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 Martha Elizabeth <I>Skiles</I> Harris

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Martha Elizabeth Skiles Harris

  • Birth 9 Jun 1805 Warren County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 4 Jul 1861 Lancaster, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Plot unknown- buried next to husband Reverand Thomas H. Harris
  • Memorial ID 10172009

*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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Gravesite Details The base of marker is bent - no way to upright this Blessed marker for Reverand and Mrs. Harris.
  • Maintained by: Bonnie Skiles Rost
  • Originally Created by: Diddy & Doodle
  • Added: 24 Dec 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10172009
  • Diddy & Doodle
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Elizabeth Skiles Harris (9 Jun 1805–4 Jul 1861), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10172009, citing Floyd-Taylor Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie Skiles Rost (contributor 47440067) .