Margaret Union Harris was born 13 Aug 1862 at Lyrand, Iowa, the daughter of Elisha Harris and Margaret Patterson. She had musical talent and planned to attend college, but stayed home and cared for her mother instead. She m1. Lorenzo Powell and had a son with him. Around 1890 the Powells left Iowa and moved to Norton, Kansas. By 1900 Margaret was living in Denver with her second husband, John Lochmiller. After he died in 1913, she returned to Iowa and lived for a while with her brother Jim. Margaret died in her apartment in Postville on 11 Apr 1923. She was buried at Crown Hill Cemetery in downtown Denver, beside her second husband.
The following photo was taken in Emporia, Kansas, where Mag's Mary Harris Taylor and her family moved before 1890.