John Valentine Beecher
(1821-1886)
Elizabeth S. Emery
(1824-1869)
Edward Kendall Harrison Sr.
(1846-1916)
Martha Jane Beecher
(1856-1937)
Ada May Harrison
(1878-1950)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Harry Dyson

Ada May Harrison 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 11 Apr 1878, Deptford Township, Gloucester, NJ 2
  • Marriage (1): Harry Dyson in 1904 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Died: 16 May 1950, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 72 4
  • Buried: 20 May 1950, Jenkintown: Abington Friends Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 4

   FamilySearch ID: KG3J-NP6.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Deptford Township, Gloucester, NJ. 5 The 1880 census recorded Edward Harrison, farmer, 30, living with wife Martha, 22, and daughter Ada May, 1. Also in their home was Martha's brother, John Beecher, laborer, 20. Edward and his parents were born in England. Martha and John and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Ada was born in New Jersey.

2. Census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3 The 1900 census recorded renting a home at 3324 Westmoreland St.: Edward Harrison, manager of woolen mill, 53, born Dec 1847, living with wife Martha J., 33, Aug 1867; Ada M., cashier, 20, Apr 1880; Clifford C., 13, Feb 1887; Marie G., 8, Jun 1892; Leroy W., 5, Mar 1895. Edward and his parents were born in England. He immigrated in 1868 and became a U.S. Citizen. Martha and her parents were born in Pennsylvania. The children were born in Pennsylvania, except Ada in New Jersey. Edward and Martha were married for 22 years, and she had birthed 7 children, 4 alive in 1900.


Ada married Harry Dyson in 1904 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 (Harry Dyson was born on 14 Feb 1871 in Burton-on-Trent, , STS, ENG,6 died on 20 Feb 1953 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 6 and was buried on 24 Feb 1953 in Jenkintown: Abington Friends Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 6.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885-1951, Marriage License 180467. Ada M. Harrison and Harry Dyson, 1904.

2 FamilySearch.org, New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FCKK-H97 Ada M. Harrison, 11 Apr 1878; citing Deptford, Gloucester, New Jersey, reference G; FHL microfilm 494187.

3 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3WT-41V Edward Harrison, Philadelphia city Ward 38, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 6A, family 105, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241479.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 46114. Ada M. Dyson. Father Edward K. Harrison. Mother Martha J. Beacher. Informant Harry Dyson.

5 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Deptford, Gloucester, New Jersey; Roll: 781; Family History Film: 1254781; Page: 298A; Enumeration District: 091; Image: 0238.

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 17452. Harry Dyson. Father John Dyson. Mother Mary Hanna Feathers.



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