Jacob Wayne Harris

10 March 1837–10 March 1920 (Age 83)
Bertrand, Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob Wayne

When Jacob Wayne Harris was born on 10 March 1837, in Bertrand, Berrien, Michigan, United States, his father, John Harris, was 28 and his mother, Lovina Eiler, was 29. He married Eliza Jane Carpenter in 1863, in California, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in La Plata, San Juan, New Mexico, United States in 1900 and Flora Vista, San Juan, New Mexico, United States in 1910. He died on 10 March 1920, in Bloomfield, San Juan, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in East Hammond Cemetery, Bloomfield, San Juan, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Wayne Harris
1837–1920
Eliza Jane Carpenter
1846–1912
Marriage: 1863
Angelina Minerva Harris
1865–1923
Phoebe Jane Harris
1867–1943
John Daley Harris
1869–1950
Harris
1870–1870
Joseph Henry Harris
1871–1896
Edwin Harris
1872–1872
Alice Louise Harris
1873–1912
Della Harris
1874–1874
Sarah Molissa Harris
1875–1960
Delbert Wayne Harris
1881–1968
Minnie Miranda Harris
1883–1958
Ida Mae Harris
1887–1956

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1863California, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Moving the State Capital
    Age 10
    The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
    1863
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern England and south Wales): from the personal name Harry + genitival -s. This surname is also established in Ireland, taken there principally during the Plantation of Ulster. However, in some cases, particularly in families coming from County Mayo, Harris can be an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarchadha. This surname is also very common among African Americans.American shortened and altered form of Greek surnames begining with Cha(r)-, such as Chasandrinos (variant of Kassandrinos, a habitational name from the Kassandra peninsula of Chalkidiki), and various patronymics from the personal name Charalampos (see Charos ). In North America, the surname Harris may possibly also originate from a transferred use of the Greek personal (given) name Charis or Harris (shortened forms of Charalampos) as a surname (i.e. as a replacement of the original surname).Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Harriss
    Harry
    Haris
    Harries
    Henry

    Story Highlight

    OUTLAWS ON THE MOJAVE

    This story was an excerpt from Pioneer of the Mojave: The Life and Times of Aaron G. Lane Page 6 titled OUTLAWS ON THE MOJAVE http://www.empirenet.com/rdthompson/lane6.html It is a very interest …

    Sources (16)

    • Jacob Harris in household of Lucinda Harris, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Jacob Harris in household of John Harris, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Jacob Harris in entry for Minerva Harris Howell, "New Mexico Deaths, 1889-1945"

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