- Born: 14 Feb 1848, Marston, Bedfordshire, England
- Marriage: Caroline Richardson on 25 May 1872 in Marston, Bedfordshire, England
- Died: 11 May 1914, 450 Pape Avenue, Toronto, Ontario aged 66
- Buried: Forest Lawn Mausoleum, Toronto, Ontario
Cause of his death was Heart Failure.
Information Below Obtained From:
The History of Toronto & the County of York
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Information Posted as Follows:
W. HARRIS & Co.
This firm is composed of William and John B. Harris, who established their business in 1870 on Kingston Road, afterwards removing to Pape's Avenue, where they are now engaged in the manufacture of sausage and bologna casings, fertilizers and fertilizer materials, animal oils, etc. They also do an extensive trade as stock dealers, handling horses, cattle, milch cows, hogs, etc. William Harris was born in England in 1848 and came to Canada in 1870. John B. was born in 1856 and came to Canada in 1872, and engaged in business in London, Ontario, until 1882. (vol. II, p. 189)
Distress caused by influenza.
William married Caroline Richardson, daughter of Thomas Richardson and Ann Millard, on 25 May 1872 in Marston, Bedfordshire, England. (Caroline Richardson was born on 28 Sep 1849 in Saint Neots, Bedfordshire, England, died on 19 Aug 1926 in 450 Pape Avenue, Toronto, Ontario and was buried on 21 Aug 1926 in Forest Lawn Mausoleum, Toronto, Ontario.) The cause of her death was Heart Failure - Pulmonary Oedema.
Events of marriage:
• Immigration: Details, 1 May 1870, Marston, Bedfordshire, England. In the words of William's Mother, Jane:
"William left home for America April 11, 1870, took sail April 15 from Liverpool, landed May 1st, 1870. William returned home March 1st, 1872, left home May 29th with his wife and John Barnard Harris for America, landed June 11th at Quebec, reached home June 14th 1872."