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Huldah Harris

Huldah Harris

Female 1745 - 1795  (50 years)

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  • Name Huldah Harris 
    Born 23 May 1745  Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 Sep 1795 
    Person ID I94327  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2010 

    Father Gideon or Gidian Harris,   b. 16 Mar 1713/1714, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Damaries Westcott 
    Married 13 Sep 1739  Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F39688  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Richard Mowry, the Preacher,   b. 11 Feb 1748/1749, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1835, Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 5 Jan 1774  Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Huldah Mowry,   b. 30 Dec 1775, Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1848  (Age 72 years)
    +2. Gideon Mowry,   b. 7 Jul 1778, Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1866, Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +3. Phebe Mowry,   b. 6 Aug 1780, Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1815  (Age 35 years)
    +4. Waite Mowry,   b. 4 Feb 1783, Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Amey Mowry,   b. 2 Feb 1785, Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1829  (Age 44 years)
    +6. Sarah Mowry,   b. 14 Aug 1788, Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1865, Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F39686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 May 1745 - Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jan 1774 - Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: William Augustus Mowry, A Family History: Richard Mowry, of Uxbridge, Mass.: His Ancestors and His Descendants. (Providence: Sidney S. Rider, 1878; reprint ed., Charleston, S.C.: BiblioLife, 2010), pp. 113-180. Adds death date.

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 28 Jul 2004. Cites entry in The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume II (1904)
      MOWRY, William Augustus, author, was born in Uxbridge, Mass., Aug. 13, 1829; son of Jonathan and Hannah (Brayton) Mowry; grandson of Gideon and Ruth (Wheeler) Mowry; great-grandson of Richard (the preacher) and Huldah (Harris) Mowry; great2-grandson of Joseph {19587} and Anne (Whipple) {56285} Mowry, and great3-grandson of Captain Daniel {11741} and Mary (Steere) {42546} Mowry. He attended Phillips academy and Brown university, and was principal of the English high school at Providence, R.I., 1859-64. He served as captain in the 11th R.I. volunteer infantry, 1862-63; was senior principal of the English and Classical school at Providence, 1864-84; superintendent of schools, Cranston, R.I., 1864-66, and editor of the Journal of Education, Boston, Mass., 1884-86, and Education, 1886-91. He was a member of the school board of Providence, R.I., 1869-75, and of Boston, 1889-91; superintendent of schools at Salem, Mass., 1891-94; president of the Rhode Island Institute of Instruction, 1864-66; of the American Institute of Instruction, 1880-82; of the Massachusetts council of the American Institute of Civics, 1885-87 ;of the Martha's Vineyard summer institute from 1878; of the department of higher education, National Educational association, in 1889; became a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the New England Historic Genealogical society, and the National Council of Education in 1880; a corresponding member of the Rhode Island Historical society; of the Oregon Historical society, and was one of the founders and a member of the American Historical society. In 1902 he had given more than two thousand lectures, mostly on historical and educational subjects, in various states, thus addressing over one hundred thousand teachers. He is the author of: Who Invented the American Steamboat? (1874); The Descendants of Nathaniel Mowry (1878); A Family History (1878); Political Education in the Schools (1878); The School Curriculum and Business Life (1881); Talks with My Boys (1884); Studies in Civil Government (1888); A National University (1889); Elements of Civil Government (1890); Talks with Boys (revised, 1892); Annual Report of the Superintendent of Schools, Salem, Mass. (4 vols., 1891-94); War Stories (1892); Sunshine upon the Psalms (1892); Lov'st Thou Me More than These? (1892); Art Decorations for School Rooms (1892); Difficulties attending the Organization of our National Government in 1789; A History of the United States (1896); First Steps in the History of Our Country (1898); American Inventions and Inventors (1900); Marcus Whitman and the Early Days of Oregon (1901), and Territorial Growth of the United States (1902).
      Also cites Arnold's VR3:3:43, Scituate 1:31 (birth); and 7:170 Smithfield Friends Record (marriage).


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