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Benjamin Harris
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Birth: Dec., 1775
Butler County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 8, 1848
Fairbanks
Sullivan County
Indiana, USA

Benjamin Harris and his first wife Mary, nee Paddock, Harris came to Sullivan County from Ohio in 1817. Five children accompanied them and they all settled in Fairbanks Township. Benjamin became the owner of 220 acres of land in the Fairbanks area.

Mary Siner, Benjamin's second wife, was the widow of Benjamin Siner. They came to Sullivan County in 1819 and he was a veteran of the Revolutionary War. He died in 1826 in Vigo County. Among their eleven children was Polly Siner, the eigth child. She married her step-brother, Benjamin Harris Jr., son of Benjamin Sr. and Mary Paddock Harris.

Benjamin Harris (Sr.) (1775-1848) was my great-great-great-great-grandfather. Lineage to the contributor:

Benjamin Harris m/o
John Harris f/o
Ebenezer Harris f/o
John Lyman Harris f/o
Frederick Lemuel Harris f/o
Bertha Lula Harris Milner m/o
Nan Milner 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Mary Paddock Harris (1784 - ____)
  Mary Malady Siner Harris (1799 - 1830)
 
 Children:
  Agnes Harris Frakes (1801 - 1886)*
  John Harris (1804 - 1884)*
  Jacob Harris (1808 - 1851)*
  Benjamin Harris (1810 - 1855)*
  Susan Harris McKee (1814 - 1854)*
  Joel Harris (1818 - 1890)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairbanks Cemetery
Fairbanks
Sullivan County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Nan
Record added: Mar 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34489479
Benjamin Harris
Added by: Martha Hollingsworth
 
Benjamin Harris
Added by: Connie Cunningham
 
Benjamin Harris
Added by: Wabash Valley Genealogy Society Cemetery Committee
 
 
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