John Harrison

1891–Male
Kirkham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Harrison was born in 1891, in Kirkham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Harrison, was 45 and his mother, Sarah Butcher, was 44.

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Family Time Line

James Harrison
1846–
Sarah Butcher
1847–
William Harrison
1870–
James Harrison
1874–
Lawrence Edward Harrison
1876–
Thomas Harrison
1881–1882
Thomas Harrison
1885–
Mary Harrison
1887–
John Harrison
1891–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 10

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.
1908

Age 17

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1924

Age 33

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • John Harrison in household of James Harrison, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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