Daucy Jackson Harris

28 August 1897–14 November 1985 (Age 88)
Texas, United States

The Life of Daucy Jackson

When Daucy Jackson Harris was born on 28 August 1897, in Texas, United States, his father, Joseph Jackson Harris, was 29 and his mother, Mary Malinda Horn, was 30. He married Daisy Myrtle Whitehead on 26 July 1914, in Grayson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, Grayson, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Van Alstyne, Grayson, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 14 November 1985, in Bethany, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daucy Jackson Harris
1897–1985
Daisy Myrtle Whitehead
1898–1961
Marriage: 26 July 1914
Horace Harris
1916–
Robert Daucy Harris
1918–1996
Howard Deon Harris
1919–1972
Marvin Odell Harris
1921–1970
O Dill Harris
1921–
Ollie Mae Harris
1923–
Carl Eugene Harris
1925–1995
Glennis Fay Harris
1927–
Mildred Louise Harris
1929–2009
Thelma Harris
1930–1930
Elmer Harris
1930–
Billy Joe Harris
1931–2008
Myrtle Jane Harris
1934–
Darrell Wayne Harris
1937–2010
Alma Sue Harris
1939–1939

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 July 1914
Grayson, Texas, United States
children

(15)

    Horace Harris

    Male1916–Male

    Robert Daucy Harris

    Male1918–1996Male

    Male1919–1972Male

    Male1921–1970Male

    O Dill Harris

    Male1921–Male

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Jackson Harris

    Male1867–1940Male

    Female1867–1966Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 4

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1920

Age 23

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dossie Harris in household of Joseph J Harris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • D J Harris, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Davey Harris, "United States Census, 1930"

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