John Rodes Sr.1,2

M, #86101, b. 1697, d. 1775
Last Edited18 Nov 2018
     John Rodes Sr. was born in 1697.3 He married Mary Crawford in 1723.1,4,3
John Rodes Sr. died in 1775 at Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA.3
     John Rodes Sr. lived at St. Martin's Parish, Louisa Co., Virginia, USA.3

John Rodes Sr. lived in 1749 at Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA; per Miller [1907:275]: "...he came to Albemarle in 1749 and in that year bought from James Armor 400 acres of land on the North Fork of Rockfish and in the conveyance was described as of St. Martin's parish, Louisa Co."3

Family

Mary Crawford b. 1703, d. 1794
Children

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 18 November 2018), memorial page for John Rodes, II (1729–1810), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131215379, citing Midway Farm Cemetery, Millington, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Brian Gallagher (contributor 47661632) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/131215379/john-rodes. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  3. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 275. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  4. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 270.
  5. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 276.

Mary Crawford1

F, #86102, b. 1703, d. 1794
Last Edited18 Nov 2018
     Mary Crawford was born in 1703; birthdate from inscription on stone at son John Jr.'s grave.2 She married John Rodes Sr. in 1723.1,3,4
Mary Crawford died in 1794; death date from inscription on stone at son John Jr.'s grave.2

Family

John Rodes Sr. b. 1697, d. 1775
Children

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 18 November 2018), memorial page for John Rodes, II (1729–1810), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131215379, citing Midway Farm Cemetery, Millington, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Brian Gallagher (contributor 47661632) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/131215379/john-rodes. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  3. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 270. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  4. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 275.
  5. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 276.

Anna Harris1

F, #86103, b. 31 March 1724
FatherMaj. Robert Overton Harris Sr.1,2 b. c 1698, d. bt 18 Jun 1765 - 8 Aug 1765
MotherMourning Glenn1,2 b. 1702, d. 8 May 1775
Last Edited20 Nov 2018
     Anna Harris was born on 31 March 1724;
This article listsinformation from the Bible record of Maj. Robert Harris ... first printed by Gideon Harris in his "Harris Genealogy."
Ancestry.com - Alabama, Surname Files Expanded, 1702–1981
     Name:     Anna Harris
     Gender:     Female
     Birth Date:     31 Mar 1724
     Spouse:     
     Source Citation: Alabama Department of Archives and History; Montgomery, AL; Alabama Surname Files; Box or Film Number: M85.0125
     Source Information: Ancestry.com. Alabama, Surname Files Expanded, 1702–1981 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.
     Original data: Alabama Department of Archives and History. Public Information Subject Files—Surname files, 1901-1984 available via microfilm in reference, SG002624-2652 and 13361-13362, containing the materials added from 1984-2005. Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama.3 She married John Dabney, son of Cornelius (II) Dabney Sr. and Unknown (?), in 1748 at Hanover Co., Virginia, USA; His 1st wife.1,4,2,5,3
     Anna Harris was a mentioned with William Claiborne Harris and Temperance Overton; Harris Family descendancy seen on Robin's Witman & Boone Ofrenda family tree on Ancestry.com. This document cites no sources.2

Anna Harris and John Dabney lived after 1748 at Hanover Co., Virginia, USA.6

Anna Harris lived in 1773 at Bedford Co., Virginia, USA.6

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Harris Family descendancy seen on Ancestry.com on 16 Nov 2018 at: https://www.ancestry.com/mediaui-viewer/collection/1030/tree/2409695/person/-347136493/media/a9b6ff6b-3169-44fa-a0e3-84dc15546a51?_phsrc=OQU3162&usePUBJs=true. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Family Trees.
  3. [S2354] Ancestry.Com Web Site, online http://search.ancestry.com/, AL surname file seen on Ancestry.com on 20 Nov 2018 at:
    Info: https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=OQU3177&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=alabamasurnameawap&gsfn=Anna&gsln=Harris&gsfn_x=1&gsln_x=NP_NN_NS&mssng=John&mssns=Dabney&new=1&rank=1&redir=false&uidh=v51&gss=angs-d&pcat=33&fh=1&h=175124&recoff=&ml_rpos=2
    Image: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/61266/41904_539783-01409?pid=175124&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc%3DOQU3177%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource%26usePUBJs%3Dtrue%26indiv%3D1%26db%3Dalabamasurnameawap%26gsfn%3DAnna%26gsln%3DHarris%26gsfn_x%3D1%26gsln_x%3DNP_NN_NS%26mssng%3DJohn%26mssns%3DDabney%26new%3D1%26rank%3D1%26redir%3Dfalse%26uidh%3Dv51%26gss%3Dangs-d%26pcat%3D33%26fh%3D1%26h%3D175124%26recoff%3D%26ml_rpos%3D2&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=OQU3177&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Web Site.
  4. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 301. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  5. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 18 November 2018), memorial page for John Dabney (1724–1773), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139647431, ; Maintained by gst14 (contributor 47838936) Unknown at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139647431/john-dabney. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  6. [S2354] Ancestry.Com Web Site, online http://search.ancestry.com/, AL surname file seen on Ancestry.com on 20 Nov 2018 at:
    Info: https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=61266&h=175084&ssrc=pt&tid=2409695&pid=230005765410&usePUB=true
    Image: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/61266/41904_539783-01402/175084?backurl=https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/2409695/person/230005765410/facts/citation/762066397817/edit/record
  7. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 302.

John Dabney1

M, #86104, b. 1724, d. 1773
FatherCornelius (II) Dabney Sr.2,3 b. bt 1670 - 1675, d. bt 17 Feb 1764 - 1765
MotherUnknown (?)3 d. b 1713
Last Edited24 Sep 2019
     John Dabney married Margaret Smith; His 2nd wife.2 John Dabney was born in 1724 at Hanover Co., Virginia, USA.4 He married Anna Harris, daughter of Maj. Robert Overton Harris Sr. and Mourning Glenn, in 1748 at Hanover Co., Virginia, USA; His 1st wife.1,2,5,4,6
John Dabney died in 1773 at Hanover Co., Virginia, USA.4
John Dabney was buried in 1773 at Burial location unknown

;
from Find A Grave:
     BIRTH     1724, Hanover County, Virginia, USA
     DEATH     1773 (aged 48–49), Hanover County, Virginia, USA
     Husband of Anna Harris, Married 1748 in Hanover, Virginia
     Family Members
     Parents
      Cornelius Dabney 1675–1765
      Sarah Ann Jennings Dabney 1702–1790
     Siblings
      William Dabney 1722–1767
      Mary Dabney Harris 1726–1757
      Frances Jennings Dabney Maupin 1731–1806
      Anne Dabney Terrell 1735–1825
     BURIAL     Unknown
     Created by: gst14
     Added: 6 Dec 2014
     Find A Grave Memorial 139647431.4
     John Dabney and Anna Harris lived after 1748 at Hanover Co., Virginia, USA.7
In Cornelius (II) Dabney Sr.'s will dated 22 October 1764 at Hanover Co., Virginia, USA, John Dabney was named as executor;
Text of will from Find A Grave memorial page:
     "In the name of God Amen I Cornelius Dabney of St. Paul's Parish in the county of Hanover Being weak in body but sound and disposing mind, as usual thanks be to Almighty God for the Some Considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and to prevent dispute about such worldly Estate as I Shall leave at my death do think it proper to make and ordain this my last will and Testament in manner and form following Imprimus Recommend my Soul into the hands of my great Creator from whom I received it and my body to be buried in humble hopes of a resurrection into eternal life through the merits and mediations of our blessed Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and as to what worldly goods and Estate I am _____ of after my debts are paid, I give and bequeath the same as follows.
     "Item: To my wife Sarah "my featherbed and furniture, two trunks, the black walnut chest, one looking glass, one horse and saddle, two cows and calves, house safe at her disposal; to wife for life, 2 negroes, Jane & Bob, and my river dwelling plantation; after the death of my wife, my son John Dabney may have the land and Bob if pays 45 pounds to my daughters, Elizabeth Maupin, Frances Maupin and Anne Thompson, for said Bob and 45 pounds for my land.
     "Item: I give to my son William Dabney one hundred and fifty acres of land with the Plantation whereon he now lives and four negroes to wit - Judy, Venus, Christopher and Moses, and all my wearing apparel to him and his heirs forever.
     "Item: I give to my son John Dabney one negro man named Will, my Saddle and my Guns to him and his heirs forever.
     "Item: My will and my desire is that the hundred and fifty acres of land and one Negro wench Amany That I intended for my Son Cornelius Dabney, deceased, may be sold and the money arising from Such Sale may be equally divided among all my deceased son's children .
     "My daughters, to equally divide the residue of my estate.
     "My son John Dabney and friend Harry Terrell, executors.
     "October 22, 1764 (signed) Cornelius Dabney
     "Witnesses: John Wingfield, Thomas Wingfield, Cornelius Dabney, Harry Terrell.
     "November 5, 1764 Codicil; 1 shilling to each of my sons-in-law, Christopher Harris, Matthew Brown and William Johnson.
     "Witness John Wingfield, Cornelius Dabney, Harry Terrell.
     "Recorded at Hanover Court February 7, 1765, by oaths John Wingfield and Harry Terrell. John Dabney and Harry Terrell qualified as executors;
     "At A Court of monthly Session held for Hanover County at the Courthouse on Tuesday the 22nd of December 1868. On motion of William Winston Dabney who this day produced in Court a copy of the last will and testament of Cornelius Dabney, deceased. And it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the same is a true copy duly attested by a former Clerk of the Court doth order the same to be recorded. Test: R. O. Doswell, Clerk."8

Family 1

Margaret Smith

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 301. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S4740] Dabney Family of Early Virginia Website, online <https://www.dabney-early-virginia.info/>, Cornelius Dabney, II: https://www.dabney-early-virginia.info/getperson.php?personID=I462&tree=Dabney. Hereinafter cited as Dabney Family of Early Virginia.
  4. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 18 November 2018), memorial page for John Dabney (1724–1773), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139647431, ; Maintained by gst14 (contributor 47838936) Unknown at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139647431/john-dabney. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  5. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Harris Family descendancy seen on Ancestry.com on 16 Nov 2018 at: https://www.ancestry.com/mediaui-viewer/collection/1030/tree/2409695/person/-347136493/media/a9b6ff6b-3169-44fa-a0e3-84dc15546a51?_phsrc=OQU3162&usePUBJs=true. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Family Trees.
  6. [S2354] Ancestry.Com Web Site, online http://search.ancestry.com/, AL surname file seen on Ancestry.com on 20 Nov 2018 at:
    Info: https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=OQU3177&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=alabamasurnameawap&gsfn=Anna&gsln=Harris&gsfn_x=1&gsln_x=NP_NN_NS&mssng=John&mssns=Dabney&new=1&rank=1&redir=false&uidh=v51&gss=angs-d&pcat=33&fh=1&h=175124&recoff=&ml_rpos=2
    Image: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/61266/41904_539783-01409?pid=175124&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc%3DOQU3177%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource%26usePUBJs%3Dtrue%26indiv%3D1%26db%3Dalabamasurnameawap%26gsfn%3DAnna%26gsln%3DHarris%26gsfn_x%3D1%26gsln_x%3DNP_NN_NS%26mssng%3DJohn%26mssns%3DDabney%26new%3D1%26rank%3D1%26redir%3Dfalse%26uidh%3Dv51%26gss%3Dangs-d%26pcat%3D33%26fh%3D1%26h%3D175124%26recoff%3D%26ml_rpos%3D2&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=OQU3177&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Web Site.
  7. [S2354] Ancestry.Com Web Site, online http://search.ancestry.com/, AL surname file seen on Ancestry.com on 20 Nov 2018 at:
    Info: https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=61266&h=175084&ssrc=pt&tid=2409695&pid=230005765410&usePUB=true
    Image: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/61266/41904_539783-01402/175084?backurl=https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/2409695/person/230005765410/facts/citation/762066397817/edit/record
  8. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 23 September 2019), memorial page for Cornelius Dabney (1675–17 Feb 1765), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42781613, ; Maintained by Jeffrey Tull (contributor 47433656) Unknown, at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/42781613/cornelius-dabney
  9. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 302.

Rachel Harris1,2

F, #86105, b. 24 June 1744
FatherMaj. Robert Overton Harris Sr.1,3 b. c 1698, d. bt 18 Jun 1765 - 8 Aug 1765
MotherMourning Glenn1,3 b. 1702, d. 8 May 1775
Last Edited20 Nov 2018
     Rachel Harris married William Dalton.1,3,2 Rachel Harris was born on 24 June 1744 at Virginia, USA;
Ancestry.com - Alabama, Surname Files Expanded, 1702–1981
     Name:     Rachael Harris
     Gender:     Female
     Birth Date:     24 Jun 1744
     Source Citation: Alabama Department of Archives and History; Montgomery, AL; Alabama Surname Files; Box or Film Number: M85.0125
     Source Information: Ancestry.com. Alabama, Surname Files Expanded, 1702–1981 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.
     Original data: Alabama Department of Archives and History. Public Information Subject Files—Surname files, 1901-1984 available via microfilm in reference, SG002624-2652 and 13361-13362, containing the materials added from 1984-2005. Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama.2

Family

William Dalton

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S2354] Ancestry.Com Web Site, online http://search.ancestry.com/, AL surname file seen on Ancestry.com on 20 Nov 2018 at:
    Info: https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=OQU3182&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=alabamasurnameawap&gsfn=Rachael&gsln=Harris&gsfn_x=1&gsln_x=NP_NN_NS&mssng=William&mssns=Dalton&new=1&rank=1&redir=false&uidh=v51&gss=angs-d&pcat=33&fh=0&h=175044&recoff=&ml_rpos=1
    Image: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/61266/41904_539783-01401?pid=175043&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc%3DOQU3180%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource%26usePUBJs%3Dtrue%26indiv%3D1%26db%3Dalabamasurnameawap%26gsfn%3DRobert%26gsln%3DHarris%26gsfn_x%3D1%26gsln_x%3DNP_NN_NS%26msbdy%3D1741%26new%3D1%26rank%3D1%26redir%3Dfalse%26uidh%3Dv51%26gss%3Dangs-d%26pcat%3D33%26fh%3D0%26h%3D175043%26recoff%3D%26ml_rpos%3D1&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=OQU3180&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Web Site.
  3. [S4384] Rev. Edgar Woods, Albemarle County in Virginia: Giving Some Account of What It Was Ny Nature, Of What It Was Made By Man, and Of Some Of The Men Who Made It (Charlottesville, VA: The Michie Company, Printers, 1901), p. 221. Hereinafter cited as Woods [1901] Albemarle Co VA.

Dabney Harris1

M, #86107, b. 15 December 1745, d. 27 August 1810
FatherChristopher Overton Harris Sr.1,2,3 b. 17 Feb 1725, d. bt 20 Feb 1794 - 4 Mar 1794
MotherMary Dabney1,2,4 b. 25 Dec 1726, d. Jun 1757
Last Edited17 Nov 2018
     Dabney Harris was born on 15 December 1745 at Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA.5 He married Mary (?) before 1766; According to their Find A Grave memorials their oldest child listed, Benjamin, was born in 1766.6,5
Dabney Harris died on 27 August 1810 at Washington Co., Virginia, USA, at age 64.5
Dabney Harris was buried after 27 August 1810 at Burial location unknown

;
from Find A Grave:
     BIRTH     15 Dec 1745, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
     DEATH     27 Aug 1810 (aged 64), Washington County, Virginia, USA
     Family Members
     Parents
      Christopher Overton Harris 1725–1794
      Mary Dabney Harris 1726–1757
     Spouse
      Mary MNU Harris 1745–1822
     Siblings
      Sarah Harris Martin 1742–1796
      Robert Harris 1749–1833
      Mourning Harris Jones 1754–1814
      Christopher Harris 1755–1841
      Mary Harris Jones 1757–1812
     Half Siblings
      Jane Lucy Harris Gentry 1763–1821
      John Harris 1765–1810
      Overton Harris 1782–1827
     Children
      Benjamin Harris 1766–1815
      Christopher Harris 1772–1834
      Isabella Harris Music 1784–1875
     BURIAL     Body lost or destroyed
     Created by: Ellen West-Radford
     Added: 9 Jan 2015
     Find A Grave Memorial 14110532.5
     Dabney Harris
per White [1916:455]: "...of Surry County, North Carolina."1

Reference: For more information on the children of Dabney and Mary (LNU) HARRIS, see their Find A Grave memorials.5,6


Dabney Harris witnessed the will of William Blackwell on 23 November 1774 at Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA; Transcription of will seen on US Gen Web archives: Virginia - Albemarle County: "BLACKWELL Misc. Wills"
     "Albemarle Co., VA
     "Miscellaneous Wills
     "In the name of God, Amen, I William Blackwell of Albemarle County being sick and weak in body, but of sound and perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto almighty God calling unto the mortality of my body, knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament, that is to lay princepally and first of all, I give and recommend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it and my body I recommend to the Earth to be buried in decent Christian burial, and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life, I give, demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form.
     First I give and bequeath unto Sarah, my dear beloved wife all my estate both real and personal, serving her widowhood, then my desire is, that it shall be equally divided among my children that is alive.
     "I do appoint my wife and my son Armistead and William Blackwell to be my full and sole executors of this my last will and testament. I do hereby revoke and annul and make void all former wills and testaments made. In witness whereof I the said William Blackwell hath set my hand and seal this 23rd day of November, 1774.
     Dabney Harris
     Phillip Thurman William Blackwell
     James Gardner (seal)
     At Albemarle March Court 1775
     This will was presented to Court and proved by the oath of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded and upon the motion of Sarah, Armistead and William Blackwell, executors therein named
     Albemarle County Will Book 2 page 322."7,8
In Christopher Overton Harris Sr.'s will dated 20 February 1794 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, Dabney Harris was named as an heir; Text of will from Miller [1907:277-8]:
     "In the name of God, Amen. I Christopher Harris being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God, tho weak in body, yet of perfect understanding and memory, do constitute this my last will and testament, and desire it should be received as such.
     "Imprimis: That I will and desire that my first children, viz: Dabney Harris, Sarah Martin, Robert Harris, Mourning Jones, Christopher Harris and Mary Jones should have the follow negroes, (excepting thirty pounds out of my son, Dabney's legacy, which is to be paid by the executors of this part of my will for the use and benefit of my wife and other children) viz: Ritter and her children, pomp, Moses, Alice, George, Betty, Lucy and Deephy, the above negroes, to be divided agreeable to Cornelius Dabney, Sr.
     "I will and I do appoint Foster Jones and Christopher Harris as executors of the above part of this will, and as to the balance of my estate, I direct that just my debts shall be paid out of what money I have by, or is owing to me.
     "The house where I live I direct shall be furnished, which, together with the tract of land whereon I live I leave to my dear and loving wife during her life and at her death to my son Overton Harris.
     "As to the balance of my negroes, David, Cato, Fanny , Stephen and Eady, together with my house hold furniture, stock of every kind and plantation utensils I desire that my wife may have the whole benefit of them during her life or widow-hood, and if she should marry the whole to be sold, and equally divided amongst her and her children. As to my lands on Muddy Creek, I will and bequeath them as follows: The Drowning Creek tract of land I will and bequeath to my son, John Harris. The Sycamore Spring tract to my son, Benjamin Harris. The tract on which my son William has built to my son, William Harris, and the tract called the Holly Tract to my son, Barnabas Harris. And my lands in Albemarle County, together with the stock that is thereon, I direct shall be sold and that my sons James and Samuel Harris, shall receive of the money as much as Colonel John Miller and Robert Rodes shall judge the land to be worth that I willed to my other sons, viz: to be made equal to them.
     "As to my three daughters, viz: Jane Gentry, Margaret Harris and Isabel Harris, my will and desire is that jean Gentry should receive ten pounds, and Margaret and Isabel Harris to have fifty pounds apiece out of the balance of what my Albemarle land, and the profits arising from that place, and if that should not be sufficient that it shall be made up to them out of any personal estate that my wife and executors after mentioned shall think best.
     "As to my lands on Licking waters my will is that if they are obtained it should be equally divided amounts my last set of children.
     "And I do appoint my dear and loving wife, with John Sappington and John Harris to execute that part of my will that respects my wife and her children.
     "As witness my hand and seal this twentieth day of February, on thousand and seven hundred and ninety four.
     "Christopher Harris. (Seal)
     "Witness: Hartly Sappington, Richard Sappington, Joseph Wells."9

Dabney Harris lived on 5 May 1795 at Surry Co., North Carolina, USA.2

Family

Mary (?) b. 1745, d. 1822

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 278. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Christopher Overton Harris, Sr (17 Feb 1725–14 Mar 1794), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7943266, citing Overton Harris Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Ellen West-Radford (contributor 46806264) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7943266/christopher-overton-harris. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  4. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Mary Dabney Harris (25 Dec 1726–Jun 1757), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139400236, citing Fork Episcopal Church Cemetery, Doswell, Hanover County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Ellen West-Radford (contributor 46806264) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139400236/mary-harris
  5. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Dabney Harris (15 Dec 1745–27 Aug 1810), Find A Grave Memorial no. 141105320, ; Maintained by Ellen West-Radford (contributor 46806264) Body lost or destroyed at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/141105320/dabney-harris
  6. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Mary MNU Harris (1745–1822), Find A Grave Memorial no. 141105770, citing Old Fishing Creek Cemetery, Pulaski County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Ellen West-Radford (contributor 46806264) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/141105770/mary-harris
  7. [S1022] RootsWeb An Ancestry.com Community, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Transcription of will seen on Rootsweb-Ancestry on 2 April 2018 at: https://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=waltnkimsnuggle&id=P8891. Hereinafter cited as RootsWeb - Ancestry.
  8. [S2874] USGenWeb Archives, online http://files.usgwarchives.net/, http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/albemarle/wills/miscwil01.txt. Hereinafter cited as USGenWeb Archives.
  9. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 277-8.

Sarah Harris1

F, #86108, b. 11 June 1742, d. 5 July 1796
FatherChristopher Overton Harris Sr.1,2,3 b. 17 Feb 1725, d. bt 20 Feb 1794 - 4 Mar 1794
MotherMary Dabney1,2,4 b. 25 Dec 1726, d. Jun 1757
Last Edited17 Nov 2018
     Sarah Harris was born on 11 June 1742 at Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA.5 She married James Thomas Martin before 1762; See Miller [1907:280-5] for more information on the descendants of James and Sarah (Harris) Martin. According to her Find A Grave memorial, their oldest child listed, Mary, was born in 1762.1,6,5
Sarah Harris died on 5 July 1796 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, at age 54.5
Sarah Harris was buried after 5 July 1796 at Burial location unknown

;
from Find A Grave:
     BIRTH     11 Jun 1742, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
     DEATH     5 Jul 1796 (aged 54), Madison County, Kentucky, USA
     Family Members
     Parents
      Christopher Overton Harris 1725–1794
      Mary Dabney Harris 1726–1757
     Spouse
      James Thomas Martin 1730–1799
     Siblings
      Dabney Harris 1745–1810
      Robert Harris 1749–1833
      Mourning Harris Jones 1754–1814
      Christopher Harris 1755–1841
      Mary Harris Jones 1757–1812
     Half Siblings
      Jane Lucy Harris Gentry 1763–1821
      John Harris 1765–1810
      Overton Harris 1782–1827
     Children
      Mary Martin Proffitt 1762–1839
      Azariah Martin 1764–1834
      Obediah Martin 1770–1822
      James Martin 1772–1792
      Hudson Martin 1774–1830
      Tyree Harris Martin 1774–1849
      Robert Martin 1776–1855
     BURIAL     Unknown
     Created by: gst14
     Added: 26 Nov 2014
     Find A Grave Memorial 139273893.5
     Reference: For more information on the children of James and Sarah (HARRIS) MARTIN, see their Find A Grave memorials.5,7

In Christopher Overton Harris Sr.'s will dated 20 February 1794 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, Sarah Harris was named as an heir; Text of will from Miller [1907:277-8]:
     "In the name of God, Amen. I Christopher Harris being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God, tho weak in body, yet of perfect understanding and memory, do constitute this my last will and testament, and desire it should be received as such.
     "Imprimis: That I will and desire that my first children, viz: Dabney Harris, Sarah Martin, Robert Harris, Mourning Jones, Christopher Harris and Mary Jones should have the follow negroes, (excepting thirty pounds out of my son, Dabney's legacy, which is to be paid by the executors of this part of my will for the use and benefit of my wife and other children) viz: Ritter and her children, pomp, Moses, Alice, George, Betty, Lucy and Deephy, the above negroes, to be divided agreeable to Cornelius Dabney, Sr.
     "I will and I do appoint Foster Jones and Christopher Harris as executors of the above part of this will, and as to the balance of my estate, I direct that just my debts shall be paid out of what money I have by, or is owing to me.
     "The house where I live I direct shall be furnished, which, together with the tract of land whereon I live I leave to my dear and loving wife during her life and at her death to my son Overton Harris.
     "As to the balance of my negroes, David, Cato, Fanny , Stephen and Eady, together with my house hold furniture, stock of every kind and plantation utensils I desire that my wife may have the whole benefit of them during her life or widow-hood, and if she should marry the whole to be sold, and equally divided amongst her and her children. As to my lands on Muddy Creek, I will and bequeath them as follows: The Drowning Creek tract of land I will and bequeath to my son, John Harris. The Sycamore Spring tract to my son, Benjamin Harris. The tract on which my son William has built to my son, William Harris, and the tract called the Holly Tract to my son, Barnabas Harris. And my lands in Albemarle County, together with the stock that is thereon, I direct shall be sold and that my sons James and Samuel Harris, shall receive of the money as much as Colonel John Miller and Robert Rodes shall judge the land to be worth that I willed to my other sons, viz: to be made equal to them.
     "As to my three daughters, viz: Jane Gentry, Margaret Harris and Isabel Harris, my will and desire is that jean Gentry should receive ten pounds, and Margaret and Isabel Harris to have fifty pounds apiece out of the balance of what my Albemarle land, and the profits arising from that place, and if that should not be sufficient that it shall be made up to them out of any personal estate that my wife and executors after mentioned shall think best.
     "As to my lands on Licking waters my will is that if they are obtained it should be equally divided amounts my last set of children.
     "And I do appoint my dear and loving wife, with John Sappington and John Harris to execute that part of my will that respects my wife and her children.
     "As witness my hand and seal this twentieth day of February, on thousand and seven hundred and ninety four.
     "Christopher Harris. (Seal)
     "Witness: Hartly Sappington, Richard Sappington, Joseph Wells."8

Family

James Thomas Martin b. 1 May 1730, d. b 5 Mar 1799

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 279. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Christopher Overton Harris, Sr (17 Feb 1725–14 Mar 1794), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7943266, citing Overton Harris Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Ellen West-Radford (contributor 46806264) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7943266/christopher-overton-harris. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  4. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Mary Dabney Harris (25 Dec 1726–Jun 1757), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139400236, citing Fork Episcopal Church Cemetery, Doswell, Hanover County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Ellen West-Radford (contributor 46806264) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139400236/mary-harris
  5. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Sarah Harris Martin (11 Jun 1742–5 Jul 1796), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139273893, ; Maintained by gst14 (contributor 47838936) Unknown at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139273893/sarah-martin
  6. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 279, 280-5.
  7. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for James Thomas Martin (1 May 1730–5 Mar 1799), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139273835, ; Maintained by gst14 (contributor 47838936) Unknown at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139273835/james-thomas-martin
  8. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 277-8.

James Thomas Martin1,2

M, #86109, b. 1 May 1730, d. before 5 March 1799
Last Edited17 Nov 2018
     James Thomas Martin was born on 1 May 1730 at Goochland Co., Virginia, USA.2 He married Sarah Harris, daughter of Christopher Overton Harris Sr. and Mary Dabney, before 1762; See Miller [1907:280-5] for more information on the descendants of James and Sarah (Harris) Martin. According to her Find A Grave memorial, their oldest child listed, Mary, was born in 1762.1,3,4
James Thomas Martin was buried before 5 March 1799 at Burial location unknown

;
from Find A Grave:
     BIRTH     1 May 1730, Goochland County, Virginia, USA
     DEATH     5 Mar 1799 (aged 68), Madison County, Kentucky, USA
     Husband of Rachel Harris and Mary Sarah Harris
     Family Members
     Parents
      James Martin 1699–1775
      Elizabeth Crawford Martin 1700–1771
     Spouse
      Sarah Harris Martin 1742–1796
     Siblings
      John Martin 1724 – unknown
      Sarah Martin Lewis 1726–1793
      William Martin 1727–1780
      Elizabeth Martin Anthony 1732–1816
      David Martin 1734–1779
      Obediah Martin 1738–1766
      Stephen Martin 1743–1800
      Azariah Crawford Martin 1751–1824
     Children
      Mary Martin Proffitt 1762–1839
      Azariah Martin 1764–1834
      Obediah Martin 1770–1822
      James Martin 1772–1792
      Hudson Martin 1774–1830
      Tyree Harris Martin 1774–1849
      Robert Martin 1776–1855
     BURIAL     Unknown
     Created by: gst14
     Added: 26 Nov 2014
     Find A Grave Memorial 139273835.2
James Thomas Martin died before 5 March 1799 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA.5,2

His estate was probated on 5 March 1799 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA.5

     Reference: For more information on the children of James and Sarah (HARRIS) MARTIN, see their Find A Grave memorials.4,2


James Thomas Martin left a will on 5 July 1796; Miller [1907:280] cites Will Book A. Page 192.5

Family

Sarah Harris b. 11 Jun 1742, d. 5 Jul 1796

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for James Thomas Martin (1 May 1730–5 Mar 1799), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139273835, ; Maintained by gst14 (contributor 47838936) Unknown at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139273835/james-thomas-martin. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  3. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), pp. 279, 280-5. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  4. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Sarah Harris Martin (11 Jun 1742–5 Jul 1796), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139273893, ; Maintained by gst14 (contributor 47838936) Unknown at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139273893/sarah-martin
  5. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 280.

Robert Harris1

M, #86110, b. 24 August 1749, d. 13 November 1833
FatherChristopher Overton Harris Sr.1,2,3 b. 17 Feb 1725, d. bt 20 Feb 1794 - 4 Mar 1794
MotherMary Dabney1,2,4 b. 25 Dec 1726, d. Jun 1757
Last Edited17 Nov 2018
     Robert Harris was born on 24 August 1749 at Hanover Co., Virginia, USA.5,6 He married Nancy Grubbs, daughter of William Grubbs, in 1769 at Virginia, USA; See Miller [1907:280-5] for more information on the descendants of Robert and Nancy (Grubbs) Harris.1,7,6
Robert Harris died on 13 November 1833 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, at age 84.6
Robert Harris was buried after 13 November 1833 at George Bonne Cemetery, Richmond, Madison Co., Kentucky, USA,

;
from Find A Grave:
     BIRTH     24 Aug 1749, Hanover County, Virginia, USA
     DEATH     18 Nov 1833 (aged 84), Madison County, Kentucky, USA
     Husband of Nancy Grubbs. Married 1769 in Albemarle, Virginia
     Family Members
     Parents
      Christopher Overton Harris 1725–1794
      Mary Dabney Harris 1726–1757
     Spouse
      Nancy Grubbs Harris 1749–1835 (m. 1769)
     Siblings
      Sarah Harris Martin 1742–1796
      Dabney Harris 1745–1810
      Mourning Harris Jones 1754–1814
      Christopher Harris 1755–1841
      Mary Harris Jones 1757–1812
     Half Siblings
      Jane Lucy Harris Gentry 1763–1821
      John Harris 1765–1810
      Overton Harris 1782–1827
     Children
      Elizabeth Harris Berry 1782–1838
      Tyre Harris 1782–1862
      Nancy Harris Stone 1787–1844
     BURIAL     George Boone Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA
     Maintained by: Find A Grave
     Originally Created by: gst14
     Added: 30 Nov 2014
     Find A Grave Memorial 139400301.6
     Reference: For more information on the children of Robert and Nancy (GRUBBS) HARRIS, see their Find A Grave memorials.8,6

In Christopher Overton Harris Sr.'s will dated 20 February 1794 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, Robert Harris was named as an heir; Text of will from Miller [1907:277-8]:
     "In the name of God, Amen. I Christopher Harris being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God, tho weak in body, yet of perfect understanding and memory, do constitute this my last will and testament, and desire it should be received as such.
     "Imprimis: That I will and desire that my first children, viz: Dabney Harris, Sarah Martin, Robert Harris, Mourning Jones, Christopher Harris and Mary Jones should have the follow negroes, (excepting thirty pounds out of my son, Dabney's legacy, which is to be paid by the executors of this part of my will for the use and benefit of my wife and other children) viz: Ritter and her children, pomp, Moses, Alice, George, Betty, Lucy and Deephy, the above negroes, to be divided agreeable to Cornelius Dabney, Sr.
     "I will and I do appoint Foster Jones and Christopher Harris as executors of the above part of this will, and as to the balance of my estate, I direct that just my debts shall be paid out of what money I have by, or is owing to me.
     "The house where I live I direct shall be furnished, which, together with the tract of land whereon I live I leave to my dear and loving wife during her life and at her death to my son Overton Harris.
     "As to the balance of my negroes, David, Cato, Fanny , Stephen and Eady, together with my house hold furniture, stock of every kind and plantation utensils I desire that my wife may have the whole benefit of them during her life or widow-hood, and if she should marry the whole to be sold, and equally divided amongst her and her children. As to my lands on Muddy Creek, I will and bequeath them as follows: The Drowning Creek tract of land I will and bequeath to my son, John Harris. The Sycamore Spring tract to my son, Benjamin Harris. The tract on which my son William has built to my son, William Harris, and the tract called the Holly Tract to my son, Barnabas Harris. And my lands in Albemarle County, together with the stock that is thereon, I direct shall be sold and that my sons James and Samuel Harris, shall receive of the money as much as Colonel John Miller and Robert Rodes shall judge the land to be worth that I willed to my other sons, viz: to be made equal to them.
     "As to my three daughters, viz: Jane Gentry, Margaret Harris and Isabel Harris, my will and desire is that jean Gentry should receive ten pounds, and Margaret and Isabel Harris to have fifty pounds apiece out of the balance of what my Albemarle land, and the profits arising from that place, and if that should not be sufficient that it shall be made up to them out of any personal estate that my wife and executors after mentioned shall think best.
     "As to my lands on Licking waters my will is that if they are obtained it should be equally divided amounts my last set of children.
     "And I do appoint my dear and loving wife, with John Sappington and John Harris to execute that part of my will that respects my wife and her children.
     "As witness my hand and seal this twentieth day of February, on thousand and seven hundred and ninety four.
     "Christopher Harris. (Seal)
     "Witness: Hartly Sappington, Richard Sappington, Joseph Wells."9

Family

Nancy Grubbs b. 24 Nov 1749, d. 30 Apr 1835

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 279. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Christopher Overton Harris, Sr (17 Feb 1725–14 Mar 1794), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7943266, citing Overton Harris Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Ellen West-Radford (contributor 46806264) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7943266/christopher-overton-harris. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  4. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Mary Dabney Harris (25 Dec 1726–Jun 1757), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139400236, citing Fork Episcopal Church Cemetery, Doswell, Hanover County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Ellen West-Radford (contributor 46806264) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139400236/mary-harris
  5. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 287.
  6. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Robert Harris (24 Aug 1749–18 Nov 1833), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139400301, citing George Boone Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139400301/robert-harris
  7. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 279, 280, 287.
  8. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Nancy Grubbs Harris (24 Nov 1749–30 Apr 1835), Find A Grave Memorial no. 146914987, citing George Boone Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/146914987/nancy-harris
  9. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 277-8.

Nancy Grubbs1

F, #86111, b. 24 November 1749, d. 30 April 1835
FatherWilliam Grubbs2,3 d. 1775
Last Edited17 Nov 2018
     Nancy Grubbs was born on 24 November 1749 at Berkeley, Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA.4 She married Robert Harris, son of Christopher Overton Harris Sr. and Mary Dabney, in 1769 at Virginia, USA; See Miller [1907:280-5] for more information on the descendants of Robert and Nancy (Grubbs) Harris.1,5,6
Nancy Grubbs died on 30 April 1835 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, at age 85.4
Nancy Grubbs was buried after 30 April 1835 at George Bonne Cemetery, Richmond, Madison Co., Kentucky, USA,

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from Find A Grave:
     BIRTH     24 Nov 1749, Berkeley, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
     DEATH     30 Apr 1835 (aged 85), Madison County, Kentucky, USA
     Family Members
     Spouse
      Robert Harris 1749–1833 (m. 1769)
     Children
      Elizabeth Harris Berry 1782–1838
      Tyre Harris 1782–1862
      Nancy Harris Stone 1787–1844
     BURIAL     George Boone Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA
     Maintained by: Find A Grave
     Originally Created by: Lila Cole
     Added: 24 May 2015
     Find A Grave Memorial 146914987.4
     Reference: For more information on the children of Robert and Nancy (GRUBBS) HARRIS, see their Find A Grave memorials.4,6

Family

Robert Harris b. 24 Aug 1749, d. 13 Nov 1833

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 287. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S4117] Ella Atterbury Spraker, The Boone family; a genealogical history of the descendants of George and Mary Boone who came to America in 1717; containing many unpublished bits of early Kentucky history, also a biographical sketch of Daniel Boone, the pioneer, by one of his descendants (Rutland, VT: The Tuttle Company, 1922), p. 526. Hereinafter cited as Spraker [1922] The Boone Family.
  4. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Nancy Grubbs Harris (24 Nov 1749–30 Apr 1835), Find A Grave Memorial no. 146914987, citing George Boone Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/146914987/nancy-harris. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  5. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 279, 280, 287.
  6. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Robert Harris (24 Aug 1749–18 Nov 1833), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139400301, citing George Boone Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139400301/robert-harris

Mourning Harris1

F, #86112, b. 4 June 1754, d. 1814
FatherChristopher Overton Harris Sr.1,2,3 b. 17 Feb 1725, d. bt 20 Feb 1794 - 4 Mar 1794
MotherMary Dabney1,2,4 b. 25 Dec 1726, d. Jun 1757
Last Edited17 Nov 2018
     Mourning Harris was born on 4 June 1754 at Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA; Miller [1907:294] says she was born in Albemarle Co., VA; her Find A Grave memorials says she was born in Hanover Co., VA.5,6 She married Foster Jones on 22 February 1775 at Greenbriar Co., Virginia, USA; See Miller [1907:294-5] for more information on the descendants of Foster and Mourning (Harris) Jones.1,7,6
Mourning Harris was buried in 1814 at Burial location unknown

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from Find A Grave:
     BIRTH     4 Jun 1754, Hanover County, Virginia, USA
     DEATH     1814 (aged 59–60), Madison County, Kentucky, USA
     Wife of Foster Jones. Married 22 Feb 1775 in Greembriar, Virginia
     Family Members
     Parents
      Christopher Overton Harris 1725–1794
      Mary Dabney Harris 1726–1757
     Siblings
      Sarah Harris Martin 1742–1796
      Dabney Harris 1745–1810
      Robert Harris 1749–1833
      Christopher Harris 1755–1841
      Mary Harris Jones 1757–1812
     Half Siblings
      Jane Lucy Harris Gentry 1763–1821
      John Harris 1765–1810
      Overton Harris 1782–1827
     Children
      Nancy Jones Sappington 1778–1844
     BURIAL     Unknown
     Created by: gst14
     Added: 30 Nov 2014
     Find A Grave Memorial 139400493.6
Mourning Harris died in 1814 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA.6
     In Christopher Overton Harris Sr.'s will dated 20 February 1794 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, Mourning Harris was named as an heir; Text of will from Miller [1907:277-8]:
     "In the name of God, Amen. I Christopher Harris being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God, tho weak in body, yet of perfect understanding and memory, do constitute this my last will and testament, and desire it should be received as such.
     "Imprimis: That I will and desire that my first children, viz: Dabney Harris, Sarah Martin, Robert Harris, Mourning Jones, Christopher Harris and Mary Jones should have the follow negroes, (excepting thirty pounds out of my son, Dabney's legacy, which is to be paid by the executors of this part of my will for the use and benefit of my wife and other children) viz: Ritter and her children, pomp, Moses, Alice, George, Betty, Lucy and Deephy, the above negroes, to be divided agreeable to Cornelius Dabney, Sr.
     "I will and I do appoint Foster Jones and Christopher Harris as executors of the above part of this will, and as to the balance of my estate, I direct that just my debts shall be paid out of what money I have by, or is owing to me.
     "The house where I live I direct shall be furnished, which, together with the tract of land whereon I live I leave to my dear and loving wife during her life and at her death to my son Overton Harris.
     "As to the balance of my negroes, David, Cato, Fanny , Stephen and Eady, together with my house hold furniture, stock of every kind and plantation utensils I desire that my wife may have the whole benefit of them during her life or widow-hood, and if she should marry the whole to be sold, and equally divided amongst her and her children. As to my lands on Muddy Creek, I will and bequeath them as follows: The Drowning Creek tract of land I will and bequeath to my son, John Harris. The Sycamore Spring tract to my son, Benjamin Harris. The tract on which my son William has built to my son, William Harris, and the tract called the Holly Tract to my son, Barnabas Harris. And my lands in Albemarle County, together with the stock that is thereon, I direct shall be sold and that my sons James and Samuel Harris, shall receive of the money as much as Colonel John Miller and Robert Rodes shall judge the land to be worth that I willed to my other sons, viz: to be made equal to them.
     "As to my three daughters, viz: Jane Gentry, Margaret Harris and Isabel Harris, my will and desire is that jean Gentry should receive ten pounds, and Margaret and Isabel Harris to have fifty pounds apiece out of the balance of what my Albemarle land, and the profits arising from that place, and if that should not be sufficient that it shall be made up to them out of any personal estate that my wife and executors after mentioned shall think best.
     "As to my lands on Licking waters my will is that if they are obtained it should be equally divided amounts my last set of children.
     "And I do appoint my dear and loving wife, with John Sappington and John Harris to execute that part of my will that respects my wife and her children.
     "As witness my hand and seal this twentieth day of February, on thousand and seven hundred and ninety four.
     "Christopher Harris. (Seal)
     "Witness: Hartly Sappington, Richard Sappington, Joseph Wells."8

Family

Foster Jones d. 1814
Child

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 279. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Christopher Overton Harris, Sr (17 Feb 1725–14 Mar 1794), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7943266, citing Overton Harris Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Ellen West-Radford (contributor 46806264) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7943266/christopher-overton-harris. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  4. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Mary Dabney Harris (25 Dec 1726–Jun 1757), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139400236, citing Fork Episcopal Church Cemetery, Doswell, Hanover County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Ellen West-Radford (contributor 46806264) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139400236/mary-harris
  5. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 294.
  6. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Mourning Harris Jones (4 Jun 1754–1814), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139400493, ; Maintained by gst14 (contributor 47838936) Unknown at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139400493/mourning-jones
  7. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 279, 294-5.
  8. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 277-8.
  9. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Nancy Jones Sappington (7 Mar 1778–18 Nov 1844), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14338825, citing New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashland, Boone County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Dale Lanham (contributor 46839910) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14338825/nancy-sappington

Foster Jones1

M, #86113, d. 1814
Last Edited17 Nov 2018
     Foster Jones married Mourning Harris, daughter of Christopher Overton Harris Sr. and Mary Dabney, on 22 February 1775 at Greenbriar Co., Virginia, USA; See Miller [1907:294-5] for more information on the descendants of Foster and Mourning (Harris) Jones.1,2,3
Foster Jones died in 1814 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA.4
     In Christopher Overton Harris Sr.'s will dated 20 February 1794 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, Foster Jones was named as executor; Text of will from Miller [1907:277-8]:
     "In the name of God, Amen. I Christopher Harris being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God, tho weak in body, yet of perfect understanding and memory, do constitute this my last will and testament, and desire it should be received as such.
     "Imprimis: That I will and desire that my first children, viz: Dabney Harris, Sarah Martin, Robert Harris, Mourning Jones, Christopher Harris and Mary Jones should have the follow negroes, (excepting thirty pounds out of my son, Dabney's legacy, which is to be paid by the executors of this part of my will for the use and benefit of my wife and other children) viz: Ritter and her children, pomp, Moses, Alice, George, Betty, Lucy and Deephy, the above negroes, to be divided agreeable to Cornelius Dabney, Sr.
     "I will and I do appoint Foster Jones and Christopher Harris as executors of the above part of this will, and as to the balance of my estate, I direct that just my debts shall be paid out of what money I have by, or is owing to me.
     "The house where I live I direct shall be furnished, which, together with the tract of land whereon I live I leave to my dear and loving wife during her life and at her death to my son Overton Harris.
     "As to the balance of my negroes, David, Cato, Fanny , Stephen and Eady, together with my house hold furniture, stock of every kind and plantation utensils I desire that my wife may have the whole benefit of them during her life or widow-hood, and if she should marry the whole to be sold, and equally divided amongst her and her children. As to my lands on Muddy Creek, I will and bequeath them as follows: The Drowning Creek tract of land I will and bequeath to my son, John Harris. The Sycamore Spring tract to my son, Benjamin Harris. The tract on which my son William has built to my son, William Harris, and the tract called the Holly Tract to my son, Barnabas Harris. And my lands in Albemarle County, together with the stock that is thereon, I direct shall be sold and that my sons James and Samuel Harris, shall receive of the money as much as Colonel John Miller and Robert Rodes shall judge the land to be worth that I willed to my other sons, viz: to be made equal to them.
     "As to my three daughters, viz: Jane Gentry, Margaret Harris and Isabel Harris, my will and desire is that jean Gentry should receive ten pounds, and Margaret and Isabel Harris to have fifty pounds apiece out of the balance of what my Albemarle land, and the profits arising from that place, and if that should not be sufficient that it shall be made up to them out of any personal estate that my wife and executors after mentioned shall think best.
     "As to my lands on Licking waters my will is that if they are obtained it should be equally divided amounts my last set of children.
     "And I do appoint my dear and loving wife, with John Sappington and John Harris to execute that part of my will that respects my wife and her children.
     "As witness my hand and seal this twentieth day of February, on thousand and seven hundred and ninety four.
     "Christopher Harris. (Seal)
     "Witness: Hartly Sappington, Richard Sappington, Joseph Wells."5

Family

Mourning Harris b. 4 Jun 1754, d. 1814
Child

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), pp. 279, 294-5. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Mourning Harris Jones (4 Jun 1754–1814), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139400493, ; Maintained by gst14 (contributor 47838936) Unknown at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139400493/mourning-jones. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  4. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 294.
  5. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 277-8.
  6. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Nancy Jones Sappington (7 Mar 1778–18 Nov 1844), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14338825, citing New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashland, Boone County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Dale Lanham (contributor 46839910) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14338825/nancy-sappington

Elder Christopher Harris Jr.1,2

M, #86114, b. 21 July 1755, d. 27 July 1841
FatherChristopher Overton Harris Sr.1,3,4 b. 17 Feb 1725, d. bt 20 Feb 1794 - 4 Mar 1794
MotherMary Dabney1,3,5 b. 25 Dec 1726, d. Jun 1757
Last Edited17 Nov 2018
     Elder Christopher Harris Jr. was born on 21 July 1755.2 He married Elizabeth Grubbs, daughter of William Grubbs and Susanna Hearne, before 1791; See Miller [1907:296-8] for more information on the children of Christopher and Elizabeth (Grubbs) Harris. According to their Find A Grave memorials, their oldest child shown, Tabitha, was born in 1791.1,6,2,7
Elder Christopher Harris Jr. died on 27 July 1841 at Simpson Co., Kentucky, USA, at age 86.2
Elder Christopher Harris Jr. was buried after 27 July 1841 at Harris Cemetery, Simpson Co., Kentucky, USA,

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from Find A Grave:
     BIRTH     21 Jul 1755
     DEATH     27 Jul 1841 (aged 86), Simpson County, Kentucky, USA
     Family Members
     Parents
      Christopher Overton Harris 1725–1794
      Mary Dabney Harris 1726–1757
     Spouse
      Elizabeth Grubbs Harris 1758–1850
     Siblings
      Sarah Harris Martin 1742–1796
      Dabney Harris 1745–1810
      Robert Harris 1749–1833
      Mourning Harris Jones 1754–1814
      Mary Harris Jones 1757–1812
     Half Siblings
      Jane Lucy Harris Gentry 1763–1821
      John Harris 1765–1810
      Overton Harris 1782–1827
     Children
      Tabitha Harris Burnam 1791–1883
      Frances Harris Black Haden 1793–1888
      Elizabeth Harris Hudson 1800–1847
      Hensley Grubbs Harris 1804–1893
     Gravesite Details Son of Mary Elizabeth "Betsey" Dabney
     BURIAL     Harris Cemetery, Simpson County, Kentucky, USA
     Created by: Walter Chisholm
     Added: 7 Mar 2010
     Find A Grave Memorial 49398530.2
     He was per Miller [1907:295]: "Christopher Harris was a regularly ordained minster of the Primitive Baptist church."8
In Christopher Overton Harris Sr.'s will dated 20 February 1794 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, Elder Christopher Harris Jr. was named as executor; Text of will from Miller [1907:277-8]:
     "In the name of God, Amen. I Christopher Harris being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God, tho weak in body, yet of perfect understanding and memory, do constitute this my last will and testament, and desire it should be received as such.
     "Imprimis: That I will and desire that my first children, viz: Dabney Harris, Sarah Martin, Robert Harris, Mourning Jones, Christopher Harris and Mary Jones should have the follow negroes, (excepting thirty pounds out of my son, Dabney's legacy, which is to be paid by the executors of this part of my will for the use and benefit of my wife and other children) viz: Ritter and her children, pomp, Moses, Alice, George, Betty, Lucy and Deephy, the above negroes, to be divided agreeable to Cornelius Dabney, Sr.
     "I will and I do appoint Foster Jones and Christopher Harris as executors of the above part of this will, and as to the balance of my estate, I direct that just my debts shall be paid out of what money I have by, or is owing to me.
     "The house where I live I direct shall be furnished, which, together with the tract of land whereon I live I leave to my dear and loving wife during her life and at her death to my son Overton Harris.
     "As to the balance of my negroes, David, Cato, Fanny , Stephen and Eady, together with my house hold furniture, stock of every kind and plantation utensils I desire that my wife may have the whole benefit of them during her life or widow-hood, and if she should marry the whole to be sold, and equally divided amongst her and her children. As to my lands on Muddy Creek, I will and bequeath them as follows: The Drowning Creek tract of land I will and bequeath to my son, John Harris. The Sycamore Spring tract to my son, Benjamin Harris. The tract on which my son William has built to my son, William Harris, and the tract called the Holly Tract to my son, Barnabas Harris. And my lands in Albemarle County, together with the stock that is thereon, I direct shall be sold and that my sons James and Samuel Harris, shall receive of the money as much as Colonel John Miller and Robert Rodes shall judge the land to be worth that I willed to my other sons, viz: to be made equal to them.
     "As to my three daughters, viz: Jane Gentry, Margaret Harris and Isabel Harris, my will and desire is that jean Gentry should receive ten pounds, and Margaret and Isabel Harris to have fifty pounds apiece out of the balance of what my Albemarle land, and the profits arising from that place, and if that should not be sufficient that it shall be made up to them out of any personal estate that my wife and executors after mentioned shall think best.
     "As to my lands on Licking waters my will is that if they are obtained it should be equally divided amounts my last set of children.
     "And I do appoint my dear and loving wife, with John Sappington and John Harris to execute that part of my will that respects my wife and her children.
     "As witness my hand and seal this twentieth day of February, on thousand and seven hundred and ninety four.
     "Christopher Harris. (Seal)
     "Witness: Hartly Sappington, Richard Sappington, Joseph Wells."9 He and Jane Lucy Harris were was mentioned in a land transaction by Richard Gentry on 2 December 1809 at Bourbon Co., Kentucky, USA, per Miller [1907:263-4]: "Dec. 2, 1809. Richard Gentry and wife Jane (nee Harris), Christopher Harris, John Harris, Thomas Burgin, guardian of Polly Harris, infant (child) of Benjamin Harris deceased, William Harris, Margaret Harris, John Beenett and wife Isabella (nee Harris), Samuel Harris, Barnabas Harris and Overton Harris, heirs and devises of Christopher Harris deceased, conveyed to Samuel McMullns and James Guthrie, 600 out of 1200 acres on Hinkston's Fork of Licking in Bourbon County, Ky."10

Family

Elizabeth Grubbs b. 9 Nov 1758, d. 27 Sep 1850

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Elder Christopher Harris, Jr (21 Jul 1755–27 Jul 1841), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49398530, citing Harris Cemetery, Simpson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Walter Chisholm (contributor 379) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/49398530/christopher-harris. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  3. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 279. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  4. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Christopher Overton Harris, Sr (17 Feb 1725–14 Mar 1794), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7943266, citing Overton Harris Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Ellen West-Radford (contributor 46806264) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7943266/christopher-overton-harris
  5. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Mary Dabney Harris (25 Dec 1726–Jun 1757), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139400236, citing Fork Episcopal Church Cemetery, Doswell, Hanover County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Ellen West-Radford (contributor 46806264) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139400236/mary-harris
  6. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 279, 296-8.
  7. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Elizabeth Grubbs Harris (9 Nov 1758–27 Sep 1850), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49398551, citing Harris Cemetery, Simpson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Walter Chisholm (contributor 379) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/49398551/elizabeth-harris
  8. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 295.
  9. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 277-8.
  10. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 263-4.

Elizabeth Grubbs1

F, #86115, b. 9 November 1758, d. 27 September 1850
FatherWilliam Grubbs2,3 d. 1775
MotherSusanna Hearne4 d. 11 Apr 1817
Last Edited17 Nov 2018
     Elizabeth Grubbs was born on 9 November 1758.5 She married Elder Christopher Harris Jr., son of Christopher Overton Harris Sr. and Mary Dabney, before 1791; See Miller [1907:296-8] for more information on the children of Christopher and Elizabeth (Grubbs) Harris. According to their Find A Grave memorials, their oldest child shown, Tabitha, was born in 1791.1,6,7,5
Elizabeth Grubbs died on 27 September 1850 at Simpson Co., Kentucky, USA, at age 91.5
Elizabeth Grubbs was buried after 27 September 1850 at Harris Cemetery, Simpson Co., Kentucky, USA,

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from Find A Grave:
     BIRTH     9 Nov 1758
     DEATH     27 Sep 1850 (aged 91), Simpson County, Kentucky, USA
     Family Members
     Parents
      Susanna Hearne Grubbs unknown–1817
     Spouse
      Christopher Harris 1755–1841
     Siblings
      Anna Grubbs Boone 1766–1843
     Children
      Tabitha Harris Burnam 1791–1883
      Frances Harris Black Haden 1793–1888
      Elizabeth Harris Hudson 1800–1847
      Hensley Grubbs Harris 1804–1893
     Gravesite Details Daughter of William Thomas Grubbs, 1723 – 1775 and Susanna Hearne, 1727 – 1817
     BURIAL     Harris Cemetery, Simpson County, Kentucky, USA
     Created by: Walter Chisholm
     Added: 7 Mar 2010
     Find A Grave Memorial 49398551.5

Family

Elder Christopher Harris Jr. b. 21 Jul 1755, d. 27 Jul 1841

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 295 and Erratta. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S4117] Ella Atterbury Spraker, The Boone family; a genealogical history of the descendants of George and Mary Boone who came to America in 1717; containing many unpublished bits of early Kentucky history, also a biographical sketch of Daniel Boone, the pioneer, by one of his descendants (Rutland, VT: The Tuttle Company, 1922), p. 526. Hereinafter cited as Spraker [1922] The Boone Family.
  4. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Susanna Hearne Grubbs (unknown–11 Apr 1817), Find A Grave Memorial no. 157192835, citing Redstone Friend's Cemetery, Brownsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by L Evans (contributor 47540766) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/157192835/susanna-grubbs. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  5. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Elizabeth Grubbs Harris (9 Nov 1758–27 Sep 1850), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49398551, citing Harris Cemetery, Simpson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Walter Chisholm (contributor 379) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/49398551/elizabeth-harris
  6. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 279, 296-8.
  7. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Elder Christopher Harris, Jr (21 Jul 1755–27 Jul 1841), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49398530, citing Harris Cemetery, Simpson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Walter Chisholm (contributor 379) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/49398530/christopher-harris

Mary Harris1

F, #86116, b. 10 June 1787, d. 1812
FatherChristopher Overton Harris Sr.1,2,3 b. 17 Feb 1725, d. bt 20 Feb 1794 - 4 Mar 1794
MotherMary Dabney1,2,4 b. 25 Dec 1726, d. Jun 1757
Last Edited17 Nov 2018
     Mary Harris married George Jones, son of Mosias Jones, in 1777 at Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA.1,2,5 Mary Harris was born on 10 June 1787 at Hanover Co., Virginia, USA.5
Mary Harris was buried in 1812 at Burial location unknown

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from Find A Grave:
     BIRTH     10 Jun 1757, Hanover County, Virginia, USA
     DEATH     1812 (aged 54–55), Madison County, Kentucky, USA
     Wife of George Jones. Married 1777 in Albemarle, Virginia
     Family Members
     Parents
      Christopher Overton Harris 1725–1794
      Mary Dabney Harris 1726–1757
     Siblings
      Sarah Harris Martin 1742–1796
      Dabney Harris 1745–1810
      Robert Harris 1749–1833
      Mourning Harris Jones 1754–1814
      Christopher Harris 1755–1841
     Half Siblings
      Jane Lucy Harris Gentry 1763–1821
      John Harris 1765–1810
      Overton Harris 1782–1827
     BURIAL     Unknown
     Created by: gst14
     Added: 30 Nov 2014
     Find A Grave Memorial 139401610.5
Mary Harris died in 1812 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA.5
     In Christopher Overton Harris Sr.'s will dated 20 February 1794 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, Mary Harris was named as an heir; Text of will from Miller [1907:277-8]:
     "In the name of God, Amen. I Christopher Harris being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God, tho weak in body, yet of perfect understanding and memory, do constitute this my last will and testament, and desire it should be received as such.
     "Imprimis: That I will and desire that my first children, viz: Dabney Harris, Sarah Martin, Robert Harris, Mourning Jones, Christopher Harris and Mary Jones should have the follow negroes, (excepting thirty pounds out of my son, Dabney's legacy, which is to be paid by the executors of this part of my will for the use and benefit of my wife and other children) viz: Ritter and her children, pomp, Moses, Alice, George, Betty, Lucy and Deephy, the above negroes, to be divided agreeable to Cornelius Dabney, Sr.
     "I will and I do appoint Foster Jones and Christopher Harris as executors of the above part of this will, and as to the balance of my estate, I direct that just my debts shall be paid out of what money I have by, or is owing to me.
     "The house where I live I direct shall be furnished, which, together with the tract of land whereon I live I leave to my dear and loving wife during her life and at her death to my son Overton Harris.
     "As to the balance of my negroes, David, Cato, Fanny , Stephen and Eady, together with my house hold furniture, stock of every kind and plantation utensils I desire that my wife may have the whole benefit of them during her life or widow-hood, and if she should marry the whole to be sold, and equally divided amongst her and her children. As to my lands on Muddy Creek, I will and bequeath them as follows: The Drowning Creek tract of land I will and bequeath to my son, John Harris. The Sycamore Spring tract to my son, Benjamin Harris. The tract on which my son William has built to my son, William Harris, and the tract called the Holly Tract to my son, Barnabas Harris. And my lands in Albemarle County, together with the stock that is thereon, I direct shall be sold and that my sons James and Samuel Harris, shall receive of the money as much as Colonel John Miller and Robert Rodes shall judge the land to be worth that I willed to my other sons, viz: to be made equal to them.
     "As to my three daughters, viz: Jane Gentry, Margaret Harris and Isabel Harris, my will and desire is that jean Gentry should receive ten pounds, and Margaret and Isabel Harris to have fifty pounds apiece out of the balance of what my Albemarle land, and the profits arising from that place, and if that should not be sufficient that it shall be made up to them out of any personal estate that my wife and executors after mentioned shall think best.
     "As to my lands on Licking waters my will is that if they are obtained it should be equally divided amounts my last set of children.
     "And I do appoint my dear and loving wife, with John Sappington and John Harris to execute that part of my will that respects my wife and her children.
     "As witness my hand and seal this twentieth day of February, on thousand and seven hundred and ninety four.
     "Christopher Harris. (Seal)
     "Witness: Hartly Sappington, Richard Sappington, Joseph Wells."6

Family

George Jones

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 279. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Christopher Overton Harris, Sr (17 Feb 1725–14 Mar 1794), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7943266, citing Overton Harris Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Ellen West-Radford (contributor 46806264) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7943266/christopher-overton-harris. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  4. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Mary Dabney Harris (25 Dec 1726–Jun 1757), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139400236, citing Fork Episcopal Church Cemetery, Doswell, Hanover County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Ellen West-Radford (contributor 46806264) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139400236/mary-harris
  5. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Mary Harris Jones (10 Jun 1757–1812), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139401610, ; Maintained by gst14 (contributor 47838936) Unknown at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139401610/mary-jones
  6. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 277-8.

George Jones1

M, #86117
FatherMosias Jones2
Last Edited17 Nov 2018
     George Jones married Mary Harris, daughter of Christopher Overton Harris Sr. and Mary Dabney, in 1777 at Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA.1,2,3

Family

Mary Harris b. 10 Jun 1787, d. 1812

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 279. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Mary Harris Jones (10 Jun 1757–1812), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139401610, ; Maintained by gst14 (contributor 47838936) Unknown at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139401610/mary-jones. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.

Overton Harris1

M, #86118, b. 25 October 1782, d. 10 October 1827
FatherChristopher Overton Harris Sr.1,2,3 b. 17 Feb 1725, d. bt 20 Feb 1794 - 4 Mar 1794
MotherAgnes McCord1,2,4 b. 21 Dec 1740, d. 1815
Last Edited23 Sep 2019
     Overton Harris was born on 25 October 1782 at Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA.5 He married Nancy Oldham, daughter of Richard Oldham and Ursley Duke Williams, in 1810 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA; For more information on the descendants of Overton and Nancy (Oldham) Harris, see Miller [1907:342-6].1,6,5
Overton Harris died on 10 October 1827 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, at age 44.5
Overton Harris was buried after 10 October 1827 at Overton Harris Cemetery, Richmond, Madison Co., Kentucky, USA,

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from Find A Grave:
     BIRTH     25 Oct 1782, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
     DEATH     10 Oct 1827 (aged 44), Madison County, Kentucky, USA
     Family Members
     Parents
      Christopher Overton Harris 1725–1794
      Agnes McCord Harris 1740–1815
     Spouse
      Nancy Oldham Harris 1791–1858 (m. 1810)
     Siblings
      Jane Lucy Harris Gentry 1763–1821
      John Harris 1765–1810
     Half Siblings
      Sarah Harris Martin 1742–1796
      Dabney Harris 1745–1810
      Robert Harris 1749–1833
      Mourning Harris Jones 1754–1814
      Christopher Harris 1755–1841
      Mary Harris Jones 1757–1812
     Children
      Tillitha Harris Chenault 1818–1893
     BURIAL     Overton Harris Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA
     Maintained by: Find A Grave
     Originally Created by: Bill LaBach
     Added: 3 Jan 2003
     Find A Grave Memorial 7051772
Photo Credit: "A lijne of crypts which were nver inscribed or whose inscriptions are completely lost, within Overton Haris Cemetery. Bottom right crypt is that of Overton Harris an dhis wife, Nancy Oldham. Originally added to Find-a-Grave by: Charles Wilton 2/25/2011."5
     He is mentioned in the probate of the estate of Margaret Harris; per Miller [1907:279]: "It appears from the Court records that Samuel Harris entered as one of the sureties on the bond of his brother, Overton, and brother-in-law, John Bennett as executors of the will of his sister, Margaret Harris, who died testate and unmarried in the year 1814."
In Christopher Overton Harris Sr.'s will dated 20 February 1794 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, Overton Harris was named as an heir; Text of will from Miller [1907:277-8]:
     "In the name of God, Amen. I Christopher Harris being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God, tho weak in body, yet of perfect understanding and memory, do constitute this my last will and testament, and desire it should be received as such.
     "Imprimis: That I will and desire that my first children, viz: Dabney Harris, Sarah Martin, Robert Harris, Mourning Jones, Christopher Harris and Mary Jones should have the follow negroes, (excepting thirty pounds out of my son, Dabney's legacy, which is to be paid by the executors of this part of my will for the use and benefit of my wife and other children) viz: Ritter and her children, pomp, Moses, Alice, George, Betty, Lucy and Deephy, the above negroes, to be divided agreeable to Cornelius Dabney, Sr.
     "I will and I do appoint Foster Jones and Christopher Harris as executors of the above part of this will, and as to the balance of my estate, I direct that just my debts shall be paid out of what money I have by, or is owing to me.
     "The house where I live I direct shall be furnished, which, together with the tract of land whereon I live I leave to my dear and loving wife during her life and at her death to my son Overton Harris.
     "As to the balance of my negroes, David, Cato, Fanny , Stephen and Eady, together with my house hold furniture, stock of every kind and plantation utensils I desire that my wife may have the whole benefit of them during her life or widow-hood, and if she should marry the whole to be sold, and equally divided amongst her and her children. As to my lands on Muddy Creek, I will and bequeath them as follows: The Drowning Creek tract of land I will and bequeath to my son, John Harris. The Sycamore Spring tract to my son, Benjamin Harris. The tract on which my son William has built to my son, William Harris, and the tract called the Holly Tract to my son, Barnabas Harris. And my lands in Albemarle County, together with the stock that is thereon, I direct shall be sold and that my sons James and Samuel Harris, shall receive of the money as much as Colonel John Miller and Robert Rodes shall judge the land to be worth that I willed to my other sons, viz: to be made equal to them.
     "As to my three daughters, viz: Jane Gentry, Margaret Harris and Isabel Harris, my will and desire is that jean Gentry should receive ten pounds, and Margaret and Isabel Harris to have fifty pounds apiece out of the balance of what my Albemarle land, and the profits arising from that place, and if that should not be sufficient that it shall be made up to them out of any personal estate that my wife and executors after mentioned shall think best.
     "As to my lands on Licking waters my will is that if they are obtained it should be equally divided amounts my last set of children.
     "And I do appoint my dear and loving wife, with John Sappington and John Harris to execute that part of my will that respects my wife and her children.
     "As witness my hand and seal this twentieth day of February, on thousand and seven hundred and ninety four.
     "Christopher Harris. (Seal)
     "Witness: Hartly Sappington, Richard Sappington, Joseph Wells."7
Overton Harris was a witness to the per Miller [1907:263]: "Sept. 6, 1809. Barnabas Harris executed a power of attorney to Overton Harris, (his brother) to settle his business, and convey to Samuel McMullens, his interest of one half of 800 acres entered in the name of his father (Christopher Harris) on Hinkston's Fork of Licking in Bourbon County, Ky." with Barnabas Harris on 6 September 1809 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA.8 Overton Harris and Jane Lucy Harris were was mentioned in a land transaction by Richard Gentry on 2 December 1809 at Bourbon Co., Kentucky, USA, per Miller [1907:263-4]: "Dec. 2, 1809. Richard Gentry and wife Jane (nee Harris), Christopher Harris, John Harris, Thomas Burgin, guardian of Polly Harris, infant (child) of Benjamin Harris deceased, William Harris, Margaret Harris, John Beenett and wife Isabella (nee Harris), Samuel Harris, Barnabas Harris and Overton Harris, heirs and devises of Christopher Harris deceased, conveyed to Samuel McMullns and James Guthrie, 600 out of 1200 acres on Hinkston's Fork of Licking in Bourbon County, Ky."9

Family

Nancy Oldham b. 27 Dec 1791, d. 28 Sep 1858
Child

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), pp. 280, 342. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Christopher Overton Harris, Sr (17 Feb 1725–14 Mar 1794), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7943266, citing Overton Harris Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Ellen West-Radford (contributor 46806264) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7943266/christopher-overton-harris. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  4. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Agnes McCord Harris (21 Dec 1740–1815), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7943270, citing Overton Harris Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7943270/agnes-harris
  5. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Overton Harris (25 Oct 1782–10 Oct 1827), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7051772, citing Overton Harris Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7051772/overton-harris
  6. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 280, 342-6, 482.
  7. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 277-8.
  8. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 263.
  9. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 263-4.
  10. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 23 September 2019), memorial page for Tillitha Harris Chenault (13 Oct 1818–3 Nov 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6786777, citing Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8), at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6786777/tillitha-chenault

Nancy Oldham1

F, #86119, b. 27 December 1791, d. 28 September 1858
FatherRichard Oldham1,2 d. 17 Jun 1836
MotherUrsley Duke Williams3,4 b. 2 Aug 1764, d. 26 Jul 1803
Last Edited23 Sep 2019
     Nancy Oldham was born on 27 December 1791 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA.5 She married Overton Harris, son of Christopher Overton Harris Sr. and Agnes McCord, in 1810 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA; For more information on the descendants of Overton and Nancy (Oldham) Harris, see Miller [1907:342-6].1,6,7
Nancy Oldham died on 28 September 1858 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, at age 66.5
Nancy Oldham was buried after 28 September 1858 at Overton Harris Cemetery, Richmond, Madison Co., Kentucky, USA,

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from Find A Grave:
     BIRTH     27 Dec 1791, Madison County, Kentucky, USA
     DEATH     28 Sep 1858 (aged 66), Madison County, Kentucky, USA
     Family Members
     Parents
      Richard Oldham 1763–1836
      Ursley Duke Williams Oldham 1764–1802
     Spouse
      Overton Harris 1782–1827 (m. 1810)
     Siblings
      Goodman Oldham 1789–1835
     Children
      Tillitha Harris Chenault 1818–1893
     BURIAL     Overton Harris Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA
     Maintained by: Find A Grave
     Originally Created by: Bill LaBach
     Added: 3 Jan 2003
     Find A Grave Memorial 7051780.5

Family

Overton Harris b. 25 Oct 1782, d. 10 Oct 1827
Child

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 482. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 280, 482.
  4. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 23 September 2019), memorial page for Ursley Duke Williams Oldham (2 Aug 1764–24 Jul 1802), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7051973, citing Nathaniel Oldham Cemetery, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8), at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7051973/ursley-duke-oldham. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  5. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Nancy Oldham Harris (27 Dec 1791–28 Sep 1858), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7051780, citing Overton Harris Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7051780/nancy-harris
  6. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 280, 342-6, 482.
  7. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Overton Harris (25 Oct 1782–10 Oct 1827), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7051772, citing Overton Harris Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7051772/overton-harris
  8. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 23 September 2019), memorial page for Tillitha Harris Chenault (13 Oct 1818–3 Nov 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6786777, citing Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8), at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6786777/tillitha-chenault

Richard Oldham1

M, #86120, d. 17 June 1836
FatherJesse Oldham Sr.2 d. 1814
MotherElizabeth Simpson2
Last Edited23 Sep 2019
     Richard Oldham married Ursley Duke Williams in 1786; His 1st wife.3,4 Richard Oldham married Patsey Reid after 1803 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA; His 2nd wife; his 1st wife died 25 July 1803.5
Richard Oldham died on 17 June 1836 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA.6

His estate was probated on 4 July 1836 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA,
; per Miller [1907:482]: "His sons, Alexander R. Oldham and JesseOldham and his widow Patsey, qualified as executors."6
     Richard Oldham
per White [1916:455]: "...of Madison County, Ky."1 Richard Oldham was also known as "Ready Money" Richard Oldham.7

Richard Oldham began military service between 1808 and 1821 at State Militia, Kentucky, USA, per Miller [1907:482]: "He was an officer of the Kentucky Militia from 1808 to 1821."6

Richard Oldham left a will on 13 April 1835 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA.6

Family 1

Ursley Duke Williams b. 2 Aug 1764, d. 26 Jul 1803
Children

Family 2

Patsey Reid

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 479. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 279, 479.
  4. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 23 September 2019), memorial page for Ursley Duke Williams Oldham (2 Aug 1764–24 Jul 1802), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7051973, citing Nathaniel Oldham Cemetery, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8), at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7051973/ursley-duke-oldham. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  5. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 479, 482.
  6. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 482.
  7. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 279.
  8. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 279, 335, 482.
  9. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 23 September 2019), memorial page for Goodman Oldham (20 Sep 1789–5 Apr 1835), Find A Grave Memorial no. 124660019, citing Keytesville City Cemetery, Keytesville Township, Chariton County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Our Family Genealogy (contributor 47796684), at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/124660019/goodman-oldham

John Harris1

M, #86121, b. 14 March 1765, d. 1810
FatherChristopher Overton Harris Sr.1,2,3 b. 17 Feb 1725, d. bt 20 Feb 1794 - 4 Mar 1794
MotherAgnes McCord1,2,4 b. 21 Dec 1740, d. 1815
Last Edited17 Nov 2018
     John Harris was born on 14 March 1765 at Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA.5 He married Margaret Maupin, daughter of John Maupin and Frances Jennings "Fanny" Dabney, before 1788 at Virginia, USA; See Miller [1907:305-6 and 313ff] for more information on the children of John and Margaret (Maupin) Harris.1,6
John Harris was buried in 1810 at Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Madison Co., Kentucky, USA,

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from Find A Grave:
     BIRTH     14 Mar 1765, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
     DEATH     1810 (aged 44–45), Kentucky, USA
     Family Members
     Parents
      Christopher Overton Harris 1725–1794
      Agnes McCord Harris 1740–1815
     Spouse
      Margaret Maupin Harris 1767–1855 (m. 1785)
     Siblings
      Jane Lucy Harris Gentry 1763–1821
      Overton Harris 1782–1827
     Half Siblings
      Sarah Harris Martin 1742–1796
      Dabney Harris 1745–1810
      Robert Harris 1749–1833
      Mourning Harris Jones 1754–1814
      Christopher Harris 1755–1841
      Mary Harris Jones 1757–1812
     Children
      Overton Michael Harris 1789–1844
      Reuben Boone Harris 1795 – unknown
      John Harris 1795–1874
      Frances Maupin Harris Miller 1802–1880
      Susannah Woods Harris Duncan 1808–1893
     BURIAL     Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA
     Created by: marcie
     Added: 20 Jun 2007
     Find A Grave Memorial 20003623.5
John Harris died in 1810 at Kentucky, USA.5
     He was Captain in the Revolutionary War circa 1776.1 He was resealed in 1790 at Kentucky, USA.1
In Christopher Overton Harris Sr.'s will dated 20 February 1794 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, John Harris was named as an heir; Text of will from Miller [1907:277-8]:
     "In the name of God, Amen. I Christopher Harris being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God, tho weak in body, yet of perfect understanding and memory, do constitute this my last will and testament, and desire it should be received as such.
     "Imprimis: That I will and desire that my first children, viz: Dabney Harris, Sarah Martin, Robert Harris, Mourning Jones, Christopher Harris and Mary Jones should have the follow negroes, (excepting thirty pounds out of my son, Dabney's legacy, which is to be paid by the executors of this part of my will for the use and benefit of my wife and other children) viz: Ritter and her children, pomp, Moses, Alice, George, Betty, Lucy and Deephy, the above negroes, to be divided agreeable to Cornelius Dabney, Sr.
     "I will and I do appoint Foster Jones and Christopher Harris as executors of the above part of this will, and as to the balance of my estate, I direct that just my debts shall be paid out of what money I have by, or is owing to me.
     "The house where I live I direct shall be furnished, which, together with the tract of land whereon I live I leave to my dear and loving wife during her life and at her death to my son Overton Harris.
     "As to the balance of my negroes, David, Cato, Fanny , Stephen and Eady, together with my house hold furniture, stock of every kind and plantation utensils I desire that my wife may have the whole benefit of them during her life or widow-hood, and if she should marry the whole to be sold, and equally divided amongst her and her children. As to my lands on Muddy Creek, I will and bequeath them as follows: The Drowning Creek tract of land I will and bequeath to my son, John Harris. The Sycamore Spring tract to my son, Benjamin Harris. The tract on which my son William has built to my son, William Harris, and the tract called the Holly Tract to my son, Barnabas Harris. And my lands in Albemarle County, together with the stock that is thereon, I direct shall be sold and that my sons James and Samuel Harris, shall receive of the money as much as Colonel John Miller and Robert Rodes shall judge the land to be worth that I willed to my other sons, viz: to be made equal to them.
     "As to my three daughters, viz: Jane Gentry, Margaret Harris and Isabel Harris, my will and desire is that jean Gentry should receive ten pounds, and Margaret and Isabel Harris to have fifty pounds apiece out of the balance of what my Albemarle land, and the profits arising from that place, and if that should not be sufficient that it shall be made up to them out of any personal estate that my wife and executors after mentioned shall think best.
     "As to my lands on Licking waters my will is that if they are obtained it should be equally divided amounts my last set of children.
     "And I do appoint my dear and loving wife, with John Sappington and John Harris to execute that part of my will that respects my wife and her children.
     "As witness my hand and seal this twentieth day of February, on thousand and seven hundred and ninety four.
     "Christopher Harris. (Seal)
     "Witness: Hartly Sappington, Richard Sappington, Joseph Wells."7 He was per Miller [1907:304]: "He represented Madison County in the Kentucky Legislature in 1799." in 1799 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA.8 He was was mentioned in a land transaction by Barnabas Harris on 1 February 1808 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, per Miller [1907:263]: "Feb. 1, 1808, Barnabas Harris and wife Elizabeth (nee Oldham) conveyed to Evan Watson, 135 acres of land on Muddy Creek, deed not acknowledged by the wife till March 21, 1809. The first date they also conveyed to John Harris, 50 acres on Muddy Creek, adjoining Evan Watson, John Harris and William Harris."9 John Harris and Jane Lucy Harris were was mentioned in a land transaction by Richard Gentry on 2 December 1809 at Bourbon Co., Kentucky, USA, per Miller [1907:263-4]: "Dec. 2, 1809. Richard Gentry and wife Jane (nee Harris), Christopher Harris, John Harris, Thomas Burgin, guardian of Polly Harris, infant (child) of Benjamin Harris deceased, William Harris, Margaret Harris, John Beenett and wife Isabella (nee Harris), Samuel Harris, Barnabas Harris and Overton Harris, heirs and devises of Christopher Harris deceased, conveyed to Samuel McMullns and James Guthrie, 600 out of 1200 acres on Hinkston's Fork of Licking in Bourbon County, Ky."10

Family

Margaret Maupin b. 1 Feb 1767, d. 25 Oct 1855

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 279. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Christopher Overton Harris, Sr (17 Feb 1725–14 Mar 1794), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7943266, citing Overton Harris Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Ellen West-Radford (contributor 46806264) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7943266/christopher-overton-harris. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  4. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Agnes McCord Harris (21 Dec 1740–1815), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7943270, citing Overton Harris Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7943270/agnes-harris
  5. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for John Harris (14 Mar 1765–1810), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20003623, citing Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by marcie (contributor 46615977) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20003623/john-harris
  6. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 279. 304-5, 313ff.
  7. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 277-8.
  8. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 304.
  9. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 263.
  10. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 263-4.

Margaret Maupin1

F, #86122, b. 1 February 1767, d. 25 October 1855
FatherJohn Maupin2 b. 1725, d. 6 Sep 1806
MotherFrances Jennings "Fanny" Dabney2 b. 1731, d. 1806
Last Edited23 Sep 2019
     Margaret Maupin was born on 1 February 1767 at Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA.3,4 She married John Harris, son of Christopher Overton Harris Sr. and Agnes McCord, before 1788 at Virginia, USA; See Miller [1907:305-6 and 313ff] for more information on the children of John and Margaret (Maupin) Harris.1,5
Margaret Maupin died on 25 October 1855 at Lincoln Co., Kentucky, USA, at age 88.3,4
Margaret Maupin was buried after 25 October 1855 at Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Lincoln Co., Kentucky, USA,

;
from Find A Grave:
     BIRTH     1 Feb 1767, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
     DEATH     25 Oct 1855 (aged 88), Lincoln County, Kentucky, USA
     Family Members
     Spouse
      John Harris 1765–1810 (m. 1785)
     Siblings
     Children
      Overton Michael Harris 1789–1844
      Reuben Boone Harris 1795 – unknown
      John Harris 1795–1874
      Frances Maupin Harris Miller 1802–1880
      Susannah Woods Harris Duncan 1808–1893
     BURIAL     Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA
     PLOT     Section A, lot 66
     Created by: marcie
     Added: 20 Jun 2007
     Find A Grave Memorial 20003629.4

Family

John Harris b. 14 Mar 1765, d. 1810

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 279. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 304.
  4. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 November 2018), memorial page for Margaret Maupin Harris (1 Feb 1767–25 Oct 1855), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20003629, citing Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by marcie (contributor 46615977) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20003629/margaret-harris. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  5. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 279. 304-5, 313ff.

Capt. Benjamin Harris1,2

M, #86123, d. before 2 December 1809
FatherChristopher Overton Harris Sr.1,3 b. 17 Feb 1725, d. bt 20 Feb 1794 - 4 Mar 1794
MotherAgnes McCord1,3 b. 21 Dec 1740, d. 1815
Last Edited5 Apr 2018
     Capt. Benjamin Harris married Frances Jones at Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA; His 1st wife.1,3 Capt. Benjamin Harris married Nancy Burgin, daughter of Isaac Burgin and Mary (?), on 4 June 1792; His 2nd wife; her 1st husband.1,4
Capt. Benjamin Harris died before 2 December 1809 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA; per Miller [1907:263-4]: "Dec. 2, 1809...Polly Harris, infant (child) of Benjamin Harris deceased..."5
     Capt. Benjamin Harris began military service circa 1776 at Revolutionary War, Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA, Per Miller [1907:333]: "He was Captain of Virginia State Militia in the Revolution.2 He was Per Miller [1907:333]: "...a signer of the Albemarle Declaration of Independence, April 21, 1778." on 21 April 1778 at Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA.2
In Christopher Overton Harris Sr.'s will dated 20 February 1794 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, Capt. Benjamin Harris was named as an heir; Text of will from Miller [1907:277-8]:
     "In the name of God, Amen. I Christopher Harris being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God, tho weak in body, yet of perfect understanding and memory, do constitute this my last will and testament, and desire it should be received as such.
     "Imprimis: That I will and desire that my first children, viz: Dabney Harris, Sarah Martin, Robert Harris, Mourning Jones, Christopher Harris and Mary Jones should have the follow negroes, (excepting thirty pounds out of my son, Dabney's legacy, which is to be paid by the executors of this part of my will for the use and benefit of my wife and other children) viz: Ritter and her children, pomp, Moses, Alice, George, Betty, Lucy and Deephy, the above negroes, to be divided agreeable to Cornelius Dabney, Sr.
     "I will and I do appoint Foster Jones and Christopher Harris as executors of the above part of this will, and as to the balance of my estate, I direct that just my debts shall be paid out of what money I have by, or is owing to me.
     "The house where I live I direct shall be furnished, which, together with the tract of land whereon I live I leave to my dear and loving wife during her life and at her death to my son Overton Harris.
     "As to the balance of my negroes, David, Cato, Fanny , Stephen and Eady, together with my house hold furniture, stock of every kind and plantation utensils I desire that my wife may have the whole benefit of them during her life or widow-hood, and if she should marry the whole to be sold, and equally divided amongst her and her children. As to my lands on Muddy Creek, I will and bequeath them as follows: The Drowning Creek tract of land I will and bequeath to my son, John Harris. The Sycamore Spring tract to my son, Benjamin Harris. The tract on which my son William has built to my son, William Harris, and the tract called the Holly Tract to my son, Barnabas Harris. And my lands in Albemarle County, together with the stock that is thereon, I direct shall be sold and that my sons James and Samuel Harris, shall receive of the money as much as Colonel John Miller and Robert Rodes shall judge the land to be worth that I willed to my other sons, viz: to be made equal to them.
     "As to my three daughters, viz: Jane Gentry, Margaret Harris and Isabel Harris, my will and desire is that jean Gentry should receive ten pounds, and Margaret and Isabel Harris to have fifty pounds apiece out of the balance of what my Albemarle land, and the profits arising from that place, and if that should not be sufficient that it shall be made up to them out of any personal estate that my wife and executors after mentioned shall think best.
     "As to my lands on Licking waters my will is that if they are obtained it should be equally divided amounts my last set of children.
     "And I do appoint my dear and loving wife, with John Sappington and John Harris to execute that part of my will that respects my wife and her children.
     "As witness my hand and seal this twentieth day of February, on thousand and seven hundred and ninety four.
     "Christopher Harris. (Seal)
     "Witness: Hartly Sappington, Richard Sappington, Joseph Wells."6
Capt. Benjamin Harris and Nancy Burgin were mentioned in a land transaction on 6 July 1795 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA,
Memo: per Miller [1907:263]: "July 6, 1795, Benjamin Harris and wife Nancy (nee Burgin) conveyed to Evan Watson, 72 acres of land on Muddy Creek, about two miles from Mulberry Lick. The deed was not acknoleged by the wife till 1809."7 Capt. Benjamin Harris and Jane Lucy Harris were was mentioned in a land transaction by Richard Gentry on 2 December 1809 at Bourbon Co., Kentucky, USA, per Miller [1907:263-4]: "Dec. 2, 1809. Richard Gentry and wife Jane (nee Harris), Christopher Harris, John Harris, Thomas Burgin, guardian of Polly Harris, infant (child) of Benjamin Harris deceased, William Harris, Margaret Harris, John Beenett and wife Isabella (nee Harris), Samuel Harris, Barnabas Harris and Overton Harris, heirs and devises of Christopher Harris deceased, conveyed to Samuel McMullns and James Guthrie, 600 out of 1200 acres on Hinkston's Fork of Licking in Bourbon County, Ky."5

Family 1

Frances Jones d. b 4 Jun 1792

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 333. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 279.
  4. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 279, 333.
  5. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 263-4.
  6. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 277-8.
  7. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 263.
  8. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 263, 334.

Frances Jones1,2

F, #86124, d. before 4 June 1792
Last Edited5 Apr 2018
     Frances Jones married Capt. Benjamin Harris, son of Christopher Overton Harris Sr. and Agnes McCord, at Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA; His 1st wife.1,3
Frances Jones died before 4 June 1792; Her husband remarried on June 4, 1792.

Family

Capt. Benjamin Harris d. b 2 Dec 1809

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 333. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 279.

Nancy Burgin1

F, #86125
FatherIsaac Burgin2 d. 1794
MotherMary (?)2
Last Edited5 Apr 2018
     Nancy Burgin married Capt. Benjamin Harris, son of Christopher Overton Harris Sr. and Agnes McCord, on 4 June 1792; His 2nd wife; her 1st husband.3,4 Nancy Burgin married Nathaniel Tevis on 8 August 1797; Her 2nd husband.5
     Nancy Burgin was also known as Nancy Bergin.3
Nancy Burgin and Capt. Benjamin Harris were mentioned in a land transaction on 6 July 1795 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA,
Memo: per Miller [1907:263]: "July 6, 1795, Benjamin Harris and wife Nancy (nee Burgin) conveyed to Evan Watson, 72 acres of land on Muddy Creek, about two miles from Mulberry Lick. The deed was not acknoleged by the wife till 1809."1

Family 2

Nathaniel Tevis

Citations

  1. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 263. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 334.
  3. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  4. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 279, 333.
  5. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 333.
  6. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 263, 334.

Barnabas Harris1

M, #86126
FatherChristopher Overton Harris Sr.1,2 b. 17 Feb 1725, d. bt 20 Feb 1794 - 4 Mar 1794
MotherAgnes McCord1,2 b. 21 Dec 1740, d. 1815
Last Edited6 Apr 2018
     Barnabas Harris was born at Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA.3 He married Elizabeth Oldham, daughter of Richard Oldham and Ursley Duke Williams, in 1803 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA; Her 1st husband.1,4
     In Christopher Overton Harris Sr.'s will dated 20 February 1794 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, Barnabas Harris was named as an heir; Text of will from Miller [1907:277-8]:
     "In the name of God, Amen. I Christopher Harris being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God, tho weak in body, yet of perfect understanding and memory, do constitute this my last will and testament, and desire it should be received as such.
     "Imprimis: That I will and desire that my first children, viz: Dabney Harris, Sarah Martin, Robert Harris, Mourning Jones, Christopher Harris and Mary Jones should have the follow negroes, (excepting thirty pounds out of my son, Dabney's legacy, which is to be paid by the executors of this part of my will for the use and benefit of my wife and other children) viz: Ritter and her children, pomp, Moses, Alice, George, Betty, Lucy and Deephy, the above negroes, to be divided agreeable to Cornelius Dabney, Sr.
     "I will and I do appoint Foster Jones and Christopher Harris as executors of the above part of this will, and as to the balance of my estate, I direct that just my debts shall be paid out of what money I have by, or is owing to me.
     "The house where I live I direct shall be furnished, which, together with the tract of land whereon I live I leave to my dear and loving wife during her life and at her death to my son Overton Harris.
     "As to the balance of my negroes, David, Cato, Fanny , Stephen and Eady, together with my house hold furniture, stock of every kind and plantation utensils I desire that my wife may have the whole benefit of them during her life or widow-hood, and if she should marry the whole to be sold, and equally divided amongst her and her children. As to my lands on Muddy Creek, I will and bequeath them as follows: The Drowning Creek tract of land I will and bequeath to my son, John Harris. The Sycamore Spring tract to my son, Benjamin Harris. The tract on which my son William has built to my son, William Harris, and the tract called the Holly Tract to my son, Barnabas Harris. And my lands in Albemarle County, together with the stock that is thereon, I direct shall be sold and that my sons James and Samuel Harris, shall receive of the money as much as Colonel John Miller and Robert Rodes shall judge the land to be worth that I willed to my other sons, viz: to be made equal to them.
     "As to my three daughters, viz: Jane Gentry, Margaret Harris and Isabel Harris, my will and desire is that jean Gentry should receive ten pounds, and Margaret and Isabel Harris to have fifty pounds apiece out of the balance of what my Albemarle land, and the profits arising from that place, and if that should not be sufficient that it shall be made up to them out of any personal estate that my wife and executors after mentioned shall think best.
     "As to my lands on Licking waters my will is that if they are obtained it should be equally divided amounts my last set of children.
     "And I do appoint my dear and loving wife, with John Sappington and John Harris to execute that part of my will that respects my wife and her children.
     "As witness my hand and seal this twentieth day of February, on thousand and seven hundred and ninety four.
     "Christopher Harris. (Seal)
     "Witness: Hartly Sappington, Richard Sappington, Joseph Wells."5
Barnabas Harris was mentioned in a land transaction on 1 February 1808 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA,
Memo: per Miller [1907:263]: "Feb. 1, 1808, Barnabas Harris and wife Elizabeth (nee Oldham) conveyed to Evan Watson, 135 acres of land on Muddy Creek, deed not acknowledged by the wife till March 21, 1809. The first date they also conveyed to John Harris, 50 acres on Muddy Creek, adjoining Evan Watson, John Harris and William Harris."6

Barnabas Harris
per Miller [1907:263]: "Sept. 6, 1809. Barnabas Harris executed a power of attorney to Overton Harris, (his brother) to settle his business, and convey to Samuel McMullens, his interest of one half of 800 acres entered in the name of his father (Christopher Harris) on Hinkston's Fork of Licking in Bourbon County, Ky." on 6 September 1809 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA.6 He and Jane Lucy Harris were was mentioned in a land transaction by Richard Gentry on 2 December 1809 at Bourbon Co., Kentucky, USA, per Miller [1907:263-4]: "Dec. 2, 1809. Richard Gentry and wife Jane (nee Harris), Christopher Harris, John Harris, Thomas Burgin, guardian of Polly Harris, infant (child) of Benjamin Harris deceased, William Harris, Margaret Harris, John Beenett and wife Isabella (nee Harris), Samuel Harris, Barnabas Harris and Overton Harris, heirs and devises of Christopher Harris deceased, conveyed to Samuel McMullns and James Guthrie, 600 out of 1200 acres on Hinkston's Fork of Licking in Bourbon County, Ky."7

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 279. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 335.
  4. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 335, 482.
  5. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 277-8.
  6. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 263.
  7. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 263-4.

Elizabeth Oldham1

F, #86127
FatherRichard Oldham2 d. 17 Jun 1836
MotherUrsley Duke Williams2 b. 2 Aug 1764, d. 26 Jul 1803
Last Edited6 Apr 2018
     Elizabeth Oldham married (?) Clark; Her 2nd husband.3 Elizabeth Oldham married Barnabas Harris, son of Christopher Overton Harris Sr. and Agnes McCord, in 1803 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA; Her 1st husband.1,3

Family 1

(?) Clark

Family 2

Barnabas Harris

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), pp. 279, 335, 482. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 335, 482.

Samuel Harris1

M, #86128
FatherChristopher Overton Harris Sr.1,2 b. 17 Feb 1725, d. bt 20 Feb 1794 - 4 Mar 1794
MotherAgnes McCord1,2 b. 21 Dec 1740, d. 1815
Last Edited5 Apr 2018
     Samuel Harris married Nancy Wilkerson.1,2
     Samuel Harris is mentioned in the probate of the estate of Margaret Harris; per Miller [1907:279]: "It appears from the Court records that Samuel Harris entered as one of the sureties on the bond of his brother, Overton, and brother-in-law, John Bennett as executors of the will of his sister, Margaret Harris, who died testate and unmarried in the year 1814."
In Christopher Overton Harris Sr.'s will dated 20 February 1794 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, Samuel Harris was named as an heir; Text of will from Miller [1907:277-8]:
     "In the name of God, Amen. I Christopher Harris being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God, tho weak in body, yet of perfect understanding and memory, do constitute this my last will and testament, and desire it should be received as such.
     "Imprimis: That I will and desire that my first children, viz: Dabney Harris, Sarah Martin, Robert Harris, Mourning Jones, Christopher Harris and Mary Jones should have the follow negroes, (excepting thirty pounds out of my son, Dabney's legacy, which is to be paid by the executors of this part of my will for the use and benefit of my wife and other children) viz: Ritter and her children, pomp, Moses, Alice, George, Betty, Lucy and Deephy, the above negroes, to be divided agreeable to Cornelius Dabney, Sr.
     "I will and I do appoint Foster Jones and Christopher Harris as executors of the above part of this will, and as to the balance of my estate, I direct that just my debts shall be paid out of what money I have by, or is owing to me.
     "The house where I live I direct shall be furnished, which, together with the tract of land whereon I live I leave to my dear and loving wife during her life and at her death to my son Overton Harris.
     "As to the balance of my negroes, David, Cato, Fanny , Stephen and Eady, together with my house hold furniture, stock of every kind and plantation utensils I desire that my wife may have the whole benefit of them during her life or widow-hood, and if she should marry the whole to be sold, and equally divided amongst her and her children. As to my lands on Muddy Creek, I will and bequeath them as follows: The Drowning Creek tract of land I will and bequeath to my son, John Harris. The Sycamore Spring tract to my son, Benjamin Harris. The tract on which my son William has built to my son, William Harris, and the tract called the Holly Tract to my son, Barnabas Harris. And my lands in Albemarle County, together with the stock that is thereon, I direct shall be sold and that my sons James and Samuel Harris, shall receive of the money as much as Colonel John Miller and Robert Rodes shall judge the land to be worth that I willed to my other sons, viz: to be made equal to them.
     "As to my three daughters, viz: Jane Gentry, Margaret Harris and Isabel Harris, my will and desire is that jean Gentry should receive ten pounds, and Margaret and Isabel Harris to have fifty pounds apiece out of the balance of what my Albemarle land, and the profits arising from that place, and if that should not be sufficient that it shall be made up to them out of any personal estate that my wife and executors after mentioned shall think best.
     "As to my lands on Licking waters my will is that if they are obtained it should be equally divided amounts my last set of children.
     "And I do appoint my dear and loving wife, with John Sappington and John Harris to execute that part of my will that respects my wife and her children.
     "As witness my hand and seal this twentieth day of February, on thousand and seven hundred and ninety four.
     "Christopher Harris. (Seal)
     "Witness: Hartly Sappington, Richard Sappington, Joseph Wells."3
Samuel Harris and Nancy Wilkerson were mentioned in a land transaction on 1 September 1809 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA,
Memo: per Miller [1907:263]: "Sept. 1, 1809. Samuel Harris and wife (Nancy nee Wilkerson) conveyed to James Jones, 150 acres on Paint Lick Creek, part of William Van Cleaves patent of 720 acres.4 Samuel Harris and Jane Lucy Harris were was mentioned in a land transaction by Richard Gentry on 2 December 1809 at Bourbon Co., Kentucky, USA, per Miller [1907:263-4]: "Dec. 2, 1809. Richard Gentry and wife Jane (nee Harris), Christopher Harris, John Harris, Thomas Burgin, guardian of Polly Harris, infant (child) of Benjamin Harris deceased, William Harris, Margaret Harris, John Beenett and wife Isabella (nee Harris), Samuel Harris, Barnabas Harris and Overton Harris, heirs and devises of Christopher Harris deceased, conveyed to Samuel McMullns and James Guthrie, 600 out of 1200 acres on Hinkston's Fork of Licking in Bourbon County, Ky."5
Samuel Harris and Nancy Wilkerson were mentioned in a land transaction on 4 August 1830 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA,
Memo: per Miller [1907:263]: "Aug. 4, 1830. They conveyed to Richard Fowler, land in Madison County, Ky."4
Samuel Harris and Nancy Wilkerson were mentioned in a land transaction on 21 September 1831 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA,
Memo: per Miller [1907:263]: "Sept. 21, 1831. They conveyed to Edwin Phelps, the farm upon which they were living on Calloways Creek."

Family

Nancy Wilkerson

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 279. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 277-8.
  4. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 263.
  5. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 263-4.

James Harris1

M, #86130, d. 1798
FatherChristopher Overton Harris Sr.1,2 b. 17 Feb 1725, d. bt 20 Feb 1794 - 4 Mar 1794
MotherAgnes McCord1,2 b. 21 Dec 1740, d. 1815
Last Edited5 Apr 2018
     James Harris married Susannah Gass, daughter of David Gass and Sarah (?).2
James Harris died in 1798.3,2

His estate was probated on 1 January 1799 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA,
; per Miller [1907:264]: "Jan. 1, 1799. Inventory and appraisement of the estate of James Harris, who died in 1797-8, was made by Colonel John Miller and Robert Rodes, and returned to the court."4
     In Christopher Overton Harris Sr.'s will dated 20 February 1794 at Madison Co., Kentucky, USA, James Harris was named as an heir; Text of will from Miller [1907:277-8]:
     "In the name of God, Amen. I Christopher Harris being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God, tho weak in body, yet of perfect understanding and memory, do constitute this my last will and testament, and desire it should be received as such.
     "Imprimis: That I will and desire that my first children, viz: Dabney Harris, Sarah Martin, Robert Harris, Mourning Jones, Christopher Harris and Mary Jones should have the follow negroes, (excepting thirty pounds out of my son, Dabney's legacy, which is to be paid by the executors of this part of my will for the use and benefit of my wife and other children) viz: Ritter and her children, pomp, Moses, Alice, George, Betty, Lucy and Deephy, the above negroes, to be divided agreeable to Cornelius Dabney, Sr.
     "I will and I do appoint Foster Jones and Christopher Harris as executors of the above part of this will, and as to the balance of my estate, I direct that just my debts shall be paid out of what money I have by, or is owing to me.
     "The house where I live I direct shall be furnished, which, together with the tract of land whereon I live I leave to my dear and loving wife during her life and at her death to my son Overton Harris.
     "As to the balance of my negroes, David, Cato, Fanny , Stephen and Eady, together with my house hold furniture, stock of every kind and plantation utensils I desire that my wife may have the whole benefit of them during her life or widow-hood, and if she should marry the whole to be sold, and equally divided amongst her and her children. As to my lands on Muddy Creek, I will and bequeath them as follows: The Drowning Creek tract of land I will and bequeath to my son, John Harris. The Sycamore Spring tract to my son, Benjamin Harris. The tract on which my son William has built to my son, William Harris, and the tract called the Holly Tract to my son, Barnabas Harris. And my lands in Albemarle County, together with the stock that is thereon, I direct shall be sold and that my sons James and Samuel Harris, shall receive of the money as much as Colonel John Miller and Robert Rodes shall judge the land to be worth that I willed to my other sons, viz: to be made equal to them.
     "As to my three daughters, viz: Jane Gentry, Margaret Harris and Isabel Harris, my will and desire is that jean Gentry should receive ten pounds, and Margaret and Isabel Harris to have fifty pounds apiece out of the balance of what my Albemarle land, and the profits arising from that place, and if that should not be sufficient that it shall be made up to them out of any personal estate that my wife and executors after mentioned shall think best.
     "As to my lands on Licking waters my will is that if they are obtained it should be equally divided amounts my last set of children.
     "And I do appoint my dear and loving wife, with John Sappington and John Harris to execute that part of my will that respects my wife and her children.
     "As witness my hand and seal this twentieth day of February, on thousand and seven hundred and ninety four.
     "Christopher Harris. (Seal)
     "Witness: Hartly Sappington, Richard Sappington, Joseph Wells."5

Family

Susannah Gass

Citations

  1. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, compiler, The Kinnears and their kin; a memorial volume of history, biography, and genealogy, with revolutionary and civil and Spanish war records; including manuscript of Rev. David Kinnear (1840) (Kansas City, MO: Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 1916), p. 455. Hereinafter cited as White [1916] The Kinnears.
  2. [S4121] W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (Lexington, KY: Press of Transylvania Co., 1907), p. 279. Hereinafter cited as Miller [1907] History and Genealogies.
  3. [S4120] Emma Siggins Wite and Martha Humphreys Maltby, White [1916] The Kinnears, p. 456.
  4. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, p. 264.
  5. [S4121] W. H. Miller, Miller [1907] History and Genealogies, pp. 277-8.