Allard Family

of Baltimore and New England

Hiram Harris

Hiram Harris was born around 1834 in Lee County, Virginia.  He was the son of William Harris and Catherine Ely.  Hiram Harris enlisted as a Private in Company F, 64th Infantry Regiment of Virginia on 1 February 1863 in Jonesville, Virginia  He deserted on 16 May 1863.

Hiram Harris married Martha E. Russell on 5 March 1869.  They had at least four children.

(1) George W. Harris was born 5 December 1869 in Lee County Virginia   He married Rennie Eliza Seale.  She was born 12 December 1880, the daughter of John K. Seale and Ms. Smith.

(2) Mary J. Harris was born around 1871 in Lee County.  She was working as a servant for the Myers family in White Shoals in 1900.

(3) R.C. Harris was born around 1872 in Lee County.

(4) R. E. Harris was born around 1875 in Lee County.

The Census records for Hiram Harris are as follows:

1840 U.S. Federal Census (image 61, sheet 61)
Lee County, Virginia, Western district
1 male under 5, 1 male 5-10, 1 male 20-30, 
1 female under 5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 20-30
1850 U.S. Federal Census (image 128)
Lee County, Virginia, district 31
                     age    born        occupation
William Harris        30     VA         farming
Catherine             34     VA
Elizabeth             18     VA
Hiram                 16     VA         farming
Nancy                 13     VA
Irvin                 11     VA
Alexander P.          10     VA
Rachel                 9     VA
Sarah                  8     VA
Jane                   7     VA
Andrew                 1     VA
1860 U.S. Federal Census (image 84, sheet 82)
Lee County, Virginia, the western district, Jonesville VA 
                     age    born        occupation
Catherine Harris      47    Harlan, KY  housekeeper
Hyram Harris          36    Lee Co. VA  farm labor
Rachael               17    Lee Co. VA
Sarah                 16    Lee Co. VA
Jane                  14    Lee Co. VA
Andrew                11    Lee Co. VA
Wm. A.                 9    Lee Co. VA
David                  4    Lee Co. VA
Louisa                 1    Lee Co. VA
(Catherine & Hyram can not read or write)
1870 U.S. Federal Census (image 27, sheet 27)
Lee County, Virginia, White Shoals Township, Jonesville P.O. 
                     age    born        occupation
Hiram Harris          36    Lee Co. VA  works on farm
Martha                25    Lee Co. VA
George W.              9m   Lee Co. VA                 born in Dec.
1880 U.S. Federal Census (image 19, sheet 19)
Lee County, Virginia, District 45
                     age    born  parents occupation
Hyram Harris          44     VA     VA    laborer
Martha        wife    28     VA     *              *father KY/VA mother AL
Geo. W.       son     11     VA     VA
Mary J.       dau      9     VA     VA
R.C.          son      7     VA     VA
R.E.          son      4     VA     VA
1900 U.S. Federal Census (image 14, sheet 7)
Lee County, Virginia, White Shoals District
                     age    born  parents occupation birthdate   married
George Harris         30     VA     VA    farmer     Dec 1869    4 years
Rena E.       wife    20     VA     VA               Dec 1879    4 years
Mattie L.     dau      1     VA     VA               Nov 1898
Leonard       son      3m    VA     VA               Feb 1900
Hiram         fath    68     VA     VA    farm labor Jun 1831    widow
Hiram Harris died sometime after 1900 in Lee County.