I am not a member but would like to know if I could ask for information on one of my ancestors.

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Looking for ancestry of my great great grandfather William Harris b Apr 17, 1789 possibly in VA, d May 5, 1873 buried in Simpson Farm Cemetery, Fulton Co, PA, was married to Mary A. Craig, dtr of William Craig and Sarah Shives.
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Holding reply - any response you may get will be from a volunteer, so hold on and see if anyone thinks they can help. You could also think about applying to join, this is a free site, which is very active with members who range from experienced to struggling ameteurs like me!  Its free and loads of fun :)

Happy hunting - Wendy
by Wendy Hampton G2G6 Mach 2 (24.0k points)
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I don't have much for you so make of this what you can:

Spouse:  Mary A. (Craig ) Harris  b.1814  d.1898


Asa Harris (1837 - ?)

Mary E. Gordon (b.Harris) (1845 - 1926)

Susan Harris (Morton) (1849 - ?)

Lydia Rebecca Keefer (b.Harris) (1850 - 1930)

Martha Harris (1853 - ?)

There is a private family tree on  MyHeritage Family Trees (which I could not access) called Craig Family Tree. Contact the Site Manager. The Family Tree number is:  1244637-1

You should be able to find this site, also, by searching on William Harris b.1789 in the MyHeritage Family Tree website.

Good luck,

by Kevin Sands G2G6 Mach 2 (28.7k points)
+1 vote

would this be what you are looking for This is a marriage of a daughter in 1884. It mentions William Harris and wife Mary.

Name: Bartley Johnson
Birth Date: 1845
Birthplace: Roanoke Co.
Age: 39
Spouse's Name: Sarena Jane Harris
Spouse's Birth Date: 1849
Spouse's Birthplace: Lynchburg
Spouse's Age: 35
Event Date: 26 Nov 1884
Event Place: Lynchburg County, Virginia
Father's Name: John Johnson
Mother's Name: Jane
Spouse's Father's Name: Wm. Harris
Spouse's Mother's Name: Mary Ann
Race: Black
Marital Status: Widowed
Previous Wife's Name:
Spouse's Race: Black
Spouse's Marital Status: Single
Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M00505-7
System Origin: Virginia-EASy
GS Film number: 32268
Reference ID: pg.37-2

Citing this Record:
"Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XRDG-BFL : accessed 22 Oct 2013), Wm. Harris in entry for Bartley Johnson and Sarena Jane Harris, 26 Nov 1884.



by Living Hammond G2G6 Mach 7 (79.6k points)

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