If your last name is spelled Harsin, then odds are in your favor that you are a descendant of this
individual. Garret Harsin was born in New York City as part of the family's 5th generation in America. His father
spelled the name as Harsen and other various spellings were recorded in prior generations.
Descendants of Garret Harsin
June 15, 1753: Born in New York City *Found in Application for Revolutionary War Pension
1776-1780: Volunteered in American Revolutionary War as soldier for America
June 1776: Volunteer as Private in American Revolution (5 month term)
Summer 1777: Volunteer as Private in American Revolution (3 month term)
Autumn 1777: Volunteer as Private in American Revolution (3 month term) Occupation: Baker
End 1777: Volunteered as a sailor on the Navy ship The Hudson (18 month term)
1779: Artificer's shop at Fishkill, New York. Made wagons for the army.
1784: Married Elizabeth Doughty in New York at The Reformed Dutch Church
1785: First child born. George Harsin in New York City.
January 20, 1787: Second child born: Elizabeth B. Harsin in N.C.
1790: Migrated to Kentucky
September 24, 1790; Third child born: Garret Gilbert Harsin in Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky
1792: Garret Harsin is found in Bourbon County, KY, tax list.
September 1797: Fourth child born: Deborah Ann Harsin in Paris, KY.
1801: Fifth child born: Maria Harsin in Nicholas County, KY.
1806: Sixth child born: Nancy Harsin in Paris, KY.
May 24, 1807: Seventh child born: John D. Harsin in Bourbon County, KY.
1807/8: Eight child born: Sarah Harsin in Paris, KY.
1785-1826: Lived in Bourbon County, KY *Found in Application for Revolutionary War Pension
1826: Moved to Shelby County, IN. *Found in Application for Revolutionary War Pension
September 15, 1832: Applied for a Revolutionary War Pension
September 24, 1838: Died in Shelby County, Indiana
Nov 13, 1848, Lot 19 on Jackson Street, Shelbyville, IN. was purchased from Garret Harsin's Estate.
Nov. 1848: Garret Harsin's Estate finally settled.
- George Harsin b. April 12, 1785
- Elizabeth B. Harsin b. January 20,1787
- Deborah Ann Harsin b. September 1797
- Garret Gilbert Harsin b. September 24, 1790
- Maria Harsin b.1801
- John D. Harsin b. May 24,1807
- Nancy Harsin b. Unknown
- Sarah Harsin b. Unknown