Delve into the history of the Harriss Genealogy using the links below. We hope you find this information useful whilst you are unearthing your Harriss Family Tree !
Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 81 people with the Harriss surname? In that year Harriss was ranked number 1862 for popularity in the UK.
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Harriss family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.
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Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Harriss Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enableing you to fill out more detail in the Harriss family tree.
Explore the huge Ancestry records Database for Births, Marriages and Deaths of the Harriss family.
Explore Harriss Parish Records at Find My Past.
Explore the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Harriss family using the FreeBMD database.
Explore Genealogy Bank for Harriss family records.
Study the LDS Database for records of the Harriss family.
Research the Harriss surname using Regimental archive Footnotes by viewing images of original Harriss family history documents.
Search World Vital Records for information on the Harriss family.
Did you know that there are currently 697 people with the Harriss surname in the UK? Harriss is now ranked number 3383 for popularity in the UK.
Search the Ellis Island Database for information on the Harriss family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.
Explore Rootsweb resources for Harriss records.
Research the Harriss surname using the Genealogy Today database .
View the distribution of the Harriss surname in Britain using the public profiler Names database. The public profiler Names database contains distributions for the Harriss surname in both 1881 and 1998. It also contains data on the ethnicity breakdown of the Harriss surname.