Albert W Harris

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Personal and Family Information

Albert was born on 25 MAR 1859 in Alabama, the son of James Fletcher Harris and Sarah A Walls.

He died on 20 JAN 1892 in Jackson County, Arkansas.

His wife was Martha E Rotenberry, who he married on 16 JAN 1883 in Jackson County, Arkansas. Their four known children were Maude E (1885-1900), Lena (1887-1933), Martha Ellen (1890-1923) and Lula J (1883-1900).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Albert W Harris
(1859-1892)

 

James Fletcher Harris
(1833-1877)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Sarah A Walls
(1836-1899)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth25 MAR 1859
Place: Alabama
Agency: gravestone
Death20 JAN 1892
Place: Jackson County, Arkansas
Agency: gravestone
BurialJAN 1892
Place: White Church Cemetery
Address: N35° 24.198' W91° 17.303' Woodruff County, 3 miles west of Tupelo
Agency: gravestone with wife Martha E
Cemetery Record of Woodruff County Arkanasas
Source: Cemetery Record of Woodruff County Arkanasas
Authors: Adelia C Kittrell and Curtis A Houston
Publisher: Reprinted by Woodduff County Historical Society 2006/1992 copywrite 1978

Grav-HarrisAW.JPG
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Notes

Note 1

AW Harris is landowner various places 1917 Breckenridge plat

cemetery index also lists: Jane Harris, b Feb 8, 1868, died Jan 19, 1892 in White Church Cemetery. assume this is sister.

http://files.usgwarchives.net/ar/jackson/bios/jackbio2.txt

Goodspeed's Jackson County, Arkansas Biographies (D-I) Chicago: Goodspeed Publishers, 1890. page 865

Albert Walter Harris, farmer and stock raiser, of Breckinridge Township, was born March 25, 1859, in Alabama.

His parents were Fletcher Harris (born in Alabama, in 1833, died in 1877) and Sallie A. (Walls) Harris, of Alabama (born in 1836, and died January 29, 1889). Our subject was educated in the public schools of Jackson County, Ark. Upon the death of his father, he came into possession of some sixty acres of the old homestead, twenty-five acres of which were cultivated. He now owns 220 acres of land, forty acres cultivated. At one time, in company with his brother, James, he engaged in the mercantile business, erecting a building on the homestead, where they continued six years, moving to Tupelo in 1885, and selling out in 1888.

In 1883 Mr. Harris married Miss Martha Ellen Rotenburg, of Alabama; they have three children: Laura Jane (born in November, 1883), Maud Ethel (born February 11, 1885) and Lena (born May 14, 1887.) Mr. Harris is a Democrat, public-spirited and progressive, taking an active interest in things educational, social and religious.

Sources

  1. Cemetery Record of Woodruff County Arkanasas
    Source: Cemetery Record of Woodruff County Arkanasas
    Authors: Adelia C Kittrell and Curtis A Houston
    Publisher: Reprinted by Woodduff County Historical Society 2006/1992 copywrite 1978