About the author: 

L. Randall Harris, 8th Great Grandson of Thomas, has devoted countless hours over 5 decades in pursuit of expanding the rich history of his Harris ancestry.

The extensive pedigree of the Harris family is now found on FamilySearch:

See: Thomas Harris LC3H-JYS

His direct Harris family lineage is as follows: 

Thomas Harris 1528–1567

Henry 1552–1616

Andrew 1585–1616

Thomas 1613–1686

Thomas II 1645–1711

Richard 1668–1750

Preserved 1715–1797 

Nathan 1758–1835

Emer 1781–1869

Alma 1832–1900

William Emer 1854–1904

James Alma 1883–1939

Donald Kent 1925–2013

L. Randall Harris

Since 2002, this website serves as a repository for assembling previous histories, adding new details and analysis to enlarge the known history for several Harris individuals. Additional information, more recent research and additional sources are now found at FamilySearch for all Harris Family members.  

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A New Family History Organization for the descendants of Nathan and Rhoda Harris is forming. If you are interested, please take a minute and join the group.  Here is the Link:





For inquiries about this web site contact Randy Harris:


This Collection includes research correcting long-standing errors by early historians on Thomas Harris and his extended family line.