Della Harris1

ID#1947, b. 24 December 1875, d. 21 August 1962
Father: George W. Harris
Mother: Elzina Terrill

Birth date: 24 December 1875.2,1 It has also been reported that Della was born on 24 December 1874.2
Birth place: West Virginia.2

Della died at age 86 on 21 August 1962 at McConaughey Rest Home, Cameron, Marshall County, West Virginia. (Note that the name of the rest home was misspelled as "McConnehey" on the death certificate.) Cause of death was listed as senility.2 Della's body was interred on 23 August 1962 in the Fork Ridge Universalist Church Cemetery, Fork Ridge Road, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia; her name appears on the gravestone as "Della Harris." The inscription reads, "Sister."2,3

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Harris Index
Last Edited Date=30 Jun 2015


  1. [S1560] "12th West Virginia Infantry, Company "C", George W. Harris, Sgt.," selected transcriptions from Civil War Pension File submitted by Rhonda Harris Fageol, presented by The Marshall County WVGenWeb, online
  2. [S2055] Della Harris, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online, file 2074174_0000466.jpg.
  3. [S362] Digital photograph of Frank and Della Harris, brother and sister gravestone in Fork Ridge Universalist Church Cemetery; photo taken by Jo Ellen Dalton, 03 June 2004.
  4. [S67] Frank Harris and Della Harris, brother and sister gravestone, Fork Ridge Universalist Cemetery, Marshall County, West Virginia; transcribed by Jo Ellen Dalton, 03 June 2004.