Melvina M. Harmon

2 January 1857–29 July 1935 (Age 78)
Washington, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Melvina M.

When Melvina M. Harmon was born on 2 January 1857, in Washington, Indiana, 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 Howard Township, Washington, Indiana, United States for about 20 years and Pierce Township, Washington, Indiana, United States in 1930. She died on 29 July 1935, in Washington, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in New Pekin, Washington, Indiana, United States.

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Charles H. Dunn
Melvina M. Harmon
Marriage: about 1877
Jesse Ernest Dunn
Cora E Dunn
Earl Milton Dunn

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    about 1877Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 6
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    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

    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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    Sources (16)

    • Malinda M Dum in household of Earl M Dum, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Melvina Lane in entry for Earl M Dunn and Ester D Crim, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Malinda M Dunn in household of Charles H Dunn, "United States Census, 1920"

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