NATHAN HARRIS FAMILY: HISTORIES and DOCUMENTS  
Emer Harris (1781-1869)
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Date(s) Item/Image Link
Autobiographical Materials
Emer Harris Almanac, BYU Special Collections MSS 340 Box 3 Folder 3 (scan of photocopy) 1823-1826 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/BYU_Spec_Coll_MSS340_Box_3_Folder_3_Harris_Emer_Almanac_1823-1826.pdf  
Poem [TO COME]
Emer Harris Luzerne County, PA Account Book 1820s [TO COME]
Biographies and Related Materials
Martin Henderson Harris, A Utah Pioneer: His Life, Labors, and Posterity (Martin Henderson Harris Family Organization) 1952 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/mhhrecord.htm  
"Extracts of Letters from the Elders Abroad." [Newel [K. Whitney] Letter, Kirtland, OH, 24 Dec 1832.] The Evening and the Morning Star, vol. I, no. 9, pp. 69-70 (Kirtland, OH reprint ed. pp. 138-39) Feb 1833 pages 69-70 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Evening_and_Morning_Star_vol1_no9_(1833-02)_p69-70.pdf  
pages 138-39 (reprint) http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Evening_and_Morning_Star_vol1_no9_(1833-02)_p138-39_(reprint_ed).pdf  
Smith, George A. "Gathering and Sanctification of the People of God." Journal of Discourses, vol. 2:211 ff. 18 Mar 1855 vol. 2:211 ff. http://www.journalofdiscourses.org/Vol_02/refJDvol2-36.html  
Emer Harris Account on Hiding Plates 1856 [TO COME]
Curtis, V. Alan, "Missionary Activities and Church Organizations in Pennsylvania, 1830-1840." Master's thesis, Brigham Young University Apr 1976 page 59 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/LDS_Church_In_PA.pdf  
Oaks, Dallin H. "Priesthood Blessings." General Conference Address Apr 1987 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Priesthood_Blessings_DHO.pdf  
Oaks, Dallin H. "Following the Pioneers." General Conference Address Oct 1997 [TO COME]
Faulring, Scott H., comp. & ed. "Early Marriages Performed by the Latter-day Saint Elders in Jackson County, Missouri, 1832-1834." Mormon Historical Studies, vol. 2, issue [2], pp. 197-210 ____ pages 197-210 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/MHS_vol2-2_Faulring.pdf  
Rust, Val D. "Mormonism and the Radical Religious Movement in Early Colonial New England." Dialogue, vol. 33, no. 1 (Spring 2000), p., 48 http://content.lib.utah.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/dialogue&CISOPTR=8945&REC=3  
Harris Family News: Emer Harris http://harrisfamilynews.com/direct_harris_emer.htm  
Newspaper Articles (Titles)
Local and Other Matters--Obituary 15 Dec 1869 Deseret News http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Deseret_News_1869-12-15_Local_and_Other_Matters--Obituary.pdf  
Correspondence
Letter from Emer Harris to George James or Parna Harris at Brownhelm, OH (BYU Special Collections) 7 May 1833 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Letter_Harris_Emer_1833-05-07.pdf  
Census Records
1810 U.S. Federal Census, Palmyra, Ontario, NY 1810 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/1810_US_Federal_Census_NY_Ontario_Palmyra_Harris_Emer.jpg  
1820 U.S. Federal Census, Windham, Luzerne, PA 1820 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/1820_US_Federal_Census_PA_Luzerne_Windham_Harris_Emer.jpg  
1840 U.S. Federal Census, Quincy, Adams, IL 1840 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/1840_US_Federal_Census_IL_Adams_Quincy_Harris_Emer.jpg  
1850 U.S. Federal Census, Pottawattamie Co., IA 30 Nov 1850 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/1850_US_Federal_Census_IA_Pottawattamie_County_Harris_Emer.jpg  
1860 U.S. Federal Census, Weber County, UT 17 Jul 1860 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/1860_US_Federal_Census_UT_Weber_County_Harris_Emer.jpg  
Divorce Records
Emer Harris v. Rocksana Harris, Luzerne County Common Pleas, Sentence and Decree of Divorce (BYU Special Collections) 4 Jan 1819 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Divorce_Decree_Harris_Emer_1819-01-04.pdf  
Land Records
U.S. Pension Office, Response Letter for Bounty Claim, to Emer Harris, Provo City, UT 7 Sep 1855 letter http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Emer_Harris_Pension_Office_Response_Letter_1855-09-07.jpg  
envelope http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Emer_Harris_Pension_Office_Response_Letter_envelope.jpg  
Photographs and Images
Headstone: Logan City Cemetery: Emer Harris 1977 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Emer_Harris_1977.jpg  
Spouses
Roxana Peas (1781-unknown)
Deborah Lott (1799-1825)
Parna Chappell (1792-1857)
Polly Chamberlain (1812-1849)
Martha Allen (1803-unknown)
Children
through Roxana Peas
Selina Harris (1803-1814)
Elathan Harris (1805-after 1850)
Alvira Harris (1807-1891)
Sophronia (Sephrona) Harris (1809-1880)
Nathan Harris (1811-1834)
Ruth Harris (1813-1829)
through Deborah Lott
Emer Harris (1819-1819)
Martin Henderson Harris (1820-1889)
Harriet Fox Harris (1822-1910)
Dennison Lott Harris (1825-1885)
through Parna Chappell
Fannie Melvina Harris (1827-1841)
Joseph Mormon Harris (1830-1909)
Alma Harris (1832-1900)
Charles Harris (1834-1916)
through Polly Chamberlain
Rebecca Harris (1845-1929)
Parents
Nathan Harris (1758-1835)
Rhoda Lapham (1759-1849)
Last update: 15 Aug 2011
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