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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Family Time Line

Renard Harrington
1887–
Dorothy M Cadarr
1903–1954
Ruth Mae Harrington
1921–2001
Ethel Harrington
1930–1940
Renard Thomas Harrington
1922–1964
Louise Harrington
1925–2008
Seward James Harrington
1926–1992
Irene Eliza Harrington
1927–2006
Harland Harrington
1928–2010
Robert Edward Harrington
1931–1996
Marilyn Jean Harrington
1932–1976
Carol Evelyn Harrington
1936–1994
Harold L Harrington
1939–1968

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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