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Mary Harris (Jefferson)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Henrico County, Virginia Colony, Colonial America
Death: September 1745 (68-69)
Henrico County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Jefferson and Mary Mattox
Wife of Thomas Harris, of Henrico
Mother of Edith Fitzpatrick; Mary Ruth James; Ann Harris; Thomas Harris; James Harris and 7 others
Sister of Thomas Jefferson; Capt. Thomas Jefferson; Martha Wynne; Richard Jefferson; Samuel Jefferson and 1 other
Half sister of Martha Goode and Peter Jefferson

Managed by: Pete Van Voast
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About Mary Harris

Mary Jefferson was the daughter of Mary Branch and Thomas Jefferson I (1656-1697) of Henrico Co., VA She left a will dated 29 Oct 1744-Sept 1745.

Thomas Harris married Mary Jefferson in 1689 at Henrico Co., VA.

From Find A Grave Memorial# 115368446

The children of Thomas and Mary (Jefferson) Harris were:

  • 1) John Harris d. Left will 23 Mar 1749-May 1751 m. Ursula Jordan.
  • 2) Thomas Harris d. Left will 18 May 1741-Aug 1741, m. Unmarried
  • 3) Mary Harris (see below)
  • 4) Edith Harris m. 1) Henry Trent d. 1726, 2) John Osborne, 3) Peter Fitzpatrick.
  • 5) Sarah Harris d. Left will 12 Apr 1753-24 Sep 1753, m. Unmarried
  • 6) Martha Harris d. left will 21 Mar 1743-19 May 1746, m. As his 2nd wife, Jean Pasteur, native of Genevois, Switzerland, barber and peruke maker who practiced his profession of surgeon in Williamsburg, left will 15 Aug 1741.
  • 7) Phebe Harris d. died young
  • 8) Ann Harris m. 1) (____) Booth, 2) Samuel Yeargain
  • 9) Francis Harris d. Left will 12 may 1743- July 1743, m. Unmarried
  • 10) James Harris lived in both Goochland and Cumberland Counties, VA, d. left will 12 May 1767, m. Dec 1744 Sarah Bailey.
  • 11) Benjamin Harris of Manakin Town, VA d. Left will April 1776, m. Frances Pratt, 2) 1750-53 Priscilla Wager
  • 12) William Harris was a Baptist Minister of "Norwood" Powhatan Co., VA, d. 30 Oct 1794 in Powhatan Co. in his 82nd year, m. 1) 06 Dec 1746 Martha Osborne, 2) Elizabeth (Ward) Gaines, widow of Bernard Gaines.
  • "Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624-1624/5", Vol. I, 4th Ed., 2004, pp370-371, 379-380, 417-421.
  • page 142 of Echoes from the Valley By Crampton Harris Helms, MD. "Benjamin l was the son of Thomas Harris (c 1655-1730) who married Mary Jefferson (1676-1745). Thomas was the son of Maj. William Harris (1623-1678) who married Lucy Stewart."
  • http://newsarch.rootsweb.com/th/read/HARRIS-VA/1998-10/0909852921 "family of Thomas Harris and Mary Jefferson"
  • Reference: WikiTree Genealogy - SmartCopy: Oct 19 2018, 16:29:47 UTC

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Mary Harris's Timeline

1676
1676
Henrico County, Virginia Colony, Colonial America
1694
1694
Age 18
Manakinton, Henrico County , Virginia Colony
1698
1698
Age 22
Probably Neck of Land, Henrico County, Virginia
1702
1702
Age 26
1704
1704
Age 28
1706
1706
Age 30
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
1708
1708
Age 32
Henrico County, Province of Virginia
1710
1710
Age 34
1712
1712
Age 36