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James Watkins Harris (1812 - 1896)

James Watkins Harris
Born in Eatonton, Putnam, Georgia, USAmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 18 Sep 1861 [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at age 84 in Bartow, Georgia, United Statesmap
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James W Harris was enumerated as self at Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia for the United States Census, 1880. He was noted as a lawyer, born 1812 in Georgia and married. Also included in the household are other Richard Turnipseed and wife Florence Harris.[1]

James W. Harris is listed as the husband in a February 16, 1926 Georgia Death of wife Florence Candler Harris. As seen in an image of the original, the cause of death is noted as general debility after surgery as well as influenza and amended to reflect the fall happened in December. Her noted parents; Samuel Charles Candler and Martha Beall, both of Georgia. The informant is Asa G. Candler of 1040 Ponce de Leon, the same address as the deceased. The physician of record is J. T. Campbel of 23 Doctors Bldg.[2]

As listed in the Find A Grave Index,[3] James Watkins Harris is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia.[4]


  1. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 November 2015), James W Harris, Cartersville, Bartow, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district 1, sheet 373D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0133; FHL microfilm 1,254,133.
  2. "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 16 September 2015), James W Harris in entry for Florence Candler Harris, 16 Feb 1926, Atlanta, DeKalb, Georgia, United States; citing reference 3399, Department of Archives and History, Atlanta; FHL microfilm 2363918.
  3. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 November 2015), James Watkins Harris, 1896; Burial, Cartersville, Bartow, Georgia, United States of America, Oak Hill Cemetery; citing record ID 36206826.
  4. Find A Grave: Memorial #36206826
  • "Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), James W. Harris and Julia Florence Candler, 18 Sep 1861; citing , Carroll, Georgia; FHL microfilm 0341902 V. C-D.
  • Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;

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Harris-5 and Harris-6065 appear to represent the same person because: Harris-5 is the same person as Harris-6065 with much less information in Harris-5
posted on Harris-6065 (merged) by Edgar Chambers IV
Harris-22089 and Harris-6065 appear to represent the same person because: Exact data

Refer to biography of Harris-22089 for name of spouse

posted on Harris-6065 (merged) by Esmé (Pieterse) van der Westhuizen

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