Harvey Osborn Harmon

26 March 1876–21 April 1955 (Age 79)
Owensville, Montgomery Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Harvey Osborn

When Harvey Osborn Harmon was born on 26 March 1876, in Owensville, Montgomery Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States, his father, William S. 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 Norwalk, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Long Beach Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 21 April 1955, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in 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 Harmon
Cecil Lawrence Harmon
Harvey Maxwell Harmon
Donald Wyatt Harmon
Paul Eugene Harmon

Spouse and Children

24 December 1899
Freeport, Banner, Nebraska, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    John S. Harmon


    Adella May Harmon


    Wilbur Edward Harmon



    Nancy Harmon


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.

Age 6

Historical Boundaries - 1882: Custer, Montana Territory, United States; 1883: Yellowstone, Montana Territory, United States; 1889: Yellowstone, Montana, United States
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

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

1 Irish (mainly County Louth): generally of English origin (see 1); but sometimes also used as a variant of Harman or Hardiman , i.e. an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArgadáin ( see Hargadon ).2 English: variant spelling of Harman 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harvey O Harmon in household of William T Harmon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • H O Harmon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harvey O Harmon in household of Isidor Richstein, "United States Census, 1910"

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