Date of Birth: 25 February, 1943
Place of Birth: Liverpool South, Lancashire, England, U.K.
Date of Death: 29 November, 2001
Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Ethnicity: Irish, English, Scottish, Manx [Isle of Man], and Welsh
George was the son of Louise Anne (French) and Harold Hargreaves Harrison. George was married to author and film producer Olivia Harrison, until his death. The couple have a son, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and composer Dhani Harrison.
George’s paternal grandfather was Henry Harrison (the son of Edward Harrison and Elizabeth Hargreaves). Henry was born in West Derby, Lancashire, England. Edward was the son of Robert Pettit Harrison and Jane Shepherd or Moat. Elizabeth was the daughter of John Hargreaves and Ann Holmes.
George’s paternal grandmother was Jane Thompson (the daughter of James Davidson Thompson and Annie Caley). Jane was born in Wavertree, Lancashire, England. James was born in Wigtown, Scotland, the son of Archibald Thompson, who had Scottish ancestry, and Jane Duff, who was born in Wigtonshire, Scotland, to Irish parents. Annie was born on the Isle of Man, the daughter of Jane Kneale.
George’s maternal grandfather was John French (the son of James Darby French and Ellen Whelan). John was born in Corah, Wexford, Ireland.
George’s maternal grandmother was Louise Woollam (the daughter of John Woollam and Jane Daniels). Louise was born in Crosby, West Derby, Lancashire, England. John was the son of Roger Woollam and Ann/Anne Swallow, who was born in Denbighshire, Wales.
photo by David Hume Kennerly [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons