Harris, Homer Ervin

Birth Name Harris, Homer Ervin
Gender male
Age at Death 43 years, 9 months, 25 days


1895 KS State Census - Palmyra, KS
1905 KS State Census - Ottawa, KS
1915 KS State Census - Ottawa, KS living in "Emma Bonde" hh with sister "Ala Harris"
June, 1917 WW1 Draft - Ottawa, KS "cabinet maker...married...lost one eye"
1920 census - father from KS, mother from TN
1930, KS, Wyandotte County, Kansas City

Note - censuses say "Homer E Harris" while WW1 Draft Registration says "Homer Irving Harris". His death cert however says "Homer Ervin Harris"


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1894-05-29 Baldwin, KS alt: 1895, from death cert. 1a
Death 1938-03-23 St. Joseph, MO    
Event Note

as told by daughter Lorraine, and confirmed in MO death records online.

Cause Of Death     motorcycle accident on Mar 19, 1938 near St Joseph  


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Harris, Archibald B1872
Mother Patton, Emma T1875before 1920
         Harris, Homer Ervin 1894-05-29 1938-03-23
    Sister     Harris, Violet M 1898
    Brother     Harris, Olive or Olin 1902
    Sister     Harris, Opal 1902
    Sister     Harris, Gladys E 1908


Family of Harris, Homer Ervin and Myers, Pearl Edith

Married Wife Myers, Pearl Edith ( * 1895-09-22 + 1954-06-02 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1915-05-14 Franklin, KS   2a
Divorce 1937-02-00   - didn't happen -  
Event Note

from Adah M Gage Myers last letter about "Pearlie" aka girlie getting her divorce. Lorraine Harris Beaver related that Homer died before the divorce was finalized. Homer's death cert also stated he was still married.


Only Marjorie born by 1920 Census (living in Ottawa Ward 4, Franklin, Kansas)
Home in 1925: KC, KS (as Homer E and Real E Harris, Marjorie, Lavonne, and Lorraine) (KS State Census)
Cannot find any other children in 1930 census. (Homer E and Pearl E Harris living in KC,KS, but perhaps moving - abbr. info on them )
Living in KC, MO in 1937 (Adah's obit) as Pearl Harris
Porter Matteson remarks in 1938 "Pearl is living with her children in Kansas City, MO"

Carl prob born 1925-1927. Coincidentally, same age and names in hh of Eugene D Harris of Richland, KS

Name Birth Date Death Date
Harris, Carl19181918
Harris, Marjorie V Marie1919-02-041996-01-26
Harris, La Von Eula1921-01-141988-04-14
Harris, Lorraine Beulah1922-11-262022-01-12
Harris, Eugene Bayne1925-11-061964-01-17

Source References

  1. US Govt: WW1 Draft Registration
      • Page: Registration Location: Franklin County, Kansas; Roll: 1643516; Draft Board: 0.
  2. KS Court Records online
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