About William Wilks Harriss:
William Wilks Harriss (Farmer) of Holts Prairie, IL. He attended Shurtleff College for two years; he
was a member of Nine Mile Baptist Church. W W H owned about 700 acres of land, most of which was under
cultivation. He was a grain farmer, growing wheat, corn and oats mostly. His son, John, stayed on
the farm where he lived until he died in 1956. John's son, Donald, took over for him until he died
at age 51. Donald's son took over at that point. (from Ruth Harriss.)
About Chesley Arthur Harriss:
Died in infancy.