Giles Thomas Harris, Sr.

Giles Thomas Harris, Sr.

Male 1877 - 1966  (89 years)

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  • Name Giles Thomas Harris 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 3 Oct 1877  Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Dec 1966  Marshall, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 11 Dec 1966  Ridge Park Cemetery Marshall, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1571  Treespot
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2019 

    Father Philip Watkins (Confederate) Harris,   b. 2 May 1842, Appomattox County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1906, Norton, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F426  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ruth Tuders,   b. 17 Jan 1895, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1929, Marshall, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 24 Oct 1915  Excelsior Springs, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Giles Tomas Harris, Jr.,   b. 21 Nov 1918, Marshall, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1989  (Age 70 years)
     2. Wilma Ruth Harris,   b. 28 Feb 1923, Marshall, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 2005, Marshall, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 27 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1830  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Oct 1877 - Saline County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Dec 1966 - Marshall, Saline County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Dec 1966 - Ridge Park Cemetery Marshall, Missouri Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Harris Siblings - 5 of 15 who survived to adulthood, 4 children died in infancy, so 11 siblings grew to adulthood
    Harris Siblings - 5 of 15 who survived to adulthood, 4 children died in infancy, so 11 siblings grew to adulthood
    Left to right: Giles Harris Sr., Emma Harris Morton Solomon, Mollie Harris Vardiman, Thee Harris (half-brother)
    Front: Stella Harris Nunn
    Grandfather and Grandson 1961
    Grandfather and Grandson 1961
    Giles Harris Sr., age 83
    Lanny Clyde Harris, age 12
    1963 Father and grown children
    1963 Father and grown children
    Father - Giles Harris Sr. (right side)
    Son - Giles Harris Jr. (Went by "Junior")
    Daughter - Wilma Harris
    Giles Harris Sr. 1963
    Giles Harris Sr. 1963
    Father and Son
    Father and Son
    Giles Harris Sr.
    Giles Harris Jr. (went by "Junior")
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Father and Son
    Father and Son
    Giles Harris Sr. (right)
    Giles Harris Jr. (left)

    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
    Giles Harris Obituary 1966
    Giles Harris Obituary 1966

    Headstones
    Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall, Saline, Missouri
    Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall, Saline, Missouri
    Giles Thomas Harris

    Sources
    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
    1900 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Marshall
    1900 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Marshall
    Giles Harris, male, white, age 22, single, farm laborer
    1910 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Marshall Township
    1910 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Marshall Township
    Harris Brothers:

    Giles T. Harris, male, white, single, age 33, farm laborer

    Head of Household - Lee Harris, male, white, age 30, married 6 years, farmer
    Wife - Daisy M., female, white, age 28, married 6 years, 1 child
    Daughter - Bertha, female, white, age 5, single
    1920 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Marshall Township
    1920 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Marshall Township
    Head of Household - Giles T. Harris, owns home free (not mortgaged), male, white, age 41, married, born in Missouri, both parents born in Virginia, farmer
    Wife - Mary, female, white, age 24, married, born in Missouri
    Son - Giles T., male, white, age 1 1/2, single, born in Missouri
    Boarder - Sallie Moore, female, white, age 71, single, born in Missouri
    1940 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Marshall
    1940 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Marshall
    Head of Household - Giles Harris Sr. male, white, widowed, age 62, completed 7th grade, Farmer
    Son - Giles Harris Jr., male, white, single, age 21, completed 8th grade, farm laborer
    Daughter - Wilma Harris, female, white, single, age 17, completed 10th grade


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