Nellie Harris

16 September 1896–
of Orillia, Simcoe, Ontario

The Life of Nellie

When Nellie Harris was born on 16 September 1896, her father, Robert A. Harris, was 33 and her mother, Keturah Whitney, was 31. She lived in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada in 1911.

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Family Time Line

Robert A. Harris
1863–1922
Keturah Whitney
1865–1952
Hazel Grace Harris
1889–
Nina Elizabeth Harris
1891–
Emma Donalda Harris
1893–1955
Nellie Harris
1896–
Mansel Arthur Harris
1899–1987
Oswald R Harris
1901–1958
Dorothy Keturah Harris
1903–1970
Gretta Murphy Harris
1905–1977
Stanley Harris
1908–1983

Parents and Siblings

    Robert A. Harris

    Male1863–1922Male

    Female1865–1952Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 10

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 38

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 47

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

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 (1)

  • Nellie Harris in household of Robert A Harris, "Canada Census, 1911"

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