Isaac Harris

1782–
Astley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Harris was born in 1782, in Astley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Harris, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Earl, was 37. He married Elizabeth Sherwin from 12 March 1807 to 3 December 1807, in Astley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Harris
1782–
Elizabeth Sherwin
1785–
Marriage: from 12 March 1807 to 3 December 1807
Mary Harris
1808–
Thomas Harris
1811–1815
Elizth. Harris
1813–
Thomas Harris
1816–
Henry Harris
1818–
Isaac Harris
1821–
Isaac Harris
1825–
Jacob Harris
1826–
Ellen Harris
1829–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
from 12 March 1807 to 3 December 1807
Astley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 19

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 26

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 33

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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)

  • Isaac Harriss, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"
  • Isaac Harris, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"
  • Isaac Harris, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"

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