Schnell, Douglas, and Harbison Genealogy
Lucille Jane Schnell (Wright) (Treadway): "Granny" | My Great Grandma
Gilbert Lulden Schnell Jr. and Rubein Jenevery "Gennie" "Jenny" Douglas (Lucille's parents)
Gilbert Lulden Schnell Sr. and Charlotte L. Wright | Joseph Sharp Schnell and Caroline A Sweet | James Sharp Schnell and Elizabeth Hickernell
William Bevin Douglas and Margaret Denice Harbison (Rubein Jenevery Douglas's parents)
John Jefferson Harbison and Harriet A. Day (Margaret Harbison's Parents) | John Harbison and Elizabeth Bybee | Moses Harbison and Anne Barlow | Matthew Harbison and Margaret Griffith
James H. Day and Denicia Clarinda Colvin (Harriet Day's Parents)
John Bybee, III and Elizabeth Kelly (Elizabeth Bybee's Parents), John Bybee, Jr. and Elizabeth Betsy McCann (Revolutionary War), John (Long John) Bybee I and Sarah Giles, Thomas Byee and Mary Elizabeth Thomas
John Jefferson Harbison was born July 4, 1836, to John Haribson and Elizabeth "Betsy" Bybee in Barren County, Kentucky.
John Jefferson Harbison
Harriet A. Day was born about 1833 to James H. Day and Denicia Clarinda Colvin in Lewis County, Kentucky.
Harriet A. Day.
In the 1840 Census, Barren County, Kentucky, John Harbison's family consists of seven people. John Jefferson Harbison would have been about 7 years old. The column for Males - 5 thru 9 is listed as two. John Jefferson Harbison was the youngest child.
In the 1850 census, Missouri, St. Francois County, District 80, John Jefferson is 11 years old, living with his parents, John (56) and Elizabeth (53) Harbison, and his siblings, Smith B (16), William K. (15), and Elizabeth (17). Iron County was established in February 17, 1857 from a portion of St. Francois County (as well as Dent, Madison, Reynolds, Washington, and Wayne). The family was living in the portion that would become Iron County. The pink area of the above map is the area John and Betsy Harbison, and their family, would have lived in the 1850 St. Francois County Census. This is the area of St. Francois County that became Iron County in 1857. The green outline is the new Iron County. You can also see from the map what areas of the other counties were taken to create Iron County. (Map made using screen shots of interactive map)
This 1856 map (source) shows in pink the area of St. Francois County that became Iron County. Underlined in green is Pilot Knob which appears to be in Madison County.
This 1846 map (source) shows in pink the area of St. Francois County that became Iron Counter. Highlighted in green is Pilot Knob which appears to be in St. Francois County. On all maps, the area is just west of Pilot Knob.
In the 1850 Census, Kentucky, Lewis County, District 2, Harriett A. (9) is living with her parents, James H. Day (33) and Clarenda (25). Both parents are born in Ohio. Lewis County, Kentucky, is outlined in red on the above map which is at the top border of Kentucky, also the border with Ohio where her parents were born.
On December 5, 1858, John J. Harbison and Harriet A. Day were married. (Iron County Marriage record)
In August 1859, John Jefferson and Harriett have a daughter, Elizabeth Alice Harbison, born in Kaolin Township, Iron County, Missouri. She sould marry Jeremiah M Dennison and have one child. She would marry Thomas Jefferson Inman and have 7 children. Elizabeth would die in 1901 in Carter County, Missouri, at the age of 42 years.
In the 1860 Census, Missouri, Iron, Kaolin Township, John J. Harbison (23) is a farmer with real estate valued at 150 and personal property valued at 150. He is born in Kentucky, cannot read, and was married within the year. Harriet A. Harbison (18) was also born in Kentucky. On the next page of the census their daughter Elizabeth A. Harbison is 10 months old. Living next door are Harriet's parents, James H. and Denicia Day along with Harriet's siblings.
Kaolin Township, now inactive, was established in 1857, and named for deposits of kaolin within its borders.
On December 2, 1861, John Jefferson and Harriett would have a daughter, Susan Elvira Harbison. Susan would marry Charles O. Starket and have one child. Susan would marry Henry Hardin Haggard 1884 and have 8 children. Susan would marry William C. Priest in 1915. Susan would marry Winfield Scott Smith in 1944. Susan would die February 29, 1952, at the age of 90 years.
On December 2, 1861, John Jefferson and Harriet would have a daughter, Mary Ann Harbison. Mary would marry Stacy E. Bell and have 9 children. Mary would die April 8, 1934, at the age of 72 years in Iron County, Missouri.
On October 20, 1863, John Jefferson and Harriet would have a daughter, Margaret Denice Harbison. (CLICK TO READ HER BIOGRAPHY) She would marry William Bevin Douglas. The would have 12 children. Margaret would die April 7, 1934, at the age of 70 years.
In 1865, John Jefferson and Harriet would have a son, John Harbison. He last appears in the 1880 census at the age of 14 years.
On January 8, 1867, John Jefferson and Harriet would have a daughter, Julie Arbelle Harbison. She would marry Preston M. Brickey and have six children. She would die February 17, 1941, at the age of 74 years.
In the 1870 Census, Missouri, Iron County, Township 34, Range 1 East, Jefferson Harrison (Harbison) (33) has an occupation of wagon making. His real estate is valued at 200 and his personal property is valued at 300. He cannot read or write. Harriett (37) is keeping house. Children in the home are Alice E. (11), Susan E. (9), Mary A. (9), Margaret (7), John (5), and Julia (3).
On January 1, 1873, John Jefferson and Harriet would have a son, Samuel Augustus Harbison. He would marry Minnie Leah McCarty and have 7 children. He would die February 15, 1955, in Desloge, Missouri, at the age of 82 years.
On July 27, 1876, John Jefferson and Harriet would have a son, Edward Ezra Haribson. He would marry Rosetta Florance Bell and have 9 children. He would die May 12, 1956, in Koalin, Iron County, Missouri, at the age of 79 years.
On June 6, 1878, John Jefferson and Harriet would have a son, Theodore Tilden Harbison. He would marry Mellie Elizabeth Tinker and have 9 children. He would die April 20, 1961, in Koalin, Iron County, Missouri, at the age of 82 years.
In 1879, John Jefferson and Harriet would have a daughter, Rose Harbison. She only appears in the 1880 censes at the age of 1.
On January 6, 1880, John Jefferson and Harriett have a daughter, Lucille Alberta Harbison. She would marry Walter Waldo Harden and Charles Helfrich, having no children. Lucille would die April 1, 1944, at the age of 64 years.
There currently is no more records for Harriet A. Day. Her presumed death date is between 1880 when she is on the census and has a daughter and 1883 when John Jefferson remarries. She is assumed to be buried at Harbison Cemetery on Mansbridge property. It could be possible that she died in child birth. In 1880, she would have been 47 years old.
On October 25, 1883, John Jefferson Harbison married Stacy Lucinda Bell with the marriage license issued in Reynolds County, Missouri.
John Jefferson was 47 years old and Stacy Lucinda Bell was 18 years old. Stacy Lucinda Bell's parents are James Stacy Bell and Lucinda Trollinger.
John Jefferson Harbison had 11 children with his first wife, Harriet A. Day, and 10 children with his second wife, Stacy Lucinda Bell. That is 21 children!
On May 17, 1884, John Jefferson and Stacy have a daughter, Hattie May Harbison. She would get a license marry James C. Voorhes in 1904, but it was returned “not married.” She would marry Frank Edward Dolson in 1905 and have two children. Hattie would die in June 1985 at the age of 101 years.
On November 13, 1885, John Jefferson and Stacy would have a son, Oswald Edward Harbison, in Banner, Missouri. He would marry Minnie Frances Cox and have ten children. He would die on July 7, 1955, in Kaolin, Iron County, Missouri, at the age of 69 years.
On November 13, 1887, John Jefferson and Stacy would have a son, Jesse Oscar Harbison. He would marry Sarah Marie Nettles and have three children. He would die December 24, 1956, at the age of 69 years.