Burton F Harris 1902 - 1963

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Biography

A truck driver and janitor and the 2nd of 5 children of Charles Harris (a bricklayer) and Lillie Bixler (a seamstress), Burton Harris, the fourth cousin twice-removed on the mother's side of Nigel Horne, was born in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA on 10 Jun 1902 and married Victoria Perian (with whom he had 6 children: Mildred Betty, Burton F, Harold Leon, Carl V, Robert Rudolph and Nancy Marie) in Boswell, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA on 1 Mar 19212.
During his life, he was living at 217 Duck Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana on 1 Apr 1930[3]; at 2318 Curdes Avenue, Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1939; at Sinclair Street, Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA on 4 May 1910 and on 4 Apr 1940[4] and at 921 1/2 Sherman Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1963.

He died on 2 Mar 1963 in Fort Wayne1 (fort Wayne Journal Gazette, 3 March 1963, page 11A: Burton F. Harris Sr., 60 of 921 1/2 Sherman St., was dead on arrival at 4:45 p.m. yesterday at the Lutheran Hospital. He was a lifelong resident of Fort Wayne., Surviving are four sons, Harold, Burton F. Jr., Carl V. and Robert R., all of Fort Wayne; two daughters, Mrs. Nancy Clowser, Fort Wayne, and Mrs. Betty Ramirez, in California; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Shank and Mrs. Bobbie Jones, both of Fort Wayne; a brother, Charles, Fort Wayne; his former wife, Mrs. Vicki Harris of Fort Wayne, 30 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the C. M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home after 7 p.m. today) and was buried there at Lindenwood Cemetery on 5 Mar 1963.

Parents

  1. Charles F was born c. Feb 1875
  2. Lillie May was born on 21 Aug 1878

Children

  1. Mildred Betty was born on 3 Oct 1922
  2. Burton F was born on 17 Sep 1925
  3. Harold Leon was born on 7 Feb 1931
  4. Carl V was born on 22 Aug 1932
  5. Robert Rudolph was born on 30 Sep 1937
  6. Nancy Marie was born on 13 Jun 1942

Media

1910 US Census

1910 US Census

Burton Harris - Victoria Perian - marriage licenc

Burton Harris - Victoria Perian - marriage licenc

Burton Harris - gravestone

Burton Harris - gravestone

1930 US Census

1930 US Census

1940 US Census

1940 US Census

1939 Fort Wayne City Directory

1939 Fort Wayne City Directory

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=us/fs/m/022951043/1

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=us/fs/m/022951043/1

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=usc/1930/004950561/01002/018

Family Tree

Family Tree

Map

Citations

  1. Find A Grave http://www.findagrave.com
  2. United States Marriages - Findmypast
  3. US Census 1930 - Findmypast (was age 29 and the head of the household)
  4. US Census 1940 - Findmypast (was age 37 and the head of the household)

To be done

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Check out chroniclingamerica.loc.gov

Check out chroniclingamerica.loc.gov

Check out chroniclingamerica.loc.gov

Check out chroniclingamerica.loc.gov

Birth date (10 Jun 1902) has no citations

Burial date (5 Mar 1963) has no citations

Residence record for 1939 contains no citation

Residence record for 1963 contains no citation

Residence record for 4 May 1910 contains no citation

Listed in the residence for 1939, but spouse Victoria Perian is not

Listed in the residence for 1963, but spouse Victoria Perian is not

Census information missing between Census US 1910 and Census US 1930

Please send your comments and corrections to Nigel Horne
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