Tenth Generation


274. Julian Odell HARRISON was born on 24 September 1912 in Alma, Crawford County, Arkansas.11,72 He died on 31 March 1995 at the age of 82 in Hanford, Kings County, California.11,72

Either Julian was born some months before the marriage of his parents, or he was born in 1913. a few months after. They were married in Sebastian Co, 28 Jun 1913.

1940 Census. Twp 1, Imperial Co, CA. Hh 177
Lived in rural Crawford Co, AR in 1935
Julian Harrison, 27, b. AR, Farm Labor
Margaret, wife, 19, b. AR
Burel E., son, 2, b. AR

16 Oct 1940 World War II Draft Registration
Julian Odell Harrison of Stratford, Kings Co, CA was age 28, b. 24 Sep 1912 in Alma, AR. Mrs. Margaret Harrison, wife, would always know his address. His employer was Ramond Gilkey of Stratford. 5'7" 165 lb. blue eyes & blonde hair.

1956 City Directory, Kings Co, CA
Harrison, Julian O. (Margt) collector, Boogaard Appl. home: 439 N. 10th Av, Hanford

1958 City Directory, Kings Co, CA
Harrison, Julian D. (Margt) janitor, County Hosp. home: 439 N. 10th Av., Hanford

1960 Hanford CA, City Directory
Harrison, Julian O. (Margaret) hlpr, Schaffer Pump & Mtr. home: 124 E. 10th, Hanford

1961 Hanford, CA, (Kings Co) City Directory
Harrison, Julian O. (Margt). hlpr Schaffer Pump & Mtr. home: 124 E. 10th
Odell Harrison, bartender, Sequoia Club, residence: 124 E. 10th

1963 Hanford, CA, City Directory
Harrison, Julian O. (Margt).,bartender, Sequoia Club, residence: 124 E. 10th

1965 Hanford, CA, City Directory
Harrison, Julian (Margt) home: 616 E. Florinda
Harrison, Odell bartndr, Sequoia Club, residence, Hanford

1967 Hanford, Ca, City Directory
Harrison, Odell bartndr, Sequoia Club, residence, Hanford

1978 Woodland, CA (Yolo Co) City Directory
Harrison, Julian & Margt. home: 645 2nd St., Apr 26

BillionGraves has a picture of the joint grave marker for Julian and Margaret - Hanford Cemetery, Hanford, Kings County, CA. Their marriage date is also on the stone.

Julian Odell HARRISON and Margaret Bell WILHITE were married on 18 July 1936 in Alma, Crawford County, Arkansas.72 Margaret Bell WILHITE, daughter of John WILLHITE and Elizabeth [WILLHITE], was born on 17 September 1921 in Alma, Crawford County, Arkansas.72 She died on 3 January 1997 at the age of 75 in Hanford, Kings County, California.72

Mother's maiden name given as Gregory in the California Death Index.

Social Security Death Index - Margaret Bell Harrison, born 17 Sep 1921, Alma, Crawford Co, AR; died 3 Jan 1997. Father, John Willhite; mother, Elizabeth Gregory.

The Hanford Sentinel, Hanford, CA, 6 Jan 1997, Monday, p. 2
Margaret B. Harrison, 75, died Jan 3 at her home.
Mrs. Harrison had been a resident of Hanford since 194. She was a homemaker and was married to Odell "Red" Harrison, who died on March 31, 995. Mrs. Harrison was also preceded in death by her son, Burel Harrison on April 11, 1994.
She was a member of Grace Bible church.
Mrs. Harrison is survived by her son, Bob Harrison of Lemoore; two daughters, Norma Haines and Kathy Ray, both of Hanford; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren....
Burial will be in Hanford Cemetery...

Julian Odell HARRISON and Margaret Bell WILHITE had the following children:

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Burl Edward HARRISON72 was born on 5 August 1937 in Alma, Crawford County, Arkansas. He died on 15 April 1994 at the age of 56 in Stockton, San Joaquin County, California.64

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Norma Rae HARRISON72 was born (date unknown).

Mother of researcher Bryan Lowther.

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Bobbie Jean HARRISON72 died before 1997.

I find no evidence of this daughter - not mentioned in her mother's obituary either as living or deceased.

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Kathleen HARRISON72 was born (date unknown).

Mother's obituary gives her surname as Ray.