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INDEX OF INDIVIDUALS
FAMILY TREE WHITE
FAMILY TREE BROOKE
||see FAMILY TREE
|Born: Abt 1605 New London, CT
|Married: 03/Mar/1652-53 Guilford, CT
|Died: 16/Mar/1683-84 New London, CT
1. Walter Harris b. 06/Nov/1654
2. Elizabeth Harris b. 05/Jun/1656
3. Thomas Harris b. 29/Jul/1658
4. Peter Harris
5. John Harris b. 12/Jun/1663
6. Samuel Harris b. 14/Jul/1666
7. Mary Harris b. 21/May/1667
8. James Harris b. 03/Sep/1671
9. Joseph Harris b. 18/Jan/1672-73
New England Weekly Journal, 18 July, 1738.
"Gabriel mar. March 3, 1653-4, Elizabeth Abbot, at Guildford.: They had 7
children, the youngest of whom, Lieut. Joseph, b. Jan. 18, 1673, m. 1696 Mary
Stevens of Killingworth. In 1695 he built a house in the southern part of the
town, which was the Harris quarter, that is now standing."
History of New London by Frances Manwaring Caulkins, 1852
"Gabriel Harris died in 1684; Elizabeth, his relict, August 17th, 1702
The inventory of Gabriel Harris, compared with that of his father, illustrated
the rapid march of improvement in the plantation. the homestead,
consisting of a new house, orchard, cider-mill and smith's shop, value together
at 200 pounds, was assigned to Thomas, the eldest son, for his double portion.
the inheritance of the other children, six in number, was 100 pounds each.
Among the wearing apparel are:
A broad-cloth coat with red lining
Two Castors, (beaver hats)
A white serge coat: a Kersey coat
A serge coat and doublet; a
Two red wescotes - a stuff coat and
Four looms and tackling: a silk loom
An Indian maid-servant, valued at 15
Three canoes, etc.