Person:Evan Harris (13)

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Evan Rice Harris
m. 11 Nov 1830
  1. William Harris1831 - 1898
  2. Evan Rice Harris1833 - 1910
  3. Charlotte Aldine Harris1835 - 1905
  4. Simon Harris1837 -
  5. Mary Orlean Harris1843 - 1921
  6. Charity S Harris1845 -
  7. Rebeca Frances Harris1848 -
  8. John W Harris1852 -
m. 1854
  1. Cordelia Jane Harris1855 - 1935
  2. Malinda Ellen Harris1857 - 1939
  3. Theodocia Haseltine Harris1860 - 1934
  4. William Albert Harris1862 - 1948
  5. John Samuel Harris1865 - 1949
  6. Charles Jonathan Harris1868 - 1938
  7. Mary Alice Harris1873 - 1883
m. 1 Dec 1898
Facts and Events
Name Evan Rice Harris
Gender Male
Birth? 12 Jun 1833 Putnam County, Indiana
Census? 1840 Warren Township, Putnam County, Indiana
Census? 1850 District No. 25, Dade County, Missouri
Marriage 1854 Dade County, Missourito Mary Ann Killingsworth
Other[9] 1 Sep 1858 Land
Other[10] 31 Mar 1859 Land
Other[11] 1 Jun 1859 Land
Census[12] 1860 Marion Township, Dade County, Missouri
Census[13] 1860 Marion Township, Dade County, MissouriAgricultural
Other[14] 15 Nov 1867 Land
Census[15] 1870 North Township, Dade County, Missouri
Census[16] 1870 North Township, Dade County, MissouriAgricultural
Census[17] 1880 Milford Township, Barton County, Missouri
Census[18] 1880 Milford Township, Barton County, MissouriAgricultural
Marriage 1 Dec 1898 Barton County, Missourito Mary E Wooldridge
Census[19] 1900 Milford Township, Barton County, Missouri
Census[20] 1910 3-Ward, Lamar Township, Barton County, Missouri
Death[1][2][3][4] 23 Jun 1910 Lamar, Barton County, Missouri
Other[21] 23 Jun 1910 Lamar, Barton County, MissouriThe Lamar Democrat Obituary
Burial[5] 24 Jun 1910 Round Prairie Cemetery, Milford Township, Barton County, Missouri
Other[6] Honors
Religion[7] Harmony Baptist Church, Milford Township, Barton County, Missouri
Other[8] Lamar, Barton County, MissouriObituary
Religion? Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Dade County, Missouri
Other? 24 Jun 1910 Round Prairie Cemetery, Milford Township, Barton County, MissouriCemetery
Other[22] 30 Jun 1910 Lamar, Barton County, MissouriThe Lamar Democrat Obituary
Other[23] From 16 Nov 1962 to 10 Sep 1863 The Confederate States Of America During The Civil WarMilitary Service

EVAN RICE HARRIS was born on June 12, 1833 in Putnam County, Indiana.

The 1840 census shows Evan living with his family in Warren Township, Putnam County, Indiana.

The 1850 census shows Evan living with his family in District No. 25, Dade County, Missouri.

Evan was a member of the Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Dade County, Missouri. He later became a member of the Harmony Baptist Church, Barton County, Missouri. He served as messenger for the church to the Barton County Baptist Association in 1889 and 1893.

Evan was a farmer.

Evan married MARY ANN KILLINGSWORTH, the daughter of JOSEPH KILLINGSWORTH and MALINDA ALICE BARNETT, in 1854 in Dade County, Missouri.

On September 1, 1858, the United States deeded 40 acres of land to Evan Harris in Section 9, Township 31-N, Range 27-W, Dade County, Missouri.

On March 31, 1859, Evan deeded 20 acres of land to James Fallison in S1/2 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4 of Section 33, Township 33, Range 29, Dade County, Missouri for $20.00.

On June 1, 1859, the United States deeded 160 acres of land to Evan Harris in Section 33, Township 33-N, Range 28-W, Dade County, Missouri.

The 1860 census shows Evan living with his family in Marion Township, Dade County, Missouri.

Evan served during the Civil War in the Confederate Army. He was a private in Company G, 9th Missouri Infantry and Company C, 8th Bn. Missouri Infantry. He enlisted on November 16, 1862 in Horsehead, Arkansas. The final disposition of his records was not found. He last appeared on the February 29, 1864 muster roll as absent sick since September 10, 1863 on retreat from Little Rock, Arkansas. (Source: Missouri Soldiers (1861 - 1865) War Between the States, Index to Enrollment Cards, Civil War, Confederate, Reel ML 86)

Family tradition says that Evan enlisted in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Army life was very difficult. He had to sleep on a brush pile to keep dry. While in the military service, he became ill with the measles. He returned home and took his family to Illinois where they lived for a year.

On November 15, 1867, Evan deeded 100 acres of land to Levi Potts in E 1/2 of SW 1/4 of Section 33, Township 33, Range 28, Dade County, Missouri and E 1/2 of SE 1/4 of NW 1/4 of Section 23, Township 33, Range 29, Barton County, Missouri for $550.00.

The 1870 census shows Evan living with his family in North Township, Dade County, Missouri.

The 1880 census shows Evan living with his family in Milford Township, Barton County, Missouri.

After Mary's death, Evan married MARY E WOOLDRIDGE on December 1, 1898 in Lamar, Barton County, Missouri. Their marriage was witnessed by E. E. Longnecker.

The 1900 census shows Evan living with his wife in Milford Township, Barton County, Missouri.

In 1908 Evan moved to Arcola, Missouri to live with Mr. and Mrs. John Ball. In 1910 Evan moved to Lamar, Missouri to live with Mr. and Mrs. Emmer Longnecker.

The 1910 census shows Evan living with his son-in-law and daughter (Emmer and Theodocia Longenecker) in 3-Ward, Lamar Township, Barton County, Missouri.

At the death of Evan, the Harmony Baptist Church voted the following resolution: "Whereas it has pleased our heavenly Father to call from labor to rest, our beloved brother, E. R. Harris, who died January 23, 1910, therefore be it Resolved by the members of Harmony Baptist Church. That in the death of Bro. Harris the church has lost a very useful member and the community an upright and pure Christian man. Resolved that we tend our heart felt sympathies to the bereaved children and recommend them to the care of the same God whom our brother loved, and in whom he trusted."

    Bro. L. F. Workman, Moderator
    Dee Bass Clerk Protem
    Delbert L. Ash, Clerk

Evan died on June 23, 1910 in Lamar, Barton County, Missouri. He is buried in the Round Prairie Cemetery, Barton County, Missouri.

References
  1. The Lamar Democrat, June 23, 1910.
  2. The Lamar Democrat, June 30, 1910.
  3. Republican-Sentinel, Thursday, June 30, 1910.
  4. Certificate of Death, File No. 15784.
  5. Cemetery Records for Barton County, Missouri, Volume 2
    Page 10.
  6. At Evan Rice Harris' death, the Harmony Baptist Church voted the following resolution: "Whereas it has pleased our heavenly Father to call from labor to rest, our beloved brother, E. R. Harris, who died January 23, 1910, therefore be it Resolved by the members of Harmony Baptist Church. That in the death of Bro. Harris the church has lost a very useful member and the community an upright and pure Christian man. Resolved that we tend our heart felt sympathies to the bereaved children and recommend them to the care of the same God whom our brother loved, and in whom he trusted."
    Bro. L. F. Workman, Moderator
    Dee Bass Clerk Protem
    Delbert L. Ash, Clerk
  7. He served as messenger for the church to the Barton County Baptist Association in 1889 and 1893.

  8. Evan Rice Harris

    Evan Rice Harris was born in Indiana June 12, 1833, and died at Lamar, Missouri on June 23, 1910 at 11:30 am, aged seventy-seven years and ten days. He moved to Missouri when a small boy and was married to Miss Mary Ann Killingsworth in 1854. To this union were born four girls and three boys. His companion and one daughter preceded him to the better world some years ago. The living children are Mrs. Malinda E. Combs of Greene County; Cordelia Ball of Dade County; and Theodocia Longnecker of Lamar. The boys are Charles and Albert of Newport and John of California. He and his wife joined the Baptist Church when quite young and live noble Christian lives. He has been a member of Harmony Baptist Church for thirty years. He was a kind indulgent father and loved his family and friends. Our loss is heaven's eternal gain in the life of Brother Harris. Funeral services were conducted by Pastor L. E. Workman at Harmony Church. The text was: "The days of our years are three score and ten and if by reason of strength they be four score get is their strength labor and sorrow for it is soon let off and we fly away." Psalm 9:10.
  9. The United States deeded 40 acres of land to Evan Harris in Section 9, Township 31-N, Range 27-W, Dade County, Missouri.
  10. Evan deeded 20 acres of land to James Fallison in S1/2 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4 of Section 33, Township 33, Range 29, Dade County, Missouri for $20.00.
  11. The United States deeded 160 acres of land to Evan Harris in Section 33, Township 33-N, Range 28-W, Dade County, Missouri.
  12. 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States. 1860 United States Federal Census. M653, 1438 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Marion, Dade, Missouri, post office Horse Creek, roll M653_617, page 0, image 7.
  13. His real estate was valued at $700.00. His personal property was valued at $500.00. He owned 25 acres of improved land and 75 acres of unimproved land. The value of his farm was $700.00. The value of his farming implements and machinery was $30.00. He owned 2 horses, 2 asses and mules, 3 milch cows, 2 other cattle, 22 sheep, and 27 swine. The value of his live stock was $300.00. His farm produced 12 bushels of wheat, 300 bushels of Indian corn, 50 bushels of oats, 30 pounds of woodland 10 bushels of Irish potatoes.
  14. Evan deeded 100 acres of land to Levi Potts in E 1/2 of SW 1/4 of Section 33, Township 33, Range 28, Dade County, Missouri and E 1/2 of SE 1/4 of NW 1/4 of Section 23, Township 33, Range 29, Barton County, Missouri for $550.00.
  15. 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census. [database on-line] Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003-. Indexed by Ancestry.com from microfilmed schedules of the 1870 U.S. Federal Decennial Census.1870 United States Federal Census. [database online] Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003. Original data: Data imaged from National Archives and Records Administration. 1870 Federal Population Census. M593, 1,761 rolls; part of Minnesota T132, 13 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. North, Dade, Missouri, post office Greenfield, roll 773, page 73, image 147.
  16. His real estate was valued at $900.00. His personal property was valued at $780.00. He owned 20 acres of improved land and 60 acres of unimproved land. The value of his farm was $800.00. The value of his farming implements and machinery was $100.00. He owned 4 horses, 1 mule and asses, 2 milch cows, 4 other cattle, 15 sheep, and 30 swine. The value of his live stock was $570.00. His farm produced 25 bushels of winter wheat, 420 bushels of Indian corn, 150 bushels of oats, 40 pounds of tobacco, 20 pounds of wool, 1 bushel of peas and beans, 11 bushels of Irish potatoes, 200 pounds of butter, 15 gallons of molasses, $75.00 value of home made produce, $89.00 value of animals slaughtered, and $590 estimated value of all farm production.
  17. 1880 United States Federal Census, Roll T9 673; Family History Film 1254673; Page 453B; Enumeration District 264; Image 0243.
  18. He owned 50 acres of tilled improved land and 1 acre of permanent meadows improved land. He also owned 28 acres of unimproved wood lands and forest and 30 other acres of unimproved land. The value of his farm was $700.00. The value of his farming implements and machinery was $100.00. The value of his live stock was $400.00. The estimated value of farm production was $450.00. He owned 4 horses, 3 mules and asses, 1 milch cow, 1 other cattle, 2 calves dropped, 4 cattle sold, 150 pounds of butter made on the farm in 1979, 10 swine, 15 barnyard poultry, 125 eggs produced, 20 acres of Indian corn producing 400 bushels of Indian corn, 3 acres of oats producing 80 bushels of oats, 1/2 acre of sweet potatoes producing 50 bushels of sweet potatoes, 15 cord of wood cut and $30.00 of forest products sold.
  19. 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com. 1900 U.S. Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States. 1900 United States Federal Census. T623, 1854 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Barton, Missouri, ED 23, roll T623 838, page 7B.
  20. 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. Indexed by ProQuest from microfilmed schedules of the 1910 U.S. Federal Decennial Census. Data imaged from National Archives and Records Administration. 1910 Federal Population Census. T624, 1,784 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. 3-Wd Lamar Twp, Barton, Missouri, ED 24, roll 767, part 2, page 268B.
  21. Rice Harris

    E. R. Harris died, Thursday forenoon, at 11:30, at the home of his daughter Mrs. Emmer Longnecker, down on South Walnut. The immediate cause of death was stomach trouble, from which he was hopelessly ill, for several weeks, previous to his death. Deceased was father of Charles Harris, he well known citizen out on Round Prairie. He was 77 years of age at the time of his death. Short funeral services will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Longenecker, Friday morning, after which the remains will be taken to Round Prairie for internment. Services will be held in the Round Prairie Church, previous to burial.

  22. E. R. Harris

    E. R. Harris' funeral took place at the Round Prairie Church Friday. Mr. Harris had lived in Barton County for thirty years, except for two years, previous to last January, when he came to make his home with Mr. and Mrs. Emmer Longenecker, in this county, he lived with his daughter, Mrs. Cordelia Ball at Arcola. Previous to living in Barton County, out north of Newport, the deceased lived, for many years in Dade County. He had been a member of the Baptist Church since he was a young man, and died firm in that faith. His surviving children are Mrs. Malinda E. Combs, of Greene County; Mrs. Cordelia Ball of Arcola; Mrs. Emmer Longenecker of Lamar; John S. Harris of Traver, California; finally Albert and Charles Harris, who live out in Newport Township. Mrs. Harris preceded her husband to the grave, thirteen years.
  23. He was a private in Company G, 9th Missouri Infantry and Company C, 8th Bn. Missouri Infantry. He enlisted on November 16, 1862 in Horsehead, Arkansas. The final disposition of his records was not found. He last appeared on the February 29, 1864 muster roll as absent sick since September 10, 1863 on retreat from Little Rock, Arkansas.

    Family tradition says that Evan enlisted in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Army life was very difficult. He had to sleep on a brush pile to keep dry. While in the military service, he became ill with the measles. He returned home and took his family to Illinois where they lived for a year.

    (Source: Missouri Soldiers (1861 - 1865) War Between the States, Index to Enrollment Cards, Civil War, Confederate, Reel ML 86)