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From: Medicine Woman <>
Subject: Harris-Amherst Co VA
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2005 20:53:16 -0800 (PST)
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From: "Ira L. Harris III" <>

MATTHEW HARRIS family md Elizabeth Lee-Amherst co VA

December 17, 1780, Joseph Coleman to Elizabeth Lee
Harris, Amherst County, Virginia, dad- William Harris
[shes dau/o Wm Lee Harris & Mary Netherland]

Children of Lee HARRIS & Winnie PHILLIPS [6 kids]
i. Matthew HARRIS was born ABT 1748 in York County,VA.
He md Fem COLEMAN born ABT 1762. maybe had a son

ii. John HARRIS (Lee HARRIS & Winnie PHILLIPS, Matthew
Harris & Elizabeth Lee) b ABT 1749 York CoVA md
1831-39 Louisa VA Superior Court Orders,. p. 112
Order Books
John H. Coleman , Exor. of John Harris, decd. John D.
Moon, & . . . his wife; Sarah Harris, widow of John
Harris, decd. Judith Turner, Matthew Harris, Bushrod
Harris, Robt. Coleman, Wm. B. Harris (son of Schiler),
Haws N Coleman, Lindsay Coleman (Parson), George
Coleman, Joseph Coleman, Sarah Coleman, wife of John
H. Coleman, Frances & Margaret Coleman, infants,
daughters of Reuben Coleman, decd.

iii. William Lee HARRIS b ABT 1752 York Co VA d ABT
1792 Amherst Co VA md Elizabeth COLEMAN, dau of
Clayton COLEMAN and Mary BAPTIST.
Son Carter B Harris b aft 1781 md Elizabeth Shelton b
Son Lee W Harris b aft 1781

William Lee Harris b 1712 York Co Va d 25 SEP 1788
Green Creek Albemarle Co Va 7xg
+ Mary Netherland b 1717/19 James City Co Va d 20 MAY
1799 Albemarle Co Va dau/o John Netherland & Sarah
Children Wm Lee Harris & Mary Netherland [10 kids]
Matthew HARRIS b 25 NOV 1737 Campbell,Albemarle CoVA
d May 19 1805 Amherst Co Va
+Elizabeth Tate b Aug 18 1746 Bedford Co Va d May 30
1834 Amherst Co Va [15 kids]

10-20-1788, Matthew received home plantation and all
land in Amherst Co from father, William's will. (Not
on File). Md Elizabeth Tate 5 APR 1764
Elizabeth Lee Harris md Joseph Coleman
Dec 17 1780 Joseph Coleman md Elizabeth Lee
Harris, Amherst Co Va dad- William [Lee] Harris
...Judith Harris (Wm Lee Harris & Mary Netherland)
b 1753....... +George Coleman
...Nancy Ann C Harris (Wm Lee Harris & Mary
Netherland)b Jan 20 1756 Albemarle Co Va
d Dec 13 1809....... +Hawes Coleman
these possible from same family, I do not have all the

December 13, 1790, Warner Broaddus to Polly Harris,
Amherst County, Virginia, dad- William Harris

July 31, 1793, Richmond Burnett to Nancy Harris,
Amherst County, Virginia, dad- John Harris

June 9, 1795, Richard Burks to Polly Harris,
Amherst County, Virginia
1768 md Richard BURKS 9 JUN 1795 Amherst Co VA b
c1768. [Lee's father, John, is brother to Matthew]

May 25, 1799, Jolley Bibey to Savery Harris,
Amherst County, Virginia, surety: John George Weise

Does anyone recognize any of these Harris'? If so,
please post the information on HH or
HARRIS-COLONIALVA so that others may be helped. >

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