Moses Harriman

Brief Life History of Moses

When Moses Harriman was born on 28 January 1801, in Albany, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States, his father, William Harriman, was 27 and his mother, Anna Walker, was 14. He had at least 5 sons and 5 daughters with Mary Leonard Gile. He lived in Maine, United States in 1870. He died on 14 May 1882, in Lovell, York, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lovell, York, Massachusetts, United States.

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Moses Harriman
Mary Leonard Gile
Melvina Harriman
Nathaniel Guile Harriman
Cyrus Oliver Harriman
Mary G Harriman
Ransom D Harriman
Jeremiah L Harriman
Moses Harriman Jr.
Elizabeth F. Harriman
Laura Ann Harriman
Augusta C Harriman

Sources (16)

  • Moses Herriman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Harriman, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Moses Herriman in entry for Benjamin P Proctor and Laura A Herriman, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

World Events (8)


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1804 · Whitehead Light

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from the personal name Harry, a Middle English form of Henry, + Middle English man ‘manservant’, i.e. ‘servant of Henry’. Compare Harry and Mann .

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

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