Sarah Harrison: Birth: 1678 in Newark, NJ. Death: 26 OCT 1771 in Newark, NJ
Note: * History of the Colony of New Haven, CT p 617 for marriage * info from First Families of America p 285 * Pioneer Settlers, with Genealogical Notices. (By Samuel H. Congar.): SAMUEL m. Mary Ward; w. pr. Dec. 1724; n. ch. Samuel, John, Mary Cundit, Sarah Ward, wi. Nathaniel, Susanne wi. Sam. Ward, Jr., Abigail, and Ellenor. Samuel was up and doing 1735, "qualified to the commission of the peace," 1743, an active anti-renter and "Indian purchase" man 1745, living and busy 1763; had Amos, says trad. Amos, Esq., d. 3d Mar., 1785, a. 74; w. n. ch. Reuben, Simeon, Isaac, Ellenor Smith, Martha Davis, Jemima Ogden, and Ruth Mun. Isaac, w. 1786, n. ch. Thomas, James, Samuel, and Amos; bro. Simeon, and bro. in l. Josiah Quinby, John, sen., d. 18th Oct., 1762, a 74; had wi. Agnes in 1732, when Elizabeth, a. dau., a. 18, died. * Shaw, William H., History of Essex and Hudson Counties. p. 716- 728; PIONEERS OF THE ORANGES; Samuel Harrison, one of the sons of Richard Harrison, owned land at the mountain, but never lived on it. His wife was Mary, daughter of John Ward, Sr. By his will, dated Jan. 7, 1712--13, he gave fifty acres to his son Samuel. This lot was bounded on the north by lands of Anthony Olive; on the south by lands of Widow Abigail Ward, on the east by a highway, and on the west by the mountain. The farm was improved by Samuel, whose descendants are now numerous in the Oranges.
Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Vol. I 1670-1730. Part I Calendar of New Jersey Wills. Name: Samuel Harison Harrison Date: 07 Jan 1712-3 Location: Newark, Essex Co. yeoman; will of. Wife Mary. Children--Samuel, John, Mary, wife of Peter Cundit, Sarah, wife of Nathaniel Ward, Susannah, wife of Samuel Ward, Abigail and Elener. House lot on the river, a lot of 50 acres between Widow Abigail Ward, the highway, Anthony Olive and the Mountain, a meadow at the lower end of the Neck, adjoining Samuel Huntington, another meadow near Crab Pond betw. John Cooper, the Baldwins and brother Nathaniel Ward, do. on the Northside of Jaspers Creek, land on the first branch between the highway, Joseph Peck and Jonathan Serjant. Personal estate. The wife sole executrix. Witnesses- -Jon'th Crane, John Johnson junior, John Cooper. Proved 12 Dec 1724.
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