John H. Harris1

ID#1359, b. about 1855, d. 25 August 1883
Father: George Harris
Mother: Martha Ann Bowers

Birth date: about 1855 (based on age at death of 27 years, 9 months, 2 days)
Birth place: Marshall County, Illinois.2,3 It has also been reported that John was born in Virginia.4

John married Clara Isabelle Courtright on 25 December 1876 Their Christmas marriage took place at the residence of the bride's father. Interestingly, the record gives the bride's name as Isabell Courtwright - the only time I have seen her use her middle name.5

John died from typhoid fever on 25 August 1883 in Schuyler County, Missouri.6 John's body was interred in the Myers Cemetery, Queen City, Schuyler County, Missouri.7,8

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1860Marshall County, IllinoisJohn H. Harris, male, age 5, born in Ills
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1860)1
1870Hancock County, IllinoisJohn H. Harris, male, age 15, born in Virginia, attended school
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1870)4

Deceased Children of John H. Harris and Clara Isabelle Courtright:

Family Line(s):
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=26 Jan 2016

Citations

  1. [S420] Geo. Harris household, 1860 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Illinois, Roberts Town (Caledonia Post Office), pages 287 and 288, National Archives micropublication M653_210.
  2. [S2168] Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910, online http://www.ancestry.com (Provo, Utah, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), John H. Harris data, supports county and state of birth.
  3. [S2167] Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910, online http://www.ancestry.com (Provo, Utah, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Mollie Esther Harris data.
  4. [S421] George Harris household, 1870 U.S. Census, Hancock County, Illinois, Augusta Township (Augusta Post Office), page 4, National Archives micropublication M593_226.
  5. [S2169] Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002, online http://www.ancestry.com (Provo, Utah, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), John Harris and Isabell Courtwright data.
  6. [S2168] Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910, online http://www.ancestry.com (Provo, Utah, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), John H. Harris data.
  7. [S2170] Missouri Deaths and Burials, 1873–1976, online http://www.ancestry.com (Provo, Utah, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), John H. Harris data.
  8. [S2171] John W. Harris (incorrect middle initial), Find A Grave memorial no. 43766216, created by user name NE_MO on 31 October 2009, online http://www.findagrave.com
  9. [S2163] George Harris household, 1880 U.S. Census, Schuyler County, Missouri, Prairie Township, Enumeration District 156, page 3C (49 stamped), National Archives micropublication T9_736.
  10. [S2173] Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1809-1992, online http://www.ancestry.com (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Boyd Harris and Lena Holtz data.
  11. [S2174] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, online http://www.ancestry.com (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Boyd Milton Harris data.