Emer Harris[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]

Male 1781 - 1869  (88 years)


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  • Name Emer Harris 
    Born 29 May 1781  Cambridge, Washington, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 10 Feb 1831 
    Endowed (LDS) 30 Jan 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Calling 18 Apr 1847  Mill Branch, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Branch President 
    Residence 1847 - 1849  Mill Branch, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Calling 10 Jun 1849  Mill Branch, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Branch Presidency counselor 
    Died 28 Nov 1869  Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I51068  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2012 

    Father Nathan Harris 
    Mother Rhoda Lapham 
    Sealed P (LDS) 30 Sep 1992  SGEOR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11765  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Roxanna Peas 
    Married 22 Jul 1802 
    Sealed S (LDS) 28 Aug 1867 
    Children 
     1. Martin Henderson Harris,   b. 29 Sep 1820, Windham, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1889, Harrisville, Weber, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Family ID F13049  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Parna Chappell,   b. 12 Nov 1792, Berkshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1857, Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1826 
    Children 
     1. Fanny Melvina Harris,   b. 21 Jan 1827, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Joseph Mormon Harris,   b. 19 Jul 1830, Windham, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Alma Harris,   b. 6 Jun 1832, Brownhelm, Lorain, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Charles Harris,   b. 2 Jul 1834, Brownhelm, Lorain, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F1219  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Deborah Lott,   b. 16 Jan 1819 
    Children 
     1. Dennison Lot Harris,   b. 17 Jan 1825, Windham, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1885, Monroe, Sevier, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Family ID F11746  Group Sheet

    Family 4 Martha Allen,   b. 15 Mar 1803, Pompey, Onondaga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 10 Sep 1855  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16066  Group Sheet

    Family 5 Polly Chamberlain,   b. 6 Feb 1812, Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1847  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 1 Nov 1846 
    Family ID F7275  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • Name transcribed from the Iowa Branches Members Index 1839 - 1859, Volumes I & II by Ronald G. Watt. Historical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991. Copyright by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

      Note: Stated in record above, "66 years old, branch president, counselor to branch president 11 January 1849, Branch President 6 May 1851"

      PROPERTY:
      T7 R8, Sec 20 Tenant

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 238
      High Priests Record, p 59, p 63
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 21, pp 17 - 23
      Member of the Woodlamd Branch, Hancock , Iowa

      HISTORY/HISTORIES:
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, p 919
      Conquerors of the West, pp 1013-1015
      Emer Harris - from the Martin Harris Story, pp 225-227, pp 130-135
      Emer Harris History
      Partial biography from Harris family History, story of "Golden Bible"
      Genealogy sheet

      NAME VARIANT: Emer (Emor) HARRIS

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] Internet Link - BYU Winter Quarters Project - http://winterquarters.byu.edu.

    2. [S13] Internet Link - Pioneer Research Group Project - http://www.pioneerresearchgroup.org.

    3. [S121] Book - Conquerors of the West: Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, 4 vols., Youngberg, Florence C., Compiler, (Sons of the Utah Pioneers, 1999), , pp 1013-1015.

    4. [S23] Family Records, (Submitted by patrons to Land and Records Office), , story of "Golden Bible".

    5. [S61] LDS - High Priests, Nauvoo and Salt Lake, s Record, p 59, p 63.

    6. [S6] LDS - Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:1830-1848, 50 vols., Black, Susan Easton, Compiler, (LDS Church, Salt Lake City, 1990), 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 21, pp 17 - 23.

    7. [S7] LDS - Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (1845-1846), , p 238.

    8. [S19] Book - Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 2 vols, Esshom, Frank, (Salt Lake City: 1913), , p 919.

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    10. [S54106] LDS - Mill Branch (Iowa) records, LR 5162 21..

    11. [S3] LDS - Iowa Branches Members Index 1829 - 1859, Volumes I and II, Watt, Ronald G., (Historical Department Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991,).

    12. [S54093] LDS - Pottawattamie High Council Minutes, 89.