Mary Elvira Harmon

Brief Life History of Mary Elvira

When Mary Elvira Harmon was born on 22 December 1865, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Eli George Washington Harmon, was 30 and her mother, Susan Elizabeth Yelton, was 28. She married Wiley Trivett about 1883. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Watauga, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Beech Mountain, Avery, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 20 April 1941, in Avery, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Trivett Cemetery North Hill Gap, Elk Park, Avery, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wiley Trivett
Mary Elvira Harmon
Marriage: about 1883
Leroy Roscoe Trivett
about 1883–1936
Julia Belle Trivett
William Barnet Trivett
Grady Roeottie Trivett

Sources (32)

  • Elvira Trivett in household of Wiley Trivett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary E. Harmon - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Mary E. Harmon
  • Elvira Trivett, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

1877 · Last Troops Leave

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.


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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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