Richard Harrison

M, #13635, b. 1600, d. 25 October 1653
ChartsBentley (maternal side) - Phoebe Meredith Frey
Note*  Came from West Kirby, Cheshire, England to Virginia. He may have been interested in the maritime trade between the colonies. In his travels he came to the New Haven Colony with his two sons, Richard Jr. and Thomas. In the records of Branford, he is referred to as 'Old Harrison.' He signed the division of lands July 1, 1646 and remained in Branford until his death. Children of Richard Sr. and Sarah 1. Benjamin, remained in Virginia 2. Nathaniel, remained in Virginia 3. Richard Jr. of Branford and Newark 4. Thomas, of Branford, m 1st Mary, widow of John Thompson, m 2nd Elizabeth Stent, he d 1704 5. Maria, who married Thomas Pierson, the brother of Rev. Abraham Pierson * info from First Families of America p 285 * History of the Colony of New Haven, CT p 619 Came from West Kirby, Co. Chester, England.1 
Birth*1600 Richard Harrison was born in 1600.1 
Death*25 October 1653 He died on 25 October 1653 at Branford, Connecticut.1 


Last Edited14 Jan 2004


  1. [S170] Gedcom file by Debora J Krauss Franklin (see her record for more).