Carlton Webster Harris

ID#1869, b. 3 February 1888, d. February 1974
Father: John Franklin Harris
Mother: Margaret "Maggie" Ingram

Birth date: 3 February 1888
Birth place: Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia, The "Baptist Church" is identified as the specific location.1,2

On February 1974, Carlton and his sister, Dorothy, were murdered in their home in Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.3,4 Carlton's body was interred in the Fork Ridge Universalist Church Cemetery, Fork Ridge Road, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia; his name appears on the gravestone as "Carlton W. Harris." The inscription reads, "Vol. U.S.M.C. W. War I."5

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Family Line(s):
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=4 Jul 2015

Citations

  1. [S2062] Carlton Harris, Marshall County Register of Births, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx, file 4130821_00055.jpg.
  2. [S618] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online http://www.ancestry.com (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Carlton W. Harris data, supports full date and place of birth.
  3. [S649] Carlton Harris, Social Security Death Index, compiled by Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/search/DB.aspx?dbid=3693
  4. [S1008] Harris Family, photograph album, October 2010, in possession of Glen R. Harris.
  5. [S67] Carlton W. Harris gravestone, Fork Ridge Universalist Cemetery, Marshall County, West Virginia; transcribed by Jo Ellen Dalton, 03 June 2004.