William S. Harmon

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

The Life of William S.

When William S. Harmon was born in May 1845, in Indiana, United States, his father, Mr. 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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Family Time Line

William S. Harmon
1845–1922
Amanda Ellen Wiley
1849–1933
Marriage: 10 October 1867
John S. Harmon
1869–
Adella May Harmon
1871–1923
Wilbur Edward Harmon
1873–1950
Harvey Osborn Harmon
1876–1955
Nancy Harmon
1879–
Glenn Errol Harmon
1890–1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 October 1867
children

(6)

    John S. Harmon

    Male1869–Male

    Adella May Harmon

    Female1871–1923Female

    Wilbur Edward Harmon

    Male1873–1950Male

    Male1876–1955Male

    Nancy Harmon

    Female1879–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Mr. Lewis Harmon

    Male1805–1883Male

    Mrs. Nancy Simpson

    Female1816–1880Female

siblings

(10)

    Thomas Jefferson Harmon

    Male1842–1865Male

    Polly Ann Harmon

    Female1844–1933Female

    Male1845–1922Male

    Permelia Harmon

    Female1846–1933Female

    Female1848–1928Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • 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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