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 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.

Parents

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

Children

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

Media

Burton Harris - death certificate

Burton Harris - death certificate

Burton Harris - gravestone

Burton Harris - gravestone

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=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 1940 - Findmypast (was age 37 and the head of the household)
  4. US Census 1930 - Findmypast (was age 29 and the head of the household)

To be done

Birth date (10 Jun 1902) has no citations

Burial date (5 Mar 1963) has no citations

Census information missing between Census US 1910 and Census US 1930

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