James Stanley Harris

25 October 1803–11 June 1888 (Age 84)
Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of James Stanley

When James Stanley Harris was born on 25 October 1803, in Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Benjamin Harris, was 38 and his mother, Rachel Balcom, was 40. He married Louisa Ann Wilson on 8 November 1836, in Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. He died on 11 June 1888, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

James Stanley Harris
1803–1888
Louisa Ann Wilson
1804–1887
Marriage: 8 November 1836
Julia Eliza Harris
1837–1923
Clara Charlotte Harris
1844–1911
Annie Gertrude Harris
1846–1922
Augusta Jane Harris
1839–1902
Louisa E. Harris
1841–1920
James Stanley Harris
1847–1871
Calista Catherine Hawes Harris
1849–1929
Laura Pauline Harris
1857–1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 November 1836
Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Thomas Harris

    Male1789–Male

    Sylvia Harris

    Female1794–1849Female

    Frederic Harris

    Male1797–1828Male

    Christopher Prince Harris

    Male1800–Male

    Male1803–1888Male

+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 64

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.
1869

Age 66

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1871

Age 68

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’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James S Harris in entry for Augusta J Harris, "New Brunswick, Saint John, Saint John, Burial Permits, 1889-1919"
  • James L Harris in entry for Louisa E Wilson, "New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938"
  • James Harris in entry for Clara Charlotte Romans, "Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915"

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