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Kamala Harris

Ancestry of
Kamala Harris

U.S. Vice President-elect

    Joseph Alexander Harris

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    • Great-grandfather of Kamala Harris — 4th Generation
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    • ABT 1874 
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    • 11 Aug 1939 
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    • Saint Mark's Anglican Churchyard, Brown's Town, St. Ann Parish, Jamaica 
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    • Joseph Alexander Harris may have been the illegimate child baptized at Orange Hill, Jamaica 30 JUL 1871. The baptismal record does not indentify the parents.

      There are also claims that Joseph Alexander Harris was the son of Joseph Bravo and Judith (Depass) Harris, the son of Newton A. and Eliza (Brown) Harris, or the son of James Henry and Elizabeth Ann (Brown) Harris. Evidence is needed to identify Joseph Alexander Harris's correct parentage.

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  • Sources for Joseph Alexander Harris

    • 2 Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999, Death record for Joseph Alexander Harris.
    • 4 Macguill, Dan, "Did U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris' Ancestor Own Slave in Jamaica?",,, (accessed 11/09/2020).