Mildred Evelyn Harris

1899–
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mildred Evelyn

When Mildred Evelyn Harris was born in 1899, in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Harris, was 39 and her mother, Alice Louisa Griffin, was 31.

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Family Time Line

William Harris
1860–
Alice Louisa Griffin
1868–
Charles William Harris
1889–
Augustus G. Harris
1891–1962
Alice Ethel Harris
1892–
Beatrice Isabel Harris
1894–
Reginald Cyril Harris
1897–1937
Mildred Evelyn Harris
1899–

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World Events (3)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 5

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 9

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 15

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

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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