William Harris

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
William Harris, son of Thomas Harris and Elizabeth (…), was born say 1620.1 He died at Middletown, Connecticut, before 4 February 1688/89, when "heirs of widow Harris" were mentioned in a deed.1

William married (1) Edith (…), before 1642;2,3 he married (2) Lydia Wright, as her 2nd husband, before 3 May 1687. The ancestries of both women are unknown (or not traced here).2,3

Family 1

Edith (…) d. 5 Aug 1685
  • Mary Harris+1 b. 1 Jul 1645, d. bef. 1 Sep 1721
  • Martha Harris4 b. say 1647, d. 14 Jul 1713
  • Elizabeth Harris4 b. say 1650, d. 7 Oct 1684
  • Hannah Harris4 b. say 1652, d. aft. Aug 1722
  • Patience Harris4 b. say 1654, d. 19 Mar 1732/33

Family 2

Lydia Wright d. bef. 4 Feb 1688/89
This person was last edited on1 Oct 2019


  1. [S2203] Gale Ion Harris, "The Brothers William and Daniel Harris of Middletown, Connecticut," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 164 (Jul 2010) thru 165 (Jan 2011): 165-74, 281-91, 62-67, at 166, further cited as Harris, "William and Daniel Harris of Middletown."
  2. [S2203] Harris, "William and Daniel Harris of Middletown," 167.
  3. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 2:707, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  4. [S2203] Harris, "William and Daniel Harris of Middletown," 171-174.