John Richmond Harris

ID#291, b. 12 December 1878, d. 12 May 1961
Father: Samuel Harris
Mother: Mary Elizabeth Richmond

Birth date: 12 December 1878.1,2 The official birth record for John indicates his birth date was the 11th of December vs. all the other records I have found that use the 12th. Knowing that even birth records can contain errors, I have decided to accept 12 December as the correct date since that is the date used by John and his family.3
Birth place: Marshall County, West Virginia.3

Commonly known by his initials, J. R.

John married Mary Eva Coutz, daughter of John V. Coutz and Elizabeth Anderson, on 24 August 1901 Elder W. H. Devore certified that he united them in marriage.4

John died at age 82 on 12 May 1961 at Glen Dale Hospital (now Reynolds Memorial Hospital), Glen Dale, Marshall County, West Virginia.5,2 John's body was interred on 15 May 1961 in the Salem Church of Christ Cemetery, Bowman Ridge, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia.2,5

Deceased Children of John Richmond Harris and Mary Eva Coutz:

Family Line(s):
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=3 Jul 2015

Citations

  1. [S313] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online http://www.ancestry.com (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc.), John Richmond Harris data.
  2. [S1704] John Richmond Harris, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 2074163_0001571.jpg.
  3. [S802] John R. Harris, Marshall County Register of Births, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx, file 4132552_00185.jpg.
  4. [S1061] Marriage License for John R. Harris and Mary E. Coutz, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130834_00187.jpg.
  5. [S319] John R. and Mary E. Harris gravestone, Salem Church of Christ Cemetery, Marshall County, West Virginia; transcribed by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 1983.