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1880's Georgia & Erastus Harris Cabinet Photo, Mendon Monroe County NY


On reverse: "George and Erastus Harris" is handwritten in pencil, see scan. Photo Type: Oversize Original Victorian Cabinet Card Photograph, circa 1870-80s. Photographer: Taylor, 83 & 85 East Main St., Rochester, Monroe County, New York. (known to be photographer John Taylor, John W. Taylor)

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Erastus T. Harris 1855-1925 in Mendon, Monroe County, New York
His father: John Harris 1820-1873
His mother: Rachael Townsend Harris
Her father: Joseph B. Townsend died 1865
Her mother: Catharine Moore Townsend 1800-1875

His Spouse: Georgia Howland Harris 1856-1920
Her Father: Timothy Howland 1819-1918
Her Mother: Elizabeth Downing Howland 1825-1914
Her sister: Marietta Howland 1847-1936

Their 2 Daughters:
Clara E. Harris (born 1879, also seen as Carrie Harris, Carrie E. Harris)
Mabel H. Harris

From Landmarks of Monroe County, NY by William F. Peck (1895) Part III, p. 67
Erastus T. Harris Sr. 1895: Harris, Erastus T., the son of John, was born in Victor NY (who was the son of William). The family came from New Jersey. John lived in Perinton for some time, came to Mendon at about thirty-five years of age, and remained on the Townsend farm until his death in 1873. His wife was Rachel A. Townsend, daughter of Joseph B. Townsend, he a son of Zebulon Townsend, who came to Mendon in 1811, settling in the northwest part of the town on the place now occupied by our subject. John and Rachel Harris had one son, Erastus Harris. Mrs. Harris was born on the farm of her father, and died there in March, 1894. Erastus married Georgia, daughter of Timothy Howland, of Macedon, Wayne county, and they have two daughters, Carrie E. Harris and Mabel H. Harris.

Erastus T Harris New York State Census, 1875
Event Place Mendon, Monroe, New York
Age 19
Relationship to Head of Household Son
Birth Year (Estimated) 1856
Household Age
Rachel Harris Mother F 50
Erastus T Harris Son M 19
Frank Fay Laborer M 23
Catherine Townsend Mother F 75
Jennie Armstrong Servant F 15

Erastus T Harris United States Census, 1880
Event Place Mendon, Monroe, New York
Age 24
Marital Status Married
Occupation Farmer
Relationship to Head of Household Self
Birth Year (Estimated) 1856
Birthplace New York
Father's Birthplace New York
Mother's Birthplace New York
Household Age Birthplace
Erastus T Harris Self M 24 New York
Georgie Harris Wife F 24 New York (Georgia Harris)
Clara E Harris Daughter F 0 New York
Rachael Harris Mother F 55 New York
Hugh Quinland Other M 17 New York

This photo was found in Livingston, Ontario and Monroe County NY. Georgia Harris is also seen as Georgie, her nickname, in census records. This is a wonderful Rochester NY area Howland-Harris piece and most likely their wedding photo. They are both buried at the Honeoye Falls Cemetery in 
Honeoye Falls, Monroe County, New York

Size: 4.5 by 7 inches
Debra Clifford Ancestorville Genealogy     Note: The original is sold, but you may still purchase large, detailed and intimate 300 dpi high resolution scans of front and back, sent immediately via email. Please check our site carefully, as many may be related to each other that we are unaware of. Click scan to place in your cart. Thank you, enjoy! ~debra (please also join me at Ancestorville Genealogy on facebook. contact info on top bar)

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