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John Harris was born in Roscommon, Ireland around 1780. He married Elizabeth (Betsy) Cochrane (born in Ireland) in 1819 probably in Nova Scotia.

They moved to Lubec, Maine around on October 15, 1818, most likely with is brother, Thomas Harris. (1820 Lubec, Maine census) He became a citizen on June 19, 1838 at Machias, Maine.

 

1850 Maine Census, Elizabeth Harris

 

  John Harris died in 1845. Elizabeth died on May 6, 1854 in Lubec Maine.

 

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Following is the article re grave stones in Lubec cemetery.  There is no identification in the magazine re who collected the inscriptions or when they were collected although it obviously was before April 1888.  The cemetery is referred to only as the "old cemetery at Lubec".  

Bangor Historical Magazine
Joseph W. Porter Editor & Publisher
Vol 3 issue 10  April 1888
Page 196-197

John Harris, died Sept. 23, 1845, aged 65.
Wife Elizabeth, died March 25, 1854, aged 70.

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John and Elizabeth had four children,

Maria

John

Jane      (born August 21, 1826)

Dominicus