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Harriet Harper (Taylor)

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Death: Died
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Wife of Charles Alfred Harper
Mother of Harriet Peterson; Elizabeth Harper; Emmeline Needham; Parkarette Harper; Nathan Harper and 3 others

Managed by: Smith Harper Hutchings
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About Harriet Harper

Deseret News, April 2, 1907, page 7

Death of Mrs. Harper Aged Resident of Big Cottonwood Passes Away This Morning


Harriet Taylor Harper of Big Cottonwood, Salt Lake County, Utah, wife of the late Charles A. Harper, pioneer of 1847, died at 5 a.m. today at the residence of her son, Alma Harper, 609 Seventh Street, City (Salt Lake), from heart failure.

Deceased was the daughter of John Taylor and Elizabeth Pummel, and was born in Norwich, Norfolk, England, August 28, 1835, and became a Latter-day Saint in 1852, immigrating to Utah in 1854. She drove an ox team from the Missouri River to Salt Lake, crossing the plains with the company of which Charles A. Harper had charge and to whom she was afterward married in Salt Lake City by President Brigham Young.

She is survived by four daughters and two sons as follows:

Harriet Peterson, Marion, Utah; Emmaline Harper and Parkaretta Horton of Salt Lake; Eleanor White, Big Cottonwood; George Harper, Rigby, Idaho and Alma Harper of Salt Lake City, together with 25 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held from the Big Cottonwood meetinghouse, Friday, April 5, 1907, at 2 p.m. Interment will be in the Holladay Cemetery.

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Harriet Harper's Timeline

1836
August 23, 1836
1857
January 1, 1857
Age 20
1858
January 18, 1858
Age 21
1861
August 19, 1861
Age 24
Holladay, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
1863
May 4, 1863
Age 26
1866
March 2, 1866
Age 29
1868
January 24, 1868
Age 31
Park City, Summmit, Utah, USA
1870
November 27, 1870
Age 34
1877
June 10, 1877
Age 40