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Tyree Harris (1728 - 1786)

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Tyree Harris
Born in Louisa County, Colony of Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married Jan 1755 in Orange County, Province of North Carolinamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Caswell, North Carolina, United Statesmap
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Tyree Harris is an NSSAR Patriot Ancestor.
NSSAR Ancestor #: P328512
Rank: Private

Tyree Harris participated in the American Revolution




Name: Tyree /Harris/ Sr[1][2]


Date: 8 Apr 1728
Place: Hanover, Colony of Virginia[3]
Date: 8 Mar 1728
Place: St Paul's Parish, Hanover, Colony of Virginia


Note: #N9451


  1. Source: #S4 Page: Ancestry Family Trees Data: Text:
  2. Source: #S12 Page: 52
  3. Source: #S12 Page: 52


Note N9451{geni:about_me} Mollie was 2nd wife.
His will - Caswell County, NC WB B, pg. 162, proved Jan
court 1787.Name: Tyree HARRIS
Sex: M
Birth: 8 APR 1728
Death: 1 SEP 1786 in Caswell County, North Carolina Note:
High sheriff of Orange County during the Regulator uprising when Caswell was a part of Orange. Conveyed by `deed of gift` 700 acres along with the 180 acres Harris homeplace that had been granted to him by Lord Granville. This land was the land that Tyree Harris, Jr. sold to William Swift, his father-in-law, following Sheriff Harris` death.
Change Date: 29 DEC 2002Father: Maj. Robert HARRIS </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=johnfox38&id=I8800> b: 1696 in Hanover County, Virginia Mother: Mourning GLENN </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=johnfox38&id=I8801> b: MAR 1703Marriage 1 Elizabeth CHAPMAN </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=johnfox38&id=I9440>
Marriage 2 Mary Ann SIMPSON </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=johnfox38&id=I7499> b: ABT 1741 in Fairfax County, Virginia
Col. Tyree HARRIS </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=johnfox38&id=I6970> b: ABT 1760
Christopher HARRIS </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=johnfox38&id=I9428>
Lydia HARRIS </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=johnfox38&id=I9432> b: 1770

Tyree Harris

resided Caswell Co, NC

Marriage 1 CHAPMAN </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=pegmc3&id=I678>
Marriage 2 Mary Ann SIMPSON </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=pegmc3&id=I679>
Nancy HARRIS </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=pegmc3&id=I680>
Frances HARRIS </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=pegmc3&id=I681>
Tyree HARRIS </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=pegmc3&id=I682>
Simpson HARRIS </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=pegmc3&id=I683>
Robert HARRIS </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=pegmc3&id=I684>
Christopher HARRIS </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=pegmc3&id=I685>
Ede HARRIS </cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=pegmc3&id=I686>

`Harris and Allied Families of Claiborne, Gillison, Thompson and
Whitsett` by Maud Callaway Hays, 1953, Harris pg 4, 8. He went to
Orange Co, NC and became a high sheriff.
`Harris Genealogy` Gideon Dowse Harris,1914.
`History and Genealogy` by Dr. William Howard Miller (1845-1930).
Brown, Barbara, Roots Web Gedcom,`Rommel`, 9,6908 Individuals, Family
Tree Maker CD, Moved to Caswell Co, NC. His wife`s
maiden name was either Chapman, Oldham or Simpson.


  • Thank you to Darlene Burton for creating WikiTree profile Harris-9173 through the import of clay3_2013-07-25.ged on Jul 25, 2013.
  • WikiTree profile Harris-6053 created through the import of The Tuter and Bunch Families_family line_2012-08-23_01.ged on Aug 23, 2012 by Rick Tuter.

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On 16 Mar 2014 at 16:14 GMT Robin Kabrich wrote:

Harris-9173 and Harris-1914 appear to represent the same person because: mother, siblings, and spouse match - most likely duplicate after profiles were merged.

Tyree is 14 degrees from T S Eliot, 13 degrees from Walter Howe and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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