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HARRINGTON Adolphus

HARRINGTON Adolphus

Male 1907 - 1986  (78 years)Deceased

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  • Name  HARRINGTON Adolphus  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born  9 Nov 1907  , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7, 8
    Gender  Male 
    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  [9
    • 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
    Injury  24 Jan 1926  Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    shot during a robbery 
    • From Utica Observer-Dispatch, 26 Jan 1926, p. 1, col. 5:

      Robber is Sought for Attack Upon Warrensburg Man

      Glens Falls, Jan 26 (AP) - Adolphus Harrington, employed in the home of William Hayes, an aged invalid at Warrensburg, north of here, was shot and seriously wounded late Sunday night by a robber who afterwards compelled Mr. Hayes, under threat of death, to deliver to him $200. When the matter was reported here yesterady state troopers and Warren County authorities began a search for Francis Dodge of Warrensburg, alleged to have been Harrington's assailant.

      According to the story told to the authorities, Dodge called at the Hayes home, shot Harrington through the body when he opened the door, then compelled Mr. Hayes to hand over the money and escaped.
    Adolphus Harrington Shot During Robbery
    Adolphus Harrington Shot During Robbery
    Robber Sought in Shooting of Adolphus Harrington
    Robber Sought in Shooting of Adolphus Harrington
    Moved  Aug 1934  Gansevoort, Saratoga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    from Len Harrington's house in Warrensburg, Warren, NY 
    Membership  Jan 1940  Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Warrensburg Fire Company 
    • From The Warrensburg News, 11 Jan 1940, p. 9, col. 1:

      New Members

      At a recent meeting of the Warrensburg Fire Company, James Farrar and Adolphus Harrington were elected probationary members bringing the enrollment over the number required by the board of underwriters.
    1940 US Federal Census  26 Apr 1940  Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • The family is living at 43 King Street.
    1940 US Federal Census for Warrensburg, Warren, NY - Page 11A
    1940 US Federal Census for Warrensburg, Warren, NY - Page 11A
    Occupation  Aug 1942  Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    custodian of Warrensburg Central School 
    • An article in The Post-Star newspaper of Glens Falls, Warren, NY, p. 14, col. 3 read:

      Schools Readied

      Warrensburg - Arthur Schrader and Adolphus Harrington, custodians of the Central High School, are getting the rooms in condition for the opening of the school Sept. 8. Although it was expected that school would start here Sept. 1, the Central School Board changes the date to Sept. 8.
    Soc Sec Num  Bef 1951  , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    050-16-6705 
    • His last residence is listed as Williston, Levy, FL (zip code 32696). His last benefit was paid to the same zip code.
    Miscellaneous Notes  Dec 1965  Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Adolphus raises the flag over the town hall 
    Adolphus Harrington Raises the Flag over Memorial Town Hall
    Adolphus Harrington Raises the Flag over Memorial Town Hall
    Occupation  9 Jan 1969  Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    supervisor of the outdoor recreational skating rink 
    • From The Warrensburg-Lake George News, 9 Jan 1969, p. 2, col. 1:

      The recreation field skating rink opened this weekend and will be in operation during the afternoon and evening as weather permits. It is under the supervision of "Dolly" Harrington and an assistant.
    Illness  10 Jan 1969  Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • From The Warrensburg-Lake George News, 16 Jan 1969, p. 2, col. 1:

      Adolphus Harrington, 43 King St., is a cardiac patient at Glens Falls Hospital. Mr. Harrington was stricken while at work at the Emerson Town Hall Friday afternoon and was transported to the hospital by the Warrensburg Emergency Squad.
    Adolphus Harrington Hospitalized
    Adolphus Harrington Hospitalized
    Residence  Apr 1970  , , Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  15 Sep 1986  [8
    Age  78 years 
    Buried  Orange Hill Cemetery, Williston, Levy, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gravestone of Adolphus and Attalie Harrington at Orange Hill Cemetery in Williston, FL
    Gravestone of Adolphus and Attalie Harrington at Orange Hill Cemetery in Williston, FL
    Person ID  I169  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  ANNAN Attalie Rose,   b. 5 Apr 1915,   d. 19 Jun 2008  Age: 93 years 
    Married  Y  [6
    Adolphus and Attalie Harrington
    Adolphus and Attalie Harrington
    Photo courtesy of James E. Harrington
    Adolphus and Attalie Harrington
    Adolphus and Attalie Harrington
    Photo taken on King Street in Warrensburg, NY. Photo courtesy of James E. Harrington.
    Children 
     1. HARRINGTON William Edward,   b. 28 Nov 1931, Argyle, Washington, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 2010, Gainesville, Alachua, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 78 years
     2. HARRINGTON Beverly Jean
    Last Modified  30 Jun 2012 
    Family ID  F6271  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Nov 1907 - , , 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 MapsInjury - shot during a robbery - 24 Jan 1926 - Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved - from Len Harrington's house in Warrensburg, Warren, NY - Aug 1934 - Gansevoort, Saratoga, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMembership - Warrensburg Fire Company - Jan 1940 - Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1940 US Federal Census - 26 Apr 1940 - Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - custodian of Warrensburg Central School - Aug 1942 - Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSoc Sec Num - 050-16-6705 - Bef 1951 - , , New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMiscellaneous Notes - Adolphus raises the flag over the town hall - Dec 1965 - Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - supervisor of the outdoor recreational skating rink - 9 Jan 1969 - Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsIllness - 10 Jan 1969 - Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1970 - , , Florida, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Orange Hill Cemetery, Williston, Levy, Florida, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Adolphus Harrington
    Adolphus Harrington
    Photo courtesy of James E. Harrington
    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, Adolphus Harrington, accessed 10 Jul 2010 (Reliability: 3), 10 Jul 2010.

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

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

    5. [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.

    6. [S522] Warrensburg-Lake George News Newspaper, NY. Warren County., "Funeral of Mrs. Charles Carter," 24 Feb 1966, p. 4, col. 2. (Reliability: 3), 23 Mar 2012.

    7. [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, Dolphus Harrington, accessed 20 Sep 2009 (Reliability: 4), 20 Sep 2009.

    8. [S100] Social Security Death Index, Social Security Administration, (\i Ancestry.com\i0  (www.ancestry.com : Apr 2010)), entry for Adolphus Harrington, 1986, SS no. 050-16-6705, accessed 24 Apr 2010 (Reliability: 3), 24 Apr 2010.

    9. [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, Rosetta Harrington, accessed 17 Jul 2010 (Reliability: 3), 17 Jul 2010.

    10. [S537] Utica Herald-Dispatch Newspaper at Utica, NY, NY. Utica., "Robber is Sought for Attack Upon Warrensburg Man," 26 Jan 1926, p. 1, col. 5. (Reliability: 3), 23 Mar 2012.

    11. [S522] Warrensburg-Lake George News Newspaper, NY. Warren County., "From Our Files: January 28, 1926 - 50 Years Ago," 22 Jan 1976, p. 4, col. 5, and p. 6, col. 1. (Reliability: 3), 23 Mar 2012.

    12. [S522] Warrensburg-Lake George News Newspaper, NY. Warren County., "From Our Files: Fifty Years Ago - August 16, 1934," 15 Aug 1984, p. 8, col. 1. (Reliability: 3), 23 Mar 2012.

    13. [S43] Warrensburg News Newspaper, NY. Warrensburg., "New Members," 11 Jan 1940, p. 9, col. 1. (Reliability: 3), 23 Mar 2012.

    14. [S597] 1940 US Federal Census for Warren Co., NY, NY, Warren County, (www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), T627, roll 2797, Warrensburg, enumeration district (ED) 57-37, sheet 11A, p. 497A, household 254, Adolphus Harrington, accessed 30 Jun 2012 (Reliability: 3), 30 Jun 2012.

    15. [S524] Post Star Newspaper of Glens Falls, NY, NY. Glens Falls., "Schools Readied," 25 Aug 1942, p. 14, col. 3. (Reliability: 3), 23 Mar 2012.

    16. [S522] Warrensburg-Lake George News Newspaper, NY. Warren County., "Warrensburg Personals," 09 Jan 1969, p. 2, col. 1. (Reliability: 3), 25 Mar 2012.

    17. [S43] Warrensburg News Newspaper, NY. Warrensburg., "Warrensburg Personals," 16 Jan 1969, p. 2, col. 1. (Reliability: 3), 21 Mar 2012.