Billyard Genealogy: Harriett Caroline Collis

Harriett Caroline Collis (b. 1851)   
(Sheffield)

Known As: Carry Harriett

Parents: Bazil Collis & Margaret X

Sibling: Mary L Collis (b. 1843)

Spouse: Charles Alfred Harper (1846-1916)

Children (8): Florence Harper (b. 1871), Clarence Harper (b. 1872), Edith Harper (b. 1874), Martha Harper (b. 1876), Maud Harper (b. 1878), Charles Harper (b. 1880), William Harper (b. 1882), Mary Leona Harper (b. 1887)

Life Events:
[Year][Date][Age][Event]
1851Feb 15   Born in Ellicottville, Cattaraugus County, New York State, United States      [1, 2]
1859 [7-8y] Emigrated from United States      [3]
  " [7-8y] Immigrated to Ontario, Canada      [3]
1861 [9-10y] Lived in Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada
 she was living with perhaps her sister (Mary L Collis, age 18) in the home of Alfred and Martha Brookfield.
~1869 Jan   [~17y, 11m] Married Charles Alfred Harper (1846-1916) in British Methodist Episcopal Church, St Catharines, Lincoln County, Ontario, Canada      [4]
 . Witnessed by James Harper & Lewis C. Collis
1871Mar   [20y, 1m]   - birth of child Florence Harper (b. 1871) in Ontario, Canada      [2, 5]
~1872   [20-21y]   - birth of son Clarence Harper (b. 1872) in Ontario, Canada      [2]
~1874   [22-23y]   - birth of daughter Edith Harper (b. 1874) in Ontario, Canada      [2]
~1876   [24-25y]   - birth of daughter Martha Harper (b. 1876) in Ontario, Canada      [2]
~1878   [26-27y]   - birth of daughter Maud Harper (b. 1878) in Ontario, Canada      [2]
~1880 Mar   [~29y, 1m]   - birth of son Charles Harper (b. 1880) in Ontario, Canada      [2]
~1882   [30-31y]   - birth of son William Harper (b. 1882) in Ontario, Canada      [6]
~1887   [35-36y]   - birth of daughter Mary Leona Harper (b. 1887) in Ontario, Canada      [6, 7]
 ?   Dec 8   Died in General Hospital, St Catharines, Lincoln County, Ontario, Canada      [1]
Dec 10   Buried in Victoria Lawn Cemetery, St Catharines, Lincoln County, Ontario, Canada      [1]

Census information:
Census Name Age Birth Birth Date Religion Origin Occ. Father's Birth Mother's Birth Immi­grated
1861 Harriet C Collis 10 United States   Wesleyan Methodist   Girl      
1871 Harriet C Harper 20       ''           '' African        
1881 Harriett Harper 29       ''           ''    ''        
1891 Hariet Harper 40       ''   Methodist     United States United States  
1901 Harriett Harper 50       '' Feb 18 1851 British Methodist Episcopal Negro       1870
1921 Carry Harriet Harper 70       ''   Methodist   '' None United States United States 1859

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Sources:
   [1] - Ontario Death Registry for Harriet Caroline Harper (1927:21134)
   [2] - Inferred from census records
   [3] - 1921 Census [St. Catharines (2), Lincoln, Ontario, Canada, row 22]
   [4] - Ontario Marriage Registry for Charles A Harper and Harriet C. Collis (1969:unknown)
   [5] - 1871 Census [St. Catharines (1), Lincoln, Ontario, Canada, row 1]
   [6] - 1891 Census [St. Catharines (2), Lincoln, Ontario, Canada, row 25]
   [7] - Ontario Marriage Registry for Mary Leona Harper and Howard Augustus Lane (1905:02993)


Last updated 2 Feb 2023 by Andrew Billyard

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