Contributions by Nancee (McMurtrey) Seifert
Harrison Jackson & Nancy (Hatfield) Weldon

In 1819, Harrison Weldon was born near Crab Orchard, Kentucky. The family moved to Grundy County, Missouri in 1839. Harrison married Nancy Hatfield in 1839, Mercer County, Missouri. They settled on Long Creek in Decatur County, Iowa, in either 1946 or 1947. The family later relocated to a farm two miles east of Leon.

Harrison served as an efficient and popular Decatur County sheriff, 1858 - 1859.

Nancy (Hatfield) Weldon was born in Whitley County, Kentucky on August 3, 1821. Harrison and Nancy were the parents of nine children, six of whom survived her: A.J. Weldon, T.R. Weldon, Mrs. Creed Bobbitt, Mrs. James Bruner, Mrs. D.N. King, Mrs. J.R. Longfellow.

Harrison died in Springfield, Missouri, on August 28, 1893. Nancy died in November of 1908, Leon, Iowa. They were interred at Hazelwood Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri.
Nancy (Hatfield) Weldon

Nancy (Hatfield) Weldon and her daughters
*HARRISON WELDON was a brother to my ggg grandfather, THURMAN WELDON, who married JULIA A. MCDANIEL. HARRISON, along with JOHN MCDANIEL (JULIA'S father) were some of the first settlers of Decatur County.

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