Charles Andrew Harris

Male15 October 1885–30 June 1953

Brief Life History of Charles Andrew

When Charles Andrew Harris was born on 15 October 1885, in Wild Cherry, Fulton, Arkansas, United States, his father, Marion Frances Harris, was 25 and his mother, Margaret Ann Conrad, was 17. He married Eva Ann Smith on 31 May 1908, in Fulton, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Jackson, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Schulter, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 30 June 1953, in Henryetta, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in West Lawn Cemetery, Henryetta, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States.

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Charles Andrew Harris
Eva Ann Smith
Marriage: 31 May 1908
Ruby Harris
Vernon Lafayette Harris
Lilian N Harris
Velah May Harris
Marvin Urban Harris
Montine Harris
Dorothy Irene Harris
Nina Louise Harris, Haynes

Sources (11)

  • Charley Harris, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charley Harris, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Charles A Harris, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 May 1908Fulton, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

    Age 3

    Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age 18

    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern England and south Wales): from the personal name Harry + genitival -s. This surname is also established in Ireland, taken there principally during the Plantation of Ulster. However, in some cases, particularly in families coming from County Mayo, Harris can be an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarchadha. This surname is also very common among African Americans.

    American shortened and altered form of Greek surnames begining with Cha(r)-, such as Chasandrinos (variant of Kassandrinos, a habitational name from the Kassandra peninsula of Chalkidiki), and various patronymics from the personal name Charalampos (see Charos ). In North America, the surname Harris may possibly also originate from a transferred use of the Greek personal (given) name Charis or Harris (shortened forms of Charalampos) as a surname (i.e. as a replacement of the original surname).

    Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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