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Harriet Rushton Nixon

December 21, 1807–November 14, 1846

Born at Leek, Staffordshire, England; daughter of Hannah Fox and Thomas Rushton. Died in Iowa Territory. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] “Harriet Nixon,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971 (closed to research), CHL. Church of England, Parish Church of Leek (Staffordshire), Bishop’s Transcripts for Leek, 1662–1853, Harriot Rushton, Mar. 25, 1808; from original records in the Staffordshire Record Office, Stafford, England; FHL microfilm 421563, FHL. “Stafford Marriages,” Find My Past (, accessed Mar. 2015), Thomas Rushton and Hannah Fox, Sept. 9, 1805. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed May 2023), Harriet Rushton KWV3-J8X. Stephen Nixon Cabin, Nauvoo Log Cabins (, accessed May 2023). Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Mar. 2015), memorial no. 94241386, Harriet Rushton Nixon, burial location unknown.