Johnnie Rogena Harris

11 January 1852–1870 (Age 17)
Hayfield Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Johnnie Rogena

When Johnnie Rogena Harris was born on 11 January 1852, in Hayfield Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Edward Greenleaf Harris, was 26 and her mother, Louisa Elvira Harvey, was 20. She died in 1870, at the age of 18.

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Family Time Line

Edward Greenleaf Harris
1826–
Louisa Elvira Harvey
1831–
Jennie Louisa Harris
1851–1880
Ida Belle Harris
1857–1917
Arthur Harris
1859–
Johnnie Rogena Harris
1852–1870
Squire Rush Harris
1854–1930

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 11

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 11

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Rogina Harris - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Rogina Harris

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