Robert Harris Jr.

Robert Harris Jr. (1807-1876) was born 26 Dec. 1807 in Hucclecote, Gloucestershire, England. He was the son of Robert Harris and Sarah Okey. He married Hannah Maria Eagles on 18 Mar. 1835 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. He was taught the gospel by Wilford Woodruff and baptized in 1840. He was ordained a Priest by Wilford Woodruff on 12 Jun. 1840 in Gloucestershire, England. He died 29 Feb. 1876 in Kaysville, Davis Co., Utah Territory, and Wilford Woodruff preached at his funeral.

Footnotes

Robert Harris Jr. (KWVM-5RY), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Mar. 2021). Robert Harris Jr., Wilford Woodruff Papers(https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/robert-harris-jr, accessed 29 Jul. 2021). Church of England, Parish Church of Churchdown (Gloucestershire), “Bishop’s Transcripts of Churchdown, 1596-1812, England Births and Christenings 1538-1975, Robert Harris, 21 Feb. 1808; Gloucester City Library, Gloucestershire, England; microfilm 417141, item 2, DGS 8080981, image 744/758, FHL.“Church of England, St. Mary-de-Lode's Church (Gloucester, Gloucestershire), England Marriages 1538-1973,” p. 196, no. 586, Robert Harris and Maria Eagles, 28 Sep. 1835; Gloucester Church Records, Gloucestershire, England; microfilm 855621, DGS 7565742, image 153, FHL. “Robert Harris,”Saints by Sea: Latter-day Saints Immigration to America (https://saintsbysea.lib.byu.edu/, accessed 25 Aug. 2021). Nauvoo Stake Ward Census, 1842, Robert Harris, image 18/145, LR 3102 27, CHL. First Council of the Seventy Records, 1835-1885, Selected Material from Seventies Book b, 1844-1848, p. 53, Robert Harris, 17th quorum, image 39/117, CR 3 51, CHL. United States, Bureau of Pensions, “Selected Pension Application Files Relating to the Mormon Battalion, Mexican War, 1846-1848; NARA RG15 Publication T1196: Hancock George W - Hendricks, William D,” no. 3379, Hannah M. Harris; National Archives, Washington, D.C.; microfilm 480137, DGS 7716295, image 575/1370. “Sudden Death at Kaysville,” The Deseret News, 6 Mar. 1876, p. 1. “Pvt. Robert Harris,” Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, UT; Find A Grave, 01 Feb. 2000, memorial no. 123972, (https://findagrave.com, accessed 27 Jul. 2021). “Obituary,” Deseret Evening News, 8 Mar. 1876, p. [3].

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  • Page 127

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    June 6, 1840 ~ Saturday June 6th I walked to Br Benj. Hills at Turkey Hall & spent the night 4 mile June 7, 1840 ~ Sunday 7th Sunday according to appointment I met a congregation of saints & sinners at the coars Lawn for the purpose of holding a camp meeting I preached in the fore part of the day & was followed by a Priest. & in the afternoon several of the Priest & Elder delivered their testimony, & I closed the meeting ...
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    June 6, 1840 June 7, 1840 June 8, 1840 June 9, 1840 June 10, 1840 June 11, 1840
  • Page 128

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    June 12, 1840 ~ Friday June 12th I walked to Dymock & had an interview with Elder Richards he had just returned from the South part of Herefordshire whare he had built up a Church of 11 members & ordained one Teacher John Castreo we preached at Br Kingtons Confirmed 2 & healed one tha was sick Elder Richards wrote a peace for the Star 12 June 13, 1840 ~ Saturday 13th I held a ...
    Dates:
    June 12, 1840 June 13, 1840 June 14, 1840
  • Page 164

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    February 8, 1876 ~ Tuesday Feb 8, 1876 I spent the day in the council February 9, 1876 ~ Wednesday to February 11, 1876 ~ Friday 9, 10, & 11 I spent the days in the council we were vary busy February 12, 1876 ~ Saturday 12 [FIGURES] I received 3 letters I wrote 3 letters February 13, 1876 ~ Sunday 13. Sunday I met with my Quorum & the 12 in the Evening February 14, 1876 ~ Monday to February ...
    Dates:
    February 8, 1876 February 9, 1876 February 11, 1876 February 12, 1876 February 13, 1876 February 14, 1876 February 16, 1876 February 17, 1876 February 18, 1876 February 19, 1876 February 20, 1876 February 21, 1876 February 26, 1876 February 27, 1876 February 28, 1876 February 29, 1876 March 1, 1876 March 2, 1876 March 3, 1876 March 4, 1876 March 5, 1876 March 6, 1876
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    Part of Letter from Elizabeth Johnston, 1 May 1856

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    Now i wants you should go to my brother Robert Harris and tel Him that if ever hee wants to owen if hee have a sister to write to mee I never have had any letter from him i have wrote to him lots of letters my Dear sister I have had great Deal of sickness sence i cam her but i pray god that my life may bee spared to get hom to doo the work for my Dead husband brother Wodruf i must thank god that since i cam her through all my sickness the ...