Renard Harrington

MaleSeptember 1887–

Brief Life History of Renard

When Renard Harrington was born in September 1887, in Day, Saratoga, New York, United States, his father, James S Harrington, was 24 and his mother, Myra A Ovitt, was 24. He married Marie Shanahan from 1886 to 1931. He lived in Fort Edward, Washington, New York, United States for about 15 years.

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Renard Harrington
Dorothy M Cadarr
Ruth Mae Harrington
Ethel Harrington
Renard Thomas Harrington
Louise Harrington
Seward James Harrington
Irene Eliza Harrington
Harland Harrington
Robert Edward Harrington
Marilyn Jean Harrington
Carol Evelyn Harrington
Harold L Harrington

Sources (11)

  • Renard Harrington, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: R. Harrington - birth-name: R. Harrington
  • Renard Harrington in entry for Seward J Harrington, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 30

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 31

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the three places called Harrington (Cumberland, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire). The Cumberland placename derives from the Old English personal name Hæfer + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. The Lincolnshire placename derives from the Old English personal name Hearra + Old English connective -ing- + tūn. The Northamptonshire derives from an Old English personal name Hǣthhere + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. Compare Herendeen .

Irish: adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArrachtáin ‘descendant of Arrachtán’, a personal name from a diminutive of arrachtach ‘mighty, powerful’.

Irish: in Kerry, this name was adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIongardail, later Ó hUrdáil, ‘descendant of Iongardal’, a personal name of uncertain origin.

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

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