Herbert Harrison

8 January 1894–9 July 1960 (Age 66)
Hamburg, Ashley, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Herbert

When Herbert Harrison was born on 8 January 1894, in Hamburg, Ashley, Arkansas, United States, his father, John F. Harrison, was 23 and his mother, Sallie Catherine Kinnaird, was 21. He lived in Ward Seven, Morehouse, Louisiana, United States in 1910. He died on 9 July 1960, in Hamburg, Ashley, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Hamburg, Ashley, Arkansas, United States.

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Herbert Harrison
1894–1960
Zellie E. Riels
1898–

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 2
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.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 4
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 18
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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.

Possible Related Names

Harry
Arrizon
Harison
Arrison

Sources (1)

  • Herbert Harrison in household of John Harrison, "United States Census, 1910"

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