Margery HARRIS

Submitted by Descendant:  Nicholas J. LINVILLE

Margery Harris was born in Nassau County, Florida on 28 January 1845, and lived her entire life in Florida.  She married James Madison Wilson on 6 January 1859 in Clay County, Florida.  They had ten children together.

James served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.  After the war, they continued to reside in Clay County, Florida.  James passed away 11 April 1905 and Margery drew upon his pension for the remainder of her life.  In the last years of her life, she lived in the home of her daughter, Annie Wilson Hickey, and her husband James Hickey.

Margery passed away on 15 November 1923 at the age of 78 and was buried next to her husband in Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery, now part of Camp Blanding.

Margery Harris was first established as a Florida Pioneer in 2011