Search billions of records on




294. Col. John HARRIS was born in 1732 in Powhatan Co., VA.105  He died on 19 Nov 1800 in Powhatan Co., VA. 105 He was a business partner with George Washington. 

He married Anne Obedience TURPIN on 17 Aug 1754 in Cumberland Co., VA.105  

295. Anne Obedience TURPIN was born on 17 Sep 1734 in Cumberland Co., VA.105 She died on 8 Aug 1800 in Powhatan Co., VA.105  

    Pg 541, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Vol V, Woodson Family: "Wade Woodson, son of 58 Tucker Woodson, married Mary Harris, of Powhatan county, daughter of Col. John Harris, and his wife, Obedience, daughter of Thomas Turpin and Mary Jefferson, sister of the President; another daughter of Col. Harris, named Judith, married John Crittenden, of Kentucky, and was mother of John J. Crittenden, of Kentucky, United States senator, etc. From Tucker Woodson it is believed were descended Gov. Silas Woodson, of Missouri, Samuel Hughes Woodson, member of Congress from Kentucky, 1821-1825, and Judge Tucker Woodson, of Nicholasville, son of the last." 

Children were:

child147 i. Lucy HARRIS.
child ii.
Lt. John HARRIS was born in Oct 1758.  From  on Apr 1, 1999. (Frances M. Fletcher).  Married twice, 1st marriage about 1785, a girl and a boy (the boy, a John Harris untraced), and the girl may have died young as did her mother.  John sold out in Powhatan (which had broken off of Cumberland Co.), and moved to Chesterfield Co., VA., where in 1794 he married Rebecca Ann Britton.
child iii.
Judith HARRIS was born about 1760 in Cumberland Co., VA.  She moved to Woodford Co., KY.
child iv.
Mary Eliza Josepha HARRIS was born in 1761. 
child v.
Jordan HARRIS was born on 20 May 1763 in Cumberland Co., VA. 
child vi.
Caroline Matilda HARRIS was born on 1 Dec 1765 in Cumberland Co., VA.
child vii.
Dr. Francis HARRIS was born on 7 May 1768 in Cumberland Co., VA.  He died in Dec 1836 in Powhatan Co., VA.




Click to Visit Texas Families