Family History of Thomas Harris who arrived at Providence, R. I. Circa 1637
His Ancestors and Descendants
and helped Roger Williams settle Providence, R. I.
Generations of descendants have searched for the origins of these Harrises.
Untold hours have been spent; many false assumptions made.
The New England Historic Genealogical Society has completed an extensive research paper.
This differentiates Thomas Harris (born 11 July 1613 at Northbourne, Kent, England and died at Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, after 3 June 1686),
from several other individuals named Thomas Harris who resided in New England during this same time period.
Click here:to read published article in NEHGS Register:
St. Augustine's Parish in Northbourne, Kent, England
Harris Pedigrees include Nathan and Rhoda Harris of Palmyra, New York and their family.
Additional research is underway extending the Harris line back several generations from Andrew Harris
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