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    Henry Benskin Christian Harris

    Henry Benskin Christian Harris

    Male 1825 -

    Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

    • Name Henry Benskin Christian Harris 
      Born 3 Feb 1825  Powhatan Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      Gender Male 
      Died Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Person ID I37999  My tree
      Last Modified 28 Jan 2021 

      Father Hiram Harris,   b. 15 Sep 1796, Powhatan Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1867, Powhatan Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
      Relationship natural 
      Mother Margaret Christian Harris,   b. Abt 1796,   d. Mar 1825  (Age ~ 29 years) 
      Relationship natural 
      Married 20 May 1822  St John's Episcopal Church, Richmond, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
      Family ID F13990  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family 1 Elizabeth Ann Daniels,   b. 17 Oct 1842, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Married 2 May 1869  Platte Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
      Children 
       1. Pauline B. Harris,   b. 20 Apr 1873,   d. 29 Oct 1974  (Age 101 years)  [natural]
       2. Robert D. Harris,   b. 31 Mar 1875,   d. 8 Oct 1875  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
       3. Sallie Tilden Harris,   b. 9 Sep 1877,   d. 1952, Buchanan Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
       4. Mary Harris,   b. 15 Jun 1880  [natural]
       5. Margaret Christian Harris,   b. 10 Jan 1871  [natural]
       6. William Henry "Hiram" Harris,   b. 7 May 1879, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944, Buchanan Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
       7. Jesse B. Harris,   b. Mar 1882  [natural]
      Last Modified 28 Jan 2021 
      Family ID F13994  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family 2 Sarah C. Calvert,   b. 9 Mar 1834/1835, Scott Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1865  (Age 30 years) 
      Married 20 May 1851  Weston, Platte Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
      Children 
       1. Hiram Henry Harris,   b. 31 Jul 1855, Platte Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
       2. Martha W. Harris,   b. 7 Aug 1859, Kickapoo, Leavenworth Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
       3. James Clay Harris,   b. 16 Oct 1868, Leavenworth, Leavenworth Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
       4. Catherine B. Harris,   b. Aug 1861, Kickapoo, Leavenworth Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
       5. Rebecca D Harris,   b. 20 May 1852, Platte Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
      Last Modified 28 Jan 2021 
      Family ID F13995  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Notes 
      • Dr Henry Benskin Christian Harris b 3 February 1825 Powhatan County, Virginia son of Hiram Harris and Margaret Christian. He was educated in the common schools of Powhatan County, and then sent to school in Caroline County, Virginia before being sent to New York to study medicine at Jefferson college. He was left land and a slave in his Grandfather Henry Benkin Christian Will at the age of about 6. After graduating from medical school He went West first to St. Louis Missouri and after spending 6 months there he left for westrn Missouri and settled in the town of Weston in Platte County, Missouri which at that time was the outfitting town on the Missouri River for settlers heading West. He practiced medicine there with a George Harris. He married his first wife in Platte County, Missouri 20 May 1850 She was Sally Calvert daughter of Lewis Calvert and Martha Herndon who had moved to Platte County, Missouri from Knox County, Kentucky. Lewis Calvert was in the Missouri legislature. Dr Henry B C Harris and Sally Calvert had l. Rebecca D Harris b 20 May 1852 in Missouri she married 15 Dec 1869 in Platte County, Missouri to Spencer L Barnes. 2. child Harris b1853/4 died infancy 3. Hiram Henry Harris b 31 July 1855 in Missouri married l. 20 Dec 1876 Betty Fountleroy married 2. 4 March 1881 Melissa A Parker and married 3 Corda---------------- 4. child Harris died infancy child 5. Martha W. Harris b 7 August 1859 in Kickapoo, Leavenworth County, Kansas she married Jesse Gordon Roach 1855-1937 6. Catherine B. Harris b August 1861 Kickapoo Leavenworth County, Kansas married William T. Barnett 7. James Clay Harris b 16 October 1868 in Leavenworth Kansas. He married l. 10 Jan 1885 Mary Anderson and 2. 20 July 1897 in Buchanan County, Missouri to Sarah A. Farris.

        Dr, Henry B. C. Harris into service in the Civil War as a Dr. on the Confederate side. He married 2. May 2 1869 in Platte County, Missouri to Elizabeth Ann Daniels daughter of Jesse Daniels and Mary Burgess. Jesse Daniels left for the West and gold seeking taking his son Jesse Jr. with him they were both heard of last on the Kansas territorial census of 1855 living in South Park, Arapahoe County NOW COLORADO Elizabeth Anns mother married 2. A., B Owens of Weston then another Daniels in Missouri Then divorced him in Clay County, Missouri

        Dr Henry B.C. Harris and Elizabeth Ann Daniels had the following children l. Margaret Christian Harris b 10 January 1871 in buchanan County, Missouri she married 24 Dec. 1893 Buchanan County, Missouri to James A. Gaunt l child Alberta Gaunt 2. Pauline B Harris b 20 April 1873 died 29 October 1874 in Buchanan co Mo. 3 Robert D Harris b 31 March 1875 died 8 October 1875 in Buchanan County, Missouri 4. Sarah Tilden Harris b 9 September 1875 died 1952 Buchanan County, Missouri married James Henry Brown 1869-1949 son of John Brown and Louisa Martin 5, Wn Henry Harris (later called himself Hiram Henry Harris b 7 May 1879 married after 1900 Buchanan County, Missouri to Anna E. Ogden 1884-1941 Wm Henry Harris died 1944 and their family is buried Old Campground cemetery on Platte Buchanan County, line 6 Mary Harris MY GRANDMOTHER b 15 June 1880 married 3 January 1900 in Buchanan co Mo. to Robert Granville Gaunt younger brother of James A Gaunt above. she died on 3 February 1938 in Shenandoah Iowa. 7. Jesse B. Harris b March of 1882 supposedly not ever married. ------------------------------I descend from Mary Gladys Gaunt only child of Mary Harris and Robert Granville Gaunt

    • Sources 
      1. [S1186] Anita Thompson .

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