Tyre Harrison

Tyre Harrison

Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Death 1860 (aged 62–63)
Bedford County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Bedford County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 167128802 · View Source
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Tyre Harrison married Rebecca Yates, daughter of Joshua Yates. Tyre and Rebecca are buried at Harrison Cemetery on Sinking Creek, northeast of Mt. Lebanon Church. He was the brother of John Harrison and Richard Alexander Harrison. The brothers were farmers from the Spartanburg, South Carolina area. All three brothers had settled on Big Sinking Creek, a south branch of the Duck River, by 1820.

Info comes from : Bedford County Tennessee Family History Book (Turner Publishing Company, Paducah, Kentucky, 2002) at page 310. Section on these Harrisons compiled by April Heath, Santa Ana, CA.

RESEARCH UPDATE June 2017 indicates he *MAY* be a son of Barzillai Harrison, Revolutionary War soldier from Surry, NC who went to Pendleton District, South Carolina after the war and then to Bedford County, Tennessee circa 1815 where he received a Land Bounty Warrant. Further research is pending****

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  • Added: 17 Jul 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 167128802
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tyre Harrison (1797–1860), Find a Grave Memorial no. 167128802, citing Harrison Cemetery, Bedford County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by genie-in-az (contributor 46847723) .