Henry J. Harris1

ID#321, b. about 1845
Father: Charles Harris
Mother: Elizabeth "Betsy" Hubbs

Birth date: about 1845
Birth place: (West) Virginia.2,1

H. married Mary V. Greathouse, daughter of Thomas Greathouse and Mary Davis, on 3 October 1873 in Marshall County, West Virginia.3 It has also been reported that Henry married Mary on 8 November 1873 in Marshall County, West Virginia.2

H. J. was a Republican.2

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1850Marshall County, VirginiaHenry Harris, male, age 5, born in Va
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1850)4
1860Marshall County, VirginiaHenry J. Harris, male, age 16, born in Va, a farm laborer, attended school
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1860)1
1870Marshall County, West VirginiaHenry Harris, male, age 25, born in West Virga, a farmer, no real estate, personal estate value $158
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1870)5
1890Marshall County, West VirginiaCivil War Veteran: Henry Harris, Private, Company "?", 1st WV Infantry. Enlisted 17 September 1861; discharged 26 November 1864. Length of service: ?. Post office address: Glen Easton, WV. Disability incurred: Gunshot wound in head. Remarks: Re-enlisted veteran
1890 Special Schedule (Surviving Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines, and Widows, etc.)6

Deceased Children of Henry J. Harris and Mary V. Greathouse:

Family Line(s):
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=1 Feb 2016


  1. [S1109] Charles Harris household, 1860 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Virginia, Glen Easton Post Office, page 177, National Archives micropublication M653_1360.
  2. [S43] "History of the Upper Ohio Valley, with Family History and Biographical Sketches, Vol. 1," presented by The Marshall County WVGenWeb, online http://www.lindapages.com/wags-ohio/huov.htm. Information pertaining to H. J. Harris, p 674.
  3. [S109] West Virginia Marriages, 1863-1900, online http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4484 (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc.), Henry J. Harris and Mary V. Greathouse data.
  4. [S1076] Charles Harris household, 1850 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Virginia, 33rd District, page 298, National Archives micropublication M432_959.
  5. [S1189] Charles Harris household, 1870 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, unknown page, National Archives micropublication M593_1693.
  6. [S413] "Special Schedule of the Eleventh Census of the United States, 1890," presented by Linda Cunningham Fluharty, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvmarsha/1890cen.htm. Information pertaining to Cameron District.