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  • ID: I2850
  • Name: *James HARRIS
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 17 JUL 1733
  • Note: 'Of Albemarle Co., Virginia.
  • Death: 31 MAY 1797 in Fredericksville, Albemarle Co., Virginia
  • Note:
    Note: Albemarle County, Virginia
    Will Book 3, page 324
    Will of James Harris

    In the name of God Amen. I James Harris of the County ofAlbemarle
    and Parish of Fredericksville being in common health and ofperfect sound
    mind & memory thanks be to God for the same but calling to mindthe
    uncertainty of life and the certainty of death and knowing thatit is appointed
    for all men to die do make and ordain this my last will andtestament hereby
    revoking and disannulling all other wills and testamentsheretofore by me made
    and this only to be my last will and testament. First my willand desire is that
    all any just debts together with my funeral expenses to be paidout of my estate
    and as for such worldly goods wherewith it has been pleased Godto bless me
    with dispose of them in the manner and form following Imprums(?)
    I leave unto my beloved wife Betsey Harris all my estate bothreal and personal
    for and remaining the term of her natural life or widowhood shemaking no waste
    thereof only for her own support and at my wifes death ormarriage I give unto
    Betsey Mills five shillings also to my daughter Caty Owens fiveshillings current
    money and then the balance of my estate to be sold on areasonalbe credit borth
    real & personal and the money arising from such sale to beequally divided among
    my children towit Henry Harris, William Harris, Peter Harris,James Harris Blake
    Harris, Wiley Harris and the children that are then living of mydaughter Sarah
    Jones is to have one equal part of my estate to be divided amongthem so as the
    whole of the children of my daughter Jones has no more among thewhole of them
    than are then living that are one of the rest of my childrenhers for his own part
    and the children of my daughter Mary Owings that are then livingthe same as my
    daughter Sarah Jones's children, the children of my Nancy Owensthat are then
    living the same as my daughter Mary Owings children and if anyof my children
    before mentioned should die without lawful issue then my willand desire is that
    their part should be equally divided amoung the rest of mychildren and
    grandchildren as before mentioned. Betsey Mills and Caty Owingsexcepted.
    Lastly I nominate and appoint my sons Henry Harris, WilliamHarris, Blake
    Harris and David Owings executors of this my last will andTestament Signed
    sealed subscribed and preserved by the said James Harris to behis last will
    and testament this tenth day of August 1796
    In presence of
    Rob. Bruce James Harris
    John Garrison
    John Wood
    Thomas Walton

    At Albemarle July Court 1797
    This last will of James Harris deceased was produced unto courtand
    proved by the oath of Thomas Walton and the affirmation of JohnWard
    two of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded.

    John Nicholas CC2
    *******************************************************************
    Transcribed from a Bible belonging to the family of James Harrisand
    Betsey Shares, of Albemarle County, Virginia.
    The Bible was printed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1789.
    The marriage date actually states June 31st.


    James Harris Departed this life May the 31st 1797.
    Aged sixty four years ten months and twelve days.
    Betty Harris departed this life December the 4th1830
    Age ninety one years, four months, and twenty seven days.

    James Harris was born July the 17th 1733 and married
    Betty Shares June the 31st 1757 who was born July the 7th 1739.
    Sarah Harris was born December ye 1st day 1758. Decd. 24th Feby.1801
    Mary Harris was born April ye 20th 1760. Decd.6th April 1794
    Betty Harris born March ye 6th 1762 and Departed this life ye7th of April 1793.
    Nancy Harris born June ye 7th 1764. Deceas'd 19th Septm. 1794
    Caty Harris born February ye14th 1766.
    Henry Harris born February ye 12th 1768. Deceas'd 14 March 1844
    aged 76 years, 31 days.
    William Harris, born January ye 30th 1770. Deceas'd 5th Feby1806.
    Peter Harris, born August ye 18th 1772. Deceas'd 10th Octb 1816.
    James Harris, born September ye 26th 1774.
    Blake Harris, born September ye 26th 1776.
    Wiley Harris, born May ye 8th 1779.
    Edmund Harris, born February ye 2nd 1782 and Departed this life12th April 1791


    Henry Harris was born February the 12th 1768 and married
    Mary Ferguson November the 15th 1792 who also was born Octoberthe 6th 1769.
    Patsy Harris was born August ye 18th 1793. Aug 1886 - 93 years
    Polly Harris was born May the 25th 1795.
    James Harris was born July the 30th 1797.
    William Harris was born April 12th 18 Hundred
    Swanney Harris was born January ye 13th 1803
    Randel Harris was born September ye 18th 1805
    Elizabeth Ferguson Harris was born April ye 11th 1808
    Henry Harris was born November ye 7th 1810.
    Ruebin Harris was born February ye 7th 1816.

    Peter Harris married Mary Stanfield Estes February the 28th 1797
    who was born April ye 2nd 1772.
    Lanslot Harris born January ye 10th 1798.
    Thomas Shares Harris born July ye 20th 1799
    William Estes Harris was born August ye 11th 1800
    Milly Harris was born March ye 2nd 1802
    Elizabeth Harris was born November the 5th 1803
    James Harris was born May the 23rd 1805
    Henry Harris was born April the 27th 1807. Deceas'd May 5th 18??
    Mary Harris was born November the 20th 1808
    Frankey Harris was born December the 12th 1810
    Littleton Harris was born November the 11th 1812
    Caty Owens Harris born September 29th 18??

    (children of William Harris & Hannah Jameson as confirmed by the1810 census)
    Nancy Owens Harris was born October ye 11th 1792
    Edmund Harris was born November ye 16th 1794
    Jenny Jamerson Harris was born June ye 15th 1797
    Departed this life January the 31st 1813 age 15 years, 7 months,16 days
    Larking Stannard Harris born August 30th 1800
    Thomas Shelton Harris born May 24th 1803

    William Frederic Harris son of Reubin Harris born March 30 1864
    Edgar Wm. Harris son of Fred H. born August18, 1891
    Edgar Wm. Harris, Jr. born June 20 1922
    Martha Ridgeway Bannan Harris born December 13 1924

    Robert Owens of Tennessee state
    Blake Harris February 15th 1845 Albemarle County, Virginia

    Wiley Harris was born May the 8th 1779 and married Elizabeth
    Jamerson December ye 23rd 1799 who also was born December 6th1777
    Samuel Harris there son was born November 25th 1800
    Sidney Marten Harris was born January the 1st 1803
    Sophea Harris was born May the 29th 1805
    Shiler Shares Harris was born August the 1st day 1807
    William Shelton Harris was born July the 28th 1809
    John Jameson Harris was born February 22nd 1812
    Amanda Fitzalin Harris was born March 31st 1814
    Elizabeth Jane Harris was born August ?? 1816
    Robert Jameson Harris was born 25 October 1819
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    On Front:

    Harris

    to M. L. B. Jamerson

    1799

    Consent Given by Saml Jamerson, father to
    Betsey Jamerson before Me

    Alex Garrett CC
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Inside:

    Know all men by these presents that we, Wiley Harris & SamuelJamerson
    are held and firmly bound unto James Wood esq.. Governor of theCommon-
    wealth of Virginia & to his successors in office in the just sumof one hundred
    and fifty Dollars to which payment well and truly to be made tothe said James
    Wood and his successors in office. We bind ourselves, our justand several heirs
    and executors & heirs firmly by these presents sealed with ourseals and dated
    this 20th day of December 1799.

    The consideration of the above obligation is such that whereasthere is a marriage
    suddenly intended to be had and solemnized between the abovebound Wiley Harris
    & Betsey Jamerson now if there shall be no lawful cause orimpediment to obstruct
    the said marriage then the above obligation to be void else toremain in full form and
    virtue. his
    Wiley X Harris (seal)
    mark
    Teste Samuel Jameson (seal)
    Alex Garrett
  • Change Date: 13 FEB 2009



    Marriage 1 *Elizabeth "Betty or Betsey" SHARES b: 7 JUL 1739
    • Married: 30 JUN 1757 in Albemarle Co., Virginia
    Children
    1. Has No Children *Sarah HARRIS b: 1 DEC 1758 in Albemarle Co., Virginia
    2. Has Children *Mary "Polly" HARRIS b: 20 APR 1760 in Albemarle Co., Virginia
    3. Has No Children *Betty (or Betsy, Betsey) HARRIS b: 6 MAR 1762 in Albemarle Co., Virginia
    4. Has No Children *Nancy HARRIS b: 7 JUN 1764 in Albemarle Co., Virginia
    5. Has No Children *Caty HARRIS b: 14 FEB 1766 in Albemarle Co., Virginia
    6. Has Children *Henry HARRIS b: 12 FEB 1768 in Albemarle Co., Virginia
    7. Has Children *William HARRIS b: 30 JAN 1770 in Albemarle Co., Virginia
    8. Has Children *Peter HARRIS b: 18 AUG 1772 in Albemarle Co., Virginia
    9. Has No Children *James HARRIS b: 26 SEP 1774 in Albemarle Co., Virginia
    10. Has No Children *Blake HARRIS b: 26 SEP 1776 in Albemarle Co., Virginia
    11. Has Children *Wiley HARRIS b: 8 MAY 1779 in Albemarle Co., Virginia
    12. Has No Children *Edmund HARRIS b: 2 FEB 1782 in Albemarle Co., Virginia

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