John Harris

3 April 1802–3 July 1846 (Age 44)
Ashwater, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

John Harris was born on 3 April 1802, in Ashwater, Devon, England as the son of John Harris and Margaret Bate. He married Anne Browning Bayly on 3 November 1832, in Clawton, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 3 July 1846, in Ashwater, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

John Harris
1802–1846
Anne Browning Bayly
1810–1869
Marriage: 3 November 1832
Jane Harris
1835–
Samuel Harris
1836–1900
Priscilla Blatchford Harris
1838–1918
James Harris
1842–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 November 1832
Clawton, Devon, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

    Jane Harris

    Female1835–Female

    Samuel Harris

    Male1836–1900Male

    Priscilla Blatchford Harris

    Female1838–1918Female

    James Harris

    Male1842–Male

Parents and Siblings

    John Harris

    Male1763–1829Male

    Margaret Bate

    Female–1831Female

siblings

(2)

    Mary Harris

    Female1799–Female

    Male1802–1846Male

World Events (6)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 6

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 13

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 21

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Harris, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • John Harris, Bachelor, "England, Devon and Cornwall Marriages, 1660-1912"
  • John Harris in the England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915

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