Nancy Caroline Harrison

22 November 1924–9 February 2014 (Age 89)
Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States

The Life of Nancy Caroline

When Nancy Caroline Harrison was born on 22 November 1924, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, her father, Alfred Barlow Harrison, was 33 and her mother, Cecily Mabel Wall, was 32. She died on 9 February 2014, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Barlow Harrison
1891–1965
Cecily Mabel Wall
1892–1980
Robert Harrison
1923–2003
Nancy Caroline Harrison
1924–2014

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 10

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 24

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Nancy Harrison in household of Alfred B Harrison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nancy C Harrison in household of Alfred B Harrison, "United States Census, 1930"

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