Full Name Amelia Ryerse Harris

Amelia Ryerse Harris was the mother of Charlotte Owen Harris. Excerpts from both women's diaries were published in the London Free Press by Professor Fred Landon in 1928. Additional excerpts appeared in The Eldon House Diaries, ed. Robin S. Harris and Terry G. Harris (Toronto: Champlain Society, 1994).

For a more detailed biography and bibliography, see her entries in the Dictionary of Canadian Biography and the Canada's Early Women Writers project.


Birth date 1798
Birthplace Port Ryerse, ON
Death date 1882
Deathplace London, ON
Alternate Names