George Harris1

ID#249, b. about 1814, d. 1872
Father: John Harris
Mother: Nancy Agnes Binnegar

Birth date: about 1814.2 It has also been reported that George was born in 18123 or about 1815.4,5

Birth place: Virginia (probably in Ohio County).2,4

George married Martha Ann Bowers on 17 October 1839 in Marshall County, Virginia. The ceremony was performed by E. R. Crocker.1

George reportedly died in 1872.

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
For years 1850 through 1870:  Real estate = land and buildings.
Personal estate = non-land property such as household goods, furnishings, and livestock.
1850Marshall County, VirginiaHarris, George, male, age 37, born in Va, a farmer, real estate value $100
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1850)2
1860Marshall County, IllinoisGeo. Harris, male, age 45, born in Va, a farmer, real estate value $6,000 & personal estate value $900
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1860)4
1870Hancock County, IllinoisGeorge Harris, male, age 54, born in Virginia, a farmer, real estate value $4,300 and personal estate value $1,000
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1870)5

Deceased Children of George Harris and Martha Ann Bowers:

Family Line(s):
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=19 Apr 2016


  1. [S458] Marriage Records for George Harris and Martha Ann Bowers, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online, file 4130824_00097.jpg.
  2. [S1009] George Harris household, 1850 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Virginia, 33rd District, page 253, National Archives micropublication M432_959.
  3. [S1206] Bobbie Harris Williams, Harris descendency in "BARTLETT : BINNEGAR : BOWERS : COURTRIGHT : HARRIS," query #5911 to,, 14 December 2002.
  4. [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.
  5. [S421] George Harris household, 1870 U.S. Census, Hancock County, Illinois, Augusta Township (Augusta Post Office), page 4, National Archives micropublication M593_226.
  6. [S214] Cheryl Harris Watson, Harris descendency in "Re: John Franklin Harris Sr," listserve message, 21 Apr 2002.