William Harrison

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

William Harrison
1844–1916
Margaret McCullough
1842–1922
Marriage: about 1880
James Harrison
1880–1880
Harrison
1881–
Thomas James Harrison
1885–1964
Mary Jane Elizabeth Harrison
1889–1964

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1880
Canada
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Harrison

    Male1816–Male

    Mary Jane Hewitt

    Female1811–Female

siblings

(7)

    John Harrison

    Male1841–1908Male

    William Harrison

    Male1842–1842Male

    Male1844–1916Male

    Thomas Harrison

    Male1845–1846Male

    Alice Harrison

    Female1846–1906Female

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1845

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.
1869

Age 25

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Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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