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94. James HARRIS was born in 1810 in Pennsylvania. He died in Jan 1893 in , Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania. He has Ancestral File Number AFN T97J-MN. Census records for 1850 show him as head of household in Forkston Twp. His death record is recorded in the personal journal of Frank Spaulding.

A thought... James Harris names his children. .. Eunice (for his mom married to William Harris), Charles for his uncle, and Eliza for his sister...William and Eunice are most likely his parents... James from William from William from Elijah from Peter... James HARRIS and Emily MILLER were married.

95. Emily MILLER was born on Nov 11, 1811 in , Washington, Wyoming, Pennsylvania. She was buried in 1885 in Orcutt Grove Cemetary, Noxen, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, USA. She died on Dec 25, 1885. She has Ancestral File Number AFN T97J-SJ. Children were:

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Schyler HARRIS9 was born in 1835 in , Penna.. He died. Male child age 15 yrs of age according to the 1850 census f or Forkston Twp. Wyoming Co. Pa. born to James and Emily Harris. I cannot find him anywhere in 1860 census records , and is not in any death records that I have been able t o locate.

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Ruth M. HARRIS9 was born on Jun 9, 1837 in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania. She was born on Jun 9, 1837 in Forkston, Wyoming Co., Penna.. She was buried in Feb 1916 in Orrcutts Cem., Noxon, Wyoming Co., Penna.. She died on Feb 22, 1916 in , Wyoming Co., Penna.. Birth and death record found in article of her death in Historical Society in Wyoming Co. Pa. Also she is on the 1850 Census records as a child of James and Emily Harris age 13. Her headstone reads the same as the newspaper article.

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Charles HARRIS was born in 1839 in , Penna.. He died about Oct 21, 1865. 1850 Census record as a child of James and Emily Harris age 11. Letter of administration names James Harris as executor in son Charles death the letter is dated 21 Oct. 1865 . Charles was killed in the Civil War. I do not know if his body was returned or where he died.

(Research):Bond of James Harris...Know all men by these pre sent that we James Harris, J.H. Miller and Ziba Lott are held and firmly bound to the commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the sum of Five hundred dollars lawful money of this commonwealth which payment well and truly to be made we bind o urselves jointly and severally for and in whole our heirs e xecutors and administors. Sealed with our seals dated th e twenty first day of October in the year of our Lord one t housand eitht hundred and sixty five...condition of this obligation is that if the above bounder, James Harris administrator of all and singular the goods chattle and audits of Charles Harris deceased, do make or cause to be made a true and correct inventory of all and singular the goods chattles and debits.....

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Eliza A. HARRIS was born on Aug 12, 1841 in Forkston, Wyoming Co., Penna.. She died on Feb 25, 1912 in Noxon, Wyoming Co., Penna.. She was buried in 1912 in Orcutts Cemetery, Noxon, Wyoming Co., Penna.. 1850 Census, Forkston Twp., Wyoming Co. Pa. is child of James and Emily Harris...she is 9 yrs of age. I have her deat h record,cert #970 which also lists her father James HARRIS ,her birth date and date of burial,where she was born and what she died from,which was chronic heart disease.
James and Emily deeded over land to Edward, her husband with an assignment to Lottie Palmer upon their decease. Beginning at a corner stake and stones at the Northeast corner of other lands of said James Harris, thence a southerly course to a large maple tree on the line of John C. Baker, thence a westerly course along the line of said Bakers to a black birch thence northerly by lands unknow to the place of beginning.... supposed to contain about 53 acres more or less . It being the same land that David H. Mapes made an improvement on near nineteen years since and which improvements and possession rights to the same have been purchased and transferred to the party of the first part hereof.

(Research):Death Certificate # 08398 file # 16056.

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Eunice HARRIS was born on Jul 14, 1844 in Forkston, Wyoming Co., Penna.. She died on Feb 12, 1894. She was buried in 1894 in Orcutt Grove Cemetary, Noxen, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, USA. Birth and Death record is found at the Wyoming Co. Historical Society, Tunkhannock, Pa. Also her marriage date.

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Clark HARRIS was born on Mar 27, 1847 in Forkston, Wyoming Co., Penna.. He died on Sep 10, 1883 in Forkston, Wyoming Co., Penna.. He was buried in Sep 1883 in Orcutts Cem, Noxon, Wyoming Co., Penna.. Clark Harris...birth and death records are on headstone also on records in the Wyoming Co. Historical Society. His will that gives the death date also.

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Ervin E. HARRIS was born in 1849 in , Penna.. He died on Apr 15, 1911 in Northmorland Twp, Wyoming Co., Penna.. He was buried in Apr 1911 in , Wyoming Co. Pa.. Birth Record was taken from the 1840 Census for Forkston Tw p. where he is listed as a child of James and Emily Harris , his age being 9yrs old. His death date was taken from Wyo ming Co. Court house records and his will which lists where he lived at that time, the time of death and of course the date of death.
I find the spelling of his name is also spelled Irvin.

(Research):Death record...died Sat the 15th day of April 1911 at about 6:50 pm.

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Marilla HARRIS.

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Delilah HARRIS was born on Oct 19, 1855 in Forkston, Wyoming Co., Penna.. She died on Aug 2, 1934 in Mehoopany Twp., Wyoming Co., Penna.. She was buried on Aug 5, 1934 in Orcutts Cem, Monroe Twp., Noxon, Penna.. Birth, death dates on death certificate # 08208. The death certificate also names her mother and father and their places of birth. These dates coordinat e with the ones I recieved from Evelyn Pettibone who is working on family history on her side of the family...Deliliah 's dau being her grandmother and having personal records from her mother.