Amanda Ellen Wiley

Female3 April 1849–10 March 1933

Brief Life History of Amanda Ellen

When Amanda Ellen Wiley was born on 3 April 1849, in Indiana, United States, her father, Wilford Moore Wiley, was 21 and her mother, Mary Melissa Wiley, was 14. She married William S. Harmon on 10 October 1867, in Gibson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Banner, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 March 1933, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Long Beach Municipal Cemetery, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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William S. Harmon
Amanda Ellen Wiley
Marriage: 10 October 1867
John S. Harmon
Adella May Harmon
Wilbur Edward Harmon
Harvey Osborn Harmon
Nancy Harmon
Glenn Errol Harmon

Sources (19)

  • Amanda E Wiley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amanda E Harmon, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Amanda E Wille, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1867Gibson, Indiana, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Los Angeles, California, United States


    Age 14

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 23

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: from various places called with Old English wīg, wēoh ‘idol’ + lēah ‘wood, clearing’, such as Whyly in East Hoathly (Sussex), Whiligh in Ticehurst (Sussex), Weeley (Essex), Weoley (Worcestershire), and Willey (Surrey), or from any of the other places called Willey, such as those in Cheshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Warwickshire, named with Old English wilig ‘willow’ + lēah, or from Wylye (Wiltshire), which takes its name from the river Wylye (of uncertain etymology).

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

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