James Harrington

9 June 1867–19 November 1946 (Age 79)
Parkville, Platte, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of James

When James Harrington was born on 9 June 1867, in Parkville, Platte, Missouri, United States, his father, Jacob Harrington, was 28 and his mother, Martha Custus Pierce, was 31. He married Martha Matilda Morris on 2 February 1890, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Delaware Township, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and Bonner Springs, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1920. He died on 19 November 1946, at the age of 79, and was buried in Bonner Springs, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States.

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James Harrington
Martha Matilda Morris
Marriage: 2 February 1890
Armour Harrington
Noah V Harrington
Claude Harrington
Noah Bernard Harrington
Leon Price Harrington
William Pratt Harrington
James Ward Harrington
Oliver Keith Harrington
Lester Miles Harrington
Standford Clark Harrington
Pansy Mae Harrington
Laura Evalyn Harrington
Dorothy Harrington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 February 1890Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    1877 · Nicodemus is Founded
    Age 10
    The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 23
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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.

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    Sources (6)

    • James W Herrington, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Jas W Harrington, "United States Census, 1920"
    • James Wheeler Harrington, "Find A Grave Index"

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