Person:Agnes Harris (2)

m. 18 Jan 1586/87
  1. John Harris - 1629
  2. Elizabeth Harris - 1635
  3. Phillipa Harris - 1682
  4. Philip Harris - 1600
  5. Mary Harris - 1669
  6. George Harris1588/89 - 1635
  7. Priscilla Harris
  8. Richard Harris
  9. Agnes Harris1590/91 - 1593
  10. Joan Harris - 1605
  11. Johane Harris1595 - 1647
  12. Agnes Harris1604 - aft 1680
m. bef 1633
  1. Elizabeth Spencerest 1633 - aft 1690/91
  2. Sarah Spencerest 1635 - 1691
  3. Samuel Spencerest 1639 - est 1716
m. 11 Dec 1645
  1. Richard Edwards1647 - 1718
Facts and Events
Name[1] Agnes Harris
Gender Female
Christening[1][2][3] 6 Apr 1604 Barnstaple, Devon, England
Marriage bef 1633 to Lieutenant William Spencer
Marriage 11 Dec 1645 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United Statesto William Edwards
Death[4] aft 1680 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Named in her mother Elizabeth’s will, as well as that of her sister Priscilla in 1651 and her brother Richard in 1665 (all proven at Canterbury).

Agnes was the sister of Richard HARRIS, both father and son being mayors of Barnstaple (cf. TAG 249:41). See also “The English Origins of Agnes Harris, of Hartford, Conn., wife of William Spencer and William Edwards” by Douglas Richardson in TAG Vol 63:41.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 William Spencer, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 3:1724.

    Agnes Harris, baptized Barnstaple, Devonshire, 6 April 1604, daughter of Bartholomew and Elizabeth (Collamore) Harris. She married (2) Hartford 11 December 1645 William Edwards [TAG 63:33-45].

  2. Richardson, Douglas, and Kimball G. Everingham. Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2005), 416.
  3. Wainwright, Thomas. Parish register of baptisms, marriages, and burials 1538 A.D. to 1812 A.D. (Exeter: James G. Commin, 1903).
  4. Jacobus, Donald Lines, and Edgar Francis Waterman. Hale, House and Related Families, Mainly of the Connecticut River Valley. (Hartford: The Connecticut Historical Society, 1952), 527.