NATHAN HARRIS FAMILY: HISTORIES and DOCUMENTS  
Martin Harris (1783-1875)
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Biographies and Related Materials
Tiffany, Joel. "Mormonism--No. II." Tiffany's Monthly, vol. 5, pp. 163-70 (from Mormon Origins: Interview of Martin Harris) Aug 1859 http://www.xmission.com/~research/about/docum4.htm  
Stevenson, Edward. Letter to Deseret News, “One of the Three Witnesses.” Millennial Star, vol. 44, no. 5, pp. 78-79; vol. 44, no. 6, pp. 86-87 30 Jan 1882 pages 78-79 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/LDS_Millennial_Star_vol44_no5_(1882-01-30)_p78-79.pdf  
6 Feb 1882 pages 86-87 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/LDS_Millennial_Star_vol44_no6_(1882-02-06)_p86-87.pdf  
Stevenson, Edward. Letter to Deseret News, “One of the Three Witnesses,” No. II, Millennial Star, vol. 48, no. 23, pp. 366-68 7 Jun 1886 pages 366-68 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/LDS_Millennial_Star_vol48_no23_(1886-06-07)_p366-68.pdf  
Jenson, Andrew. "Martin Harris." Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, vol. I, pp. 271-76 1901 title page http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/LDS_Biographical_Encyclopedia_vol1_title_page.pdf  
page 271 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/LDS_Biographical_Encyclopedia_vol1_p271.pdf  
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page 273 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/LDS_Biographical_Encyclopedia_vol1_p273.pdf  
page 274 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/LDS_Biographical_Encyclopedia_vol1_p274.pdf  
page 275 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/LDS_Biographical_Encyclopedia_vol1_p275.pdf  
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transcription http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/LDS_Bio_Encyclopedia_Harris_Martin.doc  
Homer, William Harrison. "The Passing of Martin Harris." Improvement Era Mar 1926
Gunnell, Wayne Cutler. "Martin Harris—Witness and Benefactor to the Book of Mormon." Master's thesis, Brigham Young University 1955
Homer, William H., Jr. "'Publish It Upon the Mountains': The Story of Martin Harris." Improvement Era Mar-Jul 1955
Anderson, Richard Lloyd. Investigating the Book of Mormon Witnesses. Salt Lake City, Utah 1981
Tuckett, Madge Harris, and Belle Harris Wilson. The Martin Harris Story. Provo, Utah 1983
James, Rhett Stephens. The Man Who Knew: The Early Years—A Play About Martin Harris, 1824-1830, and Annotated History of Martin Harris. Salt Lake City, Utah 1983
Shelton, Scott R. "Martin Harris in Cache Valley—Events and Influences." Master's thesis, Utah State University 1986
Walker, Ronald W. Walker. "Martin Harris: Mormonism's Early Convert." Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, vol. 19 Winter 1986
"Martin Harris." Encyclopedia of Mormonism http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Encyclopedia_of_Mormonism_Harris_Martin.doc  
Oaks, Dallin H. "The Witness: Martin Harris." General Conference Address Apr 1999 http://www.lightplanet.com/mormons/conferences/99_apr/oaks_martin.htm  
Marquardt, H. Michael. "Martin Harris: The Kirtland Years, 1831-1870." Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, vol. 35 Fall 2002
Biographical Materials (Web)
Saints Without Halos: Martin Harris http://www.saintswithouthalos.com/b/harris_m.phtml  
MormonWiki.com: Martin Harris http://www.mormonwiki.com/mormonism/Martin_Harris  
About Mormons: Martin Harris http://www.lightplanet.com/mormons/people/martin_harris.html  
Mormon Fortress: Martin Harris http://www.mormonfortress.com/harris2.html  
Wikipedia: Martin Harris http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Harris_%28Mormon%29  
FAIR: Book of Mormon Witnesses, Part 3: Martin Harris http://www.fairlds.org/FAIR_Brochures/Book_of_Mormon_Witnesses_3.pdf  
Christiansen, Larry D. "Martin Harris: His Last Years and His Burial Site from Mound to Memorials" http://www.rootsweb.com/~utcache/clarkston/harris/index.htm  
Book of Abraham Project: Martin Harris His Life, Character and Testimony Excerpts from Multiple Sources http://www.boap.org/LDS/Early-Saints/MHarris.html  
Newspaper Articles (Titles)
Life of Joseph Smith 7 Aug 1852 Deseret News http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Deseret_News_1852-08-07_Life_of_Joseph_Smith.pdf  
Local and Other Matters--Kirtland, Ohio 24 Aug 1870 Deseret News http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Deseret_News_1870-08-24_Local_and_Other_Matters--Kirtland,_Ohio.pdf  
Martin Harris--One of the Witnesses of the Book of Mormon 7 Sep 1870 Deseret News http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Deseret_News_1870-09-07_Martin_Harris--One_of_the_Witnesses_of_the_Book_of_Mormon.pdf  
Local and Other Matters--Party at the Social Hall 19 Oct 1870 Deseret News http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Deseret_News_1870-10-19_Local_and_Other_Matters--Party_at_the_Social_Hall.pdf  
Martin Harris 28 Jul 1875 Deseret News http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Deseret_News_1875-07-28_Martin_Harris.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_Martin.jpg  
1820 U.S. Federal Census, Palmyra, Ontario, NY 1820 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/1820_US_Federal_Census_NY_Ontario_Palmyra_Harris_Martin.jpg  
1830 U.S. Federal Census, Palmyra, Wayne, NY 1830 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/1830_US_Federal_Census_NY_Wayne_Palmyra_Harris_Martin.jpg  
1840 U.S. Federal Census, Rutland, Lake, OH 1840 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/1840_US_Federal_Census_OH_Lake_Rutland_Harris_Martin.jpg  
1850 U.S. Federal Census, Kirtland, Lake, OH 17 Oct 1850 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/1850_US_Federal_Census_OH_Lake_Kirtland_Harris_Martin.jpg  
1860 U.S. Federal Census, Kirtland, Lake, OH 30 Jun 1860 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/1860_US_Federal_Census_OH_Lake_Kirtland_Harris_Martin.jpg  
1870 U.S. Federal Census, Kirtland, Lake, OH 1 Jun 1870 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/1870_US_Federal_Census_OH_Lake_Kirtland_5_Harris_Martin.jpg  
Land Records
LDS Places to Visit: Martin Harris Farm http://www.lds.org/placestovisit/location/0,10634,1814-1-1-1,00.html  
HillCumorah.org: Martin Harris Farm http://www.hillcumorah.org/harris.asp  
Photographs and Images
Martin Harris (engraving) n.d. http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Martin_Harris_(engraving_1).gif  
Martin Harris (engraving) n.d. http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Martin_Harris_(engraving_2).gif  
Martin Harris, about age 87 about 1870 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Martin_Harris_about_87_(about_1870).jpg  
Martin Harris http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Martin_Harris_MD.jpg  
Martin Harris Farm, Palmyra, NY 2006 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Martin_Harris_Farm_2006.jpg  
Martin Harris Farm Sign, Palmyra, NY 2006 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/Martin_Harris_Farm_Sign_2006.jpg  
Headstone: Clarkston, UT Cemetery: Martin Harris [TO COME]
Three Witnesses Monument, Temple Square, Salt Lake City, UT Jul 2007 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/DSCN1425.JPG  
Three Witnesses Monument, close-up of Martin Harris relief image, Temple Square, Salt Lake City, UT Jul 2007 http://www.belnapfamily.org/nathanharrisfamily/DSCN1426.JPG  
Professor Charles Anthon, Columbia College
Charles Anthon Materials [TO COME]
Martin Harris Pageant, Clarkston, UT
Clarkston Pageant—Martin Harris: The Man Who Knew http://www.lds.org/placestovisit/location/0,10634,1784-1-1-1,00.html  
Spouses
Lucy Harris (1792-1836)
Caroline Young (1816-1888)
Children
through Lucy Harris
Duty L. Harris (1812-1815)
George W. Harris (about 1814-1864)
Lucy Harris (about 1816-about 1841)
through Caroline Young
Martin Harris, Jr. (1838-1913)
Caroline Harris (1840-unknown)
Julia Lacothia Harris (1842-1869)
John Wheeler Harris (1845-1916)
Sarah Harris (1849-unknown)
Solomon Webster Harris (1854-1919)
Ida May Harris (1856-1918)
Parents
Nathan Harris (1758-1835)
Rhoda Lapham (1759-1849)
Last update: 19 Dec 2007
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