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Ch 1 - Sterling   |   Ch 2 - Martha   |   Ch 3 - Elizabeth   |   Ch 3.7 - Andrew W Halford   |   Ch 4 - Joel   |   Ch 5 - Frances
Ch 6 - Benjamin   |   Ch 7 - William B.   |   Ch 7.1 - Frances Jane   |   Ch 7.1.2 - Cynthia F. Sears   |   Ch 7.3 - Thomas D.
Ch 7.4 - William Marble   |   Ch 7.6 - Mary A.   |   Ch 7.7 - Benjamin A.   |   Ch 7.8 - Elizabeth M.   |   Ch 7.11 - Mahala E.
Ch 8 - Catherine   |   Ch 8.1 - Alfred R. Hicks   |   Ch 8.2 - Mary A. Hicks   |   Ch 8.3 - Mahala Hicks   |   Ch 8.4 - Martha J. Hicks
Ch 8.5 - James J. Hicks   |   Ch 8.6 - William B. Hicks   |   Ch 8.7 - Catherine Hicks   |   Ch 8.8 - Frances Hicks   |   Ch 9 - Mary

Descendants of William Marble Harris

Chapter 7.4 of Part III, Descendants of Wooten Harris

By Garda M. Hodgson

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM M. HARRIS AND LURANA J. SEARS
(Child #4 of William B. Harris and Sarah Dodson)

William Marble Harris4 (Wm. B3., Wooten2, Isaac1) was born March 22, 1828, in Fayette County, Illinois. His first wife, Lurana Jane Sears, was born August 12, 1833, in Montgomery County, Illinois, and died December 8, 1892, in Fillmore, Montgomery County, Illinois. She was the daughter of Candace Sears, a sister of John Sears, Sr.; her father was Thomas Jefferson Todd (they were not married). William's second wife, Martha Ellen (Jerdan) Halford, was the daughter of James Jordan and Mary Harris3 (Wooten2, Isaac1). She was the widow of Wooten Whitfield Halford. She was born in May, 1842, in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois. They had no children. William was her third husband. Her first husband was George W. Carlock, and William W. Halford was her second husband. William and Martha Harris had no children

    Children of William M. Harris and Lurana J. Sears:
    1. + Ozias Denton HARRIS   b 25 Jul 1850, Montgomery Co., IL; m Sarah Mahala JERDAN
    2. Herbert Swain HARRIS b 25 Apr 1853, Montgomery Co., IL, d 13 Jul 1879, unm
    3. Saint Hellen HARRIS b 28 Nov 1855, Montgomery Co., IL, d 18 Apr 1861
    4. Parthenia M. HARRIS b 16 Feb 1860, Montgomery Co., IL, d 12 Aug 1919, OK; m 24 Jan 1878, Fayette Co., IL, Silas J. KESSINGER (s/o Josiah KESSINGER and Cynthia Ann BROWN) b 1851 (27-1878), d OK; Parthenia was his 2nd wife; the name of his first wife is not known; lvd Sharon Twp., Fayette Co., IL, when 1880 census taken, lvd Hillsboro Twp., Montgomery Co., IL, when 1910 census taken

      Children:
      1. Ruth A. KESSINGER b Jul 1879 (age 10 mo - 1880)
      2. Martin KESSINGER
      3. Bufford KESSINGER
      4. Mythias KESSINGER
      5. Nettie KESSINGER

    5. Saint Hellen HARRIS b 22 May 1864, Montgomery Co., IL, d 10 Apr 1866
    6. + Euris HARRIS   b 13 Jun 1867, Montgomery Co., IL; m Victoria B. HICKS
    7. Vanilla HARRIS b 16 Feb 1871, Montgomery Co., IL, d 7 May 1941, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, bur Glendale Cem., Montgomery Co., IL; m 27 Dec 1889, Fayette Co., IL, Willis Harris DONALDSON (s/o Samuel J. DONALDSON and Nancy CARTER) b 25 May 1965, IL, d 1937, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; lvd Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL, when 1900 census taken

      Children:
      1. Vivian DONALDSON b Dec 1891, Fayette Co., IL, d and bur in Dakota, Stephenson Co., IL; m Mr. CLATTY
      2. Clarence Warren DONALDSON b Nov 1893, Fayette Co., IL; m Mary Lucile TOWNSLEY (d/o Addison Patfield TOWNSLEY and Cirbia Dowell MACON) b 1893
      3. Roscoe Warren DONALDSON b abt 1895, Fayette Co., IL, d in his teens
      4. Richard B. DONALDSON b Dec 1893, Fayette Co., IL



CHILDREN OF OZIAS D. HARRIS AND SARAH M. JERDAN
(Child #1 of William Marble Harris and Lurana Jane Sears)

Ozias Denton Harris5 (Wm. M4., Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born July 25, 1850, in Montgomery County, Illinois, and died May 20, 1904. He was buried in Davis Cemetery, near Baxter, Henderson County, Texas. He married Sarah Mahala Jerdan, daughter of Alexander Monroe Jerdan4   (Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Anna Jane Prater, on November 2, 1870 in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born April 2, 1849, in Fayette County, Illinois, and died May 26, 1920, and was buried in Harris Cemetery, in Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. + Nevada HARRIS   b 1 Sep 1871; m Joseph Green STOKES; m 2nd Joseph MILLER
    2. Arna Ardean HARRIS b 29 Jan 1874, Fayette Co., IL, d 17 Jan 1948, Fayette Co., IL, bur Bolt Cem., Fayette Co., IL; m 17 Mar 1901, Fayette Co., IL, Mattie Catherine BOLT (d/o Abraham BOLT and Virginia BUCHANAN) b 13 Nov 1869, Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL, d 13 Nov 1947, Fayette Co., IL
    3. Arada Isada HARRIS b 27 Sep 1875, Fayette Co., IL, d 1875
    4. Oscar Eugene HARRIS b 11 Apr 1877, Fayette Co., IL; m Anna CALLEY (d from childbirth)

      Child:
      1. Sarah Elizabeth Harris b near Athens, Henderson Co., TX

    5. Everett Evens HARRIS b 24 Feb 1879, Fayette Co., IL, d 1 Apr 1882, bur Harris Cem., Fayette Co., IL
    6. Elta Celesta HARRIS b 2 Nov 1880, Fayette Co., IL, d 12 Apr 1882, bur Harris Cem., Fayette Co., IL
    7. Arizona Lurough HARRIS b 12 Sep 1883, Fayette Co., IL, d 20 May 1916; m Jesse WILKENSON in TX, had 6 children; lvd nr Athens, Henderson Co., TX
    8. Chalmer Denton HARRIS b 24 Jun 1885, Fayette Co., IL, d 30 Oct 1885
    9. + Erna Stewart HARRIS   b 11 Feb 1889; m Lula Annie BEARDEN


CHILDREN OF NEVADA HARRIS AND JOSEPH GREEN STOKES
(Child #1 of Ozias D. Harris and Sarah M. Jerden)

Nevada Harris6 (Ozias D.5, Wm. M.4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born September 1, 1871 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died May 28, 1952. She married Joseph Green Stokes, son of John Milton Stokes and Elizabeth Fleet, on January 26, 1890 in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born August 14, 1867 in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois, and died October 11, 1904. After Joseph's death, she married Joseph Miller. He died in 1922.

    Children:
    1. Lurana Jane STOKES b 16 May 1891, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m 1st 24 May 1913, Jerry Simpson OWENS, b 23 Dec 1893, Fillmore, Montgomery Co., IL, d 14 May 1933, bur Glendale Cem., Fillmore, Montgomery Co., IL; m 2nd 6 Nov 1946, Nova Andrew HICKS [s/o Ellison M. HICKS and Martha E. SEARS5 (Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1)] b 11 Jul 1889, Fayette Co., IL; children listed under his name in this part, Ch. 7.1, Descendants of Frances Jane Harris
    2. Bertha Wyoming STOKES b 22 Nov 1892, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL, d 15 Jan 1893
    3. Ida Cledeth STOKES b 27 Oct 1893, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL
    4. James Madison STOKES b 10 Sep 1895, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m 21 Jun 1913, Fayette Co., IL, Clara TACKETT (d/o Lawson Douglas TACKETT and Martha FISHEL), b 11 Aug 1892, Centerton, Morgan Co., IN

      Children:
      1. Joseph Marion STOKES b 4 Mar 1914, Vera, Fayette Co., IL; m 17 Jun 1937, Beulah HARRIS
      2. Earl Douglas STOKES b 22 Mar 1916, Browntown, Fayette Co., IL; m 20 May 1943, Paulie Esther OWEN
      3. Burl Raymond STOKES b 1 Jan 1920, Browntown, Fayette Co., IL; m 13 Sep 1941, Vivian Virginia VARO
      4. James Madison STOKES b 4 Aug 1922, Browntown, Fayette Co., IL; m 27 Jul 1946, Renee De SCHRYVER
      5. Patricia Eileen STOKES b 17 Feb 1925, Browntown, Fayette Co., IL; m 17 Dec 1945, James Harold WILKINSON
      6. Laurel Evangeline STOKES b 27 Nov 1927, Ramsey Fayette Co., IL; m 17 Mar 1951, Wallace Randolph LOREY

    5. Dennis Gradon STOKES b and d 30 Dec 1900, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL
    6. + Thelma Georgia STOKES   b 21 Jan 1902; m Arthur Ewen BAUGHER
    7. John Denton STOKES b 8 May 1904, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m 1st Sarah GREEN; m 2nd 19 Sep 1943, Elizabeth CLANTON


CHILDREN OF THELMA GEORGIA STOKES AND ARTHUR EWEN BAUGHER
(Child #6 Lurana Jane Stokes and Andrew Hicks)

Thelma Georgia Stokes7 (Nevada Harris6, Ozias D.5, Wm. M.4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born January 21, 1902 in Bingham, Fayette County, Illinois. She married Arthur Ewen Baugher, son of Albert Newton Baugher and Henrietta Dilly, on March 27, 1921, at Hillsboro, Montgomery County, Illinois. He was born September 13, 1895 at Herrick, Shelby County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. Vada Henrietta BAUGHER b 23 Jan 1922, Hillsboro, Montgomery Co., IL; m 26 Nov 1941, Jerold Lee BANDY
    2. Wilma Maxine BAUGHER b 16 Oct 1923, Hillsboro, Montgomery Co., IL; m 17 May 1942, Fredrick KERSHAW
    3. George Arthur BAUGHER b 9 Aug 1925, Irving, Montgomery Co., IL, d 2 May 1930
    4. Betty Louise BAUGHER b 27 Jul 1929, Irving, Montgomery Co., IL; m 28 Nov 1947, Don William FUNK
    5. Joseph McCoy BAUGHER (liv)
    6. Arthur David BAUGHER (liv)
    7. Martha Roe BAUGHER (liv)


CHILDREN OF ERNA STEWART HARRIS AND LULA ANNIE BEARDEN
(Child #9 of Ozias Denton Harris and Sarah Mahala Jerdan)

Erna Stewart Harris (Ozias D5., Wm. M.4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born February 11, 1889 in Fayette County, Illinois. He married Lula Annie Beardin, daughter of W. J. Beardin and Ida Jackson, on October 24, 1910 in Canton, Van Zandt County, Texas. She was born July 15, 1893 at Malakoff, Henderson County, Texas.

    Children:
    1. Essie Edith HARRIS b 17 Sep 1911, Athens, Henderson Co., TX; m Clyde MELTON
    2. William Denton HARRIS b 8 Aug 1912, Athens, Henderson Co., TX; m Delma COBB
    3. Eddie Lucile HARRIS b 20 May 1914, Athens, Henderson Co., TX
    4. Tillie N. HARRIS b 21 Feb 1918, Athens, Henderson Co., TX; m Otis KANT
    5. Bluford Stewart HARRIS b 27 Feb 1920, Athens, Henderson Co., TX; m Aline COUCH
    6. Euris Tilman HARRIS b 15 Dec 1922, Athens, Henderson Co., TX; m Mable TINER
    7. Iva Jean HARRIS b 22 May 1926, Athens, Henderson Co., TX; m A. J. GRICE


CHILDREN OF EURIS HARRIS AND VICTORIA B. HICKS
(Child #6 of William M. Harris and Lurana Jane Sears)

Euris Harris5 (Wm. M4., Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born June 13, 1867 in Montgomery County, Illinois, and died June 8, 1947. He was buried in Olive Hill Cemetery, Coffeen, Montgomery County, Illinois. He married Victoria B. Hicks, daughter of Eli and Malinda Hicks, on July 11, 1889. She was born May 24, 1862 in Hardeman County, Tennessee. She died on December 31, 1931 in Montgomery County, Illinois, and was buried in Coffeen Cemetery there.

    Children:
    1. Ruby Mildred HARRIS b 26 Oct 1890, St. Louis, MO, d 28 Oct 1959
      FORMER EIU TEACHER DIES

      Charleston, (Coles County, IL) Oct 28 1959: "Miss Ruby Harris, 69, long time member of the geography department at Eastern Illinois University died in Community Hospital here today. Miss Harris graduated from Eastern in 1912. She joined the staff in 1923 and taught in the geography department until her retirement June 1 1956. She was acting head of the department from 1942 to 1946.

      "The body will be taken to Coffeen (Montgomery Co, IL). Miss Harris was born 26 Oct 1890 in St. Louis, MO. Her parents were Euris and Victoria Harris. She is survived by a brother, Frank C. Harris, Bridgeport, W. VA."

    2. Frank C. HARRIS b May 1896, St. Louis, MO


Research sources are listed in the Appendix

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Ch 6 - Benjamin   |   Ch 7 - William B.   |   Ch 7.1 - Frances Jane   |   Ch 7.1.2 - Cynthia F. Sears   |   Ch 7.3 - Thomas D.
Ch 7.4 - William Marble   |   Ch 7.6 - Mary A.   |   Ch 7.7 - Benjamin A.   |   Ch 7.8 - Elizabeth M.   |   Ch 7.11 - Mahala E.
Ch 8 - Catherine   |   Ch 8.1 - Alfred R. Hicks   |   Ch 8.2 - Mary A. Hicks   |   Ch 8.3 - Mahala Hicks   |   Ch 8.4 - Martha J. Hicks
Ch 8.5 - James J. Hicks   |   Ch 8.6 - William B. Hicks   |   Ch 8.7 - Catherine Hicks   |   Ch 8.8 - Frances Hicks   |   Ch 9 - Mary

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