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Joseph and Elijah Harrell of GA.

Joseph and Elijah Harrell of GA.

Posted: 19 Jan 2001 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 22 Aug 2001 1:33PM GMT
Surnames: Harrell, Gordon
I am looking for any information on the family of Joseph Harrell b. 1785 in Georgia. He married Celia?

They had 8 children - Martha Ann, William J., Thomas A., Joseph W., Robert T., Francis S., Emma V. and Elijah(my husbands gggrandfather).

Elijah Harrell was b.1812 in Georgia and died 1859 in Burke County, Georgia. He married Mary Ann "Pollie" Gordon b. 1822 and died 1883 in Burke County, Georgia

Re: Joseph and Elijah Harrell of GA.

Elestine Harrell (View posts)
Posted: 3 Sep 2001 3:41PM GMT
Classification: Query
My name is Elestine Pitts Harrell. I am trying to find information on( Joseph Whitfield Harrell,)My husbands grandfather .Lived in BurkeCo.Ga. All we know is Joseph W . had two brothers that went to Texas --dont know their names. (Joseph W.married Carrie Ivey) they had three sons( Joseph Berrymon ,Willie & John Wesley.Born in Burke Co.Ga. ( John Wesley is my husbands father B.1/03/1897--D.12/1966 he was a Pastor of a Holliness church in Augusta , Ga. Married Maude Ethyl Faulkner. They had 7 children.Joseph, Daisy,Janie, Raymond,Vernon ,& twins Donald & Ronald. Donald is my husband. wonder if my JosephW.connects with yours. Please reply as i am at a dead end .Thank you
Desperatelly seeking info.
Elestine Pitts Harrell

Re: Joseph and Elijah Harrell of GA.

Posted: 23 Apr 2004 1:26PM GMT
Classification: Query
I believe we are looking for the same Harrell family Waynesboro,Ga.(burke co.) I'm looking for info on Joseph Polhill Harrell b. 1818 married Celia Walton had several children. Who were his parents and where were they from.They had several children listed as you have them.One was Joseph Whitfield Harrell b.1851 he married Emily Carol Ivey they had children, one was John Wesley Harrell my grandfather.I see my mom replyed to you awhile back ,but we didn't really have info we have now.This is as far as we can get not knowing his parents name.Great to finally find someone to compare info on this family!

Re: Joseph and Elijah Harrell of GA.

wmharrell (View posts)
Posted: 25 Jul 2004 4:30PM GMT
Classification: Query
The Joseph Harrell who mar'd Celia Walton and produced the children you listed was Joseph Polhill Harrell b. abt 1818. Based on info from the 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880 GA. census for Burke County i have put together this family for Joseph Polhill Harrell.

Descendants of Joseph Polhill Harrell
1 Joseph Polhill Harrell b: Abt. 1818 in GA.
. +Celia Walton b: Abt. 1821 in GA. d: Bet. 1860 - 1867 m: Abt. 1843 in Jefferson Co., GA.
..... 2 Martha A. Harrell b: Abt. 1844
..... 2 Elijah Harrell b: Abt. 1846
..... 2 William J. Harrell b: Abt. 1847
..... 2 Thomas A. Harrell b: September 26, 1849 d: February 11, 1910
......... +Mary Elizabeth Thomas b: October 19, 1852 d: March 23, 1906
..... 2 Joseph Whitfield Harrell b: Abt. 1851
......... +Emily Carol Ivey
..... 2 Robert T. Harrell b: Abt. 1855
..... 2 Frances S. Harrell b: Abt. 1857
..... 2 Emma V. Harrell b: Abt. 1859
......... +?? Hutcheson
*2nd Wife of Joseph Polhill Harrell:
. +Jane ?? b: Abt. 1840 in GA. m: Bet. 1860 - 1867
..... 2 Mary A. Harrell b: Abt. 1867
..... 2 Fanny L. Harrell b: Abt. 1868
..... 2 Lula Harrell b: Abt. 1869
..... 2 Thomas L. Harrell b: Abt. 1872
..... 2 Charlie C. Harrell b: Abt. 1876

The census also contained info on Joseph Polhill's brothers Jesse b. abt 1810 mar'd Luncinda Murphey and Elijah b. abt 1812, mar'd Mary Ann Gordon.

Descendants of Elijah Harrell
1 Elijah Harrell b: Abt. 1811 in GA.
. +Mary Ann Gordon b: Abt. 1822 in GA.
..... 2 William A. Harrell b: Abt. 1840
..... 2 John A. Harrell b: Abt. 1842
..... 2 Sarah E. Harrell b: Abt. 1845
..... 2 Cynthia A. Harrell b: Abt. 1847
......... +John L. Tennison m: December 18, 1867 in Burke Co., GA.
..... 2 Emily L. Harrell b: Abt. 1849
..... 2 Elijah Gideon Harrell b: February 10, 1851
......... +Mary Jenny Gay m: March 17, 1874
..... 2 Stephen R. Harrell b: Abt. 1853
..... 2 Willie Sophronia Harrell b: January 1853
......... +James Edward Murphy
..... 2 Susan A. Harrell b: Abt. 1855
......... +Walter Gay
..... 2 James T. Harrell b: Abt. 1857

Will post info for Jesse and Luncinda Harrell shortly.

Thomas A. b. 1849, son of Joseph Polhill Harrell, and his Wife, Mary Elizabeth Thomas are buried in a small cemetry near Vidette in Burke Co., GA. This info from the stones.

Descendants of Thomas A. Harrell
1 Thomas A. Harrell b: September 26, 1849 d: February 11, 1910
. +Mary Elizabeth Thomas b: October 19, 1852 d: March 23, 1906
..... 2 Porter T. Harrell b: February 6, 1887 d: January 27, 1910
..... 2 Bessie Celia Harrell b: June 16, 1889 d: September 28, 1898
..... 2 Monsun Perry Harrell b: March 14, 1891 d: August 8, 1894
..... 2 Leslie F. Harrell b: August 4, 1892 d: August 30, 1893
..... 2 Beulah V. Harrell b: March 15, 1897 d: February 16, 1898

Also buried there is James M. Thomas b: October 26, 1825; d: November 18, 1904, father of Mary Elizabeth.

Re: Joseph and Elijah Harrell of GA.

Posted: 7 Sep 2012 3:14PM GMT
Classification: Query
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Re: Joseph and Elijah Harrell of GA.

Posted: 13 Sep 2012 4:57PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi my name is Beverly Harrell Hilliard I'm kin to this Harrell family , Joseph was my GGGrandfather ,Elijahs brother.I would love info if you would share!Do you have name of the parents? I know there were brothers Jesse,Elijah,and Joseph do you know of more or any sisters.
Thanks for any help

Re: Joseph and Elijah Harrell of GA.

Posted: 18 Nov 2012 2:47PM GMT
Classification: Query
My post on Elijah that he was in the civil war is Wrong. It was his nephew who was in the civil war. Sorry for giving wrong info.
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