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20035 William Harris 33rd Iowa 1/9 plate tintype and CDV. Harris’s
tintype has some crazing but is quite nice with a real flag in the
backdround. He has blue tinted pants in the CDV. The CDV and the
information on the back allows this to be identified as William Harris.
Tintype is in a half case. A nice pair $350
Residence Eddyville IA; 22 years old.
Enlisted on 8/10/1862 as a Private.
On 9/4/1862 he mustered into "C" Co. IA 33rd Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 7/17/1865 at New Orleans, LA
born in Ohio
ELIZA [WALKER] HARRIS
HARRIS, WALKER, YOUNKIN
Posted By: Irma (email)
Date: 5/21/2009 at 13:53:33
AFTON STAR ENTERPRISE
ELIZA JANE HARRIS
Eliza Jane Walker was born in Deavertown, Morgan County, Ohio, Dec.
25, 1841, and departed this life April 4, 1924, at the age of 82 years, 3
months and 29 days. She came with her parents to Dewitt County,
Illinois, when but a small child, living there nine years, after which the
family moved to Mahaska County, Iowa in April, 1853, where she grew
to womanhood. In youth she gave her heart to God and lived a grand and
noble Christian life.
She was united in marriage to William Harris August 17,1862, to this
union were born five children - Frank of Lorimor, Iowa; Jess of Valley,
Washington; Al and Irvin and Mrs. Eva Younkin of Afton, Iowa, all of
whom are living and were present at the time of her death, except one
They came to their present home in 1880 where she was a charter
member of the Emmanuel Baptist church and at the time of her death
she and her husband were the only charter members of this organization.
She was always ready and willing to assist in any religious work, was
active in social and business affairs, was a loving wife and a dear
affectionate mother. She will be missed by her family friends and
neighbors whose joys and sorrows were alike shared.
She leaves to mourn their loss her aged companion, five childen and
nineteen grandchildren, besides scores of friends.
Funeral services were held at the late home, Sunday at 2:00 p. m.,
conducted by the Rev. E. B. Osborn of New Market, assisted by Rev. E.
E. Hickox of Macksburg and the body was tenderly laid to rest in a
beautiful knoll in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Union Obituaries maintained by Kathy Parmenter.