Robert Edward Harris per his death certificate states that he was born 15 Apr 1867, Ms and died 9 Mar 1940 Hill Co TX The informant was his sister Willie Green Harris.She did not provide the name of their parents.
Per the 1870 and 1880 Hill Co census, his birth year is listed as 1868 in Mississippi.
His marriage to Georgia Adela Mendez seems to have been coming to an end as he is listed living with his mother on the 1900 census Hill Co TX Harris Annie E. 67/1833AL TN AL Harris, Willie G. 33/Nov 1866 Ms NC AL Harris, Martha A. 23/Dec 1876 TX NC AL Harris, Robert E. 30/Apr 1870 Ms NC AL married/7 yrs
He is also listed as living in his father in law's home. 1900 Dallas Co TX Mendez, Sam P.56La [s/b Jamaica] Mendez, M.E.48AL Mendez, S.P. Jr. 29 TX Harris, R.E.35/Apr 1865 Merchant MS MS MS married 9 yrs.] Harris, Georgia 30/Sep 1869 2/2 chn AL Harris, Robert 6/Sep 1893 TX Harris, G.W. 3/Sept 1896 TX [s/b J.J. Harris]
1910 Hill Co. TX Harris, Annie E.75/1835 Al ENG AL Harris, Robert E41/1869 Divorced MS NC AL Harris, Willie G. 44/1866MS NC AL
Georgia Adela Mendez Harris remarried after their divorce to a Mr. Shotts who died before the 1910 census.
Robert's daugher, Johnnie Jean Harris died in Washington, DC during the Flu epidemic, while studing at a nursing school.
His son, Robert Edward Harris married Aline McCormick, daughter of Joseph Manson McCormick and Mary McCoun.They had two sons, Manson and Robert Edward Harris, Jr. to reach adulthood and one daughter who died as an infant.