Catherine Beatrice Harris

12 June 1897–19 June 1989 (Age 92)
Cambridge, Cowley, Kansas, United States

The Life of Catherine Beatrice

When Catherine Beatrice Harris was born on 12 June 1897, in Cambridge, Cowley, Kansas, United States, her father, James Chester Harris, was 39 and her mother, Margaret Elizabeth Hamill, was 34. She married Elmer Charles Jones on 12 June 1918. She lived in Windsor Township, Cowley, Kansas, United States in 1910. She died on 19 June 1989, in Dexter, Cowley, Kansas, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Cambridge, Cowley, Kansas, United States.

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James Thomas Burris
Catherine Beatrice Harris
Marriage: 13 September 1948

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13 September 1948
Bristol, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Katy Harris in household of J C Harris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Katie Harris in household of James C Harris, "United States Census, 1900"

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