Mary Elizabeth Harmon

1836–1911 (Age 75)
Tazewell, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Harmon was born in 1836, in Tazewell, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, her father, Joseph Lewis Harmon Jr., was 29 and her mother, Malinda Helm, was 31. She married Isaac Davis on 13 December 1854, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Civil District 7, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1910. She died in 1911, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Speedwell, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States.

Photos & Memories (3)

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Family Time Line

Isaac Davis
1828–1894
Mary Elizabeth Harmon
1836–1911
Marriage: 13 December 1854
Lewis Thomas Davis
1856–1940
John H. Davis
1865–
Sarah E. Davis
1859–1926
Sterling Little Davis
1861–1927
Pryor Pern Davis
1869–1957
Cannfield Madison Davis
1875–1960

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1854
Claiborne, Tennessee, United States
children

(6)

    Male1856–1940Male

    Sarah E. Davis

    Female1859–1926Female

    Sterling Little Davis

    Male1861–1927Male

    John H. Davis

    Male1865–Male

    Male1869–1957Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Lewis Harmon Jr.

    Male1807–1890Male

    Female1805–1886Female

siblings

(8)

    John H. Harmon

    Male1829–1862Male

    William Lewis Harmon

    Male1831–1905Male

    James E. Harmon

    Male1834–Male

    Female1836–1911Female

    Thomas Andrew Harmon

    Male1839–1906Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 0

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 10

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 26

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

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)

  • Mary E Davis in household of Isaac Davis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Davis in household of Isaac Davis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary E Davis in household of Canada M Davis, "United States Census, 1910"

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