Martin Harris

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Birthday
18, 1783
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 10, 1875 (92)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
18, 1783
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 10, 1875 (92)

About

American religious leader who was an early convent to the Latter Day Saint movement and guaranteed the first printing of the Book of Mormon. He also served as one of the Three Witnesses who said they had seen the golden plates from which Joseph Smith said the Book of Mormon had been translated.

Before Fame

He served in the New York militia in the War of 1812.

Trivia

He was ordained a member of Kirtland High Council in February 1834.

Family Life

He was born the second of eight children to Nathan Harris and Rhoda Lapham.

Associated With

He was part of the Latter Day Saint movement founded by Joseph Smith.