Mary Elizabeth Harmon


Brief Life History 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.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Davis
Mary Elizabeth Harmon
Marriage: 13 December 1854
Sarah E. Davis
John H. Davis
about 1865–
Lewis Thomas Davis
Sterling Little Davis
Pryor Pern Davis
Cannfield Madison Davis

Sources (13)

  • Mary E Davis in household of Isaac Davis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Merry Harman, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Mary Harmon Davis (1830 - 1911) - Find A Grave Memorial

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 December 1854Claiborne, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +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.


    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

    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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