First name (Nelson) from e-mail from Karen Groce.
Noted events in his life were:
1. Census, 1850, Montgomery County, North Carolina, United States. Nelson Harris is age 40, farmer, born NC. Living with him are Nancy (23), James D (2), and Eliza (4 months), all born NC (Montgomery Co, dwelling 772)
2. Occupation: Farmer.
Nelson married Nicey GREEN, daughter of Robert GREEN and Mary CHAPPELL. (Nicey GREEN was born about 1826 in North Carolina, United States.)