HARRIS Family

First Generation

1. 'Bud'1 Harris (#17577) was born in Shelby Co., Al 12 Apr 1883. 'Bud' died 17 Sep 1941 in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, at 58 years of age. His body was interred in Dunnavant Com. Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al.

He married Addie E. Isbell about 1900. (Addie E. Isbell is #17576.) Addie was born in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al 9 Feb 1885. Addie was the daughter of Ezekiel R. 'Zeke' Isbell and Rebecca 'Becky' Chaney. Addie died 27 Jul 1945 in Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, at 60 years of age. Her body was interred in Dunnavant Com. Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. At approximately 18 years of age Addie became the mother of Otis Harris in Shelby Co., Al, about 25 Dec 1903. At approximately 20 years of age Addie became the mother of Perry W. Harris in Al, about 22 Mar 1905. At 23 years of age Addie became the mother of Mary Magdalene 'Maggie' Harris in Al, 4 Jul 1907/190. At 25 years of age Addie became the mother of Velma Harris in Al, 25 Feb 1909/10. At 28 years of age Addie became the mother of Bessie Harris in Al, 1913. At 29 years of age Addie became the mother of Flora 'Flossy' Harris in Al, 1914. At approximately 33 years of age Addie became the mother of Eunice Harris in Al, about May 1918. At 36 years of age Addie became the mother of Huey William Harris in Al, 29 Jan 1922.

At approximately 20 years of age 'Bud' became the father of Otis Harris in Shelby Co., Al, about 25 Dec 1903. At approximately 21 years of age 'Bud' became the father of Perry W. Harris in Al, about 22 Mar 1905. At 25 years of age 'Bud' became the father of Mary Magdalene 'Maggie' Harris in Al, 4 Jul 1907/190. At 26 years of age 'Bud' became the father of Velma Harris in Al, 25 Feb 1909/10. At 30 years of age 'Bud' became the father of Bessie Harris in Al, 1913. At 31 years of age 'Bud' became the father of Flora 'Flossy' Harris in Al, 1914. At approximately 35 years of age 'Bud' became the father of Eunice Harris in Al, about May 1918. At 38 years of age 'Bud' became the father of Huey William Harris in Al, 29 Jan 1922. Living with John Henry Isbell in 1900 census. Harold Duckett never heard of another name for Bud. He thinks Bud may have been a brother to John Henry, but Margarett Harris Alexander doesn't think so. Harold says he knows he is a cousi n to Margarette. According to the 1920 census, Bud and Addie owned their farm in Dunnavant. Harold Duckett thought that he always sharecropped. The family also lived at Pell City and Vincent.

'Bud' Harris and Addie E. Isbell had the following children:

child + 2 i. Otis2 Harris was born about 25 Dec 1903.

child + 3 ii. Perry W. Harris was born about 22 Mar 1905.

child 4 iii. Mary Magdalene 'Maggie' Harris (#18550) was born in Al 4 Jul 1907/190. Mary died 21 Oct 1960 at 52 years of age. Her body was interred in Mt. Olive Fbc Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. She married Cecil Carl Duckett in Pell City, St. Clair Co., Al, 28 Apr 1928. (Cecil Carl Duckett is #18551.) Cecil was born in Shelby Co., Al 13 Nov 1893. Cecil died 19 Apr 1938 at 44 years of age. His body was interred in Vandiver Cem., Shelby Co., Al. At 40 years of age Cecil became the father of Harold Cecil Duckett in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al, 30 Dec 1933. (See Cecil Carl Duckett for the continuation of this line.)

At 25 years of age Mary became the mother of Harold Cecil Duckett in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al, 30 Dec 1933. Place of burial from Margie Isbell. The 1920 census gives age as 12. Tombstone gives year as 1908. 1916 Dunnavant school census gives birthdate of 1 Jul 1908. Harold Duckett said Maggie was only her nickname and gave her real name. Talke d to him 25 July 1998.

child 5 iv. Velma Harris (#17113) was born in Al 25 Feb 1909/10. Velma died 2 Apr 1967 at 57 years of age. Her body was interred in Dunnavant Com. Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. She married Shelly McGuire. (Shelly McGuire is #17114.) Shelly was born about 1933. At less than one year of age Shelly became the father of Fannie Bell McGuire 2 Feb 1929. At less than one year of age Shelly became the father of Vester N. McGuire 3 Jun 1930. At 1 year of age Shelly became the father of Mancle McGuire in Shelby/st Clair Co., Al, 24 Aug 1934. (See Shelly McGuire for the continuation of this line.)

At 18 years of age Velma became the mother of Fannie Bell McGuire 2 Feb 1929. At 20 years of age Velma became the mother of Vester N. McGuire 3 Jun 1930. At 24 years of age Velma became the mother of Mancle McGuire in Shelby/st Clair Co., Al, 24 Aug 1934. Tombstone gives 1910 for birthyear, but 1920 census says she was already 10 by 1 Jan.

child 6 v. Bessie Harris (#18561) was born in Al 1913. She married Frank B. Wilder. (Frank B. Wilder is #18562.) Frank was born 17 Apr 1902. Frank died 25 Sep 1964 at 62 years of age. His body was interred in Dunnavant Com. Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. (See Frank B. Wilder for the continuation of this line.) They had two children who died young; one lived to be grown.

child 7 vi. Flora 'Flossy' Harris (#18564) was born in Al 1914. She married Bill McGuire. (Bill McGuire is #18565.) Bill was born about 1907. (See Bill McGuire for the continuation of this line.)

child 8 vii. Eunice Harris (#18571) was born in Al about May 1918. Eunice died 22 Mar 1992 at 73 years of age. Her body was interred 24 Mar 1992 in Mt. Olive Fbc Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. She married Clarence M. Rowe. (Clarence M. Rowe is #18572.) Clarence was born 25 Aug 1915. Clarence died 12 Jan 1969 at 53 years of age. His body was interred in Dunnavant Com. Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. At 29 years of age Clarence became the father of Clarence 'Boyd' Rowe 16 Mar 1945. (See Clarence M. Rowe for the continuation of this line.)

At 26 years of age Eunice became the mother of Clarence 'Boyd' Rowe 16 Mar 1945. Birthdate arrived at using the 1920 census. An obituary sent by Margie Isbell reads "Eunice Rowe, 70, of Vincent, died March 22 at her residence. She was a homemaker. She is survived by a son, George Rowe, Vincent; four grnadchildren, Marlen Colley, Sandi Hall, Traci Rowe, Jason Rowe , and three great grandchildren. Funeral services were held March 24 at Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church with Bolton-Brown Service Funeral Home directing. Burial was in the adjoining cemetery.

child + 9 viii. Huey William Harris was born 29 Jan 1922.

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