William Harris (c.1620 - 1714) MP

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Birthplace: Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Occupation: Ferryman
Managed by: Thomas Edward Shirley
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About William Harris

William Harris, born 1619 in Hatherup, Gloucester, England; died May 17, 1714 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut; married (1) Lydia Wright; married (2) Edith Bligh 1641 in Massachusetts.

Parents: Thomas Harris and Elizabeth Hills

 Notes for William Harris:

William Harris of Charlestown, Massachusetts, in 1642, was the brother of Anthony and Daniel, and was probably brought in youth to Massachusetts by his parents. He had five daughters, the second born in 1646. He afterward removed to Middletown, Connecticut and died in 1717.

William, Thomas, and, John Harris were among the first settlers of Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts in 1644, and Daniel came soon after; each had a two acre home lot laid out to him. The lots being of two acres each, shows that they were all men of property and importance. These four house lots were all adjoining each other, which would indicate that they may have been brothers; and Daniel and William were certainly brothers.



      
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William Harris's Timeline

1620
1620
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1642
1642
Age 22
Middletown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1644
1644
Age 24
Massachusetts
1645
July 1, 1645
Age 25
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1646
March 1, 1646
Age 26
Middletown Village, Connecticut Colony
1646
Age 26
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
1648
1648
Age 28
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
1658
1658
Age 38
Morelands, Bristol Parish, Henrico Co, VA
1677
October 24, 1677
Age 57
1714
May 17, 1714
Age 94
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States