Sparling Bowman Harmon

23 January 1826–19 October 1900 (Age 74)
Greene, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Sparling Bowman

When Sparling Bowman Harmon was born on 23 January 1826, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, his father, Peter L. Harmon, was 47 and his mother, Elizabeth Bowman, was 31. He married Catharine Carter on 6 April 1848, in Greene, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in District 12, Grainger, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 October 1900, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Mount Vernon Historical Cemetery, Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sparling Bowman Harmon
1826–1900
Catharine Carter
1825–1876
Marriage: 6 April 1848
Robert C. Harmon
1849–1888
Foy Alexander Harmon
about 1852–1880
Martha Jane Harmon
1854–1916
James Lytle Harmon
1857–1940
Joseph M Harmon
1859–1929
David Aaron Harmon
1862–1945
Catherine "Kitty" Harmon
1866–1910
Ruth Harmon
1867–
Mary A Harmon
1871–1917

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1848Greene, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 9
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
    1846
    Age 20
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Harmond
    Hargadon
    Harmony

    Sources (30)

    • Sparling Harmon, "United States Census, 1870"
    • S B Harmon, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Sparling B. Harmon in entry for Martha J. Bohannon, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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