Joshua Harris (1847 - 1927)

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Birthplace: Wales
Death: Died in Franklin County, Idaho
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About Joshua Harris

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Individual Information

BIRTH DATE 23 June 1847

DEATH DATE 18 Dec. 1927

GENDER Male

Claudius V. Spencer Company (1853) Age at departure: 6

Sources

  • New FamilySearch

Source Location Internet Web Site

  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, General Files (except for 1847-49 which are in Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849).

Source Location Church Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists

Source Location Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah

http://history.lds.org/overlandtravels/pioneerDetail?lang=eng&pioneerId=12366

History

Conquerors of the West: Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, volume 2

Name: Joshua Harris Birth Date: 23 Jun 1848 Birth Place: Whitchurch, Glamorganshire, Wales Parents: Isaac and Esther Ellen Bowering Harris Death Date: 18 Dec 1927 Death Place: Preston, Franklin, Idaho Arrival: 24 Sep 1853, Claudius V. Spencer Co. Spouse: Ann Deseret Whitesides Marriage Date: 28 May 1868 Marriage Place: Kaysville, Davis, Utah Spouse's Birth Date: 20 Dec 1853 Spouse's Birth Place: Kaysville, Davis, Utah Spouse's Death Date: 16 Feb 1938 Spouse's Death Place: Preston, Franklin, Idaho Joshua 's parents joined the Mormon Church in the late 1840 's. Meetings were held at his grandmother's home. In about 1852 , Isaac , Joshua 's father, and his oldest son went ahead of the family to America to prepare the way for them to come. After a year when she had no word from them, Joshua 's mother sold her home and business and brought her children, her two daughters' families, and three servants to Utah . Upon their arrival in New Orleans , Esther found her husband living a wild life and not caring about the church. She left him and the oldest son and brought the rest of the family to Utah.

Upon their arrival, they went on to Provo where the elder who had baptized them lived. She eventually settled in Kaysville . Joshua served in the Utah Militia in the war with the Indians. He married Ann and they moved to Fairview, Idaho , where he became a successful farmer and raised livestock and horses. In 1899 he moved to a farm at Preston, Idaho .

Children: Susan , b. 22 Jun 1869 , Kaysville, Davis, Utah . Md. 2 Nov 1892 , William Rosel Taylor . D. 15 Sep 1951 , Preston, Idaho . Esther Ellen , b. 30 Aug 1871 , Kaysville, Utah . Md. 1 Mar 1888 , Monson Hans (Hans Monson?) . D. 3 Aug 1951 , Preston, Idaho . Lovisa , b. 7 Feb 1873 , Kaysville, Utah . D. 6 Feb 1880 . Selena , b. 16 Dec 1875 , Kaysville, Utah . Md. 10 Jan 1894 , George Alonzo Corbridge . D. 21 Sep 1898 , Preston, Idaho . William Lewis , b. 1 Dec 1877 , Fairview, Franklin, Idaho . Md. 8 Feb 1899 , Charlottte Lovisa, Bronson . D. 23 Mar 1930 , Preston, Idaho . Joshua , b. 22 Dec 1879 , Fairview, Idaho . D. 24 Apr 1895 . James Alvin , b. 28 Mar 1882 , Fairview, Idaho . Md. 21 Nov 1901 , Aner Lucetta Marler . D. 14 Jun 1936 , Preston, Idaho . Jabez Marion , b. 29 Jun 1884 , Fairview, Idaho . Md. 17 Dec 1902 , Etta Vanlewven . D. 8 Jun 1969 . Mary Elizabeth , b. 10 Jul 1886 , Fairview, Idaho . Md. 30 Aug 1905 , Winford Scott Jones . D. 10 Dec 1971 . Ella , b. 17 Apr 1888 , Fairview, Idaho . Md. 26 Mar 1910 , William Settles . D. 16 Apr 1986 . Myrtle , b. 28 May 1891 , Fairview, Idaho . Md. 11 Feb 1909 , Bryant Telford . D. 21 Nov 1972 . Laura Bell , b. 15 Jun 1892 , Fairview, Idaho . Md. 1st, 3 Nov 1909 , James Marl Beckstead . Md. 2nd, Charles Martin . D. 10 Jul 1971 , Ogden, Utah . Edna , b. 8 Aug 1897 , Fairview, Idaho . Md. 8 Dec 1915 , Leslie Merrill Davis . D. 26 Oct 1918 , Preston, Idaho . Gary Bryant

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Joshua Harris's Timeline

1847
June 23, 1847
Wales
1887
December 1, 1887
Age 40
Fairview, Franklin County, Idaho
1927
December 18, 1927
Age 80
Franklin County, Idaho
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Fairview, Franklin County, Idaho