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Robert Harris
(1630-1700)
Mary Claiborne
William Overton
(1633-)
Mary Elizabeth Waters
Captain William Harris
(1669-1748)
Temperance Overton
(1679-1716)
Major Robert Harris
(1695-1765)

 

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Mourning Glenn

Major Robert Harris 1

  • Born: 1695, , New Kent, Virginia, USA 1 2
  • Marriage: Mourning Glenn on 13 Jan 1719/20 1
  • Died: 1765, Albermarle Co., VA at age 70 1
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Biography: , , Virginia, USA. 3
Maj. Harris, a son of William Harris and Temperance Overton Harris, was bo rn in Hanover County, Virginia and lived there until 1742, when he was app ointed by the KIng as surveyor of the new county of Louisa, which was c ut off from Hanover County in 1742. He resigned this office as a memb er of the House of Burgess from Hanover, and settled in Louisa Count y. He afterwards moved to Albemarle County,Virginia where he owned a lar ge estate at this death in 1765. He was a vestryman in Fredericksville Par ish for a number of yerars before his death. His will is of record in Albe marle County, Virginia in Will Book No. 2, page 185, and was recorded 18 N overmer 1765. His will was witnessed by David Maupin, John Maupin, John Ma upin, Jr., William Maupin and Connerly Mullins. His son Tyre Harris succee ded his as vestryman of Fredericksville Parish.

Probate: will, 18 Jun 1765, , Albemarle, Virginia, USA. 4
Summary:
The Will of Robert Harris of Albemarle County, Virginia
Will Book 1, Page 8

18 Jun 1765 In the Name of God, Amen. I, Robert Harris of the County of Al bemarle...
wife, Mourning Harris
son, Christopher Harris
son, William Harris
son Robert Harris, Junior
son Tyre Harris
son-in-law John Rodes, until he shall a ttain lawful age.
witness Daniel Maupin
witness John Mullins
witness James William Maupin
witness Courtney Mullins
proved August 176 5



Deed: between Robert Harris and Benjamin Harris, 1773, , Hanover, Virginia, USA. 5
Robt Harris to Ben Harris 265 acres - Ben Harris to Robt Harris 25 acres (land willed by his father Wm. Harris).


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Robert married Mourning Glenn on 13 Jan 1719/20.1 (Mourning Glenn was born in 1702 in , New Kent, Virginia, USA 1 3 and died on 8 May 1775 in , Albemarle, Virginia, USA 3.)


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Sources


1 Raymond L. Niader, KaufmanGEDCOM (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:811583&id=I1204
kaufman.ged renamed to: kaufman-Berry-Harris.ged), Surety: 0.

2 Harris, "HACKWORTH and TATE Relatives," compiled by Judith H. Martin [(E-ADDRESS) FOR PRIVATE USE supplied by Martin, Jan 2009,
Judith's statement about her web data: "The information provided is to be used as a guide. Research is ongoing; therefore, corrections are made frequently. Any assistance is appreciated. I welcome contact with relatives." I will verify her data elements that pertain to my research by adding additional sources to the data elements. Repository: RootsWeb - World Connect. Surety: 0;
gedcom source: http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jhm&id=I11264

3 Harris, "HACKWORTH and TATE Relatives," compiled by Judith H. Martin [(E-ADDRESS) FOR PRIVATE USE supplied by Martin, Jan 2009,
Judith's statement about her web data: "The information provided is to be used as a guide. Research is ongoing; therefore, corrections are made frequently. Any assistance is appreciated. I welcome contact with relatives." I will verify her data elements that pertain to my research by adding additional sources to the data elements. Repository: RootsWeb - World Connect. Surety: 0.

4 Richard Harris - http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jhm&id=I07507, "HACKWORTH and TATE Relatives," compiled by Judith H. Martin [(E-ADDRESS) FOR PRIVATE USE supplied by Martin, Jan 2009,
Judith's statement about her web data: "The information provided is to be used as a guide. Research is ongoing; therefore, corrections are made frequently. Any assistance is appreciated. I welcome contact with relatives." I will verify her data elements that pertain to my research by adding additional sources to the data elements. Repository: RootsWeb - World Connect. Surety: 0.

5 Gary Parks, editor, Virginia Land Records, http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48438 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1982), page 85. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 3.


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