William Harrison

January 1844–14 October 1916 (Age 72)
Tyendinaga, Hastings, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of William

When William Harrison was born in January 1844, in Tyendinaga, Hastings, Ontario, Canada, his father, Thomas Harrison, was 28 and his mother, Mary Jane Hewitt, was 33. He married Margaret McCullough about 1880, in Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada for about 5 years and Manitoba, Canada in 1916. He died on 14 October 1916, in Graysville, Dufferin, Manitoba, Canada, at the age of 72, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Carman, Manitoba, Canada.

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William Harrison
Margaret McCullough
Marriage: about 1880
James Harrison
Thomas James Harrison
Mary Jane Elizabeth Harrison

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World Events (6)

Age 1
The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.
1867 · Ontario Founded
Age 23
On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
Age 27
British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

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

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Sources (6)

  • William Harrison, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • William Harrison, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • William Harsion, "Canada, Northwest Provinces Census, 1906"

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