Burton F Harris 1925 - 1979

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The 2nd of 6 children of Burton Harris (a truck driver) and Victoria Perian, Burton Harris, the fifth cousin once-removed on the mother's side of Nigel Horne, was born in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA on 17 Sep 19251,2 and married Lavonne Rita (with whom he had 5 children: Margie, John, Michael, Stephen and Jerrold) in Fort Wayne on 10 May 1966.

During his life, he was living at his birthplace on 1 Apr 19303 and on 1 Apr 19402 and at 1811 High Street, Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA in 1979.

He died on 1 Mar 1979 at Parkview Memorial Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana1 (fort Wayne Journal Gazette, 3 March 1979, p. 2a.: Burton F. Harris, Jr., 53 of 1811 High St., died at 8 p.m. Thursday in Parkview Memorial Hospital, where he had been a patient 1 1/2 days. A Fort Wayne native, Mr. Harris served 21 years in the U. S. Navy, including service during World War II and the Korean War. Surviving are one daughter, Margie Newton, Fort wayne; four sons, John, Michael, Stephen and Jerrold, all of Fort wayne; two sisters, Mrs. Betty Ramarize, Santa Barbara, Calif., and Mrs. Nancy Closer, Fort Wayne: and three brothers, Harold, Carl and Robert, all of Fort Wayne. Friends may call at C. M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home and from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 Sunday. Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with burial in Lindenwood Cemetery) and is buried at Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne.


  1. Burton F was born on 10 Jun 1902
  2. Victoria Betty was born c. 1906


Burton Harris - headstone

Burton Harris - headstone

Burton Harris - Death Certificate

Burton Harris - Death Certificate



Family Tree

Family Tree



  1. Social Security Death Index - Findmypast
  2. US Census 1940 - Findmypast (was age 14 and the son of the head of the household)
  3. US Census 1930 - Findmypast
  4. US Census 1930 - Findmypast (was age 4 and the son of the head of the household)

To be done

Marriage date (10 May 1966) has no citations

Burial place (Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA) has no citations

Listed in the residence for 1979, but spouse Lavonne Rita is not

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