 Harrod (William3, George2, William1) was born on 19 Jun 1861 at Washington, Daviess Co., Indiana.128,129 He married Kate Strosnider on 28 Oct 1889 at Oregon Co., Missouri.130 He died on 11 Dec 1948 at Greer, Oregon Co., Missouri, at age 87.131
William Howard Morman wrote an article titled "History of Greer Mill" which was published in The Missouri Historical Review Volume LXVI Number 4 July 1972. Morman cites conversations with William Harrod between 1930 and 1939 as a source of information. William Harrod was a school teacher in Carter and Oregon Counties.
A granddaughter of this couple, Anna McComb, said that Katherine was full-blooded Cherokee and was from Blackwell, Oklahoma where Billy Harrod taught school and that Billy was a justice of the peace in Greer, Missouri.
Children of William Ellsworth4 Harrod and Kate Strosnider were as follows:
14. Catherine4 Harrod (William3, George2, William1) was born on 9 Jul 1864 at Washington, Daviess Co., Indiana.135,136 She married Ira Moss Williams, son of Gilbert Williams and Sarah Simpson, on 6 Aug 1886 at Greer, Oregon Co., Missouri.137 She died on 26 Apr 1919 at Woodside, Oregon Co., Missouri, at age 54.138
Family tradition via Dora Phillips suggests that the Harrods were English and Scots-Irish. She says that Kitty had a stroke at 50 years of age and that Kitty was Gilbert's heir instead of Ira although Ira was still alive.
Kitty's parents are identified on her death certificate as William Harrod of Daviess Co., Indiana and Nancy Allison of Indiana. Information was provided by her brother, W.E. Harrod of Greer, Missouri. The cause of death was insanity and paralysis. Her age at the time of her death was 54 years, 8 months and 17 days.
Children of Catherine4 Harrod and Ira Moss Williams were as follows:
15. Stewart4 Harrod (Thomas3, George2, William1) was born in 1853 at Indiana.140,141,142 He married Ann ___ before 1880.143 He died on 4 Feb 1895 at Daviess Co., Indiana.144 He was buried on 6 Feb 1895 at Veale Creek, Daviess Co., Indiana.145
He appeared on the census of 1880 at Harrison, Daviess Co., Indiana.146
Children of Stewart4 Harrod and Ann Unknown both born at Indiana were as follows: