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Harris, Rhoda Lapham


27 Apr. 1759–11 Oct. 1849. Born in Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island. Daughter of Solomon Lapham and Sylvia. Married Nathan Harris, before 1781. Lived at Cambridge, Charlotte Co., New York, 1781. Resided in Easton, Albany Co., New York, 1783. Moved to area of Swift’s Landing (later in Palmyra), Ontario Co., New York, 1793. Lived at Northampton, Ontario Co., 1800. Lived at Palmyra, 1810–1830. One of five to whom JS gave Martin Harris permission to show 116 pages of Book of Mormon transcription, 1828. Husband died, 1835. Lived at Mentor, Lake Co., Ohio, with son Preserved Harris, 1840. Died at Mentor.


Alternate Names

Lapham, Rhoda