Leomie Harris

9 March 1900–21 October 1989 (Age 89)
Chambers, Alabama, United States

The Life of Leomie

When Leomie Harris was born on 9 March 1900, in Chambers, Alabama, United States, her father, Isham David Harris, was 41 and her mother, Annie Corinne Turnham, was 39. She married Arnold Walker House on 5 August 1919, in Chambers, Alabama, United States. She lived in Wise, Chambers, Alabama, United States in 1910. She died on 21 October 1989, at the age of 89, and was buried in Lanett, Chambers, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arnold Walker House
Leomie Harris
Marriage: 5 August 1919

Spouse and Children

5 August 1919
Chambers, Alabama, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Isham David Harris


    Annie Corinne Turnham




    Luther Harris


    Walter Harris


    Julia Elisar Emmergen Harris



    David Gaines Harris


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 12

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Leomia Harris in household of Isham D Harris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leomie Harris House in entry for Mr Richard D House, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Leomie Harris in entry for Richard Doy House and Mary Anglin, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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