Sallie Orvela Harris

22 November 1886–18 October 1953 (Age 66)
Grainger, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sallie Orvela

When Sallie Orvela Harris was born on 22 November 1886, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Thomas Harris, was 35 and her mother, Katherine Frances Miller, was 36. She married Marion Patrick McBride in 1916, in Grayson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Civil District 2, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 1, Grayson, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 October 1953, in Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marion Patrick McBride
Sallie Orvela Harris
Marriage: 1916
Vivian Ormeatie McBride
Viola Nettie Mc Bride
Marion Francis "Sonny" McBride

Spouse and Children

Grayson, Texas, United States


    Vivian Ormeatie McBride


    Viola Nettie Mc Bride


    Marion Francis "Sonny" McBride


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

Age 18

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Sallie A Harris in household of William Harris, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sallie A Harris in household of William T Harris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sallie A Mc Bride in household of Marion P Mc Bride, "United States Census, 1920"

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