Elisha Harrington

1833–
New York, United States

The Life of Elisha

When Elisha Harrington was born in 1833, in New York, United States, his father, Joseph Tucker Harrington, was 24 and his mother, Susannah Harrington, was 21.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Tucker Harrington
1809–1875
Susannah Harrington
1812–1865
Joseph Harrington
1832–
Elisha Harrington
1833–
George Harrington
1835–1893
Buddy Joe Harrington
1836–
Mariah E. Harrington
1838–
Elisha G. Harrington
1841–1901
Wallace William Harrington
1844–1886
Lydia Ann Harrington
1845–
Nelson Harrington
1845–
Ann Eliza Harrington
1847–1895
Nelson W. Harrington
1850–
Franklin Harrington
1854–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 84

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from places in Cumbria, Lincolnshire, and Northamptonshire. The first gets its name from Old English Haferingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with someone called Hæfer’, a byname meaning ‘he-goat’. The second probably meant ‘settlement (Old English tūn) of someone called Hæring’. Alternatively, the first element may have been Old English hæring ‘stony place’ or hāring ‘gray wood’. The last, recorded in Domesday Book as Arintone and in 1184 as Hederingeton, is most probably named with an unattested Old English personal name, Heathuhere.2 Irish (County Kerry and the West): adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArrachtáin ‘descendant of Arrachtán’, a personal name from a diminutive of arrachtach ‘mighty’, ‘powerful’.3 Irish (County Kerry): adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIongardail, later Ó hUrdáil, ‘descendant of Iongardal’.

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

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