William Benton Harris1

M, #10388, b. 12 February 1856, d. 1 August 1937
     William Benton Harris was also known as William B. Harris.2,1 He was born on 12 February 1856 at Jefferson County, Texas.3,2 He married Joella Doak, daughter of William Doak and Irene Sargent, on 24 November 1877 at Hardin County, Texas.4,2 He died on 1 August 1937 at Silsbee, Hardin County, Texas, at age 81 years, 5 months and 20 days.3,2 He was buried at Knupple Cemetery, Silsbee, Hardin County, Texas.3

Family: William Benton Harris and Joella Doak


  1. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 42835380 - William Benton Harris.
  2. [S1157] Texas Death Index, 1964-1998, online http://www.familysearch.org, Joella Harris, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"
    name:      Joella Harris
    event date:      24 Jan 1951
    event place:      Silsbee, Hardin Co., Texas
    gender:      Female
    race (original):      white
    age (formatted):      90 years 10 months 29 days
    birth year (estimated):      
    birth date:      26 Feb 1860
    birthplace:      Texas
    marital status:      Widowed
    spouse's name:      
    father's name:      William Doak
    father's birthplace:      Oklahoma
    mother's name:      Irene Sargent
    mother's birthplace:      Texas
    residence place:      Silsbee, Hardin Co., Texas
    cemetery (original):      Knupple
    burial place:      Silsbee, Texas
    burial date:      26 Jan 1951
    informant's name (original):      
    gs film number:      2074651
    digital folder number:      4166815
    image number:      2386
    reference id:      item 1 cn 02200.
  3. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 42835380.
  4. [S1421] Texas, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1837-2015, online http://search.ancestry.com, Name:     Joella Doke
    Gender:     Female
    Marriage Date:     24 Nov 1877
    Marriage Place:     Hardin, Texas, United States
    Spouse:     W B Harris
    FHL Film Number:     1005604.