John Harrison

3 October 1862–9 December 1948 (Age 86)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England

The Life Summary of John

When John Harrison was born on 3 October 1862, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, his father, Edward Harrison IV, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Lee Holland, was 28. He married Lucinda Charity Campbell on 15 August 1884, in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Rock Creek, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Malad Election Precinct 2, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1940. In 1900, at the age of 38, his occupation is listed as blacksmith in Idaho, United States. He died on 9 December 1948, in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Malad City Cemetery, Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Harrison
Lucinda Charity Campbell
Marriage: 15 August 1884
Jonathan Harrison
Alfred Harrison
Elizabeth Blanche Harrison
Lorenzo Campbell Harrison
Mary C Harrison
Helen Harrison
Daniel Leigh Harrison
Orville C Harrison
Nephi Leigh Harrison

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 August 1884Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries 1864: Owyee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Oneida, Idaho, United States
    Age 24
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): from the Middle English personal name Harry or Herry + -son. These were the common pronunciations of Henry (see Harry ).History: Harrison is an extremely common surname in northern England. One important and influential American family of bearers are descended from Benjamin Harrison, who emigrated from England to VA in 1633 or 1634. Descendants include another Benjamin Harrison (c. 1726–91), who was an activist in the American Revolution and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. His son William Henry Harrison (1773–1841) and great-grandson Benjamin Harrison (1833–1901) both became presidents of the US.

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

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    Sources (65)

    • John Harrison in household of Edwd Harrison, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John Harrison, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • John Harrison in entry for Orville Harrison, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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