Dianah Bloxham (Harris) (1809 - 1847)

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Birthplace: Churchdown, Gloucestershire, England
Death: Died in Kanesville, Pottawattamie, IA, USA
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About Dianah Bloxham (Harris)

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Birth: Sep. 27, 1809 Churchdown Gloucestershire, England

Death: Dec., 1847 Omaha Douglas County Nebraska, USA

  • Born at "Churchdown", a hamlet near Gloucester; daughter of Sarah Oakey and Robert Sr. Harris. *Married Thomas Bloxham 15 August 1831 at Saint Mary De Lode Church, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.
  • Immigrated with husband, their six children and her brother, sisters & families.

Was fragile in health after camping at various settlements between Nauvoo, Illinois and Council Bluffs, Iowa with LDS immigrants seeking shelter before moving west to the Salt Lake Valley.

Some reports were that she died at Kanesville Settlement which was on the Iowa side of the Missouri River in Pottawattamie County. Since it was all Pottawattamie Co. at that time and she died between the deaths of her nephews, who are confirmed to be buried here at Nebraska's Winter Quarters Pioneer Cemetery, this researcher (a gg grandniece) concludes Dianah is in one of the unidentified graves near her nephews. There is no stone or record of the location.


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Parents:
  • Robert Harris (1777 - 1839)
  • Sarah Oakey Harris (1781 - 1837)
Spouse:
  • Thomas Sr. Bloxham (1811 - 1883)
Children:
 Robert Charles Bloxham (1832 - 1832)*
 Thomas Jr. Bloxham (1834 - 1904)*
 John Thomas Bloxham (1837 - 1904)*
 Isaac II Bloxham (1840 - 1841)*
 Isaac III Bloxham (1842 - 1891)*
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Dianah "Diana" Harris's Timeline

1809
September 27, 1809
Churchdown, Gloucestershire, England
1826
1826
Age 16
1831
August 15, 1831
Age 21
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
1832
March 18, 1832
Age 22
Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England
1832
Age 22
Walton Cardiff, Gloucestershire, England
1834
April 5, 1834
Age 24
Walton Cardiff, Gloucestershire, England
1837
December 23, 1837
Age 28
Walton, Deerhurst, Gloucshire, England
1840
April 4, 1840
Age 30
Deerhurst, England
1842
August 20, 1842
Age 32
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
1847
December, 1847
Age 38
Kanesville, Pottawattamie, IA, USA