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 Jun 10, 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 Mar 1, 19212.
During his life, he was living at Sinclair Street, Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA on May 4, 1910; at 217 Duck Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana on Apr 1, 19304; at 2318 Curdes Avenue, Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1939 and on Apr 4, 19403; and at 921 1/2 Sherman Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1963.
He died on Mar 2, 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 Mar 5, 1963.
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