David Harris

ID#575, b. 30 April 1853, d. 31 December 1942
David Harris
Father: Benjamin Harris
Mother: Nancy Agnes Campbell

Birth date: 30 April 1853 The birth register actually recorded his birth date as 31 April, so it is presumed that it should have been the 30th
Birth place: Marshall County, Virginia.1

Photograph of David Harris. Date taken: unknown. Location: unknown. Click on camera to view full (or larger) image than the one shown here, then use your browser's back button to return to this page.2

David married Rosa Belle Rulong, daughter of John Rulong and Emeline S. Bartlett, on 8 December 1878 at Ryerson Station, Greene County, Pennsylvania. J. C. Booher, Esq. (Justice of the Peace), united them in marriage.3

David died at age 89 on 31 December 1942 at Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.4 David's body was interred in the Fork Ridge Universalist Church Cemetery, Fork Ridge Road, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia; his name appears on the gravestone as "David Harris."5

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Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1860Marshall County, VirginiaDavid Harris, male, age 6, born in Va
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1860)7
1870Marshall County, West VirginiaDavid Harris, male, age 17, born in West Va, attended school
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1870)8
1900Marshall County, West VirginiaDavid Harris, male, age 47, head, married 22 years, born Apr 1853 in (West) Virginia, a farmer with no months unemployed
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1900)

Deceased Children of David Harris and Rosa Belle Rulong:

Family Line(s):
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=30 Jun 2015


  1. [S464] David Harris, Marshall County Register of Births, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx, file 4132552_00218.jpg.
  2. [S1562] Digital photograph of David Harris, submitted by lancefreeman1977 (user name) to Ancestry.com (Freeman Family Tree).
  3. [S690] Early Greene County, Pa. Marriages - Part 2, online http://www.ourfamilyhistories.com/hsdurbin/marry/… Our Family Histories).
  4. [S1356] West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), David Harris data.
  5. [S67] David and Rosa Belle Harris gravestone, Fork Ridge Universalist Cemetery, Marshall County, West Virginia; transcribed by Jo Ellen Dalton, 03 June 2004.
  6. [S362] Digital photograph of Rosa Belle and David Harris gravestone in Fork Ridge Universalist Church Cemetery; photo taken by Jo Ellen Dalton, 03 June 2004.
  7. [S1095] Benjamin Harris household, 1860 U.S. Census, Marshall County, Virginia, Moundsville Post Office, page 121, National Archives micropublication M653_1360.
  8. [S1323] Benj. Harris household, 1870 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Glen Easton Post Office, page 29 (420 stamped), National Archives micropublication M593_1693.
  9. [S1563] Benjim Harris household, 1880 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Cameron District, Enumeration District 188, page 3B, National Archives micropublication T9_1407.
  10. [S972] David Harris household, 1900 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Enumeration District 67, sheet 10A, National Archives micropublication T623_1765.