Tag Archives: South Bend Indiana

Leaving Home

Lewis Kinsey Harris left home before he went off to the Civil War.  Even though he was still a relatively young man, he had moved on from his father’s house.  And his mother was dead. L.K. was born on May … Continue reading

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Who is L.K. Harris?

Lewis Kinsey (L.K.) Harris is my great-great grandfather.  His life story is told in a brief biography that probably functioned as an obituary upon his death in 1918: Lewis Kinsey Harris was born at South Bend, Indiana, May 16th, 1838. … Continue reading

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