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Harris/Trail of Tears

Posted: 961476755000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1166197732000
Surnames: Harris
Does anyone know anything about some Cherokee Indians coming across The Trail of Tears and meeting up with the Harris family and taking their name? Looking for a Charles Ellsworth Harris. Possibly could have been freinds with the James Gang. Patty

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Candice (View posts)
Posted: 961504075000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1166197758000
Surnames: Harris
if you come across any information about the cherokee's and the harris family name i would appreciate you contacting me. My family tells the same story. I am looking for father of james monroe harris. I was told that is where the native american comes into our family. I can give you more details if you like later.
Posted: 961562286000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1166197973000
Yes I would like to have more info . Maybe it would help . If I hear anything else I will let you know. What dates do you have? or do you? I dont have any at this time. You can e-mail me at bndogn@aol.com

Harris Trail of Tears

Posted: 962365775000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1166198456000
Surnames: Harris, Ross
My husbands family comes from Harris that descends from John Ross. We are still trying to make that connection but his gggreatgrandmother was Sarah Elizabeth her daughter was Sarah Abigale or known as Sallie Sarah. My husband was told by his grandfather that he was a descendent of John Ross who was at one time chief of the Cherokee nation John Ross's wife Quatie was on the Trail of Tears. We believe that Sarah Elizabeth was just alittle girl on the Trail of Tears but still working on that. Her children are,in order of birth: Margaret, Ann?(not sure if that is her name), Easter (Tennessee)Jane, Joseph Valentine Sarah Abigale. Not sure if this helps but if anyone has any additional info it would be greatly appreciated.

Harris Trail of Tears (updated)

Posted: 962365860000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1166198504000
Surnames: Harris, Ross
My husbands family comes from Harris that descends from John Ross. We are still trying to make that connection but his gggreatgrandmother was Sarah Elizabeth (not sure maiden name was Thornton or Thompson) her daughter was Sarah Abigale or known as Sallie Sarah. My husband was told by his grandfather that he was a descendent of John Ross who was at one time chief of the Cherokee nation John Ross's wife Quatie was on the Trail of Tears. We believe that Sarah Elizabeth was just alittle girl on the Trail of Tears but still working on that. She married Frederick Harris who was a Cherokee scout in the civil war. Her children are,in order of birth: Margaret, Ann?(not sure if that is her name), Easter (Tennessee)Jane, Joseph Valentine Sarah Abigale. Not sure if this helps but if anyone has any additional info it would be greatly appreciated.

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D. Harris (View posts)
Posted: 964873568000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1166198659000
Surnames: Harris, Pickle
Rumors in family of possible indian relations. My grandfather was from west Texas, one of 10 children. Some of names are: Emerson Miller(my grandfather), Livian, C.W., James, May (moved to Oregon), and Sybil. Emerson married Janice Pickle. He was known as Miller Harris, sheriff of Howard County, Texas in 1950s and 1960s.

Harris Trail of Tears - Easter Harris

Posted: 966278794000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1308832968000
Surnames: Harris, Hawkins
Sheila, What information do you have on your Easter Harris daughter of Sara Elizabeth and Frederick Harris. My Easter Harris b.21 April 1863 d.6 Jul 1939 md. Issac Louis Hawkins lived in Indian Territory/OK - Latimer Co. area. Any info would be appreciated. I have no idea who her parents were.

Thanks! Sharon
SChamplin@prodigy.net

Re: Easter Harris

Posted: 966317750000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1166198551000
Surnames: Harris
Sharon,
I have emailed my husbands mom. She has more info than I do as far as dates go. Also you can contact Sherry Page at edwardsherriepage@worldnet.att.net. Edward is direct descendant of Easter Harris.
Sheila =)))

Re: Harris Trail of Tears (updated)

Posted: 993421832000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1166198573000
Surnames: Harris
I am curious.. in the liine coming from this.. do you note any J. Ross Harris, possibly with a sister Sue.. from the Ardmore/Tishimingo area and later possibly Chickasha?? I have a "ghost" I am looking for.. and his daughter, my grandmother.. had what I have often felt were Indian-like features.. although I know little about his as he and my g0-grandmother divorced before grandma was born.

Re: Harris Trail of Tears (updated)

Posted: 1028879738000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1166198590000
Surnames: Ross
My mother's maiden name is Ross, my grandfather, James Beverly Ross is believed to be the great grandson of Chief John Ross. If anyone has come across my grandfathers name, please let me know, I am very interested in my mother's side of the family. If you have any information, please email me at blondecherry13@hotmail.com
thankyou very much!
Kelly
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