Author and TV Journalist
- 2nd Great-grandfather of Cokie Roberts — 5th Generation
- Ahnentafel No:
- Micajah Sheppard Harriss
- Juliann Green Packwood
- Birth Date:
- 20 Mar 1834
- Birth Location:
- Clinton, East Feliciana, Louisiana
- Christening Date:
- Christening Location:
- Death Date:
- 15 Oct 1882
- Death Location:
- New Roads, Pointe Coupee, Louisiana
- Burial Date:
- Burial Location:
- Spouse Name:
- Martha Elizabeth Smith
- Marriage Date:
- 28 May 1859
- Marriage Location:
- Liberty, Amite, Mississippi
Eustatia S. Harriss (Ahnentafel No:15 )
Annie Florette Harriss
Thomas Benton Harriss
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Sources for Thomas Benton Harriss
- 1 Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System, Ancestor #A051785.
- 2 Federal Census, LA, Pointe Coupee Parish, 1880, 2nd Ward, E.D. 50, p. 29, Image 25 of 45.
- 3 Federal Census, LA, Pointe Coupee Parish, 1870, Police Jury Ward 3, p. 23, Image 23 of 32.
- 4 Federal Census, LA, East Feliciana Parish, 1850, Image 69 of 98.
- 5 Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957, Marriage certificate for Edward Seghers Morrison and daughter Annie Florette Harriss.
- 6 O'Gorman, Ella Foy, Descendants of Virginia Calverts, Los Angeles, California: n. p. (1947), 526, incorrectly gives wife's death date as his own.
- 7 Roberts, Gary Boyd, The Mayflower 500: Five Hundred Notable Descendants of the Founding Families on the Mayflower, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (2020), 87.
Cokie Roberts photo by NARA