Mary Harris

Chatham Township, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Mary

When Mary Harris was born in 1791, in Chatham Township, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada, her father, Silas Gibson Harris, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Sawyer, was 23. She married Jonathan Smith on 19 March 1806, in Lachute, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died before 17 November 1806, in Quebec, Canada, at the age of 15.

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Mary Harris
Jonathan Smith
Marriage: 19 March 1806
Enoch Smith

Spouse & Children

19 March 1806
Lachute, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada


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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’.

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

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