Francis Harris1

#25410, (15 June 1843 - )
Father*Harry Harris1 (c 1805 - )
Mother*Mary Ann Haefner1 (c 1820 - )


Estelle D Harris b. c 1849
Children 1.Frank Harris2 (c 1871 - )
 2.Emma Harris2 (c 1874 - )
 3.Henry W Harris2 (c 1877 - )
 4.Alonzo G Harris2 (c 1879 - )
 5.Lucille Harris2 (c 1881 - )
 6.Pauline Harris2 (c 1883 - )
Birth*15 June 1843He was born on 15 June 1843 at MissouriG.2 
28 June 1861He was graduated from Christian Brothers College, St. Louis, Missouri, on 28 June 1861.2 
May 1864He was graduated from Columbia College, New York, New York, in May 1864.2 
December 1864He was admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of New York in December 1864.2 
Marriage4 September 1866He witnessed the marriage of Stephanie Bouchard and George J Casey Jr. on 4 September 1866.3 
Marriage2 July 1867He witnessed the marriage of Mary Alexandra Smith and George Walter Casey on 2 July 1867.4,5 
Marriage9 February 1868He witnessed the marriage of Isabella Quigley and Joseph W Haefner on 9 February 1868.6 
Marriage*13 January 1869He married Estelle D Harris, daughter of L W Harris and Sarah E Hicks, on 13 January 1869 at Washington Co., MissouriG.2,7 
1872He established the newspaper Independent at MissouriG in 1872.2 


  1. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S1809] History of Franklin, Jefferson, Washington, Crawford & Gasconade Counties, Missouri (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1888), pp. 991-992.
  3. [S2314] St. Joachim's Church Parish Registers (Old Mines, Missouri). Marriages Vol. 1, p. 89, no. 19, img. 643/942. George Casey, son of George Casey and Catherine Harrington, and Stephanie Bouchard, dau. of John Bouchard and Mary Louisa Coleman, marr. 4 Sep 1866 by Jas. Fox; witn. Geo. W Casey, Mary E Smith, Jos. Bouchard, Euphronia Bouchard, Andrew Casey, Thomas Casey, Mary Whelan, And. Casey, Ellen Haefner, Frank Harris and Mary Coleman.
  4. [S2314] St. Joachim's Registers. Marriages Vol. 1, p. 96, img. 647/942. George W Casey, son of John Casey and Teresa Haefner, and Mary Eustasia Smith, dau. of Jacob Smith and Rebecca Lattee, marr. 2 Jul 1867 by Jas. Fox; witn. Francis Harris and Sallie Smith.
  5. [S271] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Microfilm images, online, Washington Co., Record images, 1868, img. 2/26, p. 112. George W Casey and Mary E Smith, marr. in Washington Co. MO 2 Jul 1867, by James Fox, pastor, St. Joachim's Church.
  6. [S2313] St. James's Church Parish Registers (Potosi, Missouri). Book A-2, p. 50, img. 155/1060. Joseph W Haefner, son of Joseph W Haefner and Ellen Casey, and Isabella Quigly [sic], dau. of Francis Quigly and Isabella Merchant, marr. 9 Feb 1868; witn. Frank Harris, Pauline Harris, Daniel Casey, Ellen Haefner, Andrew Casey, John Flynn, Rosanna Flynn, John Haefner, Andrew F Casey, James Connolly, James Quigley, Wm Pierce, John Casey, Ed Casey, M J Casey, V Haefner, J Connolly, Andrew Pierce, L W Casey and John H Casey.
  7. [S271] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, online, Washington > Record images for Washington > 1815-1884 > img. 290/535, p. 165. Frank Harris and Estelle D Harris, marr. Washington Co. 13 Aug 1869 by Edward Shea, according to the rites of The Catholic Church.