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HARRINGTON Leon Charles

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  • Name  HARRINGTON Leon Charles  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born  13 Feb 1905  Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 8, 9
    Gender  Male 
    1905 NY State Census  Jun 1905  Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • The family is living on Harrington Hill. No house numbers are listed. All family members were listed as being white and natural-born citizens of the United States.

      HARRINGTON, JOBE -- Head of household, 65, M, farmer
      HARRINGTON, ELIZABETH -- Wife, 62, F, does housework
      HARRINGTON, ERVING J. -- Son, 23, M, farm-laborer
      HARRINGTON, HARLIN W. -- Son, 20, M, farm-laborer

      and the following household:

      HARRINGTON, EDDIE T. -- Head of household, 38, M, engineer
      HARRINGTON, ROSETTA -- Wife, 32, F, does housework
      HARRINGTON, LEONARD -- Son, 10, M, at school
      HARRINGTON, WALTER -- Son, 7, M
      HARRINGTON, LEON -- Son, 4 months old, M
    1905 NY State Census for Warrensburg, Warren, NY - Page 28
    1905 NY State Census for Warrensburg, Warren, NY - Page 28
    1910 US Federal Census  25 Apr 1910  Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The family is living on Ridge Street.
    1910 US Federal Census for Warrensburg, Warren, NY - Page 9A
    1910 US Federal Census for Warrensburg, Warren, NY - Page 9A
    1920 US Federal Census  7 Jan 1920  Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Page 2, Dwelling 37, Family 44
      Herrick Avenue, House

      HARRINGTON, ROSETTA -- Head of household, Owns home free and clear, white female, 47 years old, widowed, can read and write, born in NY as were both parents, can speak English, employed as a Laundress at home on own account
      HARRINGTON, LEON -- Son to Rosetta, white male, 14 years old, single, has attended school within last year, can read and write, speaks English, born in NY as were both parents, employed as a newsboy in the village on own account
      HARRINGTON, DOLPHUS -- son to Rosetta, white male, 12 years old, single, has attended school within last year, can read and write, speaks English, born in NY as were both parents, employed as an errand boy for two laundresses on own account
    1920 US Federal Census for Warrensburg, Warren, NY - Page 2A
    1920 US Federal Census for Warrensburg, Warren, NY - Page 2A
    Occupation  Apr 1930  Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    cook at a restaurant 
    1930 US Federal Census  16 Apr 1930  Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Leon is listed as a boarder in the home of Albert Vantine and his family. They are living at 24 King Street. No doubt that this family is related to his future wife.
    1930 US Federal Census for Troy, Rensselaer, NY - Page 13A
    1930 US Federal Census for Troy, Rensselaer, NY - Page 13A
    Employment  Dunkin Donuts Corporation 
    Soc Sec Num  Bef 1951  Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    106-10-5271 
    • Leon's last residence is listed as being Troy, Rensselaer, New York.
    Residence  1970  Pleasantdale, Rensselaer, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    305 Belgrade Street 
    Obituary  Apr 1970 
    Troy Record Newspaper 
    • Leon Harrington, 65 of 305 Belgrade Street, Pleasantdale former restauranteur and later an employee of the Dunkin Donut Corp, died Sunday at Leonard Hospital after a long illness. A Baker by trade, Mr Harrington was proprietor of the Troy Diner prior to his employment with Dunkin Donut Corp. He was a native of Warrensburg and had resided in Troy for 52 years. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Troy. Surviviors include his wife, former Jessie VanTine, 5 sons: Charles E, John H, Robert L, Paul W, and Joseph S Harrington, 3 daughters: Mrs Eugene Arroyo, Mrs Rocky Gulotto, and Miss Jean Harrington all of Troy, a brother Adolphus Harrington of Florida, and 19 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 10am Wednesday from Riverview Funeral Home 218 2nd Avenue with Reverand S. Edward Young Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment at Elmwood Hill Cemetery.
    Died  26 Apr 1970  Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Funeral Home  29 Apr 1970  Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Riverview Funeral Home 
    Address:
    218 2nd Ave
    Troy, NY 12180-1099
    (518) 235-5610 
    Occupation  baker and restauranteur 
    • Charles was the proprietor of the Troy Diner.
    Age  65 years 
    Buried  29 Apr 1970  Elmwood Hill Cemetery, Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gravestone of Leon, Jessie, and Joseph Harrington at Elmwood Hill Cemetery in Troy, NY
    Gravestone of Leon, Jessie, and Joseph Harrington at Elmwood Hill Cemetery in Troy, NY
    Gravestone of Leon, Jessie, and Joseph Harrington at Elmwood Hill Cemetery in Troy, NY
    Gravestone of Leon, Jessie, and Joseph Harrington at Elmwood Hill Cemetery in Troy, NY
    Person ID  I158  One Big Family Tree
    Last Modified  30 Jun 2012 

    Father  HARRINGTON Edward Thomas,   b. 31 Aug 1866, Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1917, Harrington Hill, Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 50 years 
    Mother  RIST Rosetta,   b. 16 Jul 1872, Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1952, Cunningham Retreat, Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 79 years 
    Married  20 Mar 1892  Thurman, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1217  Group Sheet

    Family  VANTINE Jessie M.,   b. 1909, , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1974  Age: 65 years 
    Children 
     1. HARRINGTON Charles E.,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. HARRINGTON John H.,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. HARRINGTON Robert L.,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. HARRINGTON Paul W.,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. HARRINGTON Joseph S.,   b. 1942,   d. 1985  Age: 43 years
     6. HARRINGTON Jean,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. HARRINGTON Jessie May,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. HARRINGTON Gloria,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 
    Family ID  F6652  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Feb 1905 - Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1905 NY State Census - Jun 1905 - Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1910 US Federal Census - 25 Apr 1910 - Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1920 US Federal Census - 7 Jan 1920 - Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - cook at a restaurant - Apr 1930 - Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1930 US Federal Census - 16 Apr 1930 - Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSoc Sec Num - 106-10-5271 - Bef 1951 - Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 305 Belgrade Street - 1970 - Pleasantdale, Rensselaer, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Apr 1970 - Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral Home - Riverview Funeral Home - 29 Apr 1970 - Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 29 Apr 1970 - Elmwood Hill Cemetery, Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Adolphus and Leon Harrington
    Adolphus and Leon Harrington
    Adolphus is the younger of the two. Photo courtesy of James E. Harrington.

  • Sources 
    1. [S13] Manuscript of Harrington Family Genealogical Gazetteer, George H. Harrington, (Austin, TX: Published by the Author, 1941.), p. 445. (Reliability: 3), 15 May 2010.

    2. [S87] 1910 US Federal Census for Warren Co., NY, NY, Warren County, (www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), T624, roll 1086, Warrensburg, enumeration district (ED) 176, sheet 9A, p. 328A, dwelling 227, family 236, Leon Harrington, accessed 10 Jul 2010 (Reliability: 3), 10 Jul 2010.

    3. [S43] Warrensburg News Newspaper, NY. Warrensburg., "Obituary for Edward T. Harrington," 01 Mar 1917, p. unknown, col. 3. (Reliability: 3), 10 Aug 2011.

    4. [S43] Warrensburg News Newspaper, NY. Warrensburg., "L.E. Harrington Dies Suddenly," 06 Mar 1958, p. 1, col. 5. (Reliability: 3), 25 Aug 2011.

    5. [S43] Warrensburg News Newspaper, NY. Warrensburg., "Mrs. Rosetta Weagraff," 28 Feb 1952, p. 11, col. 2. (Reliability: 3), 17 Sep 2011.

    6. [S541] 1930 US Federal Census for Rensselaer, NY, NY, Rensselaer County, (www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), T626, roll 1638, Troy, enumeration district (ED) 60, sheet 13A, p. 105A, dwelling 210, family 339, Leon Harrington, accessed 18 Sep 2011 (Reliability: 3), 18 Sep 2011.

    7. [S524] Post Star Newspaper of Glens Falls, NY, NY. Glens Falls., "Obituary for Mrs. Rosetta Weagraff," 22 Feb 1952, p. 15, col. 2. (Reliability: 3), 23 Mar 2012.

    8. [S132] 1920 US Federal Census for Warren Co., NY, NY, Warren County, (www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), T625, roll 1272, Warrensburg, enumeration district (ED) 191, sheet 2A, dwelling 37, family 44, Leon Harrington, accessed 20 Sep 2009 (Reliability: 4), 20 Sep 2009.

    9. [S100] Social Security Death Index, Social Security Administration, (\i Ancestry.com\i0  (www.ancestry.com : Apr 2010)), entry for Leon Harrington, 1970, SS no. 106-10-5271, accessed 24 Apr 2010 (Reliability: 3), 24 Apr 2010.

    10. [S306] 1905 NY State Census for Warren Co., NY, NY, Warren County, (Digital images. \i Family Search\i0 . www.familysearch.org : 2011), Warrensburg, p. 28, line 22, Leon Harrington; (www.familysearch.org : accessed 4 Aug 2011); citing records from enumeration district 1 (Reliability: 3), 4 Aug 2011.

    11. [S132] 1920 US Federal Census for Warren Co., NY, NY, Warren County, (www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), T625, roll 1272, Warrensburg, enumeration district (ED) 191, sheet 2A, p. 59A, dwelling 37, family 44, Leon Harrington, accessed 17 Jul 2010 (Reliability: 3), 17 Jul 2010.

    12. [S100] Social Security Death Index, Social Security Administration, (\i Ancestry.com\i0  (www.ancestry.com : Apr 2010)), entry for Leon Harrington, 1971, SS no. 241-16-3939, accessed 24 Apr 2010 (Reliability: 3), 24 Apr 2010.