Lewellen Madison Harris

5 November 1869–24 November 1957 (Age 88)
Republic of Texas

The Life of Lewellen Madison

When Lewellen Madison Harris was born on 5 November 1869, in Republic of Texas, his father, Zebulon Buckalew Harris, was 23 and his mother, Mary M Williamson, was 28. He married Julia Ann Shafer on 8 May 1900, in Bell, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Freestone, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 6, Freestone, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 24 November 1957, in Freestone, Freestone, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Freestone, Freestone, Texas, United States.

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Lewellen Madison Harris
Julia Ann Shafer
Marriage: 8 May 1900
Alva Bryan Harris
Alma Ora Harris
Ira McClatchie Harris
Loy Eugene Harris
Julie Mae Harris
Charles Leslie Harris
Ester Ophelia Harris
Llewellen Madison Harris, Jr.
Jack Zebidee Harris
Mildred Phlenia Harris
Ruby Florence Harris

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8 May 1900
Bell, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 1

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 25

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

1 English and Welsh (very common in southern England and South Wales): patronymic from the medieval English personal name Harry , pet form of Henry .2 This name is also well established in Ireland, taken there principally during the Plantation of Ulster. In some cases, particularly in families coming from County Mayo, both Harris and Harrison can be Anglicized forms of Gaelic Ó hEarchadha.3 Greek: reduced form of the Greek personal name Kharalambos, composed of the elements khara ‘joy’ + lambein ‘to shine’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Luellen Harris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Luellin M Harris, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lewellen M Harris, "United States Census, 1910"

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