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Friday, July 10, 2015

Wallace Samuel Harris and Juanita Sims

This is not a direct ancestor of Stan's. But Wallace Samuel Harris was the brother of Stan's direct ancestor, Edward Boyd Harris.

Wallace Samuel Harris was born 3/26/1898 in Union County, SC to Gamewell Calhoun Harris (DOB 5/26/1853 in Union County, SC; DOD 10/21/1933 in Union County, SC) and Sarah "Sallie" Clementine Brakefield (DOB 4/18/1860 in York County, SC; DOD 3/6/1930 in Union County, SC).

1900 U.S. Census of Pinckney, Union County,  South Carolina; Roll:  T623_ 1544; Page:  17A; Enumeration District:  72, Lines 15-27, "Ravenell Harris" (sic)
Ravenell Harris, Head, W(hite), M(ale), Born May, 1853, 47 yrs old, Married 23 yrs, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Farmer, Owns farm, mortgage
Sallie Harris, Wife, W, F, Born Apr, 1861, 39 yrs old, Married, 11 children with 9 still living, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Boyd Harris, Son, W, M, Born May, 1878, 22 yrs old, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Farm Laborer
James Harris, Son, W, M, Born Apr, 1881, 19 yrs old, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Farm Laborer
May Harris, Daughter, W, F, Born May, 1883, 17 yrs old, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Farm Laborer
Paul Harris, Son, W, M, Born Apr, 1888, 12 yrs old, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, At school
Florrence Harris (sic), Daughter, W, F, Born May, 1890, 10 yrs old, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, At school
Essie Harris (sic), Daughter, W, F, Born Apr, 1892, 8 yrs old, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, At school
Carl Harris, Son, W, M, Born June, 1894, 5 yrs old, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Cass Harris (sic, looks like Voss Harris and is actually Wallace Harris but Ancestry.com has him indexed as Cass Harris), Son, W, M, Born Mar, 1898, 2 yrs old, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Bernice Wix, Daughter, W, F, Born June, 1884, 15 yrs old, Widowed, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Cotton mill weaver
Dusky A. Harris (sic), Mother, W, F, Born May, 1813, 87 yrs old, Widowed, 1 child with 1 still living, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Havanah Harris, Sister, W, F, Born Feb, 1851, 49 yrs old, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC


1910 U.S. Census of Pinckney, Union County,  South Carolina; Roll:  T624_1474; Page:  16B; Enumeration District: 118; Image:  860, Lines 84-93, "Egenis Farr" (sic) and "Ganelle Harris" (sic)
Egenis Farr, Head, F(emale), W(hite), 66 yrs old (DOB 1844), Widowed, 7 children with 7 still living, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Farmer of home farm, Owns farm free of mortgage (Gamewell's sister)
Wrtrs Farr (sic, should be James Waitus Farr), M, W, 28 yrs old (DOB 1882), Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Laborer on home farm
Carrie Farr, F, W, 36 yrs old (DOB 1874), Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Ganelle Harris, Head, M(ale), W(hite), 55 yrs old (DOB 1855), 1st Marriage, Married 32 yrs, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Farmer of home farm, Owns farm, mortgaged
Sallie Harris, Wife, F, W, 48 yrs old (DOB 1862), 1st Marriage, Married 32 yrs, 10 children with 10 still living, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Paul Harris, Son, M, W, 21 yrs old (DOB 1889), Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Laborer on home farm
Carl Harris, Son, M, W, 14 yrs old (DOB 1896), Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Farm Laborer
Wallace Harris, Son, M, W, 11 yrs old (DOB 1899), Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Blanche Harris, Daughter, F, W, 6 yrs old (DOB 1904), Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Annie Harris, Sister, F, W, 60 yrs old (DOB 1850), Born in SC, Both parents born in SC


The Union Times, 3/14/1913, Page 4, Image 4, "Wesley Chapel School and Community"

Wesley Chapel, Mar. 11.-We have had bad weather for several weeks and the farmers are greatly behind in their work.

I guess the farmers will be very glad when the weather clears up so that they can start their crops.

Misses Nina Whitlock and Mattie Palmer spent Sunday afternoon with Miss Fannie Vanderford.

Messrs Biron and Douglas Vaughan, Hoyet Adams and Wallace Harris, spent Sunday afternoon at the home of Mr. N.C. Palmer.

Messrs. Arthur and Frank Vaughan spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Thaddie Palmer.

Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Palmer spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. G.C. Vanderford.

Messrs. Carl Harris and Ernest Breakfield spent Sunday with friends and relatives at Monarch.

Mr. and Mrs. B.B. Vanderford, Mrs. J.B. Tracey, and Lem Coleman spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. James Vaughan.

Mr. John Whitlock visited at the home of Mr. N.P. Palmer Sunday.

Mr. N.P. Palmer spent Saturday night with Mr. L.T. Coleman.

Mr. G.W. Whitlock was in Union Friday on business.

Miss Vera Farr spent Sunday with her grandmother, Mrs. Eugenia Farr.

Miss Mary Farr spent the weekend with Mrs. Eugenia Farr.

Mr. Frank Vaughan returned home Saturday from Clemson College on account of health.


The Union Times, 5/2/1913, Page 5, Image 5, 1st column, "News From Adamsburg"
Adamsburg, April 28.-The farmers.....
Miss Nettie Vaughn, Wallace Harris, and Misses Nolah Scales, Annie Orr and Mr. J.W. Farr attended services at Brown's Creek Sunday afternoon.
...
Messrs Sewel Scales and Carl Harris spent the weekend with friends and relatives at Monarch. Blue Eyes.

Wallace evidently served in the military during the first World War:
U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
Name: Wallace Harris
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 26 Mar 1898
Death Date: 13 Apr 1979
SSN: 25064****
Enlistment Date 1: 14 Apr 1917
Release Date 1: 22 Mar 1919


Wallace married Juanita Sims about 1919. Juanita was born 6/19/1901 in SC to Charner Sims (DOB 10/30/1880 in Union County, SC; DOD 12/12/1855 in Union County, SC) and Mary Ellen Bailey "Minnie".

They married about 1919 in Union County, SC. Wallace and Juanita Harris had 4 children that I know if:

1) Wallace Samuel Harris, Jr. (DOB 11/20/1920 in Union County, SC; DOD 12/2/1922 in Union County, SC)
SC Death Certificate #20242, Registered District 42-A, Registered #77, Wallace Harris, Jr., DOD: 12/2/1922 in Union, Union County, SC
Male, White, DOB: 1920 in Union, SC, 2 yrs old
Father: Wallace Harris, born in SC
Mother: Juanita Sims, born in SC
Informant: Wallace Harris of Union, SC
DOD: 12/2/1922 at 1pm
Cause of death: Acute pneumonia with contributary cause of food pain (acidosis)
Burial 12/3/1922 at Wesley Chapel

2) Ralph P. Harris (DOB 1922 in Union County, SC; DOD ? in ? ) married ?

3) Virginia Harris (DOB 9/10/1923 in Union County, SC; DOD 9/25/1984 in Union County, SC) married Joseph Martin Wilson (DOB 4/14/1931 in ? ; DOD 3/20/2001 in Union County, SC).

4) Mary Harris (DOB 1926 in Union County, SC; DOD ? in ? ) married ? Prince.

1920 U.S. Census of Pinckney, Union County,  South Carolina; Roll:  T625_1713; Page:  22B; Enumeration District:  139; Image:  791, Lines 93-94, "Haris, S. Walace" (sic)
Walace S. Haris, Head, Owns farm, M(ale), W(hite), 21 yrs old (DOB 1899), Married, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Farmer
Juanita Haris, Wife, F, W, 19 yrs old (DOB 1901), Born in SC, Both parents born in SC

1930 U.S. Census of Union, Union County, South Carolina; Roll:  2215; Page:  8B; Enumeration District:  20; Image:  242.0, Lines 51-55, "Wallace S. Harris"
Wallace S. Harris, Head, Rents home $15/month, M(ale), W(hite), 32 yrs old (DOB 1898), Married at age 21 yrs old, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Clerk at ExpressDr
Juanita N. Harris, Wife, F, W, 28 yrs old (DOB 1902), Married at age 18 yrs old, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Ralph P. Harris, Son, M, W, 8 yrs old (DOB 1922), Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Virginia Harris, Daughter, F, W, 6 yrs old (DOB 1924), Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Mary Harris, Daughter, F, W, 4 yrs 3/12 mos old (DOB 1926), Born in SC, Both parents born in SC

1940 U.S. Census of N. Pinckney St, Union, Union County, South Carolina; Ancestry.com, 7/7/2015, Roll: T627_3843; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 44-21, Lines 55-59, Family 17, "Wallace S. Harris"
Wallace S. Harris, Rents house for $15, Head, M(ale), W(hite), 42 yrs old (DOB 1898), Married, Attended high school 2 yrs, Born in SC, Lived in same place in 1935, Policeman for city, $1,260 wages
Juanita Harris, Wife, F, W, 31 yrs old (DOB 1909), F, W, Married, Attended high school 3 yrs, Born in SC, Lived in the same place in 1935
Ralph Harris, Son, M, W, 18 yrs old (DOB 1922), Single, Attended high school 3 yrs, Born in SC, Lived in the same place in 1935, Clerk at retail grocery store, $364
Virginia Harris, Daughter, F, W, 16 yrs old (DOB 1924), Single, Attends school, Attended school through 7th grade, Born in SC, Lived in the same place in 1935
Mary Harris, Daughter, F, W, 13 yrs old (DOB 1927), Single, Attends school, Attended school through 6th grade, Born in SC, Lived in the same place in 1935

Social Security Death Index
Name: Wallace Harris
SSN: 250-64-****
Last Residence: 29379 Union, Union, South Carolina, United States of America
Born: 26 Mar 1898
Died: Apr 1979
State (Year) SSN issued: South Carolina (1956)

FindAGrave.com
Wallace Samuel Harris
Birth: Mar. 26, 1898, Union County, South Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 1979, Union County, South Carolina, USA
South Carolina Delayed Births, 1766-1900 and City of Charleston, South Carolina Births, 1877-1901
Name: Wallace Samuel Harris
Birth Date: 26 Mar 1898
Birthplace: Union
Father's Name: Gamewell C Harris
Mother's Name: Sarah Sallie Brakefield
[Sarah (Sallie) Harris]
Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Union, Union County, South Carolina, USA
Created by: LindaLou
Record added: Mar 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34688597

Commonwealth of Virginia Death Certificate #135, Registration Area #213, State File #87-015888, Juanita Sims Harris, DOD 5/14/1987 in Hopewell Convalescent Center, 905 Cousins Ave., Hopewell, VA
Usual residence: Rt 1, Box 410, Sutherland, Dinwiddie County, VA
Female, White, Widow of Wallace S. Harris, DOB 6/9/1901 in SC, 85 yrs old
Occupation: Homemaker
Father: Charner Sims, Mother: Mary Ellen Bailey, Informant: Daughter Mary Prince
DOD 5/14/1987 at 6:30pm
Cause of death: acute coronary insufficiency and arythmia due to coronary artery disease due to mild organic brain syndrome
Buried: Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Union, Union County, SC

Social Security Death Index
Name: Juanita Harris
SSN: 251-30-****
Last Residence: 23885 Sutherland, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States of America
Born: 9 Jun 1901
Died: May 1987
State (Year) SSN issued: South Carolina (Before 1951)

They both are buried Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 373 Wesley Chapel Road, Union, Union County, SC.

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