Alvin Turner Harbison

13 August 1880–25 February 1964 (Age 83)
Greene Township, Parke, Indiana, United States

The Life of Alvin Turner

When Alvin Turner Harbison was born on 13 August 1880, in Greene Township, Parke, Indiana, United States, his father, Alexander M. Harbison, was 25 and his mother, Nancy Katharine Hamilton, was 23. He married Eva Florence Grimes on 19 February 1901. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Brown Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Russell Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 February 1964, in Crawfordsville, Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Old Hebron Cemetery, Salem, Washington, Indiana, United States.

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Alvin Turner Harbison
Eva Florence Grimes
Marriage: 19 February 1901
Raymond Leroy Harbison
Winfred Audif "Gence" Harbison
Kenneth K Harbison
John Alex Harbison
Clyde Lowell Harbison
Ralph Pearl “Duck” Harbison
Vida Harbison

Spouse and Children

19 February 1901


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander M. Harbison


    Nancy Katharine Hamilton




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 22

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly northern Ireland): patronymic from the personal name Herbert . (The change from -er- to -ar- was a common one in Old French and Middle English.)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alvan T Harbison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alvin F Harbison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • A Turner Harbison, "United States Census, 1940"

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