Alice Marian Washburg was born on July 21, 1895 in Towerville, New York to Elmer John Washburg and Nellie Anderson. In 1900 and 1910, she lived with her parents and sister in Ellery, New York.

Alice married Merle Allen Harrington, son of William Daniel Harrington and Emma Gertrude Wheeler, on July 25, 1914 at the Methodist Episcopal Church in Sinclairville, New York. In 1920, Merle, Alice, and two daughters were living on Newland Avenue in Jamestown, New York. Merle worked as a ? at the Merring? Company. Merle, Alice, and their four children moved to Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio sometime between 1923 and 1930 as their fourth daughter was born about 1923 in New York and they are living on 2138 West 61st Street in Cleveland, Ohio in the 1930 census. Merle worked as a truck driver for a Coal Company. Sometime in the early 1930s, the family returned to Chautauqua County. They lived in Jamestown, New York.

Alice died on January 6, 1991 in Jamestown, New York.


Offspring of Alice Marian Washburg and Merle Allen Harrington (1894-1978)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ruby Emma Harrington (1915-2007) 30 May 1915 Ellery, Chautauqua County, New York, United States 22 January 2007 Lock Haven, Clinton County, Pennsylvania, United States William James Howard McClaran (1913-1998)

Lagressa N. Harrington (1918-2005) 1918 New York, United States 2005 New York, United States Stimson

Agnes Louise Harrington (1920-2012)
Marcella Harrington (1922)
Marlene Harrington (1933)
Arlene Harrington (1939)



  1. 1900 United States Federal Census, Ellery, Chautauqua County, New York.
  2. 1910 United States Federal Census, Ellery, Chautauqua County, New York.
  3. 1920 United States Federal Census, Jamestown, Cattaraugus County, New York.
  4. 1930 United States Federal Census, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.
  5. Social Security Death Index
  6. Marriage records, Methodist Episcopal Church of Sinclairville, New York
  7. Buffalo Morning Express, July 31, 1914 (Marriage Notice)

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