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Daniel Browett Harris
Bishop D. B. Harris, Layton Pioneer Called

Bishop D. B. Harris, one of the oldest and most prominent residents of Davis County and one of the first, if not the first to raise beets in Davis County, died at his home in Layton, last Friday evening, of cancer, after a long illness

He was the son of the late Robert and Hannah Maria Harris and was born at Council Bluff, Iowa, Oct 31, 1848.

His parents came to Utah shortly after his birth and located in Kaysville and he had since resided in Kaysville and Layton.

Mr. Harris was the first bishop of Layton ward, and served in that capacity for twenty-one years. He was one of the most prominent farmers of this locality and had held many prominent positions in Davis County.

Mr. Harris was twice married. His first wife was Elizabeth Ann Thornley, died in 1879, leaving one son, B. T. Harris, of Kaysville. He later married Mary Ann Parkinson of Malad, Idaho, who with the follow children survive him: Fred Harris of Ogden; Jesse Harris, Ezra P. Harris, David O. Harris, and Miss Cecil Harris, all of Layton; Mrs. Chloe Harris of Black Pine, Idaho, and Mrs. James H. Walker of Raymond, Alberta, Canada. Also he is survived by a large number of grandchildren, one sister and three brothers.

Funeral services were held Tuesday noon.

NOTES:
1) B. T. Harris is R. T. (Robert Thornley) Harris
2), One son, Daniel Dee Harris, who died in 1956, is not listed in this obituary.

Source: Davis County Clipper, 22 Dec 1922



Harris, Daniel Browett's Obituary




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Date22 Dec 1922
Linked toEagles, Hannah Maria; Harris, Chloe Maria; Harris, Daniel Browett; Harris, David Oscar; Harris, Ezra Parkinson; Harris, Fred; Harris, Mary Elizabeth Ann; Harris, Robert JR.; Harris, Sarah Cecile; Harris, Thomas Jesse; Parkinson, Mary Ann (Marthe); Thornley, Elizabeth Ann; Walker, FNU

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