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Eugene Henri Harris

1 September 1884–6 October 1844

Born 1 Sept. 1844 in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois.[1] Son of James Harvey Harris and EBW.[2] Only son of EBW.[3] Died 6 Oct. 1844 in Nauvoo.[4] Frequently mentioned in EBW’s diaries throughout her life.[5] EBW wrote a poem entitled “Eugene Henri,” published 1896.[6]

 

[1] EBW, Diary, 1 Sept. 1874. Carol Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 51–52. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 31 Dec. 2018), Eugene Henri Harris (KP9T-VPY). 

[2] Carol Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 51–52, 504.

[3] Carol Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 504.

[4] “Deaths,” Nauvoo Neighbor, 9 Oct. 1844, 3. William Huntington, Nauvoo Sexton, Cemetery Records, 1839–1845, Eugene H. Harris, 6 Oct. 1844, image 28/145, MS 16142, CHL. “Nauvoo as It Is Today,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 Apr. 1886, 172–173. “Eugene Henri Harris,” Old Nauvoo Burials Grounds, Nauvoo, Hancock Co., IL, Find a Grave, posted 26 Oct. 2009, memorial no. 43558320 (http://findagrave.com, accessed 27 Dec. 2018).  

[5] See, for example, EBW, Diary, 1 Sept. 1891; 6 Oct. 1891; 1 Sept. 1894; 1 Sept. 1898; 1 Sept. 1900; 1 Sept. 1904; 1 Sept. 1914.

[6] Emmeline B. Wells, Musings and Memories (Salt Lake City: George Q. Cannon & Sons, 1896), 273.