Melvina M. Harmon

2 January 1857–29 July 1935 (Age 78)
Indiana Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Melvina M.

When Melvina M. Harmon was born on 2 January 1857, in Indiana Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Andrew J. Harmon, was 55 and her mother, Melinda Rebecca Lane, was 42. She married Charles H. Dunn about 1877, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pierce Township, Washington, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Howard Township, Washington, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 July 1935, in Indiana Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in New Pekin, Pierce Township, Washington, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles H. Dunn
1848–1927
Melvina M. Harmon
1857–1935
Marriage: about 1877
Jesse Ernest Dunn
1879–1948
Cora E Dunn
1882–1969
Earl Milton Dunn
1894–1977

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1877
Indiana, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Male1833–1911Male

    Martha Elizabeth Harmon

    Female1835–1858Female

    Martha M Harmon

    Female1836–Female

    Female1838–1920Female

    Female1840–1883Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 6

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (mainly County Louth): generally of English origin (see 1); but sometimes also used as a variant of Harman or Hardiman , i.e. an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArgadáin ( see Hargadon ).2 English: variant spelling of Harman 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Melvina Dunn in household of Charles H Dunn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Malinda Dunn in household of Charles Dunn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Malinda M Dunn in household of Charles H Dunn, "United States Census, 1910"

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