Philip Watkins (Confederate) Harris

Philip Watkins (Confederate) Harris

Male 1842 - 1906  (64 years)

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  • Name Philip Watkins (Confederate) Harris 
    Born 2 May 1842  Appomattox County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Oct 1906  Norton, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 24 Oct 1906  Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Fairville, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1565  Treespot
    Last Modified 4 May 2020 

    Father Ammon Harris,   b. 20 Mar 1808, Buckingham, Prince Edward County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1894, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Smith Watkins,   b. 8 Sep 1817, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850, Buckingham County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 17 Jun 1841 
    Family ID F445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Almeda Holmes,   b. 15 Sep 1845, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1887, Marshall, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 13 May 1868  Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harris,   b. 8 Dec 1868,   d. 8 Dec 1868  (Age 0 years)
     2. Harris,   b. 12 Sep 1869,   d. 22 Sep 1869  (Age 0 years)
     3. Emma Charlotte Harris,   b. 22 Jan 1871, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1959, Marshall, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. Richard Ammon Harris,   b. 10 Apr 1872,   d. 15 Mar 1944, Eureka Springs, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     5. Phillip Hiram Harris,   b. 15 Mar 1874, Marshall, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1949, Troy, Lincoln County, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     6. Edward Wallace Harris,   b. 22 Jun 1876, Salem, Dent County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1963, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     7. Giles Thomas Harris, Sr.,   b. 3 Oct 1877, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1966, Marshall, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     8. Lee Watkins Harris,   b. 7 Jan 1880, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1958, Las Animas, Bent County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     9. William Holmes Harris,   b. 24 Sep 1881, Marshall, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1963  (Age 81 years)
     10. Stella Almeda Harris,   b. 11 Jul 1883, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1944, Slater, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     11. Mary Josephine "Mollie" Harris,   b. 31 Jan 1885, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1980, Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     12. Maggie Harris,   b. 10 Feb 1887, Marshall, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1887, Marshall, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F426  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Pearla A. Williams,   b. 20 Apr 1865, Hannibal, Marion County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1944, Marshall, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1893 
    Children 
     1. Theocolus (Theodore) "Thee" Harris,   b. 10 Apr 1895, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1973, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Martin "Jack" Harris,   b. 22 Apr 1897, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1968  (Age 70 years)
     3. James Harris,   b. 19 Nov 1900,   d. 17 Dec 1900  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 May 1868 - Saline County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Phillip Watkins & sisters
    Phillip Watkins & sisters
    Grandma Mary Josephine "Mollie" Harris Vardiman was named after her father's two sisters. Josephine (b. 1845) was two years older than Mary (b. 1847). They also had a brother, Samuel (b. 1844)
    Harris Family
    Harris Family
    1896 Plat Map of Saline County, Missouri
    1896 Plat Map of Saline County, Missouri
    The Harris and Vardeman families lived north of Marshall in 1896.

    Documents
    <i>The Marshall Republican</i> Marshall, Saline County, Missouri 29 April 1904 page 1 of 4
    The Marshall Republican Marshall, Saline County, Missouri 29 April 1904 page 1 of 4
    "Snapshots of the World's Fair" - nice description of what it was like to visit the St. Louis World's Fair, which was about two hours train ride away from Marshall, Missouri.
    <i>The Marshal Republican</i> Page 2 of 4 describing St. Louis World's Fair in 1904
    The Marshal Republican Page 2 of 4 describing St. Louis World's Fair in 1904
    Harris family lived in Marshall, Saline County, Missouri at the time of the St. Louis World's Fair. If any of them went it was about a two-hour train ride.
    Philip Watkins Harris - age 62
    Pearla Williams King Harris - age 39 (Philip's wife)
    Stella Almeda Harris - age 21 (daughter from Philip's 1st wife)
    Bertha King - age 20 (Pearla's youngest child from her 1st husband)
    Mary Josephine "Mollie" Harris - age 19 (youngest child from Philip's 1st wife)
    Thee Harris - age 9
    Jack Harris - age 7

    Emma Harris Morton Solomon - age 33 (Philip's oldest child)
    James Solomon - age 27 (Emma's husband)
    Tommy Morton - age 9 (Emma's son from 1st husband)
    Myrtle Solomon - age 5 (Emma's daughter from 2nd husband)

    Philip's sons from first wife:
    Richard Harris - age 32
    Philip H. Harris - age 30
    Edward Harris - age 28
    Giles Harris - age 27
    William Holmes Harris - age 23

    Lee Watkins Harris - age 24 (newlywed, he and Daisy married Sep 1903)
    Daisy M. King Harris - age 22 (Lee's wife and Pearla Williams King Harris' daughter from her 1st marriage)
    <i>Marshall Republican</i> Description of St. Louis World's Fair page 3 of 4
    Marshall Republican Description of St. Louis World's Fair page 3 of 4
    <i>The Marshall Republican</i> Description of St. Louis World's Fair in 1904 page 4 of 4
    The Marshall Republican Description of St. Louis World's Fair in 1904 page 4 of 4
    <i>Marshall Republican</i> 1904 September
    Marshall Republican 1904 September
    P.W. Harris and daughter, Mollie, shopping in Marshall, MO
    <i>Marshall Republican</i> 26 Oct 1906
    Marshall Republican 26 Oct 1906
    Philip Watkins Harris died of heart disease suddenly and unexpectedly leaving wife and 10 children.

    Headstones
    Philip Watkins Harris Tombstone in Mount Carmel Cemetery
    Philip Watkins Harris Tombstone in Mount Carmel Cemetery
    Located at Fairville, Saline County, Missouri just north of Marshall

    Sources
    1850 Census Record Virginia, Buckingham County, District 2
    1850 Census Record Virginia, Buckingham County, District 2
    Ammon Harris, male, age 42, farmer, born in Buckingham
    Philip Harris, male, age 8, born in Buckingham
    1860 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Jefferson Township
    1860 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Jefferson Township
    Head of Household - Amon Harris, age 52, Farmer, birthplace - Virginia
    Son - Philip W. Watkins Harris, age 18, birthplace - Virginia
    Daughter - Josephine Harris, age 15, birthplace - Virginia
    Daughter - Mary E. Harris, age 13, birthplace - Virginia
    1868 Marriage Record Missouri, Saline County
    1868 Marriage Record Missouri, Saline County
    Groom - Philip Harris
    Bride - Almeda Holmes
    13 May 1868
    1870 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Marshall
    1870 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Marshall
    Dwelling #90
    PW Harris, age 26, male, white, farmer, born in Virginia
    Almitta Harris, age 24, female, white, keeping house, born in Virginia
    1880 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Miami
    1880 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Miami
    Head of Household - PW Harris, white, male, age 36, married, farmer, born in Virginia, both parents born in Virginia
    Wife - A, white, female, age 35, married, housekeeping, born in Virginia, both parents born in Virginia
    Daughter - EC, white, female, age 9, single, born in Missouri
    ? - RA, white, female, age 8, single (this should say male for Richard Ammon who was 8 years old in 1880), born in Missouri
    Son - PH, white, male, age 6, single, born in Missouri
    Son - EW, white, male, age 4, single, born in Missouri
    Son - TJ?, white, male, age 3, single (this should be Giles Thomas), born in Missouri
    Son - LW, white, male, age 5 months, single, born in Missouri
    Father - Ammon, white, male, age 72, widowed, born in Virginia, both parents born in Virginia
    1893 Marriage Record Missouri, Saline County, Marshall
    1893 Marriage Record Missouri, Saline County, Marshall
    Groom - PW Harris
    Bride - PA King
    1 June 1893

    Found at Missouri Marriage Records 1805-2002
    1900 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Miami Township (Part 1 of 2)
    1900 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Miami Township (Part 1 of 2)
    Head of Household - PW Harris, age 58, birthplace - Virginia
    Wife - Pearla, age 35, birthplace - Missouri
    Son - Lee Harris, age 20, birthplace - Missouri
    Son - William Harris, age 19, birthplace - Missouri
    (Step)Daughter - Daisy I King, age 18, birthplace - Missouri
    Daughter - Stella Harris, age 17, birthplace - Missouri
    Stepdaughter - Bertha King, age 16, birthplace - Missouri
    Daughter - Mollie Harris, age 15
    Son - Thee Harris, age 5
    Son - (Martin Jack) Harris, age 3
    1900 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Miami Township (Part 2 of 2)
    1900 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Miami Township (Part 2 of 2)
    Head of Household - PW Harris, age 58, birthplace - Virginia
    Wife - Pearla, age 35, birthplace - Missouri
    Son - Lee Harris, age 20, birthplace - Missouri
    Son - William Harris, age 19, birthplace - Missouri
    (Step)Daughter - Daisy I King, age 18, birthplace - Missouri
    Daughter - Stella Harris, age 17, birthplace - Missouri
    Stepdaughter - Bertha King, age 16, birthplace - Missouri
    Daughter - Mollie Harris, age 15
    Son - Thee Harris, age 5
    Son - (Martin Jack) Harris, age 3


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