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Francis Harris
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1841
Hamilton
Ontario, Canada
Death: Oct. 1, 1926
Boscobel
Grant County
Wisconsin, USA

Son of John Harris & Mary Short.

Francis Harris was born August 22, 1841. He was married to Elizabeth Young September 18, 1860. To this union fifteen children were born, eight of whom survive: Mrs. P.C. Rodman, Clinton, Wisconsin; Mrs. W.D. Ward, of Fort Bragg, California; William L., of Menominee, Wisconsin; Walter H., of Groton. South Dakota; Mrs. Ed Persinger, Basswood, Wisconsin; Mrs. Ernest Plumber, Minneapolis, Minnesota; C.W. Harris, of Beloit, wisconsin; Mrs. Otto Cook, of Platteville, Wisconsin; thirty-nine grandchildren and twenty-two great grandchildren also survive. His wife preceded him in death fourteen years ago. December 10th, 1912 he was married to Eliza Cooper, who survives. him.

When a young man he joined the United Brethren church. He enlisted when the call came to service in 1861 and re-enlisted in 1864, and was honorably discharged at the end of the war.

Deceased departed this life Friday evening, October 1, 1926, at the age of 85 years, 1 month and 9 days. Funeral services were held at the M.E. church Monday, Rev. E.J. Sachtjen officiating. The remains were taken to Sextonville for burial. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Harris (1794 - 1889)
  Mary Short Harris (1794 - 1888)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Young Harris (1846 - 1912)*
  Eliza A Purscell-Harris Cooper (1860 - 1936)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Elizabeth Harris Cook (1864 - 1924)*
  John W Harris (1866 - 1866)*
  Alice Corilda Harris Hannawell (1869 - 1908)*
  Laura Euphemia Harris Ward (1870 - 1950)*
  William Theodore Harris (1872 - 1955)*
  Mary T Harris (1873 - 1878)*
  Francis J Harris (1875 - 1878)*
  Frank W Harris (1878 - 1881)*
  Rosa Josephine Harris Burke (1879 - 1947)*
  Clarence Whitney Harris (1883 - 1953)*
  Frederick Thomas Harris (1886 - 1905)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Harris Parsons (1822 - 1908)*
  Johnathan Harris (1826 - 1894)*
  Thomas Harris (1839 - 1928)*
  Francis Harris (1841 - 1926)
  William Harris (1841 - 1862)*
  Samuel A Harris (1844 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sextonville Cemetery
Sextonville
Richland County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Mactire
Record added: Feb 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65846559
Francis Harris
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Francis Harris
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Added by: Richard McLean
 
 
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 Added: Oct. 29, 2013
 
 
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