Descendants of Martin Harrell (1770)

MARTIN HARRELL was born Bet. 1770 – 1780 in Dunmore County, VA or Washington County, KY, and died Abt. 1836 in Lincoln County, MO. He married ELIZABETH EVERETT Abt. 1798 in probably Washington County, KY. She was born Bet. 1770 – 1780, and died Aft. 1830 in Lincoln County, MO.

Children of MARTIN HARRELL and ELIZABETH EVERETT are:

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Descendants of William Harrell (1786)

WILLIAM HARRELL was born September 08, 1786 in Frederick County, VA, and died May 29, 1857 in North Bend, Miami Twp., Hamilton County, OH. He married MARTHA “PATSY” BUSSELL August 21, 1806 in Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, IN by Rev. Gibbs, daughter of MOSES BUSSELL and MARGARET HOWELL. She was born November 22, 1787 in Westmoreland County, VA, and died January 19, 1871 in North Bend, Miami Twp., Hamilton County, OH.

Children of WILLIAM HARRELL and MARTHA BUSSELL are:

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Descendants of Ephraim Harrell (1797)

EPHRAIM HARRELL was born 1797 in Nelson County, KY, and died Bef. 1850 in probably Knox County, IN. He married ELEANOR “ELLEN” ROGERS August 01, 1819 in Nelson County, KY. She was born Abt. 1801 in VA, and died Aft. 1860 in probably Knox County, IN.

Children of EPHRAIM HARRELL and ELEANOR ROGERS are:

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Descendants of Reuben Harrell (1750)

JACOB HARRELL is speculated to be the father of REUBEN HARRELL, however proof of this is lacking. We believe that JACOB was born bet. 1710-1720 in VA, and that he married MARTHA CALFEE, who we believe was born bet. 1711-1715. We include Jacob and Martha here for suggested consideration, and further study is needed.

REUBEN HARRELL was born 1750 in Frederick County, VA, and died September 02, 1825 in Washington County, VA. He married REBECCA SMITH Abt. 1770 in Frederick County, VA. She was born Bet. 1744 – 1749 in Frederick County, VA, and died March 12, 1842 in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, KY.

Children of REUBEN HARRELL and REBECCA SMITH are:

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Descendants of William Sr. Harrell (~1740-1750)

JACOB HARRELL is speculated to be the father of WILLIAM SR. HARRELL, however proof of this is lacking. We believe that JACOB was born bet. 1710-1720 in VA, and that he married MARTHA CALFEE, who we believe was born bet. 1711-1715. We include Jacob and Martha here for suggested consideration, and further study is needed.

WILLIAM SR. HARRELL was born Bet. 1740 – 1750 in Augusta/Frederick County, VA, and died Bet. April 27 – August 13, 1822 in Wythe County, VA (Will written April 27, 1822 and probated Aug. 13,1822). He married (1st) HANNAH UNKNOWN. She died Bef. 1784 in Frederick or Wythe County, VA. He married (2nd) MARTHA UNKNOWN. MARTHA was born Abt. 1749 in Frederick County, VA.

Children of WILLIAM HARRELL and HANNAH UNKNOWN are:

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Unraveling the William Harrells

There were two William Harrells born about the same time in about the same area of Wythe County, Virginia, and they married at about the same time. William (1) was born 1794 and married Elizabeth Hurst 1817 in Wythe County. William (2) was born in about 1797 and married Susannah Florey in 1818, also in Wythe County.

Several years ago, living descendants of William (1) conducted extensive research and—in addition to identifying several generations of descendants—concluded without documented proof that William (1) was the son of earliest known ancestor (EKA) William Harrell Sr.

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