Henry William Harrington

b. 1 February 1827, d. 14 June 1865
  • Henry William Harrington was born on 1 February 1827 in South Carolina.
  • Henry William Harrington appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Marlboro District, South Carolina, and also overseer David L. Smith. Living adjacent is Martha Harrington, age 50, presumably his mother, and her children J. M., George, Julia, and Alix.
  • He was a farmer, according to the 1850 census.
  • He married Rebecca Irby Pegues, daughter of William Johnson Pegues and Sarah Irby, on 3 October 1850, and they had at least seven other children, not yet recorded.
  • Henry William Harrington and Rebecca Irby Pegues appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Bennettsville PO, Marlboro District, South Carolina. Other members of the household included Elizabeth Irby Harrington, James Auld Harrington, Henry William Harrington Jr., Charlotte Powe Harrington and Harriet Eleanor Harrington.
  • He was a farmer, according to the 1860 census.
  • His wife Rebecca Irby Pegues became a widow at his death.
  • Henry William Harrington died on 14 June 1865 at age 38.
  • He was interred at Old Saint David's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Cheraw, Chesterfield County, South Carolina.
  • Last Edited: 22 Feb 2015

Family: Rebecca Irby Pegues b. 6 August 1834, d. 13 September 1918