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From: "Claire Cameron" <>
Subject: RE: [ZA-EC] Researching HARRISON
Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 21:26:02 +0000
No problem, I am constantly amazed at how many people's researches you do
help with most ably...
Forgive my complete ignorance but when you say 'worth a try' below, could
you say how I could progress an enquiry - I'm thinking the 'Elizabeth
Harrison - on further details' is the most likely candidate as my info on
dates don't fit the other names.
>From: "Becky Horne" <>
>Subject: [ZA-EC] Researching HARRISON
>Date: Sun, 22 May 2005 08:51:23 +0200
>Huge apologies for not remembering your research. As soon as I read "Church
>of the Immaculate Conception, East London" I recalled assisting you before.
>I went and searched the List's Archives to do a quick recap and see that
>did receive a response from Avril regarding Patricia
>Not sure is these inscriptions below are of any use, but worth a try.
>East Bank Cemetery, East London
>HARRISON, Alice Mary, b. 5 May 1894, d. 13 Apr 1914, b. Barry Co,
>HARRISON, Christopher, b. 13 Mar 1882, d. 25 Apr 1949
>HARRISON, Elizabeth [no further details]
>HARRISON, Mabel, b. 24 Jul 1869, d. 23 Dec 1916, w.o. Charles Walter
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Claire Cameron" <>
>Sent: Saturday, May 21, 2005 10:26 PM
>Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] Roll call: HARRISON/MULLER
> > Hi Becky
> > thanks for this link and info - not sure they can be the right MULLERs
> > though, as I guess my Muller would be 100 years old in 1986. But the
> > Susannah does ring a bell. Also, once my Muller married in 1916, I guess
> > would have been known as HARRISON - but she could conceivably have
> > to MULLER after separation and divorce. I searched the national archives
> > database and could find no obvious clues beyond the ones you identified.
> > far as I know she stayed in South Africa but she could have moved away
> > Port Elizabeth.
> > This is the sum of known information about Beatrice Elizabeth MULLER.
> > 1 Born about 1894/1896, Eastern Cape
> > 2. Married in (catholic) Church of the Immaculate Conception, East
> > 15 May 1916 to Samuel Patrick Rueben Harrison (who had arrived as a
> > from England/Ireland sometime since 1905, with daughter, Agnes Harrison,
> > from previous marriage)
> > 3. Had two children, Patricia Rubena Harrison on 2 April 1918 and
> > Christina Harrison on 7 May 1919.
> > 4. Lived at 65 St Paul's Road, East London at time of baptisms.
> > 5. Rumoured to have 'run off' with a man named Bell in early 1920s.
> > (presumably while still in South Africa
> > no further contact with her daughters who went to convent school in
> > Samuel Patrick Rueben HARRISON died in 1932 in India.
> > Any further suggestions for sources to try would be most welcome.
> > best wishes and thanks again
> > Claire
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