Person:William Harris (38)

m. Bef 1651
  1. Mary Harris1651 - 1740
  2. Sergeant Daniel Harris1653 - 1735
  3. Thomas Harris1657 - 1700
  4. Elizabeth Harris1658/59 - Bef 1710
  5. Captain William Harris1665 - 1750/51
  6. Sergeant John Harris1667/68 - 1754
  • HCaptain William Harris1665 - 1750/51
  • WMartha Collins1665 - 1750
m. 8 Jan 1689/90
  1. William Harris1697 - 1740
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Captain William Harris
Gender Male
Birth[1][3] 17 Jul 1665 Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
Marriage 8 Jan 1689/90 Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United Statesto Martha Collins
Death[1][4] Feb 1750/51 Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
Burial[1][4] Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
Probate[6] 7 Mar 1750/51 Administration to Jonathan Yeomans (son-in-law).
Estate Inventory[6] 13 Mar 1750/51 £252-8-3. Taken by William Rockwell and Abner Ely.
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 5. William3 Harris, in Harris, Gale Ion. The Brothers William2 and Daniel2 Harris of Middletown, Connecticut. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Jul, Oct 2010; Jan 2011)

    "5. William3 Harris (Daniel2, Thomas1, born in Middletown 17 July 1665, died in February 1751[/2], age 87, and was buried in Old Farm Hill Cemetery there. … Sergeant William Harris was one of the three listers of estates in Middletown for the year 1710. As 'Mr. William Harris of Middletown,' he was commissioned lieutenant of the south company or trainband in October 1716. Jonathan Yeomans was granted administration of his estate on 7 March 1750/1, with William Rockwell as bondsman. The distribution, exhibited on 9 March 1754, named eldest daughter Mary Lay, Sibbil wife of Jonathan Yeomans, Prudence, wife of Daniel Brown, and heirs of William Harris Jr., deceased, only son of Capt. William Harris."

  2. William Harris, in Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862)

    [Additions and Corrections] [Savage 3:629] [Vol. 2] "P. 365, l. 4 from bot. bef. WILLIAM, ins. WILLIAM, Middletown, s. of the first Daniel, m. 8 Jan. 1690, Martha Collins, prob. d. of Samuel, had Mary, b. 19 Feb. 1692; Sibil, 30 Apr. 1695; William, 20 May 1697; and Prudence, 1 Jan. 1701."

  3. Middletown Vital Records [NEHGS], in Connecticut, United States. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records

    "Harris, … William, s. Daniell & Mary, b. July 17, 1665 [LR1:21]"

  4. 4.0 4.1 Capt William Harris, in Find A Grave.
  5.   Connecticut Headstone Inscriptions Vol 28, 711-7 Old Farm Hill Cemetery, in Hale, Charles R. Hale Collection of Connecticut Cemetery Inscriptions. (Connecticut, United States: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1934)

    "Harris, Capt. William, died Feb. 1751, age B7 yrs. (Stone Defaced)"

  6. 6.0 6.1 Harris, Capt. William. Middletown, in Barbour, Lucius Barnes, and Helen Schatvet Ullmann (Transcriber). Hartford District Probate Records. Connecticut Nutmegger (Connecticut Society of Genealogists)

    "Page 30-31

    Harris Capt. William. Middletown. Invt £252-8-3. Taken 13 March 1750-1 by William Rockwell and Abner Ely.

    Court Record Page 17-7 March 1750-1: Adms. to Jonathan Yeomans. Bond with William Rockwell.

    Page 18-27 March 1751: Invt. exhibited.

    Page 30-2 July 1751. Distribution ordered to Mary Lay, Sybil, wife of Jonathan Yeomans, Prudence Brown, wife of Daniel Brown.

    Page 19 (vol. XVII) 9 March 1754: Report of William Rockwell and Abner Ely distributors.

    2 April 1751. Acount of adms exhibited.

    'The reason why the heirs of William Harris Jun Decd only son of sd Capt William Harris decd have no share in the above distribution is because the sd William Harris Jun had in his lifetime a large share of the estate of his sd father."