Christine Harris

30 August 1915–15 December 1995 (Age 80)
Townley, Walker, Alabama, United States

The Life of Christine

When Christine Harris was born on 30 August 1915, in Townley, Walker, Alabama, United States, her father, John Doctor Harris, was 35 and her mother, Hattie Sue Grace, was 28. She lived in Pleasant Grove, Walker, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 8 Pleasant Grove, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 15 December 1995, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

John Doctor Harris
1880–1960
Hattie Sue Grace
1887–1976
Lucille Harris
1910–1914
Elijah Glen Moore Harris
1912–1997
Christine Harris
1915–1995
Charles Wilson Harris
1918–1971

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · The 167th Infantry Regiment

Age 2

The 167th Infantry Regiment of the Alabama National Guard was assigned to the 42nd “Rainbow Division” in World War II. The 167th fought in 5 major campaigns and served at the front longer than any other U.S. Regiment.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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 (3)

  • Christine Harris in household of John D Harris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Christine Harris in household of John D Harris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Christine Harris in household of John D Harris, "United States Census, 1920"

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