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51. Jehu6Harlan (Elizabeth “Betsy”5Sims, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 10 September 1817, Maury County, Tennessee, died 23 July 1885, Noxubee County, Mississippi.[556] He married 6 December 1838, Maury County, Tennessee, to Priscilla Tamer  Hunter,[557] born 4 July 1822, Warren County, North Carolina, died 6 May 1876, Noxubee County, Mississippi.[558] Jehu Harlan married second, 3 January 1878, to his sister-in-law, Mary A. Harlan[559] (widow of his brother William Sims Harlan).[560] Mary Ann Hunter Harlan was Priscilla Hunter’s sister. She was born 21 August 1827, died 7 November 1885.

Priscilla Hunter was the daughter of William H. Hunter, born 2 January 1794, Warren County, North Carolina, died 9 September 1865, Maury County, Tennessee, and Sarah Elizabeth Jones, born 3 March 1799, Warren County, North Carolina, died 22 October 1834, Maury County, Tennessee. They married in North Carolina, 12 October 1815. William H. Hunter was the son of Jacob Hunter. Sarah Elizabeth Jones was the daughter of Edward Jones.[561]

William H. Hunter; his first wife, Sarah E. Hunter; his second wife, Sarah M. Hunter; his mother Patience Hunter; and William Elijah Harlan, son of Jehu and Priscilla Harlan, are buried in Hunter-Kittrell Cemetery, on Reese’s Church Road in Maury County, Tennessee.[562]



[556] Maury County, Tennessee, Historical Society, Maury County Cousins, Bible and Family Records (Columbia, Tenn., 1967), p. 689. Harlan Bible, presented to Harry Green Harlan, 7 January 1883 by Jehu Harlan.

[557] Whitley, Maury County, Tennessee, Marriages 1808-1852, p. 109. John (sic-Jehu) Harlan to Priscilla T. Hunter, 3 December 1838 (date of bond).

[558] Harlan Bible. And, Nashville Christian Advocate, Nashville, Tennessee, issue 1 July 1876. Priscilla T. Harlan, born Warren County, North Carolina, 4 July 1822, died 6 May 1876.

[559] Harlan Bible, p. 691.

[560] Mary A. Harlan obituary, Nashville Christian Advocate, Nashville, Tennessee, 13 February 1886.

[561] Maury County Cousins, Bible and Family Records, p. 689.

[562] Hunter-Kittrell Cemetery, Reese’s Church Road, Maury County. Go west from Cambellsville Pike (Highway 245) on Reese’s Church Road for 2 ¼ miles. Look south at a grove of trees for the cemetery. Tombstones: Patience Hunter, [born 1764] died 7 August 1830, age 66, consort of Jacob Hunter. William H. Hunter, born 2 January 1794, died 9 September 1865. Sarah E. Hunter, born 3 March 1799, died 22 October 1834, aged 35 years. Sarah M. Hunter, born 17 February 1801, died 18 August 1865 (nee Moss, 2nd wife of William H. Hunter, married 3 November 1835).

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