Isaac Harris Jr.

1683–before 30 October 1738 (Age 55)
Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Harris Jr. was born in 1683, in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Isaac Harris, was 39 and his mother, Mercy Latham, was 33. He married Jane Cooke on 27 March 1707, in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died before 30 October 1738, in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Harris Jr.
1683–1738
Jane Cooke
1688–1717
Marriage: 27 March 1707
Arthur Harris
1708–1750
Abner Harris
1710–1756
Anne Harris
1712–1757
Elisabeth Harris
1714–1722
Jane Harris
1717–1790

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 March 1707
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+5 More Children

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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Sources (3)

  • Isaac Harris, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Isaac Harris in entry for Arthur Harris, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Isaac Harris in entry for Abner Harris, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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