Harvey Osborn Harmon

Brief Life History of Harvey Osborn

When Harvey Osborn Harmon was born on 26 March 1876, in Owensville, Montgomery Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States, his father, William Sweet Harmon, was 30 and his mother, Amanda Ellen Wiley, was 26. He married Edna Mae Wyatt on 24 December 1899, in Freeport, Banner, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in United States in 1949 and Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1950. He died on 21 April 1955, in Bellflower, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Harvey Osborn Harmon
Edna Mae Wyatt
Marriage: 24 December 1899
Gilbert Lionel Harmon
Clora Ellen Harmon
Leah May Harmon
Cecil Lawrence Harmon
Harvey Maxwell Harmon
Donald Wyatt Harmon
Paul Eugene Harmon

Sources (31)

  • Harvey O Harmon, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Harvey O Harmon, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Harvey O Harmon, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

World Events (8)

1877 · Copper Mining Begins in Butte

In 1877, copper mining began in Butte, Montana.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from the Anglo-Norman French and Middle English personal name Herman, adopted from ancient Germanic Hariman, Her(e)man, composed of elements meaning ‘army’ + ‘man’.

Irish: variant of Hargadon .

Americanized form of German Harmann or Hermann . Compare Harman .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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