Thomas John Harrison

24 October 1850–30 November 1913 (Age 63)
Bow, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas John

When Thomas John Harrison was born on 24 October 1850, in Bow, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Ralph Harrison, was 27 and his mother, Mary Jane Edmonds, was 26. He married Hannah Mariah Law on 13 October 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Providence, Cache, Utah, United States in 1870 and Sharon, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 30 November 1913, in Bancroft, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Bancroft Cemetery, Bancroft, Caribou, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas John Harrison
Hannah Mariah Law
Marriage: 13 October 1876
Ralph Harrison
Clara Harrison
Hannah Eliza Harrison
George Harrison
Bartholomew Harrison
Elizabeth Harrison
Carrie Elizabeth Harrison
Fredrick Law Harrison
Pearl Harrison
Mable Harrison

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 October 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 4
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 17
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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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    Thomas John Harrison

    Thomas John Harrison - Pioneer by Eveard T Harrison grandson This brief history has been complied from an autobiography by Thomas John Harrison's sister Eliza Harrison Janes and a short history dict …

    Sources (38)

    • Thomas Halison in household of Ralph Halison, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Thos. Harrison in entry for Fred Law Harrison and Mary Lucille Hoggan, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Thomas Harrison in entry for Clara H Hemmingway, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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