Samuel Harris1

ID#245, b. about 1808
Father: John Harris
Mother: Nancy Agnes Binnegar

Birth date: about 1808
Birth place: Virginia.1

Samuel married Nancy Gosney.2

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1830Ohio County, VirginiaBelieved to be included in the household of John Harris (his father) as one of two males age "20 & under 30"
(Official Census Date: 01 June 1830)3
1840Marshall County, VirginiaSamuel Harris, head of a family of five (2 males, 3 males); believed to be a male age "30 & under 40" and employed in agriculture
(Official Census Date: 01 June 1840)4
For years 1850 through 1870:  Real estate = land and buildings.
Personal estate = non-land property such as household goods, furnishings, and livestock.
1860Marshall County, VirginiaSamuel Harris, male, age 52, born in Va, a farmer, real estate value $1,000 plus a $250 personal estate
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1860)1
1870Marshall County, West VirginiaSamuel Harris, male, age 62, born in West Virginia, a farmer, real estate value $2,200 and personal estate value $1,000
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1870)5

Deceased Children of Samuel Harris and Nancy Gosney:

Family Line(s):
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=30 Apr 2016


  1. [S110] Samuel Harris household, 1860 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Virginia, Cameron Post Office, pages 147 and 148, National Archives micropublication M653_1360.
  2. [S23] Marshall County Historical Society, compiler, History of Marshall County West Virginia, 1984, submitted by Celesta Ann Ebersole, p. 152.
  3. [S333] John Harris Senr. household, 1830 U.S. Census, Ohio County, Virginia, Western District, page 219, National Archives micropublication M19_198.
  4. [S2178] Samuel Harris household, 1840 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Virginia, Western District, page 269 stamped, National Archives micropublication M704_568.
  5. [S2175] Samuel Harris household, 1870 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Liberty Township (Bellton Post Office), page 34, National Archives micropublication M593_1693.