William S. Harmon

MaleMay 1845–22 April 1922

Brief Life History of William S.

When William S. Harmon was born in May 1845, in Gibson, Indiana, United States, his father, Lewis Harmon, was 40 and his mother, Nancy Simpson, was 29. He married Amanda Ellen Wiley on 10 October 1867, in Gibson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Montgomery Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Banner, Nebraska, United States in 1900. He died on 22 April 1922, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Multnomah Park Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, 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)

  • W S Harmon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William S Hamun, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • William S Harmon, "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998"

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

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 12

    Earliest Known Burial: Henry G Byars BIRTH 8 Jul 1854 Clark County, Washington, USA DEATH 11 Jun 1857 (aged 2) Saint Johns, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA BURIAL Multnomah Park Cemetery Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA MEMORIAL ID 44226273

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 21

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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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