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WIlliam Robertson Harley
Posted by: Mary McGarr (ID *****9980) Date: July 27, 2008 at 10:08:24
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Is anyone related to this Harley line? I'm interested in ancestors.

Descendants of William Harley

Generation No. 1

1. WILLIAM1 HARLEY was born Abt. 1819 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He married EUPHEMIA POLLOCK 10 Jun 1842 in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland. She was born Abt. 1819 in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland.
       
Children of WILLIAM HARLEY and EUPHEMIA POLLOCK are:
       i.       ROBERT POLLOCK2 HARLEY, b. Abt. 1845, Glasgow, Lanark County, Scotland.
       ii.       MARGARET MCNAB HARLEY, b. 17 Oct 1846, Pollackshaws, Eastwood Parish, Renfrew, Scotland; m. DAVID DUNDAS CHRYSTAL, 25 Jun 1869.
       iii.       ELIZABETH COLVILLE HARLEY, b. 24 May 1853, Glasgow, Lanark County, Scotland.
       iv.       THOMAS ROBERTSON HARLEY, b. 21 Aug 1855, Central District, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland; d. Bef. 1861.
       v.       MARY HODGE HARLEY, b. 01 Aug 1857, High Church, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland.
2.       vi.       WILLIAM ROBERTSON HARLEY, b. 08 Jul 1862, Tradeston Parish, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland; d. 10 Jan 1929, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.
       vii.       ALEXANDER PATERSON HARLEY, b. 08 Jun 1864, Tradeston Parish, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland.

Generation No. 2

2. WILLIAM ROBERTSON2 HARLEY (WILLIAM1) was born 08 Jul 1862 in Tradeston Parish, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland, and died 10 Jan 1929 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota. He married ELIZA WARREN RABUN 31 Mar 1886 in Evanston, Illinois, daughter of JOHN RABUN and ELIZA QUANTOCK. She was born 17 Mar 1861 in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia.

1900 United States Federal Census
about William Harley
Name: William Harley
Home in 1900: Milwaukee Ward 18, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Age: 37

Came to America at age 16 in 1884.
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
Birthplace: Scotland
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Spouse's Name: Eliza
Race: White
Occupation: View Image
Immigration Year: 1884
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
William Harley 37
Eliza Harley 39
R Effie Harley 13
Q Madge Harley 10
P William Harley 8
J Marion Harley 2

In 1910 was a clerk in the passenger department of a Railroad Company.



Notes for ELIZA WARREN RABUN:
1930 United States Federal Census
about Eliza W Harley
Name: Eliza W Harley
Home in 1930: Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico
Age: 69
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Birthplace: Georgia
Relation to Head of House: Head
Race: White

Household Members: Name Age
Eliza W Harley 69
Marion H Thurber 31
Living Thurber 6
Scott Thurber 4
       
Children of WILLIAM HARLEY and ELIZA RABUN are:
3.       i.       EFFIE RABUN3 HARLEY, b. 06 Jun 1887, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin; d. 04 Aug 1962, Ashland, Ashland County, Wisconsin.
       ii.       MADGE QUANTOCK HARLEY, b. 31 Oct 1889, Wisconsin; d. 04 Sep 1982; m. RAYMOND PEARCE HEATH.
       iii.       WILLIAM POLLOCK HARLEY, b. 09 Sep 1891, Wisconsin; d. Abt. 1980; m. ALMA BALDRIDGE.
4.       iv.       MARION JEAN HARLEY, b. 13 Feb 1898, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin; d. Nov 1963, El Paso, Texas.

Generation No. 3

3. EFFIE RABUN3 HARLEY (WILLIAM ROBERTSON2, WILLIAM1) was born 06 Jun 1887 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, and died 04 Aug 1962 in Ashland, Ashland County, Wisconsin. She married GEORGE AINSLEE BASSFORD Aug 1913 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, son of GEORGE BASSFORD and HANNAH HALVERS. He was born 19 Aug 1886 in Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin, and died 03 Feb 1968 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.
       
Children of EFFIE HARLEY and GEORGE BASSFORD are:
       i.       ELIZABETH JANE4 BASSFORD, b. 29 Oct 1919, Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin; d. 17 Jan 1986, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; m. (1) ROBERT O'NEIL; m. (2) ROBERT DAVIS GOFF, 01 Jan, Ogden, Weber County, Utah; b. 03 Mar 1917; d. 09 Feb 1997.
       ii.       GEORGE HARLEY BASSFORD, m. ROSEMARY HAAKENSON.

4. MARION JEAN3 HARLEY (WILLIAM ROBERTSON2, WILLIAM1) was born 13 Feb 1898 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, and died Nov 1963 in El Paso, Texas. She married SEYMOUR SCOTT THURBER, SR. 02 Dec 1922 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, son of MILES THURBER and SARAH HURST. He was born 21 May 1894 in Peoria, Illinois, and died 20 Jun 1929 in Minneapolis, Ramsey County, Minnesota.
       
Children of MARION HARLEY and SEYMOUR THURBER are:
5.       i.       SEYMOUR SCOTT4 THURBER, JR., b. 15 Feb 1926, Minneapolis, MI; d. 12 Apr 1999, Marin, CA.
       ii.       Living THURBER

Generation No. 4

5. SEYMOUR SCOTT4 THURBER, JR. (MARION JEAN3 HARLEY, WILLIAM ROBERTSON2, WILLIAM1) was born 15 Feb 1926 in Minneapolis, MI, and died 12 Apr 1999 in Marin, CA. He married MARY EVELYN SMITH 11 Mar 1950 in El Paso, TX, daughter of STAFFORD SMITH and JESSIE DODSON. She was born 08 Jun 1923 in Chandler, OK, and died 29 Sep 2006 in Emeryville, California.


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