William S. Harmon

May 1845–22 April 1922 (Age 76)
Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of William S.

When William S. Harmon was born in May 1845, in Indiana, United States, his father, Lewis Harmon, was 40 and his mother, Mrs. Nancy Simpson, was 29. He married Amanda Ellen Wiley on 10 October 1867. 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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1867
  • Children


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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.
    1851 · Constitution of 1851
    Age 6
    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
    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

    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 (17)

    • Wm S Harmon in household of Lewis Harmon, "United States Census, 1860"
    • William T Harmon, "United States Census, 1900"
    • W S Harmon in household of Glenn Harmon, "United States Census, 1920"

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