Lucy Hill Harris was born 13 December 1751 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States to Benjamin Hill (1718-1754) and Elizabeth Ide (1725-1760) and died 15 August 1824 Palmyra, Wayne County, New York, United States of unspecified causes. She married Rufus Harris (1749-1798) 1773 in Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island.


Offspring of Rufus Harris and Lucy Hill (1751-1824)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Paul Harris (1774-1820)
Martha Harris (1776-1796)
Peter Harris (1778-1849)
Levi Harris (1781-1859)
Martin Harris (1782-1826)
Arthur Harris (1785-1811)
Seth Harris (1788-1821)
Betsy Harris (1790-1800)
Lucy Harris (1792-1836) 1 May 1792 Palmyra, Wayne County, New York, United States 1836 Palmyra, Wayne County, New York, United States Martin Harris (1783-1875)
Polly Harris (1794-1871)


Research Notes

After the 1798 death of her husband Rufus, by May 1799, the Smithfield Probate Court set off a third of Rufus's real estate to her. 1800 Census shows Lucy living in Smithfield with 2 daughters (it is assumed Betsey died prior to 1800 as only 2 younger females are shown on the census). She then likely sold her estate in preparation to move to Palmyra, NY around 1804 to join the older sons who had already migrated beginning around 1799. By 1808 and at age 16 her daughter Lucy married Martin Harris in Palmyra. Her daughter Polly married in 1812.


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