Walter H. Harris (d.1912)

Nancy Bramucci Sheads, Resurrecting Mount Auburn( : accessed 25 June 2013), entry for Walter H. Harris.

Nancy Bramucci Sheads, Resurrecting Mount Auburn ( : accessed 25 June 2013), entry for Walter H. Harris.

From the AfroAmerican Ledger (Baltimore)
6 July 1912

HARRIS – On July 3, 1912, Walter H., beloved son of Leroy and Mary E. Harris, at his late residence, 2045 Division street.
Funeral from Grace Presbyterian church, Dolphin and Etting streets, on Saturday, July 6, at 10 A.M. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment Mount Auburn Cemetery.
Death has robbed us of our son,
Whom we loved and cherished dear
It was Walter, yes dear Walter
Can we help but shed a tear?
His suffering days are over,
His pain and misery ceased
God called him to his Heavenly home.
With Him to live in peace.
By his parents.

From the Afro-American (Baltimore)
13 July 1912

Young School Instructor Laid To Rest
The Funeral Services Were Well
Attended At Grace Presbyterian
Church Last
The funeral of Walter Harris, who died at his home, 2045 Division street, Wednesday of last week, after a long illness, was held at Grace Presbyterian Church last Saturday morning. The services were conducted by Rev. Dr. W. Edward Williams, pastor of the church, assisted by Revs. G. F. Bragg, L. Z. Johnson and E. F. Eggleston, of Newark, N.J. Interment was in Mt. Auburn cemetery.
Mr. Harris was the only child of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Harris. He was a graduate of the Colored High School and Brown University receiving the degree of bachelor of arts from the latter school in 1909. He was teacher of history in the Colored High School, and was regarded as a most capable instructor.
This entry was posted in Mount Auburn Cemetery and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Walter H. Harris (d.1912)

  1. Nancy Sheads says:

    Reblogged this on Monumental City.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s