Nancy Agnes Campbell1,2

ID#248, b. 20 March 1813, d. 30 January 1901
Father: Richard Campbell
Mother: Not yet identified

Birth date: 20 March 1813 (calculated from her age at death of 87 years, 10 months, 10 days per her gravestone inscription).3,4 It has also been reported that Nancy was born in March 1814.5
Birth place: Ireland.3,6

Nancy married Benjamin Harris, son of John Harris and Nancy Agnes Binnegar, about 1834.7,8

Nancy died at age 87 on 30 January 1901.1 Nancy's body was interred in the Fork Ridge Universalist Church Cemetery, Fork Ridge Road, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia; her name appears on the gravestone as "Nancy A. Harris." The inscription reads, "Nancy A. wife of Benjamin Harris, aged 87 Y. 10 M. 10 D.."1,9

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Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1850Marshall County, VirginiaAgnes Harris, female, age 37, born in Ireland, unable to read or write
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1850)10
1860Marshall County, VirginiaAgnus Harris, female, age 46, born in Ireland
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1860)3
1870Marshall County, West VirginiaAgnes Harris, female, age 56, born in Ireland, keeping house, able to read but not write
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1870)11
1900Marshall County, West VirginiaNancy Harris, female, age 86, mother, widowed, born Mar 1814 in Ireland as were both of her parents, 5 of 6 children still living, able to read and speak English but unable to write
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1900)

Deceased Children of Nancy Agnes Campbell and Benjamin Harris:

Family Line(s):
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=1 Jul 2015

Citations

  1. [S67] Benjamin and Nancy A. Harris gravestone, Fork Ridge Universalist Cemetery, Marshall County, West Virginia; transcribed by Jo Ellen Dalton, 03 June 2004.
  2. [S136] "Petrini & Brown Ancestor Tree," online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, downloaded 10 May 2004. Title of family tree subsequently changed to "Brown Lenon Family Ancestry."
  3. [S1095] Benjamin Harris household, 1860 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Virginia, Moundsville Post Office, page 121, National Archives micropublication M653_1360.
  4. [S67] Gravestone, Fork Ridge Universalist Cemetery, Marshall County, West Virginia; transcribed by Jo Ellen Dalton, 03 June 2004.
  5. [S972] David Harris household, 1900 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Enumeration District 67, sheet 10A, National Archives micropublication T623_1765.
  6. [S2057] Agnes Terrill, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1953330_0002009.jpg.
  7. [S65] Frances (Terrill) Bonar, "John Franklin Harris Sr.-Nancy Binnegar family group sheet," This family group sheet (FGS) lists sources for information, but does not tie information to its specific source.
  8. [S23] Marshall County Historical Society, compiler, History of Marshall County West Virginia, 1984, submitted by Celesta Ann Bonar Ebersole, p. 152.
  9. [S23] Marshall County Historical Society, compiler, History of Marshall County West Virginia, 1984.
  10. [S1075] Benjamin Harris household, 1850 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Virginia, 33rd District, pages 328 stamped (655 handwritten) and 328B, National Archives micropublication M432_959.
  11. [S1323] Benj. Harris household, 1870 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Glen Easton Post Office, page 29 (420 stamped), National Archives micropublication M593_1693.