Sparling Bowman Harmon

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

The Life of Sparling Bowman

When Sparling Bowman Harmon was born on 23 January 1826, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, his father, Peter L. 'Singer' Harmon, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth A M Bowman, was 31. He married Catharine Carter on 6 April 1848, in Greene, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 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
Alexander Foy Harmon
1852–1880
James Harmon
1854–
Dick Harmon
1866–
Martha Harmon
1854–1916
James L. Harmon
1857–1940
Joseph M Harmon
1859–1929
James David Harmon
1862–1922
David Aaron Harmon
1862–1945
Catherine "Kitty" Harmon
1866–1910
Ruth Harmon
1867–
Mary A Harmon
1871–1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 April 1848
Greene, Tennessee, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

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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

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)

  • Sparling Harmon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sparling B Harmon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sparling Harmon, "United States Census, 1860"

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