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Pvt Thomas Benton Harris
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Birth: Mar. 18, 1849
Gilmer County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1927
Salado
Bell County
Texas, USA

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Although tombstone in attached photo indicates year of birth as 1849, Thomas was actually born in 1845 or 1846. He was age 4 in 1850 census of Gilmer Co; not found in 1860 census; shown as age 23 in 1870 census. Thomas was the son of Rebecca Harris, daughter of John Fletcher & Jane Glazener Harris. The John Fletcher Harris family was one of the 60 families listed in the special 1834 census of Gilmer County, Georgia which had been created in 1832 from the old Cherokee Indian Nation.

Thomas Benton Harris & Mary Emiline Malicoat were married on Feb 15, 1872 in Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas. Thomas & Emiline had twelve children. 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Messer Ralston (1825 - 1877)
  Rebecca Harris Sisson (1824 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Emiline Malicoat Harris (1858 - 1949)*
 
 Children:
  James Fletcher Harris (1878 - 1953)*
  William Hamilton. Harris (1881 - 1935)*
  Samuel Edward Harris (1883 - 1883)*
  Maggie Lee Harris Kimbrel (1891 - 1971)*
  Robert Nelson Harris (1896 - 1954)*
 
 Sibling:
  Thomas Benton Harris (1849 - 1927)
  George W Sisson (1855 - 1894)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Holland Cemetery
Holland
Bell County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: SFC Frank Irons Sr. Reti...
Record added: Jul 10, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11331749
Pvt Thomas Benton Harris
Added by: SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977
 
Pvt Thomas Benton Harris
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Arthur Allen "Art" Moore III
 
 
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REST IN PEACE..THANKS FOR YOUR SERVICE..
- SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977
 Added: Aug. 6, 2013
 
 
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