Harrison, Donald Franklin

Harrison, Donald Franklin

Male 1915 - 1984  (69 years)

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  • Name Harrison, Donald Franklin  [1
    Born 6 Feb 1915  Middlebury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Military Draft Registration 16 Oct 1940  Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 16 Oct 1940  Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 10 Dec 1959  Manchester, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 15 Jun 1968  Westboro, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 6 May 1975  Westboro, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 2 Jan 1977  Westboro, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 16 Oct 1982  Westboro, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 21 Jul 1984  [9
    Residence 22 Jul 1984  Westboro, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    Buried Edgewood Cemetery, Wolcott, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I43750  Sackett | Descendants of John Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2021 

    Father Harrison, Herbert Ira,   b. 11 Apr 1878, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1937  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Abbott, Florence Lydia,   b. 23 Jan 1884, Middlebury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1975, South Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1905  Middlebury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 3 children 
     1. Harrison, Bertrand Abbott,   b. 20 Aug 1905, Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1977, Manchester, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +2. Harrison, John Alden,   b. 26 Oct 1910, Middlebury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1982, Bar Harbor, Hancock, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +3. Harrison, Donald Franklin,   b. 6 Feb 1915, Middlebury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1984  (Age 69 years)
     
    Family ID F16024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Torda, Martha Marie,   b. 19 Mar 1920, Torrington, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 2009, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 14 Aug 1941  Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    +3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Harrison, Kenneth John,   b. 7 Mar 1956,   d. 10 Dec 1959  (Age 3 years)
     6. Living
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F25405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Feb 1915 - Middlebury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Draft Registration - 16 Oct 1940 - Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 16 Oct 1940 - Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Aug 1941 - Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 10 Dec 1959 - Manchester, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Edgewood Cemetery, Wolcott, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 21 Feb 2021.
      Hartford Courant (Hartford, Connecticut), 07 May 1975, Page 20

      Mrs. Florence A. Harrison

      Mrs. Florence A. Harrison, 91, of 250 Columbia Blvd., Waterbury, widow of Herbert Harrison, died there Tuesday. Born in Middlebury, she lived there most of her life. She was a member of Wolcott Congregational Church, Wolcott. She leaves three sons, Bertrand A. Harrison of Manchester, J. Alden Harrison of South Windsor and Donald F. Harrison of Westboro, Mass.; a sister, Mrs. Ruth Judd of Middlebury; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. The funeral: Thursday, 11 a.m., Alderson Funeral Home, 70 Central Ave., Waterbury, with the Rev. Frank P. Haggard, pastor of Wolcott Congregational Church, officiating. Burial: Edgewood Cemetery, Wolcott. Calling hours: today. 7 to 9 p.m.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    2. [S1203] U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 2), 22 Feb 2021.
      Name: Donald F Harrison
      Birth Date: 6 Feb 1915
      Residence Date: 1985
      Address: 7 Glen St # 3
      Residence: Westborough, MA
      Postal Code: 01581-3705

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S1796] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2021.
      Name: Donald F Harrison
      Race: White
      Age: 25
      Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
      Birth Date: 6 Feb 1915
      Birth Place: Middlebury, Connecticut, USA
      Residence Place: Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
      Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
      Registration Place: Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
      Employer: Geo J Surtzer Co
      Weight: 170
      Complexion: Ruddy
      Eye Color: Blue
      Hair Color: Brown
      Height: 5 10
      Next of Kin: Florence Harrison (mother), Middlebury, Connecticut

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S884] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2021.
      Name: Donald Harrison
      Social Security Number: 044-14-3819
      Birth Date: 6 Feb 1915
      Issue Year: Before 1951
      Issue State: Connecticut
      Last Residence: 01581, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
      Death Date: Jul 1984

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2021.
      Hartford Courant (Hartford, Connecticut), 11 Dec 1959, Page 43

      Mother Finds Child, 3, Dead In His Crib

      MANCHESTER (Special)-- Three-year-oId Kenneth Harrison, son of Donald and Martha Torda Harrison, of 15 Griswold St., was found dead in his crib late Thursday afternoon by his mother. After an autopsy at Manchester Memorial Hospital, medical examiner Robert R. Keeney Jr., said that death was due to suffocation brought on by a slight cold and a respiratory infection.

      He said the child had been dead for about a half an hour when found.

      Besides his parents he leaves two sisters, Frances M. and Barbara E, Harrison, and three brothers. Robert H., Jem James F., and William A. Harrison all of this town his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Torda of Torrington, and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Florence Harrison of Waterbury.

      Prayer services will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Holmes Funeral Home, 400 Main St. Burial will be in Edgewood Cemetery, Walcott.

      Calling hours will be held at the funeral home from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 tonight.

    6. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2021.
      Hartford Courant (Hartford, Connecticut), 16 Jun 1968, Page 12E

      Fahy-Harrison

      The wedding of Miss Frances M. Harrison of Southport, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald F. Harrison of Westboro, Mass., formerly of Manchester, and Mr. Bernard L. Fahy Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard L. Fahy of Rockville, took place at St. Bernard's Church, Rockville, on Saturday. The Rev. John B. Pelletier of Forestville performed the 11 a.m. ceremony.

      The honor attendant was Miss Barbara E. Harrison, and bridesmaids were Mrs. Robert H. Harrison, Mrs. John Sandstrom and Miss Frances M. Arrowsmith.

      Mr. Timothy Fahy was best man. Ushers were Mr. Robert W. Murphy, Mr. Robert St. Germain and Mr. Gary Recave.

      The reception was held at the .Elks Club after which the couple left for Prince Edward Island, Canada. When they return, they will live in Rockville. The bridegroom is employed by Connecticut Light and Power Co., Tolland.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    7. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 21 Feb 2021.
      Hartford Courant (Hartford, Connecticut), 3 Jan 1977, Page 8

      Bertrand A. Harrison

      Bertrand A. Harrison of 27 Meadow Lane, Manchester, and Black Point Beach, East Lyme, died Sunday in Manchester Memorial Hospital. He was born in Waterbury and lived in Manchester for many years. Before retiring about 10 years ago, he was a teacher in Windham High School's vocational agricultural department. Before that, he was employed by Sealtest Ice Cream Co., Hartford, in laboratory testing. He was a member of the Wapping Community Church and a former president, secretary and treasurer of the Willimantic Kiwanis Club. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Grace Fowler Harrison; and two brothers, J. Alden Harrison of South Windsor and Donald F. Harrison of Westboro, Mass. The funeral: Wednesday, 1 p.m., Holmes Funeral Home, 400 Main St, Manchester. Burial: Quinnipiac Cemetery, Southington. Calling hours: Tuesday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    8. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2021.
      Hartford Courant (Hartford, Connecticut), 18 Oct 1982, Page 16

      HARRISON. John "Pic" Alden Harrison, 72, of 252 Buckland Road, South Windsor, died Saturday (Oct. 16) in Bar Harbor, Maine. He was. the husband of the late Dorothy (Dewey) Harrison. He was born in Middlebury, and had lived in South Windsor most of his life. He was a member of the Wapplng Community Church, and a former member of the Board of Deacons. He was presently an honorary member of the Board of Deacons. Mr. Harrison also served on the church Board of Trustees. He was president and treasurer of the Wapping Cemetery Association. He was a former member of the South Windsor Y.M.C.A., and was a self employed local building contractor. He leaves a son, David A. Harrison of Ellington; two daughters, Mrs. Jeanne H. Sabia and Mrs. Arlene H. Lumbra, both of South Windsor; a brother, Donald F. Harrison of Westboro, Mass., and eight grandchildren, Randall Sabia, Russell Sabia, Abbie Sabia, Julie Sabia, Jeffrey Sabia, Angela Sabia and Ginger Harrison and Daniel Harrison. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Samsel Funeral Home, 419 Buck-land Road, South Windsor. Burial will be in Wapplng Cemetery. His family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wapping Community Church in South Windsor, or to the Wapping Cemetery Association, co Mrs. Marilyn Burger, 617 Clark St., South Windsor, Ct. 06074.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    9. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2021.
      Hartford Courant (Hartford, Connecticut), 23 Jul 1984, Page 12

      HARRISON. Donald F. Harrison, of 7 Glen St., Westboro, Mass., died Saturday (July 21). He is survived by his wife, Martha (Torda) Harrison; three sons, Robert H. Harrison of Sudbury Mass., James F. Hancock in New Hampshire, William A. Harrison of Litchfield, N.H.; two daughters, Frances H. Into of Sarasota, Fla., and Barbara H. Conway of Wakefield, Mass. Funeral services from the Rand and Harper Funeral Home, 62 W. Main St., Westboro, Mass., will be Wednesday, 10 a.m. Graveside services will be at Edgewood Cemetery, Wolcott, Ct., Wednesday, 2 p.m. Calling hours will be Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    10. [S2200] WEB: Connecticut Marriage Records, 1897-1968, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 21 Feb 2021.
      Name: Herbert Harrison
      Gender: Male
      Marriage Date: 23 Jan 1905
      Marriage Place: Middlebury, Connecticut, USA
      Spouse:
      Florence Abboth

      Researched by Ted Smith

    11. [S498] Massachusetts, U.S., Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2021.
      Name: Donald Franklin Harrison
      Event Type: Marriage
      Birth Date: abt 1915
      Marriage Date: 14 Aug 1941
      Marriage Place: Sheffield, Massachusetts
      Marriage Age: 26
      Father Name: Herbert I Harrison
      Mother Name: Florence Abbott
      Spouse Name: Martha Marie Torda
      Spouse Marriage Age: 21
      Spouse Father Name: Alex J Torda
      Spouse Mother Name: Mary Orban

      Researched by Ted Smith


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