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Judge William Littleton Harris
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Birth: Jul. 6, 1807
Elbert County
Georgia, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1868
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Age 61, cause of death: pneumonia
Source: Elmwood Burial Records

The Nashville Union and American
November 28 1868

News from Memphis
Judge Wm. L. Harris, a distinguished lawyer, formerly of the Supreme Court of Mississippi, died here yesterday of pneumonia.

Husband of Frances (Semmes) Harris ~ married May 12, 1830

Graduated from the University of Georgia in 1825. Admitted to the bar in GA in 1826. Began practice of law in Washington, GA; practice in Columbia, MS, 1837-53; Judge MS Circuit Court, 1853-57; Judge MS High Court of Appeals, 1857-58-65; commr. to GA from MS., Dec. 1860, continued as circuit Judge in MS under Confederate Govt., strong supporter of Confederacy; resigned as Judge, 1867, practiced law, Memphis, TN, until 1868. Died Memphis Nov. 26, 1868. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jeptha Vining Harris (1782 - 1856)
  Sarah Carter Hunt Harris (1789 - 1871)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Semmes Harris (1813 - 1863)*
 
 Children:
  Caroline Harris Young (1838 - 1922)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Walton Harris (1805 - 1887)**
  William Littleton Harris (1807 - 1868)
  George H Harris (1809 - 1892)*
  Ann Richardson Harris Clayton (1811 - 1857)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Harris Rucker (1814 - 1895)*
  Jeptha Vining Harris (1816 - 1899)*
  Elijah Willis Harris (1819 - 1851)**
  Laura Tallulah Harris Taylor (1829 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Lot 738, grave 2, Chapel Hill
 
Created by: Mary & Kent
Record added: Apr 26, 2013
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Judge William Littleton Harris
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Judge William Littleton Harris
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Judge William Littleton Harris
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