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Abraham Harris, Sr
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Birth: 1724
Hopewell Township
Cumberland County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1776
Salem County
New Jersey, USA

Wife:
Esther Langley
Born: 1727 in Salem Co., NJ
Died: 1784

Abraham was originally buried at Mill Hollow Baptist Cemetery. It is located 2 miles east of Salem on the north side of Rt. 49 between Salem and Quinton, hidden behind the Mill Hollow farm. A frame church was built there in 1743. The graveyard at Mill Hollow was one of the oldest in this part of the county, older than Alloway and Canton.

Abraham was moved on July 31, 1833 to Canton Baptist Cemetery. The remains of Esther are unknown. His headstone in Canton Baptist Church Cemetery reads IBRAHAM Harris.

Abraham's will lists 7 children:
Sons:
1. Abraham

2. Isaac

3. Jacob

4. John

5. Nicholas

6. Permenos (spelling as from text)
Also seen in family trees as Parmenus

Daughter:
7. Zerviah 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Harris (1697 - 1775)
  Sarah Johnson Harris (1697 - 1761)
 
 Children:
  Isaac Harris (1748 - 1814)*
  John Harris (1753 - 1814)*
 
 Siblings:
  Abraham Harris (1724 - 1776)*
  Abraham Harris (1724 - 1776)
  Jacob Harris (1728 - 1761)*
  Silas Harris (1733 - 1820)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Sacred to the memory of Ibraham Harris Sr. who deaprted this life Feb 1776 in the 53yr of his age. Removed from Mill Hollow (Cemetery) July 31, 1833
 
Burial:
Canton Baptist Church Cemetery
Canton
Salem County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Dawn D.
Record added: Dec 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32377207
Abraham Harris, Sr
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- transeunt
 Added: Aug. 24, 2013

- Chuck X
 Added: Jul. 13, 2013
May GOD Bless you Abraham Harris, Sr. ! Yes as you so have blessed us and all these UNITED STATES of North America ! Thank you for your being and your service! ::
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: May. 8, 2013
 
 
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