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Mourning (Glenn) Harris (1702 - 1775)

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Mourning Harris formerly Glenn
Born in New Kent County, Virginia Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Hanover Co., VAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Brown's Cove, Albemarle County, Virginia Colonymap
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Name: Mourning Gleason Glenn/[1]


Date: 1702
Place: New Kent Co., Virginia
Date: ABT 1702
Place: New Kent, VA[2]


Death Date: 08 May 1775
Death Place: Albermarle, Virginia
Death Date: 08 MAY 1775
Death Place: Brown`s Cove
Death Date: 08 MAY 1775
Death Place: Will Parish, Albemarle, Virginia, United States[citation needed]
Date: MAY 1775


On 8 May 1775 - coexecutors John Rodes and William Shelton were named.
Her will date: 8 May 1775, Albemarle County, VA
Probate: 1776 Albemarle County, VA.
Note: The Will of Mourning Glenn Harris follows:
Will proven Albemarle Co., VA, 1776. In the name of God Amen, I Mourning Harris of the county of Albemarle, being in perfect mind and memory, do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following. First and principally I recommend my soul to God who gave it to me, not doubting but this the merits of my redeemer to have full pardon and remission of all my sins and my body I recommend to the earth from whence it came, to be buried in such manner as my Executor hereinafter named shall think fit and touching such temporal Estate as have pleased God to bless me with, I give and devise in manner and form following. Imprimis, whereas by a will made the eighteenth day of June, one thousand seven hundred and sixty five by Robert Haris, my deceased husband, was given by a clause in the will was given to me all his lawful debts and all residue of his Estate be it of what nature or quality soever to me and my heirs forever. Item, As to the remainder of my Estate, I give and bequeath to all my Children, to be equally divided amongst them or their legal representatives be it of what nature or quality soever, I do constitute and appoint John Rodes and William Shelton to b e my Executors of this my last will and testament as witness my hand and seal this eighth day of May 1775. her Mourning M. Harris mark test. James Woodson John Gilliam William
Tomberlin ***********************




Note N920: {geni:about_me}

She was a remarkable woman, kind, generous, charitable, a devout christian, and much beloved by her acquaintances and offspring. Her children and descendants down through the generations gave a daughter her name 'Mourning,' showing their high estimation of Mourning Gleason Glenn (Harris). - Histories and Genealogies, p. 231


  • Source: S4 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.; Repository: #R1 NOTE This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created.
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  • Source: S12 Title: Harris Genealogy, Compiled by: Gideon Dowse Harris, Publisher: Keith printing Company, 1914, Length: 107 pages, URL: ; Repository: #R2
  • Repository: R2 Name: Google Books Address:


  • The WikiTree profile Glenn-163 was created through the import of LaBach Family TreeApril28_2011.ged on 05 May 2011.
  • WikiTree profile Glenn-234 created through the import of My Ancerstors.ged on Jul 2, 2011 by Mike Snider.
  • WikiTree profile Glenn-202 created through the import of LHH WIKI.GED on Jun 17, 2011 by Lee Hoffman. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Lee and others.
  • WikiTree profile Glenn-423 created through the import of The Tuter and Bunch Families_family line_2012-08-23_01.ged on Aug 23, 2012 by Rick Tuter.
  • Darlene Burton created WikiTree profile Glenn-580 through the import of clay3_2013-07-25.ged on Jul 25, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Darlene and others.
  • Glenn-688 was created by Cheryl Claxton through the import of MyAncestors.GED on Feb 2, 2014.

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On 23 Feb 2017 at 16:33 GMT Vicki Norman wrote:

Glen-267 and Glenn-163 appear to represent the same person because: Last name should be Glenn (not Glen), not sure of spelling of first name

On 8 Feb 2015 at 23:22 GMT Vicki Norman wrote:

Glen-225 and Glenn-163 appear to represent the same person because: These are the same woman - same parents, & husband, and birth date. Spelling of name should be GLENN

On 14 Feb 2014 at 22:59 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

probably also mother of Mourning Glenn Harris (lowest numbered ID for her that I found is Harris-773).

On 24 Oct 2013 at 15:50 GMT Kathi (Stoughton) Stoughton-Trahan wrote:

Morning Glenn is my 7th great grandmother. Have much history if needed

Mourning is 17 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 15 degrees from Cindy Lesure, 15 degrees from Bonnie Thornton and 16 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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