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Col William Claiborne Harris
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Birth: 1669
New Kent County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1730
Hanover County
Virginia, USA

Col. William Claiborne Harris was the son of Maj. Robert Harris, born 1630 in Glamorgan, Wales, who died 1730 in Hanover Co., VA. William's mother, Mary (Claiborne) Rice, was born 1630 in King William Co., VA and died 9 Feb 1710 at Doswell, Hanover Co., VA. Mary Claiborne was the daughter of Col. William Claiborne, the first Secretary of the Virginia Colony.

In 1695, Col. William Claiborne Harris married Temperance Overton, daughter of William Overton, the immigrant, and his wife, Mary Waters. This William Overton was the son of Colonel Overton, Governor of Hull, England, under Oliver Cromwell and later commanded a brigade at Dunbar and Inver Keithing.


 
 
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  Temperance Overton Harris (1679 - 1716)
 
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Cedar Hill Cemetery
Hanover County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: T_Edmondson
Record added: Jul 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93941470
Col William Claiborne Harris
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For my 8th Grandfather...till we meet in Heaven. Love from Vicki Tillery
- texastee
 Added: Jul. 12, 2014
My 8th great grandfather. Hope to meet you some day.
- Sara Jones
 Added: May. 25, 2014
Family Christopher & Carroll (Rowe) Veltmann:4th Great Grandfather to Our 1st Cousin
- Christopher Veltmann
 Added: Mar. 15, 2014
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