Emily Lucy Harris

20 February 1891–13 May 1964 (Age 73)
Texas, United States

The Life of Emily Lucy

When Emily Lucy Harris was born on 20 February 1891, in Texas, United States, her father, William Thomas Harris, was 29 and her mother, Henrietta Schrock, was 23. She married Arthur Boyles Perry on 6 January 1916, in Young, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1910 and Young, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 13 May 1964, in Graham, Young, Texas, United States, at the age of 73.

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Arthur Boyles Perry
Emily Lucy Harris
Marriage: 6 January 1916
Annie B Perry
George Shelburn Perry

Spouse and Children

6 January 1916
Young, Texas, United States


    Annie B Perry


    George Shelburn Perry


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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 3

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Emily L Harris in household of William T Harris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emily Perry in household of A B Perry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Harris in household of W T Harris, "United States Census, 1900"

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