Ralph Harrison

15 May 1857–29 November 1909 (Age 52)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ralph

When Ralph Harrison was born on 15 May 1857, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Ralph Harrison, was 33 and his mother, Mary Jane Edmonds, was 33. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Rochester, Madison, Montana, United States in 1900. He died on 29 November 1909, in Idaho Falls, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 52.

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Ralph Harrison
Mary Jane Edmonds
Mary Ann Harrison
George Ralph Harrison
Thomas John Harrison
Louisa Edith Harrison
Eliza Toward Harrison
Ralph Harrison
Emma Harrison
Edith Frances Harrison
Alice Jane Harrison

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World Events (8)

Age 6
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
Age 8
Historical Boundaries 1865: Called Taylor's Crossing, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1866: Named changed to Eagle Rock, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Still Eagle Rock, Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1891: Renamed Idaho Falls, Bingham, Idaho, United States 1911: Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States
1872 · The First National Park
Age 15
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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 (10)

  • Ralph Harrison, "England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Ralph Halison in household of Ralph Halison, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ralph Harrison, "Idaho, Deaths and Burials, 1907-1965"

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