Seymour W Harris

October 1841–
Cattaraugus, New York, United States

The Life of Seymour W

When Seymour W Harris was born in October 1841, in Cattaraugus, New York, United States, his father, Joseph Harris, was 56 and his mother, Calista Bronson, was 44. He lived in Marilla, Marilla, Erie, New York, United States in 1875 and Walton Township, Harvey, Kansas, United States in 1900.

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Joseph Harris
Calista Bronson
Luke Bronson Harris
Ozro Joseph Harris
Mary Marinda Harris
Melvina Cordelia Harris
Oscar Monroe Harris
Levander Leverge Harris
Seymour W Harris

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World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 20

Kansas is the 34th state
1872 · The First National Park

Age 31

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • Seymour Harris en la familia de Joseph Harris, "United States Census, 1860"
  • S W Harris, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Seymour Harris, "United States Census, 1900"

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