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James Harris

Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Death: Died in New London, New London, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of John Harris and Bridget Harris
Husband of Sarah Harris
Father of James Harris; Mary Harris; Asa Harris; Ephraim Harris; Sarah Harris and 6 others
Brother of Richard Harris; Elizabeth Bradstreet; Nathaniel Harris; William Harris; John Harris and 4 others

Occupation: Weaver
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Immediate Family

About James Harris of Boston

Seven of their children were baptized at the Old South Meeting House, Boston, in 1683.

From Savage's Genealogical Dictionary

JAMES, Boston, by w[ife]. Sarah had Sarah, b[orn]. 2 Mar. 1668; James, 4 Apr. 1673; Margaret, 16 Jan. 1674, d[ied]. soon; Mary, 3 Feb. 1677; Deborah; Elizabeth; Asa, 10 Nov. 1680; Hannah, 22 Apr. 1682; all bapt[ized]. 1683; Ephraim, 17 Dec. 1684; Mary, again, 11 Oct. 1686; Ephraim, again, 11 July 1688; and, perhaps by ano[ther]. w[ife]. James. Eight of this name had, in 1828, been gr[aduated]. at Harv[ard]. and none at Yale, four at Dart[mouth]. sixteen at the other N[ew]. E[ngland]. and N[ew]. J[ersey]. coll[eges]. as Farmer found.


  1. Morgan, Nathaniel H. (Nathaniel Harris), 1805-1881. Harris genealogy : a history of James Harris, of New London, Conn., and his descendants; from 1640 to 1878. With an appendix containing brief notices of several other early settlers of New England of the name of Harris / by Nath'l Harris Morgan. Hartford : The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co., 1878. page 16.


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James Harris of Boston's Timeline

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
March 2, 1668
Age 28
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
July 1670
Age 30
April 4, 1673
Age 33
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
January 16, 1674
Age 34
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
February 3, 1677
Age 37
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
June 1678
Age 38
November 10, 1680
Age 40
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
April 22, 1682
Age 42