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Mattie Mae Harris Daughter of Walter Churchill Harris & Sally Washington Submitted by: Ruth Power Arnold Doan

Mattie Mae Harris was born August 29, 1894, at Pleasant Hill, Oklahoma. Her parents, Walter Churchill Harris and Sally Washington Harris. Mattie had two sisters and two brothers, two half sisters and four half brothers. The family moved to Haworth when Mattie was young, so she attended school there until they moved back to Pleasant Hill. Mattie, age 19, married Addy Milburn Power Sr., September 7, 1913 at Pleasant Hill, Oklahoma. They had five children, Milburn, Margaret, Wallace, Ruth, and Nelson. At the time of her death, January 3, 1961, there were fourteen grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Mattie was a member of the Pleasant Hill Methodist Church. She is buried in the Denison Cemetery, Idabel, McCurtain, County, Oklahoma. The following five children were born to Walter Churchill Harris and his second wife, Sarah Elizabeth (Warren) Harris. Nettie Ella Harris Sadie Aline Harris Elmer Allen Harris Gus Roland Harris Woodrow Churchill Harris

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