Reuben Marshall Harris

1 February 1805–8 September 1882 (Age 77)
Patrick, Virginia, United States

The Life of Reuben Marshall

When Reuben Marshall Harris was born on 1 February 1805, in Patrick, Virginia, United States, his father, Reuben Marshall Harris Sr., was 44 and his mother, Margaret Ann McAlexander, was 29. He married Lavina Matilda Fristoe on 13 June 1833, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Blue Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Brooking Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 8 September 1882, in Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Raytown, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Marshall Harris
1805–1882
Lavina Matilda Fristoe
1818–1874
Marriage: 13 June 1833
Mary Ellen Harris
1834–1860
Bathsheba Ann Harris
1836–1918
Thomas B. Harris
1839–1921
Laura Frances Harris Daley
1841–1910
Nancy Elizabeth Ellen Harris
1844–1872
Sarah Margaret Harris
1846–1848
Richard A HARRIS
1850–1902
Union Rhoda HARRIS
1851–1934
Eliza Samuel Harris
1853–1942
Virginia Catherine Harris
1856–1878

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 June 1833
Jackson, Missouri, United States
children

(10)

    Mary Ellen Harris

    Female1834–1860Female

    Bathsheba Ann Harris

    Female1836–1918Female

    Thomas B. Harris

    Male1839–1921Male

    Laura Frances Harris Daley

    Female1841–1910Female

    Nancy Elizabeth Ellen Harris

    Female1844–1872Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 7

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 24

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.

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)

  • Rueben Harris, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Reuben Harris, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Reuben Harris, "United States Census, 1850"

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