Charles Henry Harris was born at Hagerstown, Indiana March 17, 1850 and died at Lawton, Oklahoma July 14, 1925 at the age of 75 years, 3 months and 26 days. He was the second son of Warren H. and Mary Susan Harris. Five other children graced his home. Wm. T., Mrs. Jennie Wills, Mrs. Henrietta Wilbauer, Edward and John J. of Ft. Wayne, Indiana the only surviving number of this family.
Mr. Harris came to Nebraska with his fathers household in 1871 and took a homestead, adjoining the city of Madison and also adjoining the cemetery which is to be his last resting place. He was married to Carrie S. Barney on New Years day 1873, and together began housekeeping on their homestead where they lived until their departure to Oklahoma about 15 years ago. To this union 3 children were born, Maude, Warren and Dick of which Dick is the only surviving child. His remains shall rest in the family lot, in Crown Hill cemetery which originally was a part of his father’s homestead. Source: Madison Star-Mail, July 23, 1925, page 1.