Ninth Generation


182. Clarence Dudley HARRISON48 was born in October 1876 in Illinois.47 He died in 1961 at the age of 85 in Crawford County, Arkansas.63

Marriage record in the Historical Records on Family Search.
Clarence D. Harrison, age 29, from Frisco, Crawford Co, AR, married to Elizabeth Skeen, age 21, also from Frisco, in Sebastian Co, AR, on 29 Nov 1905, by Sam Edmondson, Justice of the Peace. License also dated 29 Nov 1905.


Is this his World War I Draft registration? Clarence Dudly Harrison, living Avant, Osage Co, OK. Born 28 Oct 1876 [no place given]. He was an Oil Pumper, working for Mountain State Oil Co, Avant. Nearest relative listed as Elizabeth Harrison. Signed: Clarence Dudley Harrison.
Medium height, medium build, brown eyes, brown hair, no physical defects. Signed 12 Sep 1918.

Son's World War II Draft registration does state his father was Clarence Dudley Harrison.

1930 Census: Clarence was listed as age 53, divorced. States he was 31 when first married. Born in Illinois; father b. KY, mother b. IL. Living with him was his son, Shelton, age 22, his mother Edith, age 75. Sister Margaret Friddle age 32, marked as married. Nephew Weymouth Adamson age 14 and niece Joan age 6. Both Clarence and his son were working as Section Laborers for the Railraod.

1940 Census. Chester, Crawford, AR, ED 17-7, Sheet 2B, Hh 42
Clarence D. Harrison, age 65, Wd., Finished 5th grade, b. Illinois. No employment. Owns his home worth $200.
Shelton, son, age 33. Engine waterman, steam locomotive
Fred, brother, age 57, Divorced, only finished 4th grade, b. Illinois
All living in the same house in 1935.

Buried Vaught Cemetery, Mountainburg, Crawford Co, AR

Clarence Dudley HARRISON and Elizabeth SKEEN were married on 29 November 1905 in Sebastian County, Arkansas. Elizabeth SKEEN was born in 1884.

Clarence Dudley HARRISON and Elizabeth SKEEN had the following children:

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Shelton HARRISON was born on 9 May 1907 in Winslow, Crawford County, Arkansas.48

16 Oct 1940 Arkansas First Draft Registration - World War II
Shelton (no middle name) Harrison of 823 North 5th, Fort Smith,, Sebastian Co. Arkansas, was age 33, born 9 May 1907 in Winslow, Ark. Mr. Clarence Dudley Harrison, his father, of Chester, Crawford Co, AR, would always know his address. He was employed by the St. Louis & San Francisco Railway Co. in Fort Smith. 5'7" tall, 180, lbs. Blue eyes, brown hair.

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Hazel HARRISON was born on 12 September 1910 in Crawford County, Arkansas. She died on 7 June 1996 at the age of 85.64