Researching the marriage of Sidney Elizabeth PYE, b. 1819 ; married to John Harris, b. 1819, Georgia;
Researching the family of John HARRIS, b. 1817, Georgia; d. before 1870, GMD 788, Franklin, Heard County, Georgia.He was a son of Overton HARRIS, 1792, NC, later Olgethorpe, Georgia, and his wife, Rebecca GLENN, 1789-1835;
John HARRIS was married to Sidney Elizabeth PYE, b. 1819 , Georgia, daughter of Allen Pye, 1790-1830; and his wife Margaret Hopper, 1789-
John HARRIS and his wife, Sidney, are believed to have had the following children born of this marriage:
Margarrett HARRIS, b.1839, GA;
Susan A. HARRIS, b. 1841, GA;
Mary Frances HARRIS, b. 1842, GA;
Martha HARRIS, b. 1846, GA;
Pleasant C. HARRIS, b. 1849, GA;
Overton HARRIS, b. 1844, GA;
Rebecca Elizabeth HARRIS, b. 1851, Heard County, Georgia;
Celia Lela HARRIS, b. 1854, Heard County, Georgia;
On 16 Sep 1850, John, 33, farmer, with $300 personal rel estate value, and wife, Sidney Elizabeth PYE HARRIS, 26, keeping house, were residing in GMD 41, Heard County, GA, with Susan A. HARRIS, 9; Mary F. HARRIS, 7; Overton J. HARRIS, 5; Martha HARRIS, 3; Pleasant C. HARRIS, 3 Mos; and Kinchlum? HARRIS, age 16 (relationship?); Roll: M432_Page: 154; Image: 204. # 261 / # 271.
On July 25, 1860, John Harris and Sidney Elizabth PYE HARRIS were residing in Franklin, Heard County, Georgia.John was 43, a farmer, reporting $800 in personal property value; with the following household:Margarret HARRIS, 21; Mary Frances HARRIS, 18; Martha HARRIS, 14; Pleasant HARRIS, 11; Overton J. HARRIS, 16; Rebecca Elizabeth HARRIS, 9; and Celia Lela HARRIS, 6. Roll M653_127; Page: 725; Image: 66. # 448 / # 443.
By August 24, 1870, it is assumed John HARRIS was deceased, as his wife/now widow, married second, Boswell HAMMOND, also a widower, [his second marriage, as well] in Georgia Militia District 788, Franklin, Heard County, Georgia, USA.Their combined families were residing in Georgia Militia District 788, Franklin County, Georgia, USA.
Boswell HAMMOND was a farmer, with $500 in personal real estate/property declared, and his household included, besides himself, his wife: Sidney Elizabeth PYE HARRIS HAMMOND, 46, keeping house; Pleasant C. HARRIS, 19, Single, farm laborer; Rebecca Elizabeth HARRIS, 17, Single, farm laborer; Celia Lela HARRIS, 10, farm laborer; son, William HAMMOND, 14, single, farm laborer; and daughter, Mary C. HAMMOND, 10, farm laborer.
We are interested in the spouses of each of the daughters of John Harris, of Franklin, Heard County, Georgia, and of his wife, Sidney Elizabeth PYE HARRIS [children of her first marriage] and would be interested in further correspondence about his family and descendants.