Ninth Generation


189. Edwin Luther "Ed" HARRISON was born on 9 September 1886 in Woodstock, Schuyler County, Illinois.11,47,60,72 He died on 22 December 1967 at the age of 81 in Salem, Marion County, Oregon.77

Birth Record #2168. Edwin Luther Harrison 9 Sep 1886. Woodstock Tp. Edith Jane (Irwin) Harrison Elisha Harrison.

World War I Draft Registration Card. Dated 5 Jun 1917.
Edwin Luther Harrison was age 30, lived in Chester, Ark. He was born 9 Sep 1886 in Rushville, Illinois. He was a farmer, employed by John Furlow near Chester and had a wife and two children for which he sought exemption. He was stated to be short and stout with brown hair and black eyes. He signed with his mark.

1920 Census. Chester, Crawford Co AR
Edwin L. Harrison, age 33, b. IL. Susie, wife, age 27, b. AR
Roba, "female, dau", age 6. Roberta, dau, age 4 yr 5 mo. Robert, son, age 2.
[Roba was a male.]

1930 Census. West Fork, Washington, AR, Hh 70
Edward Harrison, 43, married at 25
Susie E., wife, 38, married at 21
Roba G., son, 16. Robert N., dau, 14. Robert H., son, 12. Rex L., son, 7. Avon D., son, age 2 years, one month

1940 Census. Memphis, Shelby Co, TN, Hh 241
Living at 496 Walker Ave, renting. In 1935, they lived in West Fork, Washington Co, AR
Edwin Harrison, b. IL, age 52, worked at a crossing flag station for the Railroad
Susie, b. AR, age 48
Roberta, dau 23. Robert, son, 21, working as laborer in a State Park. Rex, son, 16, Donald, son, age 5 - all b. AR

In 1961, Ed was mentioned in his brother William's obituary as living in Memphis, Tenn.

It appears Edwin remarried after the death of Susie:
Oregon Death Index, 1903-98 [Ancestry.com]
Edwin L. Harrison
Marion Co
Died 22 Dec 1967
Certificate #17841
Spouse: Ora

Buried Belle Passi Cemetery, Woodburn, Marion, Oregon. On the same grave marker is Ora. She was Ora Emilie (no maiden name given) Harrison, born 25 Jan 1904, died 13 Jun 1993, Marion County, Oregon.

The Capital Journal, Salem, Oregon, 22 Dec 1967, Friday, p.19
Edwin Luther Harrison
At the residence, 3555 Cherry Ave., North, Salem, Dec. 22. Suvived by widow, Ora Harrison of Salem; daughter, Mrs. Roberta Howell, Tenn.; sons, Roba Haarritson, Ark., Robert Harrison, Rex Harrison, both of Calif., Donald Harrison, Tenn.; stepdaughters, Mrs. Kathleen Scherf, Salem, Mrs. Virginia Quesnel, Salem, Mrs. Thelma Mearez. Seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive. Services Sat., Dec 23, 1:30 p.m. at the Birgil T. Golden Cahpel, 605 Com'l., SE, at Oak. Interment, Belle Passe Cemetery, Woodburn.

Edwin Luther "Ed" HARRISON and Susan Emaline Denison "Susie" OSBURN were married on 13 April 1912 in Arkansas.78 Susan Emaline Denison "Susie" OSBURN77, daughter of James L. OSBURN and Sarah Frances LEE, was born on 14 April 1891 in Schaberg, Crawford County, Arkansas.78 She died on 15 July 1949 at the age of 58 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.77

Susan's parents were James Lewis Osburn & Sarah Frances Lee.

Marriage License was issued 11 April 1912. Edwin Harrison of Chester was age 25, Miss Susan Osborn of Frisco was age 21. They were married by W. B. Hobbs, JP. on April 13th.

Tennessee Death Certificate 49-1597
Susie Osburne Harrison died 15 Jul 1949, in Memphis, Shelby, TN, at her home on 2110 Cowden Ave. She was born 14 Apr 1891, in Arkansas, and was 58 at her death and married. Her father was J. L. Osborn; her mother Francis Lee. E. D. Harrison of the same address was the informant. Susie died of cancer of the gall bladder - she had been ill for four months. Buried Forest Hill Cemetery.

Social Security application signed by Ed Harrison, gave her middle name and spelled her surname as "Orsborne". Parents were James L. Orsborn and Sarah F. Lee. Also gave her place of birth as Schaberg, Arkansas.

Buried Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown, Memphis, Shelby Co, TN.

Edwin Luther "Ed" HARRISON and Susan Emaline Denison "Susie" OSBURN had the following children:

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Roba Orsel HARRISON.

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Neola Roberta HARRISON was born on 13 July 1915 in Crawford County, Arkansas.78,79 She died on 5 March 1998 at the age of 82 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.79

Age given as 4 5/12 in 1920 Census.

Married Richard J. Howell (1 Oct 1912 - 25 May 2002)

ROBERTA H. HOWELL, 82, of Memphis, died of heart failure Thursday at Methodist Hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Forest Hill Funeral Home East with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery East.
She was a member of First Assembly of God in Memphis.
Mrs. Howell, the wife of Richard J. Howell, also leaves two stepsons, J. R. Howell and Wade Howell, both of Memphis, and a brother, A. D. 'Don' Harrison of Walls, Miss.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: March 7, 1998

Buried with her husband, Forest Hill Cemetery East, Memphis, Shelby Co, TN.

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Robert Harold HARRISON.

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Alonzo Rollin HARRISON79 was born on 7 November 1920 in Crawford County, Arkansas. He died on 11 November 1920 at the age of 0 in Crawford County, Arkansas.

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Loran Rex HARRISON79 was born on 27 October 1922 in Crawford County, Arkansas. He died on 25 March 1994 at the age of 71 in Hemet, Riverside County, California. He was buried on 6 April 1994 in Riverside Natl Cemetery, Riverside County, California.80

Married 27 Dec 1957 in Los Angeles, CA to Dorothy Clara Laren
Registry of Marriages. Loran Rex Harrison was living at 658 S. Crescent Heights Blvd, Los Angeles. He was divorced from his first wife. He was age 36, b. in Arkansas. His father was Ed Harrison, born in Illinois; his mother, Susie Osborn, born in Arkansas
Dorothy Clara Larsen was also living at 658 S. Crescent Heights Blvd in Los Angeles and was divorced from her first husband. She was 44, born in Illinois. Her father was Glenn P. Lamberton, b. Illinois; her mother, Ruth E. Crandall, b. Illinois. Her maiden name was Dorothy Clara Lamberton.
License was issued on the same day and they were married by a Judge of the Superior Ct who name is unreadable.

Served in the US Navy, TM1. Residence at time of death was Hemet, Riverside Co, CA.

Anaheim Bulletin, 7 Apr 1994
Loran "Rex" Harrison, 71, of San Jacinto and formerly of Anaheim, died March 25. He served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars. Services in Hemet. Burial at Riverside National Cemetery. Arrangements by McWane Funeral Home, Hemet.
Survived by his wife, Dorothy, son Eddy of Mira Loma; stepdaughters, Lolly Durkee of San Juan Capistrano and Clara Nichols of Kansas; sister, Roberta Howell of Tennessee, and brother, Avon, of Mississippi."

Santa Ana Orange County Register, Thursday, March 31, 1994
Obituaries
... exactly the same as above...

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Avon Donald HARRISON was born on 25 February 1958 in Arkansas. He died on 12 December 2005 at the age of 47 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.

Buried West Tennesse State Veterans Cemetery,

Edwin Luther "Ed" HARRISON and Ora Emilie [HARRISON] were married on 12 May 1951. Ora Emilie [HARRISON] was born on 25 January 1904. She died on 13 June 1993 at the age of 89 in Marion County, Oregon. She was buried in Belle Passi Cemetery, Woodburn, Marion County, Oregon.