Michael Harness

1678–1763 (Age 85)
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Michael

Michael Harness was born in 1678, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States as the son of William Harness and Martha Jenkins. He died in 1763, at the age of 85, and was buried in Virginia, United States.

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William Harness
Martha Jenkins
1645–
Michael Harness
1678–1763

Parents and Siblings

    William Harness

    MaleMale

    Martha Jenkins

    Female1645–Female

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World Events (1)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 80

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Norman personal name (Old German Arn(e)gis, Old French Erneïs, (H)ernaïs).2 English: occupational name for a maker of harness or suits of mail, from Middle English harnais ‘harness’ (Old French harneis ‘equipment’, ‘accoutrements (of a soldier or horse)’).

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

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