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Daniel Harris

Male Abt 1626 - 1701  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name Daniel Harris  [1
    Born Abt 1626  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Nov 1701  Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I36748  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of LMH
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2021 

    Father Thomas Harris alias Williams,   b. Abt 1590, in or near Hatherup, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Sep 1634, Winnisimmet, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth,   b. Between 1577 and 1578,   d. 16 Feb 1670, Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachussets Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Married Bef 1613  [4
    Family ID F21571  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Weld,   b. Bef 1 Jul 1629,   d. 5 Sep 1711, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 82 years) 
    Married Bef 1651  [2, 5
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Harris,   b. 30 Sep 1663, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 8 Dec 1695 and 13 Mar 1699, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F12587  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • At Rowley slightly after 1643, where he was granted a house lot and took the freeman's oath in 1651. In Middletown by 16 Jul 1653. He was a wheelwright and an innkeeper. Captain of Middletown militia in 1677. Deputy to the Connecticut general court 1678, 1684, 1687, and 1689. He was one of the deputies present in 1687 when Connecticut's charter was hidden from the royally-imposed Governor Andros and, it is said, hidden by Capt. Joseph Wadsworth in the Charter Oak tree.

  • Sources 
    1. [S387] Hale, House and Related Families, Mainly of the Connecticut River Valley by Donald Lines Jacobus and Edgar Francis Waterman. Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut Historical Society, 1952.

    2. [S6078] Gale Ion Harris, "The Brothers William2 and Daniel2 Harris of Middletown, Connecticut." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 164:165, 164:281, 2010.

    3. [S3826] The Ancestry of Bethia Harris, 1748-1833: Wife of Dudley Wildes of Topsfield, Massachusetts by Walter Goodwin Davis. Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1934.

    4. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    5. [S1865] Douglas Richardson, "New England Weld Family." The American Genealogist 55:145, 1979., says "About 1646".