Harrod family in North Carolina
- I am seeking Harrod families in North Carolina.
"The elder Harrod (John) had two sons,
John and Thomas,
by a first wife, (Caroline Downey)
Thomas Harrod (Col. James Harrod's half brother) settled in
North Carolina, and James used to go and visit him, and there met
William Harrod Jr. to Draper.
One Harrod family.
History of James Harrod b. 1668, England
James Harrod (or Harwood),
was a soldier before he emigrated to Pennsylvania about 1722.
He had served under John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough,
in the war against Louis XIV of France.
He was taken prisoner by the French,
He immigrated to the New World in 1722.
He died in Piscataway, Middlesex Co., New Jersey.
He was married to Maria KENT.
Maria KENT was born in 1670 in Oxford, Bedfordshire, England.
Children of James Herrod and Maria Kent
i. Ambrose Herrod was b. 1694 in Bedfordshire, England.
11. Thomas Herrod was b. 1696 in Bedfordshire, England.
iii. Samual Herrod was b. 1698 in Bedfordshire, England.
iv. William Herrod (abt.1692-1699) Bedfordshire, England.
v. John Herrod b.1700 Bedfordshire,England
d.1754,Little Cove, Cumberland Co. Pa.
v.. John Herrod b.1700 Bedfordshire England. England, and d. 1754
in Little Cove, Cumbrland Co.Penn.
m. (1) Caroline Downey on the Shenandoah b. 1702, Luton, England
d. 1733 in Piscataway, New Jersey.
1. John Harrod
2. Thomas Harrod
2. - Thomas Harrod, son by the first marriage,
settled in North Carolina, where he died in Rutherford County in
He made several trips to Kentucky, and there is evidence he visited
the Tenmile Country
i.James Harrod, who married Elizabeth Stewart.
ii.Mary Harrod, who married Stephen Montgomery.
iii.Jane Harrod, who married William Grooms.
It is to be noted that a William Grooms warranted a tract of land
one farm removed from Levi Harrod* in Morgan
Township, Greene County, which was patented to Samuel Nyswanger.
iv. Elizabeth Harrod, married John Fauch.
v. Leah Harrod, married William McCallister.
v1. Lucinda Harrod.
vi. Rachel Harrod. see Rachell Harrod file
iix.Hannah Harrod. probably v. who's name is Leahannah
ix. John Harrod.
x. Samuel Harrod, who married Polly Paullin.
Samuel Harrod b. 28 Sept. 1776 Bourbon Co., KY
d. 7 Feb. 1857 Clark Co., OH &
Polly Paullin Harrod
b. 4 Oct. 1790 d. 21 Nov. 1866 Clark Co., OH.
Parents of Polly Harrod md. Carr.
Caroline Downey was killed by Indians
m.(2) Sara Moore
1. Samual Harrod b. on the Shenandoah
2. William Harrod b. Dec. 9, 1737 Big Cove in then Cumberland County
Colonial William Harrod Military file;
3. Nellie Harrod b. Big Cove in then Cumberland County,Pennsylvania
4. James Harrod b. 1742 Big Cove in then Cumberland
md. Ann Coburn McDonald
Colonial James Harrod Military file;
5. Rachel Harrod b.Big Cove in then Cumberland County,PPennsylvania
6. Mary Harrod b.Big Cove in then Cumberland County,Pennsylvania
7. Levi Harrod b. Jan. 22, 1750 in Bedford Co., Pennsylvania
Lt. Levi Harrod Military file;
8. Sallie Harrod b.Big Cove in then Cumberland County,Pennsylvania
9. Elizabeth Harrod b.Big Cove in then Cumberland County,Pennsylvania
md. Benjamin Davis
10.Jemima Harrod b.Big Cove in then Cumberland County,Pennsylvania
Famalies of each Harrod from above.
1.Samual b. on the Shenandoah
d. 1780, when he was killed at the mouth of the Tennessee by an Indian
2."Col. William Harrod
b. Dec. 9, 1737
d. Oct. 9th 1801
married Amelia Stephens Oct. 1, 1765
b. Dec. 9, 1737 Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
d. Oct. 9, 1801 Augusta Bracken County Kentucky, USA
Burial:Sharon Cemetery Augusta Bracken County Kentucky, USA
"Col. William Harrod was a little short of six feet,
about 180 pounds, dark hair and complexion
9 DEC 1737 - 1 APR 1801
* BIRTH: 9 DEC 1737, Big Cove, Cumberland County, PA 
* DEATH: 1 APR 1801, Bracken County, KY 
* BURIAL: Old Sharon Cemetery, Bracken County, KY 
Father: John Harrod
Mother: Sarah Moore
Family 1 : Amelia Stephens
* MARRIAGE: 1 OCT 1765, Bedford County, PA 
1. Sarah Harrod
2. Samuel Harrod
3. Elizabeth Harrod
4. William Harrod Jr.
5. James Harrod
6. Rachel Harrod
ii. William Harrod Jr.
A great deal of the information I have used
here came from an interview with
William Harrod Jr. to Draper.
7.Levi HARROD was born on January 22, 1750 in Bedford Co.,
died on October 2, 1825 in Pleasant Twp., Knox Co., Ohio.
buried in Grove Cemetery, Pleasant Twp., Knox Co., Ohio.
Married Rachel Mills
Rachel MILLS b. Oct. 22, 1752 Frederick, Frederick, Maryland.
Birth could have been Oct 22, 1752
d. Sep. 28, 1834 in Pleasant Twp., Knox Co., Ohio.
buried in Grove Cemetery, Pleasant Twp., Knox Co.,
Married Levi Harrod
i. John HARROD b. 1770 and 72 in Tenmile, Green Co., Pennsylvania.
died on March 17, 1814 in Knox Co., Ohio.
buried in Owl Creek Cemetery, Morgan Twp., Knox Co., Ohio.
ii. Levi HARROD (JR) was born on January 30, 1777 in Greene Co.,
He died on December 14, 1862 in Knox Co., Ohio.
Removed to Ohio in 1802.
Levi Harrod 11
iii. Jemima HARROD.
md. Jeremiah Biggs about 1794
see Biggs file
iv. Rachel HARROD was born on February 14, 1779 in Bedford Co.,
d. Feb. 21, 1869 in Pleasant Twp., Knox Co., Ohio.
Grove Cemetery, Pleasant Twp., Knox Co., Ohio.
Md. William Biggs abt. 1794
see Biggs file
v. Michael HARROD was born on March 16, 1781 in Bedford Co.,
d. March 30, 1853 Grove Cemetery, Pleasant Twp., Knox Co., Ohio.
vi. James HARROD was born about 1783 in Bedford Co., Pennsylvania.
vii. William HARROD was born on August 31, 1785 in Bedford Co.,
d. on September 17, 1863 in Knox Co., Ohio.
buried in St. John's Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Knox Co., Ohio.
William and family moved to Indiana.
iix. Mary HARROD.
ix. Elizabeth HARROD b. 1786 in Bedford Co., Pennsylvania.
d. in Dec. 1861 in Greene Co., Pennsylvania.
buried in Stephen Hill Farm near Jefferson, Pennsylvania.
x. Samuel HARROD b. Mar 13 1790 (ca 1788) in Greene Co.,Pennsylvania.
d. Aug. 23, 1863 in Clay Twp., Knox Co., Ohio.
Grove Cem., Harrison Township, Knox County, Ohio.
md. Nelly Mills b. Virginia
They moved to Ohio and settled about a mile east of Martinsburg.
xi. Thomas HARROD. Died Young
xii. Sarah HARROD was born about 1789 in Bedford Co., Pennsylvania.
d. 1835 in Harrison Co., Kentucky.
Md. Benajah Dunn
xiii. Susan HARROD