Surname: Harris

Biography of James G. Harris, M. D.

Dr. James G. Harris, a physician and surgeon of Muskogee, who is specializing in urology, was born on the 18th of February, 1889, in Muskogee county, and is a son of P. Collins and Mary A. (Davis) Harris, who were natives of Georgia and of Alabama respectively. The father served for two years with the Confederate army in the Civil war and was taken prisoner, being incarcerated for about a year. Soon after the war, owing to the fact that he was part Cherokee, he received an allotment from the government in Oklahoma, then Indian Territory, and removed to this state in 1866. Here he took up the occupation of farming and stock raising and continued to devote his attention to agricultural pursuits to the time of his death, which occurred in July, 1920, when he had reached the age of seventy-four years. His widow survives and yet occupies the old homestead. Dr. Harris is a nephew of Colonel Johnson Harris, a former chief of the Cherokee tribe, who died in Muskogee, September 25, 1921, at the age of sixty-five years. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY...

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Harris, Emeline Mrs. – Obituary

Elgin, Union County, Oregon Mrs. Emeline Harris, an aged resident of this city, was found dead in bed at an early hour Tuesday morning, by her son, George with whom she lived. She had gone to bed the evening before feeling as well as usual and when her son went to call her for breakfast he discovered that she had passed away during the night. Deceased would have been 83 years old next October, having been born in Ash County, North Carolina, October 29th, 1820. She came to Oregon from Mo about 15 years ago and resided in Elgin for past 12 years. Funeral srvices were conducted by Elder Mayfield in the Primitive Baptist church of which denomination she had been a consistent member for many years. She leaves two sons and three daughters. Elgin Recorder Friday July 24,...

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Harris, Franklin – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon Funeral services for Franklin Harris retired merchant of La Grande were held Wednesday afternoon at the Snodgrass Chapel and were followed by interment in the Masonic cemetery. Mr. Harris died very suddenly Friday morning. Born in Ontario, Canada January 13, 1866, he had lived in this community the last 44 years. Survivors are four children, Mrs. Eva Gardner, Mrs. Mae Daniels, and Charles Harris of La Grande, Mrs. Beulah Wollek of Anchorage, Alaska. He had four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Eastern Oregon Review. December of 1945 or January 1946. Contributed by: Holly...

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Harris, J. C. – Obituary

Frozen to Death Coroner Steincamp was summoned to Sumerville last evening to hold an inquest upon the remains of J.C. Harris who was found dead in his cabin six miles northwest of that place in the timber. He had been in town the evening before and went home drunk. Upon reaching his cabin, he flung himself upon the floor and asked his partner, a Mr. Smith, to care for his horse, which he did, and supposing he would sleep off his drunken stupor, paid no more attention to him. In the morning he found him dead. Harris was a wood-chopper, sixty years old and addicted to occasional sprees. $12. 80 in money was found upon his person. The Coroner’s jury found a verdict in accordance with the above facts. – Chronicle. Cove Ledger Thursday January 12,...

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Harris, Mary Ellen – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Died-At Hot Lake, Oregon, Thursday, August 12, 1926, Mrs. Mary Ella Harris, age 64 years, 8 months and 12 days. The funeral took place from the L. D. S. Church, Union, Tuesday, August 17, 1926, at 2 o’clock p.m. The services were conducted by J. E. Mitchell, with Osborn Richins principal speaker. The remains were laid to rest in North Powder cemetery beside those of her husband and two infant sons who died in August, 1897. Mary Ellen Armstrong was born in Mason County, Illinois, November 30, 1861. She was united in marriage to R. J. Harris January 5, 1881. To this union ten children were born, of whom seven survive and were present in Union at the time of the funeral this week. The surviving children are Charles E. Harris, Frank O. Harris and R. J. Harris, of Union; David Albert Harris, of Anaconda, Montana; Walter F. Harris, of Butte, Montana; Mrs. M. E. Tucker, of La Grande, Oregon, and Mrs. Anna Nelson, of Union. There are ten grandchildren living and four dead, and three great grandsons. Mrs. Harris with her family came to Oregon July 25, 1889, and settled at North Powder, Oregon, where Mr. Harris was accidentally shot October 22, 1898, causing his death in eleven hours. Mrs. Harris with her children came to Union October 20, 1904, and have lived...

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Harris, John Howard – Obituary

John Howard Harris, 75, of Irrigon died June 15 at his home. At his request there will be no funeral. Burial will be July 2 in the Pioneer Cemetery that was started by his grandfather, Lewis Fisk, in 1882 at the park near Medical Springs. Mr. Harris was born Sept. 17, 1930, to Thomas Howard and Laura Ellen Fisk Harris in Baker City. He worked in the woods, as a mechanic, a heavy-equipment operator and as a truck driver. He was married twice and divorced twice. Survivors include his companion, Sharon Hindman; children, Father Michael Harris, Anthony Harris, Lorinda Harris, Sheryl Harris, Jeanine Harris, Angie Hopkins and Kally Allen; an adopted daughter, Barbara, and a step-son, Kip; 22 grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Lewis and Severina Harris of California; a half-sister, Patricia Turner. Memorials may be made to the Saint Anthony Hospice, 1601 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton 97801; the Pioneer Cemetery Association, Medical Springs, 97814 or to Sharon Hindman to help defray medical costs in care of Burns Mortuary, P.O. Box 289, Hermiston 97838. The Observer Online, Obituaries for the week ending June 24, 2006, Published, June 26,...

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Harris, Harold Reed – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Harold Reed Harris, 82, of Sacramento, Calif., and formerly of La Grande died Oct. 26 from complications of pneumonia. There will be a reception for friends to visit with his family Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Loveland Funeral Chapel. A private family memorial service will follow on Saturday. Mr. Harris was born Nov. 9, 1923, in Fort Duchesne, Utah, to Leonard Reed Harris and Martha Kitchen Harris, the seventh of eight sons. He spent his entire childhood in the Uintah Basin region and graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1940. He served in the Navy in the Pacific region during World War II. After the war, he attended Brigham Young University, where he met and married Velma June Schmidt on June 10, 1946, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He and his wife were the parents of five children. He graduated from the University of Utah in 1952. The family then moved to Portland, where he taught school for several years, then returned to Provo, Utah, where he obtained a master’s degree in counseling from BYU. He spent more than 30 years in education, as a teacher and then as a counselor, particularly in the Parkrose School District. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in every organization of the church. He and his wife...

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Harrison Pearlie Harris

Corpl., Co. B, 30th Div., 119th Inf.; of Wayne County; born Nov. 24, 1897; son of J. M. and Laura M. Smith Harris. Entered service May 25, 1917, at Kinston, N.C. Sent to Camp Wadsworth. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Was in all engagements until killed at Hindenburg Line, Sept. 29, 1919. Buried in American Cemetery, Bony Aisne,...

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Harris, Lavelle – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Lavelle Harris, 93, of La Grande, died March 9 at her home. A memorial service is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St., La Grande. A complete obituary will be published at a later date. The Observer – Obituaries for the week ending March 17, 2007 1913-2007 LaVelle Harris, 93, of La Grande, died March 9. A memorial service is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St., La Grande, with burial to follow at the Union Cemetery. Mrs. Harris was born April 6, 1913, to Alton and Josephine (Cavin) Hogoboom in Baker City. She attended school in Baker City, Walla Walla and Pendleton. She also lived in Huntington, Wallowa County, Portland and Susanville, Calif., but spent most of her adult life in Union and La Grande. Mrs. Harris, known affectionately as “Grandma Belle,” had many interests and was talented at drawing, singing, playing the piano, sewing, crocheting and cooking. Her biggest love was her family and friends. From being present at the birth of a friend’s baby to soothing an ill great-great-grandchild, Mrs. Harris could always be counted on to help where she was needed. Her example is evident in the lives of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Her great-granddaughters Kyira McLaughlin and Kimberly See were with her around the clock during...

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Edward C. Harris

2nd Lt., M. G. Co., 81st Div. 321st Inf. Born in Vance County; son of Edward W. and Meta Earl Harris. Entered service April, 1917, at Wendell, N.C. Went to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Sailed for France Aug. 5, 1918. Wounded in France Nov. 11, 1918. Died Nov. 12, 1918. An exceptionally brave officer. Carried his machine gun through wire entanglement and put it in position under violent fire from three enemy machine guns. Fatally wounded, but commanded his men to leave him and continue fighting. Received Croix de Guerre with Palm and D. S. Cross for heroism at Grimancourt, France. Graduated from Trinity College,...

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Cliff M. Harris

Gunners’ Mate, 1st Class, Navy; of Pasquotank County; son of Cliff and Addie Harris. Husband of Dorothy Harris. Entered service April 6, 1917, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Norfolk Va., then to U. S. S. “Messick,” to U. S. S. “Montgomery,” then to St. Helena Training Station to help put 128 S. C. in commission. Went across on her and was in naval battle on taking Austrian Dorazzo. Austrian Sub. Base, near Dorazzo. One year in overseas duty. After Nov. 11th was doing relief duty with Red Cross in Far East. Received medal from Italian Government. Mustered out at Camp Hampton Roads, July 2,...

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Ada Estelle Harris

Of Concord, N.C., Cabarrus County. Entered the service at Camp Meade as Army Nurse, unattached. Joined Dr. Long’s Unit from Greensboro, N.C., and sailed for France Sept. 1, 1918, from New York. Landed at Liverpool, Eng. Then went to Havre, France, from there to Brest. Sailed over on Convoy Unit to Base Hospital No. 65–Debarkation Hospital for wounded soldiers to be sent back to the United States. Sailed for USA June 1, 1919. Arrived June 11, 1919. Discharged July 6, 1919, at New...

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Talton E. Harris

Sergt., Artly., Hdqrs. Co., 30th Div., F. A., 113th Regt. Born in Vance County; son of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Harris. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., Aug., 1917. Sailed for France May, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl. July 25, 1917, to rank of Sergt. Sept., 1918. Fought at Toul Sector, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne and Woevre. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, March,...

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Stacy Edward Harris

Med. Replacement No. 25. Born in Cumberland County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Harris. Husband of Mary Elizabeth Harris. Entered service June 5, 1918, at Fayetteville, N.C. Was sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C., from there to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France July 9, 1918. Returned to USA Aug. 1, 1919. Was mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Aug. 5,...

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Ervin Harris

Private, 1st Class, Artly., Batry. F, 81st Div., 317th Regt.; of Edgecomb County; son of Marion Harris and Mrs. Florence Harris. Entered service May 30, 1918. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for Liverpool, Eng., and France Aug. 25, 1918. Promoted to 1st Class Private Oct., 1918. Arrived in USA, from Brest, France, April 20, 1919, at Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 8,...

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