Dr. John Franklin Harrison

12 November 1871–22 October 1957 (Age 85)
Benton City, Audrain, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Dr. John Franklin

When Dr. John Franklin Harrison was born on 12 November 1871, in Benton City, Audrain, Missouri, United States, his father, James Montgomery Harrison, was 43 and his mother, Jane E. Sayers, was 39. He lived in Loutre Township, Audrain, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Salt River Township, Audrain, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 22 October 1957, in Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Benton City, Audrain, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Montgomery Harrison
1827–1904
Jane E. Sayers
1832–1889
Ella Harrison
1857–1934
Lucy Mary Harrison
1858–1887
Margaret Draper Harrison
1860–1946
Helen Sayers Harrison
1863–1942
Albert Sidney Johnson Harrison
1866–1920
Crockett Harrison
1869–1947
Dr. John Franklin Harrison
1871–1957
James Samuel Harrison
1874–1946

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park
Age 1
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act
Age 1
A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 25
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

(1997: 61639;2007: 132293; 2010: 181091)English (northern): from the Middle English personal name Harry or Herry + -son. These were the common pronunciations of Henry (see Harry ).History: Harrison is an extremely common surname in northern England. One important and influential American family of bearers are descended from Benjamin Harrison, who emigrated from England to VA in 1633 or 1634. Descendants include another Benjamin Harrison (c. 1726–91), who was an activist in the American Revolution and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. His son William Henry Harrison (1773–1841) and great-grandson Benjamin Harrison (1833–1901) both became presidents of the US.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Harry
Arrizon
Harison
Arrison

Story Highlight

Dr. Harrison Highlighted By Audrain Historical Society

The twelfth person to be recognized by the Audrain County Historical Society is Dr. John Frank Harrison, who was a successful physician in Mexico, and who served as mayor of the city for three terms, …

Sources (9)

  • John F Harrison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Missouri Death Certificates, 1910 - 1969, J Franklin Harrison
  • John F Harrison, "United States Census, 1930"

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