Uriah Harris1

ID#40, b. 11 December 1823, d. 16 April 1906
Father: John Harris
Mother: Nancy Agnes Binnegar

Birth date: 11 December 1823.2 It has also been reported that Uriah was born on 2 December 1823.3
Birth place: (West) Virginia.2

Uriah married Mary Ann Lydick, daughter of Samuel Lydick and Catherine Fair, on 27 July 1845.1

Uriah died at age 82 on 16 April 1906.4,5 Uriah's body was interred in April 1906 in the New Bethel Cemetery, Bowman Ridge, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia. His name reportedly appears on the gravestone as "Uriah Harris," with an inscription that reads, "Father."6

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Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1830Ohio County, VirginiaBelieved to be included in the household of John Harris (his father) as a male age "5 & under 10"
(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.
1850Marshall County, VirginiaUriah Harris, male, age 27, born in Va, a farmer
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1850)9
1860Marshall County, VirginiaUriah Harris, male, age 36, born in Va, a farmer, real estate value $2,000 and personal estate value $600
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1860)10
1870Marshall County, West VirginiaUriah Harris, male, age 47, born in West Virga, a farmer, real estate value $3,000 and personal estate value $1,200
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1870)11
1900Marshall County, West VirginiaUriah Harris, male, age 76, head, married 50 years, born Dec 1823 in (West) Virginia, a farmer with no months unemployed
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1900)2

Deceased Children of Uriah Harris and Mary Ann Lydick:

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

Citations

  1. [S32] Family of Uriah and Mary A. (Lydick) Harris, handwritten record of birthdates, undated, in possession of Jo Ellen Dalton.
  2. [S1138] Uriah Harris household, 1900 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Cameron District, Enumeration District 67, sheet 12A, National Archives micropublication T623_1765.
  3. [S23] Marshall County Historical Society, compiler, History of Marshall County West Virginia, 1984, "Uriah Harris' Family" submitted by Malcolm Harris, page 152.
  4. [S314] Digital photograph of Uriah and Mary A. Harris gravestone in New Bethel Cemetery; photo taken by LIVING Nye, 26 April 2004.
  5. [S23] Marshall County Historical Society, compiler, History of Marshall County West Virginia, 1984, "John Harris Family" submitted by Celesta Ann Bonar Ebersole, p. 153.
  6. [S34] New Bethel (or Carmichael) Cemetery, compiled by Ethel Briggs and Ada Finnicum, Uriah and Mary A. Harris gravestone.
  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. [S1273] Uriah Harris household, 1850 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Virginia, 33rd District, page 282B, National Archives micropublication M432_959.
  10. [S1110] Uriah Harris household, 1860 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Virginia, Glen Easton Post Office, page 177, National Archives micropublication M653_1360.
  11. [S1179] Uriah Harris household, 1870 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Cameron Township, Glen Easton Post Office, pages 23 (417 stamped) and 24, National Archives micropublication M593_1693.
  12. [S683] Samuel Harris, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1953909_0002570.jpg.
  13. [S959] John Washington Harris, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1953678_0002059.jpg.
  14. [S1522] Register of Marriages for Wesley Harris and M. C. A. Hubbard, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130824_00061.jpg.
  15. [S553] Uriah Sheridan Harris, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1983277_0000108.jpg.