Person:Richard Harris (7)

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Mayor Richard Harris
bur.01 Feb 1664/65 Barnstaple, Devon, England
m. 18 Jan 1586/87
  1. George Harris1588/89 - 1635
  2. Agnes Harris1590/91 - 1593
  3. Priscilla Harris1592 - 1651
  4. Joan Harris1595 - bef 1647
  5. John Harris1597 - bef 1628/29
  6. Philip Harris1599 - 1599/00
  7. Phillipa Harris1600 - 1682
  8. Elizabeth Harris1602 - 1635
  9. Agnes Harris1604 - aft 1680
  10. Mayor Richard Harris1608 - 1664/65
  11. Mary Harris1609/10 - aft 1669
Facts and Events
Name[1] Mayor Richard Harris
Gender Male
Christening[1] 30 Apr 1608 Barnstaple, Devon, England
Burial[1] 01 Feb 1664/65 Barnstaple, Devon, England
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Richardson, Douglas C. (Douglas Charles). The English Origin of Agnes Harris, of Hartford, Conn: Wife of William1 Spencer and William1 Edwards. American Genealogist (D.L. Jacobus). (Jan 1988), 68:41-42.

    "Richard (Harris) bp. 30 April 1608; bur. Barnstaple 1 Feb. 1664/5; m. (1) Barnstaple 15 April 1638 Rebecca Downe, bp. 15 March 1616/7 dau. of Nicholas Downe, Mayor of Barnstaple, bur. there 12 Jan. 1656/7. He m. (2) Barnstaple 22 July 1657 Elizabeth Martin, bp. 9 Oct. 1622, dau. of John Martin, Mayor of Barnstaple, by his wife Amy Doddridge, bur. there 15 Dec. 1698. A merchant and Mayor of Barnstaple, Richard Harris carried on trade with New England, as shown by the Port Books in the Public Record Office, London (NGSQ 77[1983]:185, 290).

    Richard had at least eight or nine known daughters born to his two marriages, but only one survived to adulthood, Elizabeth (1660-1688), who m. Arnoll Beare. After her father's death, she inherited the manor of Exbourne, co. Devon, which was in turn inherited by her only child Elizabeth Beare (1683/4-1712), who m. the Rev. Francis Tucker of Landkey, co. Devon. Following Elizabeth (Beare) Tucker's death, the manor was inherited by her only child and heir, Elizabeth Tucker (1705-1765), who m. Philip Lethbridge of Barnstaple."

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