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James Thompson Harney
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1790
Delaware, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1874
Simpson County
Kentucky, USA

James T. Harney was born 14 Oct 1790. He was in the mercantile business at Haysborough, Tennessee. He later moved near Bowling Green, Kentucky, where it is said he became a lawyer. He served as the personal lawyer of his family's friend, Andrew JACKSON, for many years. James handled the affairs at "The Hermitage" while Jackson was President and living in the White House. James was also with Jackson when he fought Dickerson in a duel for slandering Jackson's wife. Dickerson was wounded and died shortly thereafter. 
Family links: 
  James Egbert Harney (1814 - 1877)*
  Robert Harney (1829 - 1850)*
  Lucy Mildred Harney Benedict (1831 - 1869)*
  Jane A. Harney Hargis (1831 - 1924)*
  Edward R Harney (1838 - 1864)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Son of Thomas Harney III and Margaret Penny Hudson brother of Brigadeer General William Selby Harney #5885404
Green Lawn Cemetery
Simpson County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Joel Randolph
Record added: Oct 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78017412
James Thompson Harney
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 Added: Feb. 14, 2013

- Terry Harney Harp
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