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From: "Angela" <>
Subject: Re: [HH] Gideon Harris descendant for DNA test
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 12:39:23 -0400
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Are you talking about the Gideon Harris who lived in Tennessee? My husband
is a well-documented descendant of Gideon G. Harris born in Warren County,
GA 1808 and died in Holmes County, FL 1860. Gideon G.'s line is Nathan of
Bute/Halifax Co NC, Isaac of Bute Co NC, Nathan of Brunswick VA, Edward of
Brunswick VA, Thomas Jr., Thomas Sr. of Charles City County VA, John Harris
of either Charles City Co or Isle of Wight VA (my notes are not in front of
me but that is the line to the best of my recollection.) I would love for
him to do the DNA test but we don't have the funds right now (just moved,
looking for jobs). However, if the test gets cheaper, or if we come into
some good luck soon, he will have it done.

I would like to compare notes with other descendants of this line! Write me
at . Thanks!

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Subject: [HH] Gideon Harris descendant for DNA test

> I would like to recruit a male Harris descendant of the Gideon Harris line
> (who came to TN from VA) who would be interested in doing a cheek swab
for the
> DNA test. I would be willing to sponsor the cost of the test.
> I am hoping someone who has a documented paper trail to Gideon will come
> forward and volunteer to help us sort out the various Harris of VA lines.
> have a good start with 64 men in the Harris study now.
> We have a result for Giles' line , Gideon's brother, who went to Georgia,
> need to verify that the DNA matches the two brothers.
> Gideon's father would have been Lewis Harris who married his first cousin,
> Elizabeth; Lewis' father would have been David m Jane; David's father
William m
> Mary said to be Giles; William's father William m Alice who later married
> George Alvis ; William's father, Thomas Immigrant 1611.
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