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Benjamin J. Harris Family

Husband: Benjamin J. Harris

Born: 11 Aug 1842at: NC
Married: Abt 1882at: 
Died: 08 Apr 1911at: TX
Buried: at: Ebenezer Cemetery, Oak Grove, Wood Co., TX
Father: Edward Harris
Mother: Lora Estes
Other Spouses: Mary Arminda Harris  Mary Harris  
 

Wife: Nancy Gerden

Born: 08 Sep 1859at: AL
Died: 09 Mar 1911at: TX
Buried: at: Ebenezer Cemetery, Oak Grove, Wood Co., TX
Father:     
Mother:     
 

Children: 

Name: Essie Harris
Born: Sep 1882at: 
Died: Oct 1884at: 
Buried: at: Ebenezer Cemetery, Oak Grove, Wood Co., TX
 

Name: Ommie Harris
Born: Sep 1884at: 
Died: 1884at: 
Buried: at: Ebenezer Cemetery, Oak Grove, Wood Co., TX
 

Name: Roy Harris
Born: 18 Dec 1886at: TX
Died: 03 Nov 1930at: 
Buried: at: Ebenezer Cemetery, Oak Grove, Wood Co., TX
Spouses: Lucille Todd  
 

Name: Earl Harris
Born: 06 Oct 1887at: TX
Died: Mar 1954at: 
Buried: at: 
 

Name: Guy Harris
Born: 20 Sep 1889at: TX
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Omie Harris  
 

Name: Dovie Ira Harris
Born: 20 Jan 1892at: 
Died: Abt 1918at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Thomas Leonard Denton  
 

Name: Mertie Harris
Born: 10 Jan 1894at: Wood Co., TX
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: B. A. Lawrence  
 

Name: Clyde Harris
Born: 08 Dec 1896at: TX
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Beulah Wheeler  
 

Name: Penn Harris
Born: 12 Jan 1901at: TX
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 
 

More Information:

About Benjamin J. Harris:

Marie Key's book listed his name as William Benjamin, but Census and other sources show it as Benjamin J.
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From Mrs. Key's book:

"William Benjamin Harris came to Texas with other members of the family from Georgia in 1859. Mary Arminda Harris also came in the same wagon train. They were third cousins. He settled in Wood County, Oak Grove Community, and never lived any other place."
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Found in 1870 Census, TX, Wood Co., Pct. 1, p. 529.
Harris, B.J. 27 NC
Harris, B.W. 7 TX
Harris, G.M. 2 TX
Harris, W.A. 6/12 TX
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Found in 1880 Census, TX, Wood Co., ED 124, p. 274, img. 32.
Unmarried, listed as widower.
Benjamin J. Harris 37
Ben W. Harris 17
Giles M. Harris 12
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Found in 1900 Census, TX, Wood Co., ED 138, sh. 8.
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Revised: 11-Mar-15  01:28 PM