Alonzo Harrington

about 1809–April 1878 (Age 69)
Schuyler, Herkimer, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Alonzo

When Alonzo Harrington was born about 1809, in Schuyler, Herkimer, New York, United States, his father, Christopher Herrington, was 22 and his mother, Lydia Tanner, was 19. He married Arvilla Tanner in 1846. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Byron, Genesee, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died in April 1878, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Alonzo Harrington
1809–1878
Arvilla Tanner
1830–1877
Marriage: 1846
Julia A. Harrington
1848–
Alonzo Harrington
1849–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1846
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1812
    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 18
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 21
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the three places called Harrington (Cumberland, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire). The Cumberland placename derives from the Old English personal name Hæfer + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. The Lincolnshire placename derives from the Old English personal name Hearra + Old English connective -ing- + tūn. The Northamptonshire derives from an Old English personal name Hǣthhere + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. Compare Herendeen .Irish: adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArrachtáin ‘descendant of Arrachtán’, a personal name from a diminutive of arrachtach ‘mighty, powerful’.Irish: in Kerry, this name was adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIongardail, later Ó hUrdáil, ‘descendant of Iongardal’, a personal name of uncertain origin.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Herington
    Herrington
    Herendeen
    Arrington

    Sources (6)

    • Alonzo Harrington, "New York State Census, 1875"
    • Alonzo Herrington, "United States Census, 1880"

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