Harris, Henry Churchill

Henry Churchill Harris Submitted by: Jockey Dale Martin, grandson

Henry Churchill Harris was the first child of Walter and Sally Washington, born February 16, 1890. He and Mary Frances Mathis were married in Haworth, Oklahoma in 1908. They made their home in Pleasant Hill and farmed in the Red River Valley. Henry and Frances had two daughters, Lillian, born in 1910, and Jewell, born in 1912. They raised a son Leon Harris. Henry died of cancer in 1962. He is remembered as a man of courage and high moral principles. He was loyal to his family and neighbors and was very conscientious of his responsibilities in the church and civic affairs of the community.