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From: "John Walters" <>
Subject: Posting Interest
Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2004 17:16:19 -0700
Searching for Information on
1.. John Harrison , b. Leeds Area (England) and his wife Abigail Price, b. Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
2.. Related people are William Harrison, Mary Naylor, Eleanor & Thomas Price, Sarah Harrison Gledhill, Mary Ainley, or Mary Ann Worsnop.
3.. Last lead for John Harrison is West Riding of Yorkshire (Leeds), but may be in a nearby area.
4.. John was a carpenter and left the area in about 1842 for York, Ontario, Canada
Detailed Harrison & Price Family
John Harrison, b. Aug. 26 1819,(Leeds, England), d. 1888; married Abigail Price, b. Sept. 1825 (Dublin, Ireland), d. .June 9, 1917; Married Aug. 21, 1843 in York, York, Ontario; had 13 children from 1844-1870 in York, St. Marys, Ontario, Canada; he possibly had a brother William,1815-1903 who was married to Mary Naylor; both he & William may have had parents named John & Mary. They probably came to Canada in 1842.
Looking to search ancestors of John . Abigail Price, mother & father were Eleanor & Thomas Price. Her background is of interest also. Have the U.S. & Canada descendents to present.
Need to establish a English & Irish Network.
Also, there were five memorial cards found in the Harrison Family Bible.
1. Sarah Gledhill died January 30th 1853 (Age - 57 )
2. Mary Ainley , Wife of Joseph Ainley died July 18th, 1871, interred at the Baptist
Chapel, Golcar. (Eden Cottage, Town End, Golcar, July 20th 1871
3. Mary Ann Worsnop, died June 8th, 1853 (Age - 30).
4. William Harrison, d. Dec. 17, 1903 in Gore of Downie, Ontario. He was 88 yrs. 3
months, buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Ontario, Canada
5. Mary Naylor, Wife of William d. de. 20th, 1896 in Gore of Downie, Ontario. She
was 70 yrs. 8 months 3 days, buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Ontario, Canada