Isaac Burt Harris

18 June 1873–10 June 1953 (Age 79)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Isaac Burt

When Isaac Burt Harris was born on 18 June 1873, in Ohio, United States, his father, Israel Harris, was 39 and his mother, Martha Ann Reed, was 33. He died on 10 June 1953, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Burt Harris
1873–1953
Anna Elizabeth Oliver
–1957

Spouse and Children

    Male1873–1953Male

    Anna Elizabeth Oliver

    Female–1957Female

Parents and Siblings

    Israel Harris

    Male1833–1892Male

    Martha Ann Reed

    Female1839–1909Female

siblings

(10)

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 (2)

  • Isaac B Harris in household of Ireael Harris, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Isaac Burt Harris, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"

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