Name: Moses Harris
...from the Glens Falls, NY Post Star Newspaper, February
"...Gilbert Harris, a brother of Moses Harris, Sr., ... established a farm which became known as the 'Thousand Apple Tree Farm.' Here the two brothers lived with their families, until after the invasion of Burgoyne from the North."
"Moses Harris, Sr., then moved in the vicinity of Kattskill Bay, near Cedar Landing, where he built a log house. [NOTE: Kattskill Bay is about six miles up the eastern coast line from Lake George Village, Lake George, NY.] While working one day in a field near his home, he heard his son, William, yell for help. Moses hurried home in time to see an Indian skulking back into the brush and his son running to the house. After questioning the lad, then 14 years old, the father found out that the Indian was trying to kidnap the boy.
Going into the house for his gun, his wife appealed to him
not to commit murder, but he would not listen, and was seen going into
the deep forest back of the house . It was not long when the little family
heard a single shot. After being gone a half hour, the man
(He probably didn't know it but he married his 4th cousin,
1 time removed: their common ancestor was Dorothy Bigod. Now think perhaps
neither related to Dorothy Bigod.)
Father: Daniel HARRIS b: 2 OCT 1688 in Middletown, Mddlsx.,
Marriage 1 Dorothy WEST b: 9 AUG 1722 in Windsor, Hartford