Narcissa Ann Hooks Harris

5 March 1877–22 November 1953 (Age 76)
Macon, Alabama, United States

The Life of Narcissa Ann Hooks

When Narcissa Ann Hooks Harris was born on 5 March 1877, in Macon, Alabama, United States, her father, William Seale Harris, was 46 and her mother, Victoria L Vann, was 39. She married Benjamin Wilber Breedlove on 26 June 1907, in Downs, Macon, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas, United States in 1910 and Cotton Valley, Macon, Alabama, United States in 1920. She died on 22 November 1953, at the age of 76, and was buried in Tuskegee Cemetery, Tuskegee, Macon, Alabama, United States.

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Benjamin Wilber Breedlove
Narcissa Ann Hooks Harris
Marriage: 26 June 1907
Narcissa Ann Breedlove
Benjamin Wilber Breedlove Jr.

Spouse and Children

26 June 1907
Downs, Macon, Alabama, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Seale Harris


    Victoria L Vann




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 6

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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.

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  • Narcissa H Breedlove in household of B W Breedlove, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Narcissa Breedlove in household of B W Breedlove, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Narcissa Breedlove in household of Wilbur B Breedlove Sr., "United States Census, 1920"

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