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 John Harris, Sr

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John Harris, Sr

  • Birth 1678 England
  • Death Dec 1748 Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 43472344

John Harris was the father of the founder of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He was a friend of William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania. His home is still standing in Harrisburg along the Susquehanna River. Former Secretary of War Simon Cameron under President Lincoln, bought and lived in the mansion from 1863 until his death.

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  • Created by: Jeremy Easton
  • Added: 24 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43472344
  • Ryan David Schweitzer
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Harris, Sr (1678–Dec 1748), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43472344, citing Harris Burial Ground, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Jeremy Easton (contributor 46971168) .