John Harroun

30 September 1795–28 December 1842 (Age 47)
Genesee, New York, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Harroun was born on 30 September 1795, in Genesee, New York, United States, his father, John Harroun, was 26 and his mother, Anna Smith, was 28. He married Experience Nash on 22 September 1836. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 28 December 1842, in Sylvania, Lucas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Sylvania, Lucas, Ohio, United States.

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John Harroun
Experience Nash
Marriage: 22 September 1836
Sarah Jane Harroun

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World Events (8)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
Age 2
Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 5
While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
Age 13
Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Muslim: from the Arabic personal name Hārūn, name of a prophet ( see Aaron ), mentioned in the Qur’an (19: 53). It was also the name of a famous khalif, Hārūn ur-Rashīd (ruled 786–809 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Harroun, "Massachusetts Town Deaths Index, ca. 1640-1961"
  • John Harroun in entry for Sara Harroun Witwer, "Iowa, Death Records, 1921-1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Haroun - Individual or family possessions: death: 28 December 1842; Sylvania, Lucas, Ohio, United States

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