Angeline Harris

July 1847–16 May 1939 (Age 91)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Angeline

When Angeline Harris was born in July 1847, in Indiana, United States, her father, James S. Harris, was 26 and her mother, Mary Ann Chapman, was 27. She married James William Berry on 7 March 1869, in Moultrie, Illinois, United States. She lived in Dora Township, Moultrie, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Moultrie, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 16 May 1939, in Dalton City, Moultrie, Illinois, United States, at the age of 91.

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James William Berry
Angeline Harris
Marriage: 7 March 1869

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7 March 1869
Moultrie, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 1

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 24

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

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)

  • Angeline Harris in household of John Beasly, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Angeline Harris in household of James Harris, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Angeline Barrey in household of James W Barrey, "United States Census, 1920"

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