Benjamin Harris

1899–1999 (Age 100)
Cherokee Nation, U.S.A.

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Harris was born in 1899, in Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States, his father, Thomas Harris, was 44 and his mother, Florence, was 44. He died in 1999, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Harris
1855–1955
Florence
1855–1955
Cherokee Harris
1897–1997
Claude Harris
David Harris
Benjamin Harris
1899–1999
Prince H. Harris
1900–2000

Parents and Siblings

    Male1855–1955Male

    Florence

    Female1855–1955Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1927

Age 28

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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