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Mary Addison Harris


Sailed to California in 1846 on Brooklyn with her parents; met Henry Harris during stopover in Honolulu; married him in Yerba Buena, California; returned to Hawai‘i with husband because of disagreement with Sam Brannan; operated a store in Honolulu with her husband in December 1850. (See Bullock, Ship Brooklyn Saints, 190; Stellman, Sam Brannan, 51–52; GQC journal, Dec. 14, 1850.)