Lee Watkins Harris

Male 1880 - 1958  (78 years)


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  • Name Lee Watkins Harris 
    Born 7 Jan 1880  Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Jan 1958  Las Animas, Bent County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Las Animas Cemetery, Bent County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1580  Treespot
    Last Modified 25 May 2018 

    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 Daisy M. King,   b. May 1882, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1961, Las Animas, Bent County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 21 Sep 1903  Marshall, Saline County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Bertha Harris,   b. Abt 1905, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Robert Harris,   b. 22 Oct 1910, Sulphur Springs, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1998  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 25 May 2018 
    Family ID F435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jan 1880 - Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Sep 1903 - Marshall, Saline County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • 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

    Headstones
    Tombstone for Lee and Daisy King Harris in Las Animas Cemetery, Las Animas, Bent County, Colorado
    Tombstone for Lee and Daisy King Harris in Las Animas Cemetery, Las Animas, Bent County, Colorado

    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, 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
    1903 Marriage Record Missouri, Saline County
    1903 Marriage Record Missouri, Saline County
    Groom: Lee Harris
    Bride: Daisy King
    m. 21 Sept 1903
    1910 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Marshall
    1910 Census Record Missouri, Saline County, Marshall
    Head of Household - Lee W. Harris, male, white, age 30, 1st marriage, married 6 years, born in Missouri, both parents born in Virginia, farmer, general farmer
    Wife - Daisy M., female, white, age 28, 1st marriage, married 6 years, 1 child, born in Missouri, Father born in Illinois, Mother born in Missouri
    Daughter - Bertha Harris, female, white, age 5, single, born in Missouri, both parents born in Missouri
    1920 Census Record Colorado, Bent County, Precinct 13
    1920 Census Record Colorado, Bent County, Precinct 13
    Head of Household - Lee Harris, owns house free (no mortgage), male, white, age 40, married,born in Missouri, father born in West Virginia, mother born in Maine, farmer
    Wife - Maggie Harris, female, white, age 35, married, born in Missouri, both parents born in Pennsylvania
    Daughter - Bertha Harris, female, white, age 14, single, born in Missouri
    Son - Robert Harris, male, white, age 9, single, born in Missouri
    1940 Census Record Colorado, Bent County, Farm
    1940 Census Record Colorado, Bent County, Farm
    Head of Household - Lee W Harris, male, white, age 60, married, completed 9th grade, born in Missouri, lived in same house in 1935, farmer, worked 60 hrs last week
    Wife - Daisy M Harris, female, white, age 57, married, completed 8th grade, born in Missouri
    Daughter - Bertha Harris, female, white, age 35, single, completed 8th grade, born in Missouri, Rural public school teacher, worked 50 hrs last week


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