George Harris

8 February 1824–29 March 1825 (Age 1)
Pittsford, Pittsford, Monroe, New York, United States

The Life of George

When George Harris was born on 8 February 1824, in Pittsford, Pittsford, Monroe, New York, United States, his father, Benjamin Harris, was 39 and his mother, Betsey Otis, was 31. He died on 29 March 1825, at the age of 1.

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Benjamin Harris
Betsey Otis
Marvin B. Harris
Joel Harris
Elizabeth Harris
Emeline Harris
George Harris
Levi Otis Harris
Henry Harrison Harris
Maria Louisa Harris
Sarah Ann Harris

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1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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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