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Bessie May Smith Harris
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Birth: Nov., 1875
Calais
Washington County
Maine, USA
Death: 1942

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In the 1900 U.S. Census, widow Alice Allen, 74, born December 1824 in Canada, father born Canada, mother born Maine, was living on Downes Street, Calais, Maine, with grandson and salesman Samuel Harris, 30, born October 1869 in Maine, parents born Maine; granddaughter-in-law Bessie, 26, born November 1873 in Maine, father born Canada, mother born Maine; great granddaughter Christina, 10 months, born August 1889 in Maine, parents born Maine; granddaughter and saleswoman Mary E., 23, born December 1876 in Maine, parents born Maine; sister and dressmaker Dolly Lowe, 70, born July, 1820 in Canada, father born Canada, mother born Maine; and cousin and saleswoman Julie Taylor, 24, born April 1876, born Canada, parents born Canada.
Eight of Alice's children were still living.
Samuel and Bessie had been married for 2 years and their one child was still alive.


Clerk Samuel L. Harris, 29, of Calais married Bessie May Smith, 24, of St. Stephen on September 14, 1898 in St. Stephen, N.B.

In the 1891 Canada Census, boot and shoe maker William B. Smith, 45, born England, parents born England, was living in St. Stephen, N.B. with Sarah A., 44, born U.S., parents born U.S.; watchmaker Thomas, 21; and Bessie M., 17, both born in U.S.; Rueben E., 14; Jessie O., 11; and Ivy, 9, all born in N.B.

Bessie was the daughter of William and Sarah Ellen Smith.

 
 
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  Samuel L. Harris (1869 - 1937)
 
Burial:
Calais Cemetery
Calais
Washington County
Maine, USA
 
Created by: SusanE
Record added: Apr 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88380662
Bessie May <i>Smith</i> Harris
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