George Harris and Ella Laughlin

George Wesley Harris was born in 22 Dec 1851 in Morgan County, Ohio, the son of Elisha Harris and Margaret Patterson. He died at Postville, Iowa on 31 Jul 1935. He was a life-long farmer.

Sarah Ellen "Ella" Laughlin was born in Post Township, Allamakee County, Iowa 14 Dec 1855 and died there on 13 Dec 1914. She was the daughter of John Laughlin and Jane Cuttle, Scottish immigrants who came to Post Twp in 1848.

George and Ella were married at Castalia, Iowa on 04 May 1872, in a joint ceremony with his sister Amanda Jane and her brother Jim. They became the parents of six children. They are buried at Minert Cemetery in rural Post Township.

George and Ella

George & Ella's Older Kids
Circa 1885

Warner (1874-1953)
Nina (1878-1967)
Gary (1881-1928)
Hazel (1885-1937)
Updated 21 Feb 2008

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