Rebecca Harman

20 June 1798–5 April 1864 (Age 65)
Valle Crucis, Watauga, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Harman was born on 20 June 1798, in Valle Crucis, Watauga, North Carolina, United States, her father, Cutliff Harman, was 51 and her mother, Susannah "Susan" Pfautz, was 43. She married Francis Adams on 17 September 1815, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Christian, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Taylorville, Christian, Illinois, United States in 1860. She died on 5 April 1864, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Adams
1797–1846
Rebecca Harman
1798–1864
Marriage: 17 September 1815
Leeason Adams
1816–1893
John Quincy Adams
1819–1850
Irven Adams
1819–1879
Sidney E Adams
1821–
Nancy Adams
1824–1907
Marston Galvin Adams
1830–1860
Napoleon Bonaparte Adams
1832–1910
Isaac Newton Adams Sr.
1835–1864
Mary Jane Adams
1837–1917
Elmina Adams
1840–1924
Elizabeth Adams
1842–1861

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 September 1815
Ashe, North Carolina, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 1

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1816

Age 18

Indiana is the 19th state.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly southeast), French, German (Harmann) and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements heri, hari ‘army’ + man ‘man’ ( see Hermann ). In England this name was introduced by the Normans.2 Irish: generally of English origin (see 1); but sometimes also used as a variant of Hardiman , an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArgadáin ( see Hargadon ).3 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; perhaps a nickname for someone with a copious or noticeable head of hair ( see Haar ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Adams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca Harmon in entry for Elmira Adams Archer, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Rebecca Harmon in entry for Mary Jane Hufford, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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