Harris Family, Ayrshire, early 1800s
John Harris born Kilmarnock or St Quivox, Ayrshire 1816 married Jane Ewart born Kilmarnock, Ayrshire 1820 in the Parish Church of Kilmaurs, Church of Scotland 21 Jan 1842
They had at least 2 children: Adam b Kilmarnock 2 Dec 1842 and Andrew Ewart b Kilmarnock or Irvine 1845
John and the 2 boys are listed in the 1851 Census without Jane who may have been dead already.
When did she die ?
Andrew and Adam are listed in the 1861 Census as boarders with another family, the Maxwells.
Some time after 1861 Andrew and Adam went to New Zealand.
Did their father John go with them ?
Where and when did he die ?
John and his brother also Adam b 1821 are listed in the 1841 Census as boarding with another family.
Their parents may have been Adam Hares/Harris b Ayrshire, 1790 and Ann possibly MacGregor b St Quivox 1800.
They may have had younger siblings Thomas b 1826 and a sister Ann b 1831
They all lived at various times in the Kilmarnock, Riccarton, Kilmaurs, St Quivox areas.
Does anyone know anything about this Harris family ?