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Martha Elizabeth Skiles Harris
Birth: Jun. 9, 1805
Warren County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 4, 1861
Lancaster
Dallas County
Texas, USA

*Wife of a Cumberland Presbyterian Preacher*

OLDEST GRAVE at the FLOYD TAYLOR CEMETERY - 1st Pioneer Burial.

MARTHA is my 5X Great-Grandmother -

Martha Elizabeth Skiles was born in Kentucky - she married Reverand Thomas Highsmith Harris. Her Father-in-law William Harris was also a Cumberland Presbyterian Preacher in Kentucky.

She was born in Warren County, KY as was Thomas Harris. All of their children were born in KY except for one born somewhere in Arkansas enroute to Texas and arrived in 1857. *Possibly born in Bowlingreen KY - near the Gasper River.
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Martha Skiles Harris was Great-Great Grandmother of Oscar Matlock Floyd. My Mother's Grandfather is Oscar Matlock Floyd.
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 Parents:
  Henry Skiles (1773 - 1857)
  Elizabeth Hamilton Skiles (1787 - 1845)
 
 Spouse:
  Thomas Highsmith Harris (1802 - 1872)
 
 Children:
  Eliza Ann Harris Row (1824 - 1852)*
  Nancy Malvina Harris Matlock (1827 - 1862)*
  Sarah Alcina Harris Taylor (1829 - 1909)*
  Alexander Hamilton Harris (1832 - 1909)*
  Charles Thomas Harris (1835 - 1835)*
  Martha Amanda E Harris Gracey (1837 - 1898)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jacob Clemens Skiles (1802 - 1880)*
  Martha Elizabeth Skiles Harris (1805 - 1861)
  William Hamilton Skiles (1807 - 1880)*
  Henry V Skiles (1810 - 1844)*
  John Skiles (1813 - 1859)*
  Elizabeth Anne Skiles (1816 - 1816)*
  Sarah Isabella Tjabelah Skiles Halsell (1818 - 1904)*
  Thomas A Skiles (1821 - 1910)*
  Joseph L Skiles (1824 - 1869)*
  Andrew W Skiles (1830 - 1866)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: The base of marker is bent - no way to upright this Blessed marker for Reverand and Mrs. Harris.
 
Burial:
Floyd-Taylor Cemetery
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: unknown- buried next to husband Reverand Thomas H. Harris
 
Maintained by: Bonnie Skiles Rost
Originally Created by: Diddy & Doodle
Record added: Dec 24, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10172009
Martha Elizabeth <i>Skiles</i> Harris
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Martha Elizabeth <i>Skiles</i> Harris
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Martha Elizabeth <i>Skiles</i> Harris
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 Added: Jul. 24, 2014
With love on your Angel Day. "Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty." 2 Corinthians 3:17
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