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Alice Harris (West)

Birthdate: (38)
Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Charles City County, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Wife of Thomas Harris, of Charles City
Mother of Thomas Harris, Jr.; Ann Harris; Francis Harris; John Harris; Mary Harris and 1 other

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About Alice Harris

Thomas Harris 1614-1677 married this Alice West in 1635 in England. She was transported from London to Charles City in 1635 aged 21. She was dead by 1677 as his widow was named Yvett that administered his estate in Mar 1677. There are no extant Charles City records that name any of the children of this Thomas Harris d1677 and Alice West, only that there were unnamed minor children when he died.

origins

Alice was of unknown parents. There has been found a record of an Alice West born and christened in Staurton, the ancestral home of the royal West family in 1614.

She was not the daughter of Lt. Col. Nathaniel West He did not marry until 1621, he died shortly before Feb 1623/4 & had only the one son. (Richardson's Magna Carta Ancestry/Royal Ancestry)

sources

This family was discussed in Historical Southern Families by Boddie Vol 3 page 12. More recent evidence, including DNA test results, demonstrate that this source is not accurate for the five "Thomas Harris" families of early Virginia.


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Alice Harris's Timeline

1614
1614
England
1636
1636
Age 22
Charles County, Virginia, United States
1636
Age 22
Isle Wight, Virginia, USA
1638
1638
Age 24
Isle Wight, Virginia, USA
1638
Age 24
Isle Wight, Virginia, USA
1642
January 1, 1642
Age 28
1642
Age 28
Charles City County, Virginia
1652
1652
Age 38
Charles City County, Virginia
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