Biography of Harrison Shannon
Yates County, NY Biographies





Shannon, Harrison, son of Daniel and Lydia (Raplee) Harrison was born in Starkey, November 28, 1816, and was educated at Dundee. He married, December 27, 1838, Marrinda Lewis, daughter of Joseph C. Lewis, a pioneer of Starkey. She was born July 16, 1818, and bore him two children, Mary, wife of Spencer R. Harpending; and Emmitt, born June 24, 1845, died December 6, 1845. Mr. Shannon owns a large farm and in 1880 built the Dundee elevator. He has been a liberal donator to the Baptist Church, to which society at different times he gave $35,000, also $10,000 to Cook Academy. He built the Baptist Church of Dundee, at a cost of $15,000, and has been an active member of the church for many years.

From:
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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