Aaron Harris

ID#258, b. 4 June 1820, d. 23 October 1888
Father: John Harris
Mother: Nancy Agnes Binnegar

Birth date: 4 June 1820
Birth place: Virginia.1,2

Aaron married Nancy Agnes Dobbs in 1841.3,4,5

Aaron died at age 68 from lung fever on 23 October 1888 in Marshall County, West Virginia. Death register shows age as 89 which is believed to be incorrect.6

A reading of his gravestone found online indicates that he died on 17 June 1889.1

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 "10 & under 15"
(Official Census Date: 01 June 1830)7
1840Marshall County, VirginiaBelieved to be included in the household of Agnes Harris (his mother) as one of two males age "15 & under 20." Presumed to be one of the two persons employed in agriculture.
(Official Census Date: 01 June 1840)8
For years 1850 through 1870:  Real estate = land and buildings.
Personal estate = non-land property such as household goods, furnishings, and livestock.
1860Marshall County, VirginiaAaron Harris, male, age 40, born in Va, a farmer, real estate value $500 & personal estate value $150
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1860)2

Deceased Children of Aaron Harris and Nancy Agnes Dobbs:

Family Line(s):
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=21 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. [S1191] "Nauvoo Ridge Cemetery," submitted by Ethel Briggs (updated by Sara in April 1999), presented by Marshall County WVGenWeb, online http://www.wvgenweb.org/marshall/cemetery/nauvoo.htm
  2. [S1094] Aaron Harris household, 1860 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Virginia, Glen Easton Post Office, page 128, National Archives micropublication M653_1360.
  3. [S31] Marshall County Deed Registrations, Deed Book No. 11: 74.
  4. [S23] Marshall County Historical Society, compiler, History of Marshall County West Virginia, 1984, submitted by Celesta Ann Bonar Ebersole, p. 153.
  5. [S374] Family Data Collection - Individual Records, online http://www.ancestry.com (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc.).
  6. [S552] Aaron Harris, Marshall County Register of Deaths, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 4132553_00076.jpg.
  7. [S333] John Harris Senr. household, 1830 U.S. Census, Ohio County, Virginia, Western District, page 219, National Archives micropublication M19_198.
  8. [S2214] Agnus Harris household, 1840 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Virginia, Western District, page 268 stamped, National Archives micropublication M704_568.
  9. [S2189] Rachel Harris, Marshall County Register of Births, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx, file 4132552_00257.jpg.