Elizabeth Harris

Chatham Township, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Harris was born in 1790, in Chatham Township, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada, her father, Silas Gibson Harris, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Sawyer, was 22. She married Jonathan Smith on 17 November 1806, in Quebec, Quebec, Canada.

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Elizabeth Harris
Jonathan Smith
Marriage: 17 November 1806

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17 November 1806
Quebec, Quebec, Canada

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Age 79


Age 81

British Columbia joins the confederation.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Harris - Government record: female

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