Noted events in his life were:
1. Census, 1880, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Benjamon Harris is 24, laborer, with wife Louisa R (20, keeping house) and son George W (1 month). (Cumberland Co, Cedar Creek Twp, NC, p401D)
2. Appearance in Document, 28 Mar 1885, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Probate records for Moses Haywood mention "Ben Harris and wife Lou Harris" as heirs. Source: Cumberland County Original Estates NC 1758-1930 CR. 029.508.28 North Carolina Archives. (posted as part of Moses Haywood settlement papers at Cumberland County NC Rootsweb site, www.rootsweb.com/~nccumber/haywood.htm. Posted April 17th, 2000 by Myrtle Bridges)
3. Occupation: Laborer.
Ben married Louisa HAYWOOD, daughter of Moses HAYWOOD and Cecelia Susan GREEN. (Louisa HAYWOOD was born about 1859.)