Item MS-2-108, SF Box 23, Folder 6 - A tribute of sympathy and affection written to Mrs. James Harris on the death of her husband

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A tribute of sympathy and affection written to Mrs. James Harris on the death of her husband

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MS-2-108, SF Box 23, Folder 6

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  • 1902 (Creation)
    Harris, Eliza

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2 pages of textual records

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Mrs. James Harris was born on 26 December 1850 in London, England, as Eliza Mary Theakston, daughter of Major Taylor Theakston and Sophia Wood. In 1876 she married James H. Harris, a gardener and later a florist in Halifax, Nova Scotia, who died on 28 February 1902 following an accident. He was an active member of Charles Street Church, where he served as a trustee, treasurer, usher and assistant superintendent of the Sunday School. Eliza Harris died on 11 December 1921.

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Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives by Mr. and Mrs. Murray Oickle and accessioned in 1971.

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Item is a tribute of sympathy and affection written by officials at Halifax's Charles Street Church to Mrs. James Harris on the death of her husband in 1902.

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Preferred citation: A tribute of sympathy and affection written to Mrs. James Harris on the death of her husband, MS-2-108, SF Box 23, Folder 6, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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