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  
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  
"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  
pages 138-39 (reprint)  
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.  
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  
Oaks, Dallin H. "Priesthood Blessings." General Conference Address Apr 1987  
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  
Rust, Val D. "Mormonism and the Radical Religious Movement in Early Colonial New England." Dialogue, vol. 33, no. 1 (Spring 2000), p., 48  
Harris Family News: Emer Harris  
Newspaper Articles (Titles)
Local and Other Matters--Obituary 15 Dec 1869 Deseret News  
Letter from Emer Harris to George James or Parna Harris at Brownhelm, OH (BYU Special Collections) 7 May 1833  
Census Records
1810 U.S. Federal Census, Palmyra, Ontario, NY 1810  
1820 U.S. Federal Census, Windham, Luzerne, PA 1820  
1840 U.S. Federal Census, Quincy, Adams, IL 1840  
1850 U.S. Federal Census, Pottawattamie Co., IA 30 Nov 1850  
1860 U.S. Federal Census, Weber County, UT 17 Jul 1860  
Divorce Records
Emer Harris v. Rocksana Harris, Luzerne County Common Pleas, Sentence and Decree of Divorce (BYU Special Collections) 4 Jan 1819  
Land Records
U.S. Pension Office, Response Letter for Bounty Claim, to Emer Harris, Provo City, UT 7 Sep 1855 letter  
Photographs and Images
Headstone: Logan City Cemetery: Emer Harris 1977  
Roxana Peas (1781-unknown)
Deborah Lott (1799-1825)
Parna Chappell (1792-1857)
Polly Chamberlain (1812-1849)
Martha Allen (1803-unknown)
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)
Nathan Harris (1758-1835)
Rhoda Lapham (1759-1849)
Last update: 15 Aug 2011
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