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John William Harrison
Birth: Mar. 14, 1858
Linn County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 1930
Cowlitz County
Washington, USA

John William Harrison, killed Yesterday at Kelso Grade Crossing, Leaves Widow, 2 daughters, 7 sons

John William Harrison, 72, who was fatally injured yesterday when struck by a passenger train at a grade crossing north of Kelso, had lived in Kelso for the past two years, having come to Cowlitz county from Ellensburg.

He is survived by his widow; by seven sons, Ray, of Kelso, James and Henry of Ellensburg, H. K. (Henry Kurtis) Harrison of Illinois, J. E. (John Emmett), W.P. (William Pearl) Harrison, and H. T. (Herman Edward) Harrison, all of Colorado; two daughters, Mrs. Lillie Thurston, and Mrs Orlean Black of Colorado; and one brother, Grant, in Missouri.

Harrison, returning to his home at 1412 Front Street, north, with a sack of cabbage from the garden of a neighbor, attempted to cross the railroad in the path of two oncoming trains, only one of which he noticed. He successfully crossed the track in front of a southbound train, but stepped directly into the path of a northbound train. Passengers and trainmen on the southbound train witnessed the accident, but were powerless to warn Harrison.

Burial arrangements are in the hands of E. G. Ditlevsen funeral home.

Taken from Longview Daily News, Longview, Washington, Jan 01, 1931, page 7:3. newspaper obituary.

Family links: 
  William Henry Harrison (1816 - 1894)
  Alamanza Melinda Ramsey Harrison (1836 - 1914)
  Charlotta Matilda Anderson Harrison (1863 - 1947)*
  Herman Edward Harrison (1887 - 1937)*
  William Pearl Harrison (1888 - 1976)*
  Benjamin Franklin Harrison (1889 - 1897)*
  Harry Kurtis Harrison (1891 - 1961)*
  Leo Dell Harrison (1893 - 1915)*
  Orlean May Harrison Dick (1895 - 1979)*
  John Emmett Harrison (1899 - 1967)*
  Lillie June Harrison Thurston (1900 - 1974)*
  James Richard Harrison (1902 - 1937)*
  Raymond Harrison (1904 - 1997)*
  Henry Carl Harrison (1907 - 1968)*
  James T Harrison (1857 - ____)*
  John William Harrison (1858 - 1930)
  Elizabeth Harrison (1863 - ____)*
  Mahala Louisa Harrison (1865 - 1925)*
  Samuel S Harrison (1866 - ____)*
  Edward Grant Harrison (1868 - 1947)*
  Amanda Harrison (1874 - 1887)*
  Rosa Belle Harrison Reed (1878 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
Cowlitz View Memorial Gardens
Cowlitz County
Washington, USA
Plot: Block 8, Lot 10, Grave 4
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Record added: Jan 26, 2007
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