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 (www.findmypast.com, accessed Mar. 2015), Thomas Rushton and Hannah Fox, Sept. 9, 1805. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed May 2023), Harriet Rushton KWV3-J8X. Stephen Nixon Cabin, Nauvoo Log Cabins (https://www.nauvoologcabins.com/Nixon, accessed May 2023). Find a Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com, accessed Mar. 2015), memorial no. 94241386, Harriet Rushton Nixon, burial location unknown.