James Henry Harrison

7 May 1878–7 July 1945 (Age 67)
Clay, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James Henry

When James Henry Harrison was born on 7 May 1878, in Clay, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Dillaha Harrison, was 28 and his mother, Rebecca Elmira Garrett, was 15. He married Laura Catherine Stockman on 5 April 1905, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Conejos, Conejos, Colorado, United States in 1880 and Election Precinct 10 Winston, Sierra, New Mexico, United States in 1940. He died on 7 July 1945, in Silver City, Grant, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Duncan, Greenlee, Arizona, United States.

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James Henry Harrison
Laura Catherine Stockman
Marriage: 5 April 1905
James Hiram Harrison
John Ashley Harrison
Arthur DeBoyd Harrison
Ammon Edward "Jack" Harrison
Gertrude Louisa Harrison
Bernard Henry Harrison
Hardy Burshell Harrison
Edna Evelyn Harrison

Spouse and Children

5 April 1905
Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 5

Historical Boundaries - 1883: Graham, Arizona Territory, United States; 1909: Greenlee, Arizona Territory, United States; 1912: Greenlee, Arizona, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Harrison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jams Harrison in household of Jno D Harrison, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Harry Harrison in household of James M Paxton, "United States Census, 1930"

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