Martin Harris

Male 1783 - 1875  (92 years)


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  • Name Martin Harris 
    Born 18 May 1783  Easttown, Saratoga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 6 Apr 1830 
    Died 10 Jul 1875  Clarkston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nauvoo Land and Records 17440  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I126249  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 28 May 2013 

    Father Nathan Harris,   b. 23 Mar 1758, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Rhoda Lapham,   b. 27 Apr 1759, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F27516  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Caroline Young,   b. 17 May 1816, Hector, Schuyler, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1888, Lewisville, Jefferson, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 1 Nov 1836  Kirland, Lake, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martin Harris,   b. 28 Jan 1838, Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Julia Lacotha Harris,   b. 29 Apr 1842, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Wheeler Harris,   b. 11 Jul 1845, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Solomon Webster Harris,   b. 1 Dec 1854, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Ida May Harris,   b. 27 May 1856, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F27522  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Lucy HARRIS,   b. 1 May 1792,   d. 1836, Palmyra, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 27 Mar 1808 
    Children 
     1. Lucy Harris
     2. Henry Harris
     3. Duty Harris
     4. George Harris
     5. Elizabeth (Betsey) Harris
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F36977  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records 3 pages

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 21, pages 84-88
      Nauvoo Legion, Susan Easton Black, page 71
      Early Branches of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1830-1850, Lyman D. Platt, page 16

      HISTORIES:
      Our Pioneer Heritage, DUP, Vol 2 page 402
      Treasures of Pioneer History, Kate Carter, Vol 5 page 247
      Nauvoo Journal, Vol 3 Date 1996 No 1 page 43-56
      Nauvoo Journal, Vol 9 Date 1997 No 1 pages 49-57
      History of the Church, Joseph Smith, Vol 2 pages 52-55
      Comprehensive History of the Church, B H Roberts, Vol 1 pages 18-31
      Encyclopedia of Mormonism, David Ludlow, Vol 2 pages 574-576
      LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jensen, Vol 1 pages 271-276

      BIOGRAPHIES:
      " Martin Harris: His Life, Character, and Testimony," Multiple sources pages 1-44
      " New Found Research on Martin Harris," Church News Week ending August 23, 1997



      OTHER SOURCES:
      Nauvoo Data Bank, 4 pages
      Kirtland Members of Zions Camp, 1830-1829, page 33
      Internet Research:
      rootsweb.com: WorldConnect, 2 pages
      ancestry.com: 1 page
      findagrave.com: 1 page

      VARIANTS:
      Birth Place: Eastown, Easton (now Saratoga), Washington, New York
      Marriage date: Wife #2 1837
      Spouse’s name: Wife #1 Lucy Harris