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Jerry F. Harris (1830 TN-1903 TX)

Jerry F. Harris (1830 TN-1903 TX)

Posted: 6 Nov 2010 7:38PM GMT
Classification: Query
Jerry Frranklin Harris was born 28 mar 1830 in McMinn? Co, TN and died 11 sep 1903 in Comanche Co, TX. He married Sarah Jane Moore (15 Apr 1832 ??-18 dec 1906 in Comanche Co, TX) The marriage was 10 Aug 1831 in AL, GA or SC. Her place of birth varies in different US Census. Can anyone help me identify the parents of either Jerry or Sara Harris. He is my Great grandfather. Please contact me direct at: Lobo50@verizon.net.

Re: Jerry F. Harris (1830 TN-1903 TX)

Posted: 25 Jan 2011 4:48AM GMT
Classification: Query


Sarah Jane Moore born April 1832 and Jerry Franklin Harris born TN March 1830 McMinn Co TN married 10 Aug 1851 (1880 and 1900 census say she was born in SC)

Eight Harris children born of this marriage 7 surviving as of June 1900

This may be a starting point -

05 Oct 1850 Chattooga or Chattanooga Valley, Walker Co GA very northwest Georgia county bordering TN and east of the Alabama border, formed 12/18/1833 from Murray county
#1270
John Moore 48 born SC 1802
Elizabeth Moore 46 born SC 1804
Wm D? Moore 22 born GA 1828
Sarah J Moore 18 born GA 1832
#1274
Wm Harris 34 SC
Mary A Harris 29 AL
Melvin C Harris 08 GA
Martha A Harris 06 GA
Albert M Harris 04 GA
John M Harris 02 GA
John Harris 64 SC 1786
Jeremiah Harris 20 TN

Charles S Moore 1824 - 1826 SC wife July/Julia A Moore 1833 -1834 GA lived "Chat Valley" 1850, lived Franklin Co AL 1860 son Madison H b. GA 1852 and David M 1856 GA. Post Office: Mountain Spring in 1860

1860; Census Place: District 8, Walker, Georgia; Roll: M653_139; Page: 773; Image: 236; Family History Library Film: 803139. Post Office Rock Spring
John Moore 59 SC
Elizabeth Moore 58 SC

1860; Census Place: District 8, Walker, Georgia; Roll: M653_139; Page: 770; Image: 233; Family History Library Film: 803139. Post Office: Rock Spring
Wm Harriss 43
Mary A Harriss 39
Melvill C Harriss 17
Martha A Harriss 15
Albert M Harriss 13
John M Harriss 11
Manda E Harriss 9
William B Harriss 7
James S Harriss 6
Mary C Harriss 4
Elbert F Harriss 1


1st known was Margaret Harris PARKER ROBINSON, widow, 15 Apr 1856 AL - 08 Jan 1928 Comanche Co father Harris born AL mother Moore born GA Mrs. C A Herring, Eastland TX informant.

2. Sarah Emaline Harris CAMP 20 Nov 1859 AL - 09 Aug 1936 Fort Worth at residence 808 Flint St, lived in Fort Worth 12 yrs buried Park Lawn Cemetery Fort Worth Roy Camp 4104 Hemphill informant. Sarah Harris married 08 Dec 1878 Comanche Co Caswell Jordan Camp 24 Jan 1852 Panola Co TX - 14 Nov 1918 Cleburne, Johnson Co, son of John Camp and Emma/Emily Lacy, Baptist minister, Mrs. J J Castelis? informant.

3. Ruth J Harris 1860 - 1862 Alabama

4. Martha A Harris LANE 1862 - 1864 Alabama

5. Martin Vanburen Harris 1858 Alabama - 1931 Harris Co TX

6. William Franklin Napoleon Harris 07 Aug 1868 GA or AL died 24 Jan 1951 San Angelo says Sarah J Moore was from Alabama per McIntyre Family tree born Lamar Co AL married Della Roxanna Miller 30 Aug 1888 Comanche Co

7. Cornelia A Harris HERRING 20 May 1870 GA died 22 Sept 1941 Eastland, Eastland Co TX father born TN mother born SC A E Herring informant buried Eastland TX married John M Herring.

8. Francis H Harris born Texas Apr 1872 lived next to parents 1900 married 1896 said father born TN mother SC
Marilla F Harris Sept 1877 MS
Dovie E Harris 1898
Evie Harris Mar 1900


1880 Comanche Co TX
C Benjamin Parker 25 MS 1855 - Benjamin Perry? Parker
E Margaret HARRIS Parker 25 AL 1855 said parents born AL - Margaret Eugenia "Maggie" Harris
A Richard Parker 03 TX - Richard A Parker 1877 - 22 May 1970 Teague, Freestone Co
Violet Mazeppa Parker CRAFT 08 June 1879 Dublin TX - 08 Jan 1964 Teague Freestone Co buried Jewett, Leon Co
(Dora Belle Parker PORTER 1882 - 1973 Teague, Freestone, TX)
V Martin Harris 22 AL Feb 1858 bro in law single; Martin VanBuren Harris died in Houston 10 May 1931
J Rutha Harris 19 AL 1861 sister in law single

1880; Census Place: , Comanche, Texas; Roll: 1297; Family History Film: 1255297; Page: 61B; Enumeration District: 28; .
J Pleasant Lane 25 AR Sept 1856 TN TN married 1879
Martha A "Mattie" HARRIS Lane 18 AL 1862 TN GA wife; 1900 census says she was bron Feb 1864 AL, bore 9 children, 6 living in 1900, Leona Myrtle Lane Green 1884 - 1974 Terrell, Kaufman Co, Rufus Martin 1886 - 1963, Edna, Elma, Grace and Asie Lane
Sarah Camp 20 1860 AL TN GA married white female listed as boarder
Willie Camp 9m born Sept 1879 TX listed as nephew father born TN

Margaret Eugenia Harris 1856 AL
Sarah Emaline Harris 1860 AL
Ruth J Harris 1861 AL
Martha A Harris 1862 AL
Wm F Harris 1868 AL / GA
Cornelia A Harris 1870 GA
Francis H Harris 1872 TX

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