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Mystery HARRIS, need help

Mystery HARRIS, need help

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 2:31AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: HARRIS, HOMES
I am looking for the mysterious B.C. Harris, father of Benjamin Theodore Harris. BC was born in TN abt 1857. He married Martha (unknown maiden name) and they moved/lived in Marion County.

BC fell off of a wagon, was ran over by it and died. This happened in either 1879 or 1880. His son Benjamin T was one year old in the 1880 census and his wife Martha (Marth A) was lised as a widow.

I have ordered the death certificate for Benjamin T and it lists his father as BC and mother as unknown.

Martha's mother is listed on the 1880 census with her, her name is Elizabeth Homes. Martha, her mother, and father were all born in MO.

Any help is GREATLY appreciated.

Re: Mystery HARRIS, need help

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 11:36PM GMT
Classification: Query
This information from GenForum, Ancestry, and census records may be of use to you.

MCAR Blythe Township 1880: Martha Harris aged 20 widowed b MO parents b MO; Benjamin T [Theodore] Harris aged 1 son [b 3 Jan 1878] b AR parents b MO; Elizabeth (___) Homes[sic] aged 52 mother widowed b MO father b VA mother b KY.

1850 MO Wayne Co 1850: Rufus Holmes aged 22 b MO; Elizabeth aged 22 b MO; Jerusha K Holmes aged 3 dau; Sydney Holmes aged 1 dau.

1860 MO Jefferson, Wayne Co MO 1860: Rufus Holmes aged 32 b MO; Elizabeth wife aged 32 b MO; Jerusha K dau aged 13 b MO; Sydney dau aged 11 b MO; Sarah M dau aged 9 b MO; Martha A dau aged 5/12 b MO.

Benjamin Columbus Harris b TN ca 1857 d MCAR 1879 run over by a wagon from which he had fallen.

"Genealogies of Marion Co Families 1811-1900" by MCAR Heritage Society: Benjamin Theodore Harris b MCAR 3 Jan 1879 d Yellville MCAR 21 Oct 1958 bu Georges Creek Cemetery m MCAR 4 Dec 1907 Golda Pearl Johnson b MCAR 28 Aug 1886 d Harrison, Boone Co AR 21 Dec 1967 bu Georges Creek Cemetery. She is the daughter of Benjamin Columbus Johnson & Amy Jane (Reid) Johnson.

Mysty shakerag@mtnhome.com
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