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Monday, May 22, 2017

James Minor Harris

James Minor Harris was born 3/18/1905 in Union County, SC to Edward Boyd Harris (DOB 5/23/1877 in Union County, SC; DOD 7/1/1930 in Union County, SC) and Ida Mae Shaw (DOB 8/24/1882 in Rockingham, Richmond County, NC; DOD 6/10/1955 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC). He was the eldest of 6 children, 5 boys and 1 girl. James Minor Harris is the brother of Stan's direct ancestor, Clyde Harris, his grandfather.

1910 U.S. Census of Union,  Union County,  South Carolina; Roll:  T624_1474; Page:  2A; Enumeration District:  123; Image:  1061, Lines 12-18, "Boyd E. Harris"
Boyd E. Harris, Head, M(ale), W(hite), 30 yrs old (DOB 1880), First marriage, Married 5 yrs (DOM 1905), Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Can read and write, Engineer in cotton mill, Rents home
Ida M. Harris, Wife, F, W, 27 yrs old (DOB 1883), First marriage, Married 5 yrs, Born in NC, Father born in England, Mother born in Maryland, Can read and write
James M. Harris, Son, M, W, 5 yrs old (DOB 1905), Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in NC
Walter E. Harris, Son, M, W, 2 yrs old (DOB 1908), Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in NC
Clyde Harris, Son, M, W, 11/12 mos old (DOB 1909), Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in NC
Bennie Harris (sic, looks like Bernice Harris which is correct but Ancestry.com has her indexed as Bennie Harris), Sister, F, W, 24 yrs old (DOB 1886), Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Spooler at cotton mill
Bessie Harris, Sister, F, W, 15 yrs old (DOB 1895), Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in NC

1920 U.S. Census of Union,  Union County,  South Carolina; Roll:  T625_1713; Page:  7B; Enumeration District:  144; Image:  931, Lines 62-70, "Boyd Harris"
Boyd Harris, Head, Rents home, M(ale), W(hite), 41 yrs old (DOB 1879), Married, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Stationary Engineer
Ida Harris, Wife, F, W, 37 yrs old (DOB 1883), Married, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC (1910 Census says Ida was born in NC, Father born in England and Mother born in Maryland)
Minna Harris (sic, should be James Minor Harris and looks like Minor but Ancestry.com has him indexed as Minna Harris), Daughter (sic.?), F (sic, ?), W, 14 yrs old (DOB 1906), Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in NC, Mill Laborer
Walter Harris, Son, M, W, 12 yrs old (DOB 1908), Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in NC
Clyde Harris, Son, M, W, 10 yrs old (DOB 1910), Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in NC
Bernice L. Harris, Daughter, F, W, 7 yrs old (DOB 1913), Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in NC
Dee C. Harris (sic, should be Gene Carrol "G.C." Harris but Ancestry.com has him indexed as Dee C. Harris), Son, M, W, 5 yrs old (DOB 1915), Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in NC
Leo Harris, Son, M, W, 3 yrs old (DOB 1917), Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in NC
Lizzie Shaw, Boarder, F, W, 41 yrs old (DOB 1879), Single, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC

James Minor Harris married Ferol Bradshaw (aka Ferel Bradshaw, Ferrell Bradshaw) about 1925. She was born 8/19/1902 in SC to William M. Shaw and Elizabeth R. Eubanks (aka Eliza Eubanks). They had 3 children that I'm aware of:

1) James B. Harris (DOB Abt 1929 in SC; DOD ? in ? ) married Nancy A. ?.

2) Dale Harris (DOB Abt 1935 in SC; DOD ? in ? ) married James R. Griffin, Sr.

3) Cynthia Carol Harris (DOB Abt 1936 in SC; DOD ? in ? ) married Larry R. Wilson.

1930U.S. Census of Railroad Ave, Glenn Springs, Union, Union County, South Carolina; Roll: 2215; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 23; Image: 338.0, Lines 6-18, "Boyd Harris"
Boyd Harris, Rents house at $9/months, Owned radio set, M(ale), W(hite), 52 yrs old (DOB 1878), Married at age 26 yrs old, Can read and write, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Police for cotton mill
Ida May Harris (sic), Wife, F, W, 46 yrs old (DOB 1884), Can read and write, Born in NC, Father born in England, Mother born in Maryland, Weaver at cotton mill
Clyde Harris, Son, M, W, 20 yrs old (DOB 1910), Single, Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in NC, Weaver at cotton mill
Burnice Harris (sic), Daughter, F, W, 17 yrs old (DOB 1913), Single, Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in NC, Weaver at cotton mill
G. Boyd Harris (sic, should be Gene Carroll "G.C." Harris), Son, M, W, 15 yrs old (DOB 1915), Single, Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in NC, Run drawings at cotton mill
Leo Harris, Son, M, W, 13 yrs old (DOB 1917), Single, Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in NC
James M. Harris, Son, M, W, 24 yrs old (DOB 1906), Married at age 19 yrs old (DOM 1925), Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in NC, Moulder at iron foundary
Feri Harris (sic), Daughter-in-law, F, W, 27 yrs old (DOB 1903), Married at age 22 yrs old, Born in SC, Father born in England, Mother born in SC, Housekeeper for private family
James B. Harris, Grandson, M, W, 1 yrs old (DOB 1929), Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Walter Harris, Son, M, W, 22 yrs old (DOB 1908), Married at age 20 yrs old (DOM 1928), Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in NC, Weaver at cotton mill
Madge Harris, Daughter-in-law, 20 yrs old (DOB 1910), Married at age 17 yrs old, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Drawing in at cotton mill
Hellen Harris (sic), Granddaughter, 1 yr 7/12 mos old (DOB 1928), Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Lizzie Shaw, Sister-in-law, F, W, 59 yrs old (DOB 1871), Born in NC, Father born in England, Mother born in Maryland, Spooler at cotton mill
Railroad St, Union, SC near Monarch Mill (cotton mill). There is no house of that house number any more.

Part of the Harris family. Edward Boyd Harris is the white haired gentleman in the back, center. His wife, Ida Mae Shaw is the lady 2nd from the right wearing glasses. Their daughter, Bernice, is the woman between them wearing the black stockings like her mother. Edward Boyd Harris' mother, Sarah Brakefield Harris, wife of Gamewell Calhoun Harris, is the white haired old lady to the left of Boyd. Ida Mae Shaw, Charity Sibley Shaw, is the short little old lady in front.

1940 U.S. Census of Meeting St., Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina; Roll: T627_3794; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 10-43, Lines 3-7, "James Minor Harris"
James Minor Harris, Head, Rents home $35, M(ale), W(hite), 35 yrs old (DOB 1905), Married, Attended school thru 5th grade, Born in SC, Lived in Spartanburg, SC in 1935, Molder in Navy yard
Ferol Harris (sic), Wife, F, W, 38 yrs old (DOB 1902), Married, Attended school thru 5th grade, Born in SC, Lived in Spartanburg, SC in 1935
James Harris, Son, M, W, 12 yrs old (DOB 1928), Attends school, attended thru 3rd grade, Born in SC, Lived in Spartanburg, SC in 1935
Dale Harris, Daughter, F, W, 5 yrs old (DOB 1935), Born in SC, Lived in Spartanburg, SC in 1935
Cynthia Harris, Daughter, F, W, 3 yrs old (DOB 1937), Born in SC

Ferol Bradshaw Harris died 10/25/1966 in Greenville, Greenville County, SC. I could not find her death certificate.


The Greenville News, Greenville, Greenville County, SC, 10/26/1966, Pg 12, "Mrs. J.M. Harris"
Mrs. J.M. Harris
Mrs. Ferol Bradshaw Harris, 64, of 1331 E. Washington St., wife of J. Minor Harris, died yesterday at 1:30 p.m. at a local hospital following 3 months of serious illness and 1 1/2 years declining health. Born in Spartanburg County, a daughter of the late William M. and Eliza Eubanks Bradshaw, she had made her home in Greenville for the past 25 years. She was a communicant of Christ Episcopal Church. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Larry R. Wilson and Mrs. James R. Griffin of Greenville; a son, James B. Harris of Stockton, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Jean N. Brannon of Greenville, Mrs. Tiny Ellis of Aaron, Ill. and Mrs. Henry Wingard of Edisto State Park and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. at Christ Episcopal Church by Rev. Thomas A. Carson Jr. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park. The body is at The Mackey Mortuary.

Findagrave.com
Ferol Bradshaw Harris
Birth: Aug. 19, 1902
Death: Oct. 25, 1966
Family links:  Spouse:  James Minor Harris (1905 - 1986)
Burial: Woodlawn Memorial Park, Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA
Plot: Section - G
Created by: Chris Smith
Record added: Jun 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92415424

Minor Harris married Eunice Lee Satterfield next. Eunice Satterfield was born 11/25/1905 in Anderson County, SC to James Addison Satterfield and Cara Stewart. She was married to Glyde Glenn first. Glyde Glenn was born 4/23/1894 in Laurens County, SC and died 8/29/1970 in Greenville, Greenville County, SC.

According to his obituary, Minor Harris lived at 124 Capers St, Greenville, Greenville County, SC.



James Minor Harris worked as a metallurgist at Eagle Iron Works, 401 Dunbar Street, Greenville, Greenville County, SC. A machinery and foundary business that was largely involved in textile machinery and parts manufacture. It was incorporated in SC in 1947. I believe it is now closed and the building has been replaced but here is what I could find. This is the building before it was torn down and replaced.




Minor Harris died 11/24/1986 in Greenville, Greenville County, SC.

U. S. Social Security Death Index
Name: James Harris
SSN: 249-03-****
Last Residence: 29605 Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America
Born: 18 Mar 1905
Last Benefit: 29605 Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America
Died: Nov 1986
State (Year) SSN issued: South Carolina (Before 1951)


The Greenville News, Greenville, SC, 11/26/1986, Pg 27, "James M. Harris"
James M. Harris
James Minor Harris, 81, of 124 Capers Street, died Nov. 24, 1986. He was a retired metallurgist for Eagle Iron Works and a member of Buncombe Street United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife, Eunice Glenn Harris of the home; two daughters, Cynthia Wilson of Greenville and Dale Griffin of Ft. Smith, Ark.; a son, James B. Harris of Stockton, Calif.; and a sister, Bernice Wallace of Union. Services: 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Buncombe Street United Methodist Church. Burial, with Masonic Rites, will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Visitation: 2 p.m. until funeral time Wednesday at the church chapel. Memorial may be made to the Capital Fund at Buncombe Street United Methodist Church or to a charity of ones' choice - The Mackey Mortuary

Findagrave.com
James Minor Harris
Birth: Mar. 18, 1905
Death: Nov. 24, 1986
Family links: Spouse: Ferol Bradshaw Harris (1902 - 1966)
Burial: Woodlawn Memorial Park, Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA
Plot: Section - G
Created by: Chris Smith
Record added: Jun 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92415387


Eunice Glenn died 4/7/1990 in Greenville, Greenville County, SC.

U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
Name: Eunice G Harris
[Eunice L Harris]
[Euncie Glenn]
[Eunice G Satterfield]
SSN: 24805****
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 25 Nov 1905
Birth Place: Anderson CO, South Carolina
[Pelzer, South Carolina]
Death Date: 7 Apr 1990
Father: James A Satterfield
Mother: Cara E Stewart
Claim Date: 14 Aug 1967
Type of Claim: Duplicate SSN - change or replacement.
Additional Information: Evidence other than birth record submitted; U.S. citizen or alien allowed to work. Notes: 24 Jun 1977: Name listed as EUNICE G HARRIS; 19 Feb 1988: Name listed as EUNICE L HARRIS; 11 Aug 1967: Name listed as EUNCIE L GLENN

U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
Name: Eunice L. Harris
SSN: 248-05-****
Last Residence: 29605 Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, USA
BORN: 25 Nov 1905
Died: 7 Apr 1990
State (Year) SSN issued: South Carolina (Before 1951)



Obituary of Eunice Satterfield Glenn Harris, The Greenville News, Greenville, Greenville County, SC, "Mrs. J. Minor Harris"
Mrs. J. Minor Harris
Mrs. Eunice S. Glenn Harris, 84, of Capers Street, widow of James Minor Harris, died Saturday, April 7, 1990.
She was born in Anderson County, South Carolina, November 25, 1905, a daughter of the late James Addison and Cara Stewart Satterfield. She was a member of Buncombe Street United Methodist Church and a member and former officer of the Robert Morris Sunday School Class. She was a former member of the Greenville Woman's Club and a member and former secretary o the Retired Railroad Association.
Her first husband was the late Glyde Glenn.
Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Sara Anderson of Elberton, Ga.; two stepdaughters, Cynthia Wilson of Greenville and Dale Griffin of Fort Smith, Ark.; and one stepson, James B. Harris of Stockton, Calif.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. at The Mackey Mortuary by Dr. M.L. Meadors, Jr. and Rev. William R. Claytor, Jr. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
Visitation will be Sunday from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at the mortuary.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.


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