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Ch 1 - Sarah   |   Ch 1.5 - Sarah Green   |   Ch 2 - Ancil Mancil   |   Ch 2.2 - Alfred Greenberry   |   Ch 2.4 - Rebecca Jane
Ch 2.5 - Mary Emiline   |   Ch 2.5.2 - Eliza Jane Haines   |   Ch 2.5.2.6 - Mabel J. Smith   |   Ch 2.5.5 - Zenette Haines
Ch 2.5w - Willy Handcart Co.   |   Ch 2.6 - William Ancil   |   Ch 2.6.1 - Alfred G. H.   |   Ch 2.7 - Zachariah Obadiah
Ch 2.8 - Nancy Angeline   |   Ch 3 - Elizabeth   |   Ch 4 - Benjamin   |   Ch 5 - Zachariah   |   Ch 6 - Lucinda
Ch 7 - Pendleton   |   Ch 8 - Jacob   |   Ch 9 - Susannah   |   Ch 10 - Thomas Wooten   |   Ch 11 - Henry M.

Descendants of Henry M. Harris

Chapter 11 of Part VIII, Descendants of Zachariah Harris

By Garda M. Hodgson

CHILDREN OF HENRY M. HARRIS AND ELIZA (REEVES) MILLER
(Child #11 of Zachariah Harris and Bathsheba Haley)

Henry M. Harris3 (Zach.2, Isaac1) was born in Humphreys County, Tennessee in about 1818; he was age 32 when the Macoupin County, Illinois 1860 census was taken. He was age 11 years when his family moved to Fayette County, Illinois in 1829. He married Eliza (Reeves) Miller, a widow with a four year old daughter, on February 26, 1836 in Montgomery County, Illinois. Eliza was born in Tennessee in about 1815; she was age 35 in 1850. Her daughter, Sarah E. Miller, was age 18 that year. They were living in Fayette County when the 1840 census was taken, in Macoupin County at census time in 1850, and in Taylorville, Christian County, Illinois when census enumerators recorded the family in 1860.

    Children:
    1. Charlotte Melissa HARRIS b 1837 (13-1850) IL; m 20 Sep 1858, Christian Co., IL, Micajah "Casey" DENTON (s/o John DENTON and Thurzy ESTES) b 1839 (11-1850), Fayette Co., IL; he m 2nd 24 Jun 1877, Christian Co., IL, Orena Jane "Jennie" CALDWELL b 1853 (27-1880), Jersey Co., IL; they had two children, 1. (stillborn child) DENTON b 2 Jul 1878 Locust Twp., Christian Co., IL; 3. (daughter) DENTON b 12 Aug 1880 King Twp, Christian Co., IL. Source: Christian Co., IL Birth Records

      Children of Charlotte M. Harris and M. "Casey" Denton:
      1. John H. DENTON b 1859 (age 11 mo - 1860), Christian Co., IL
      2. Caroline DENTON b 1872 (8-1880), Christian Co., IL

    2. Gilbert Newton HARRIS b 1840 (10-1850), IL; m 1st 15 Dec 1861, Christian Co., IL, Lavina (DENTON) STEVENS (d/o John DENTON and Thurzy ESTES) b 1841 (29-1870), IL; she was the widow of Aaron STEVENS, and had a son, David STEVENS, b 1859 (11-1870), IL

      Children of Gilbert N. Harris and Lavina Denton:
      1. Eveline HARRIS b 1868 (2-2870), Christian Co., IL
      2. Gilbert L. HARRIS b 1876, Christian Co., IL; m 28 Dec 1896, Christian Co., IL, Mrs. Margaret GOODMAN
      3. Noah HARRIS b 28 Dec 1879, Taylorville, Christian Co., IL. (Christian Co., births, 7th child)
      4. (daughter) HARRIS b 14 Aug 1881, Taylorville, Christian Co., IL

    3. James A. HARRIS b 1842 (8-1850), IL
    4. Holly Perrin HARRIS b 1844 (6-1850), IL; m 25 Aug 1872, Fayette Co., IL, Mary Jane WHITE b 1851 (29-1880), IL

      Children:
      1. Rosetta HARRIS b 1876 (4-1880), IL
      2. Daisey D. HARRIS b 1878 (2-1880), IL
      3. Lena M. HARRIS b Feb 1880 (age 4 mo 1880), IL

    5. William M. HARRIS b 1848 (2-1850), IL
    6. Wooten M. HARRIS b 1848 (2-1850), IL; m 11 Jul 1872, Christian Co., IL, Mrs. Concerta A. DAVIDSON d 28 Jan 1877 (age 28y 1m 12d), Fayette Co., IL


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Ch 1 - Sarah   |   Ch 1.5 - Sarah Green   |   Ch 2 - Ancil Mancil   |   Ch 2.2 - Alfred Greenberry   |   Ch 2.4 - Rebecca Jane
Ch 2.5 - Mary Emiline   |   Ch 2.5.2 - Eliza Jane Haines   |   Ch 2.5.2.6 - Mabel J. Smith   |   Ch 2.5.5 - Zenette Haines
Ch 2.5w - Willy Handcart Co.   |   Ch 2.6 - William Ancil   |   Ch 2.6.1 - Alfred G. H.   |   Ch 2.7 - Zachariah Obadiah
Ch 2.8 - Nancy Angeline   |   Ch 3 - Elizabeth   |   Ch 4 - Benjamin   |   Ch 5 - Zachariah   |   Ch 6 - Lucinda
Ch 7 - Pendleton   |   Ch 8 - Jacob   |   Ch 9 - Susannah   |   Ch 10 - Thomas Wooten   |   Ch 11 - Henry M.

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