Harvey Harris

1798–16 December 1857 (Age 59)
Oneida, New York, United States

The Life of Harvey

When Harvey Harris was born in 1798, in Oneida, New York, United States, his father, William Harris, was 51 and his mother, Susanna Winn, was 45. He married Matilda Carline Russell about 1824, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lyme, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1850. He died on 16 December 1857, in Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Jefferson, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Harris
Matilda Carline Russell
Marriage: about 1824
Orange R Harris
Franklin Harris
Victoria Rae Harris

Spouse and Children

about 1824
New York City, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Harris


    Susanna Winn





    Barton Harris Sr


    George Stone Harris



    Fielder Bowie Harris


+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Harvey Harris, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Harvey Harris, "Find A Grave Index"

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