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Vital Events Certificates can be obtained from British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency . The microfilms referenced by this online index can be accessed free in Victoria, at the Vancouver Public library and probably other places. The ones shown here were obtained by going in person and making copies for the cost of photocopying.

Our Harris family relatives

John Harris and Elizabeth Reader were married October 18, 1857 in Bonavista, Newfoundland. Three of their six children are know to have settled in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Herbert Harris born June 24, 1864 in Bonavista, Newfoundland.

  • Rosanna Harris born November 9, 1868 in Bonavista, Newfoundland.

  • Harriet Harris born November 13, 1870 in Bonavista, Newfoundland.

Giles Harris and Susanna Fisher were married June 22, 1844 in Bonavista, Newfoundland. We believe that at least one of their grandchildren settled in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Isabella Harris born Abt. 1883 in Bonavista, Newfoundland.

    • February 6, 1906, Registration of Marriage (Vancouver, BC) of Isabella Harris and James March born Abt. 1876 in Green's Harbour, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland.
      Other names mentioned on the certificate:
      • Robert March (father of groom)
      • Elizabeth Squires (mother of groom)
      • George Harris (father of bride)
      • Mary Saint (mother of bride)
      • Stephen March
      • Ada Harris
      • Rev. R. Newton Powell

Additional Newfoundland Harris family information

We want to thank Joan Wendling for allowing us to use the massive amout of information she has colected on Harrises in Newfoundland. She is searching for a Charles Harris who baptized his first child in St. John's in 1853 but she does not know where he came from. If you can help, please contact her at wendling@telusplanet.net.

Vital Statistics from Provincial Achives of Newfoundland (all locations)
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Harrises mentioned in STORY OF METHODISM IN BONAVISTA DISTRICT
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Harris Vital Statistics by date
Northern Bay
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Harrises in St. John's
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Miscellaneous HARRIS records
Harris records from McAlpine's Directories
Harris records from the Church of Latter Day Saints
Census Records and Belvedere Cemetary Records
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Contact us:
Don and Jeanne Ross
Duncan, BC
Canada
phone: 250-715-1857