Munnie Harbour

Maleabout 1874–

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Munnie Harbour was born about 1874, in Loami, Sangamon, Illinois, United States.

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    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 1

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 1

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

    1877 · The First Workers Strike

    Age 3

    The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname or topographic name for someone who kept or lived at a lodging-house, from late Old English herebeorg ‘shelter, lodging’ (from here ‘army’ + beorg ‘shelter’). The change of -er- to -ar- is a regular phonetic process in Middle English. Compare Harbach .

    French: variant of Arbour . This form of the surname is virtually non-existing in France.

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

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