Asa Leroy Harris

5 September 1857–22 April 1915 (Age 57)
San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States

The Life Summary of Asa Leroy

When Asa Leroy Harris was born on 5 September 1857, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, his father, Silas Harris, was 32 and his mother, Sariah Aldridge, was 23. He married Lucinda Brinkerhoff on 15 September 1880, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 22 April 1915, in Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Asa Leroy Harris
1857–1915
Lucinda Brinkerhoff
1863–1923
Marriage: 15 September 1880
Owen Laroy Harris
1882–1944
David Harris
1884–1938
Minda Lucinda Harris
1887–1957
William Ervin Harris
1889–1927
Vilo Harris
1891–1903
Syvella Harris
1893–1981
Jenny Maud Harris
1895–1899
James Ray Harris
1897–1925
Della Fay Harris
1897–1981

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 September 1880St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Bountiful Tabernacle is Dedicated
    Age 6
    The Bountiful Tabernacle was dedicated by Heber C. Kimball and was one of the first Tabernacles in the territory of Utah. Today the Tabernacle is used to house three wards and the Bountiful stake offices. The building was renovated in 1983 after the ceiling collapsed.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 18
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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

    BIOGRAPHY OF ASA LEROY HARRIS

    Asa Leroy Harris was born on 5 September 1857 in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California to Silas and Sariah Aldridge Harris. He was the fifth of twelve children, six girls and six boys. …

    Sources (22)

    • Leroy Harris, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Leroy Harris in entry for Minda Harris L Anderson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Laroy Harris, "United States Census, 1910"

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