Simon Harris
and Mary Taylor

Simon Harris b abt 1779 NC d abt 1843 Logan Co WV; of suicide by hanging (said to have hung himself after having a child by a slave); d/o Nicholas Harris and Elizabeth Runner. Simon Harris m. 11 Aug 1811 KY to Mary Taylor b abt 1785 NC d abt 1861 KY. Chldren of Simon Harris and Mary Taylor;

1. Martha Marietta Harris b abt 1808 VA; m. 10 Sept 1825 Pike Co KY to Adam Runyon b abt 1800 NC d abt 1895 Martin Co KY; s/o Adam Runyon and Elizabteh Betty Davis. Martha Marietta Harris m. 14 Sept 1839 Pike Co KY to Wealthy Adlridge b abt 1814 VA d 28 Oct 1877 Martin Co KY; d/o James Aldridge and Margaret Catherine Muncy.

Martha Marietta Harris m. James Slater b abt 1783 NC James M Slater b abt 1783 NC d 10 Dec 1856 Pike Co KY; s/o James Jones and Sarah Slater.

James M Slater m. 6 Aug 1807 Tazewell Co VA to Catherine Caty Davis b abt 1788 Russell Co VA d Sept 1870 Logan Co WV; d/o William Davis and Catherine Hensley.

2. Elizabeth Harris b abt 1815 Cabell Co VA d abt 1863 KY; m. 4 Dec 1835 Pike Co KY to William Slater b abt 1813 Logan Co WV; s/o James M Slater and Catherine Caty Davis. William Slater m. 30 Apr 1867 Pike Co KY to Nancy Welch b abt 1838 Fayette Co WV

3. Thomas Harris b abt 1816 VA; m. 16 May 1844 Pike Co KY to Ellender Ellen Harmon b abt 1814 Tazewell Co VA.

4. James Jim Harris b abt 1820 VA d 24 Apr 1891 Christian, Logan Co WV; buried Harris Family Cemetery, Chattaroy, Mingo Co WV; m. 15 Aug 1844 Pike Co KY to Margaret Peggy Pinson b 1 Jun 1825 Pike Co KY d abt 1866 Logan Co WV; d/o Allen Pinson and Margaret Peggy Ann Belcher.

5. Mary Polly Harris b abt 1822 Logan Co WV d 28 Jun 1885 Logan Co WV; m. 5 Sept 1839 Pike Co KY to Jackson Slater b abt 1820 Logan Co WV d abt 1849 KY. Children of Jackson Slater and Mary Polly Harris; 1. Narcisses Sissie Slater b 1847 OH 2. William Slater b 1847 KY

Mary Polly Harris m. 28 Sept 1854 Pike Co KY to Thomas B Chapman b abt 1830 Logan Co WV; s/o Thomas Chapman and Mary Polly Farley


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