Lewis Harman

1 October 1794–5 June 1840 (Age 45)
Frederick, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis

When Lewis Harman was born on 1 October 1794, in Frederick, Virginia, United States, his father, Michael Herrmann, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Friedly, was 33. He married Sarah Jane Garber on 17 July 1821, in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 5 June 1840, in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Trinity Episcopal Churchyard, Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States.

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Lewis Harman
Sarah Jane Garber
Marriage: 17 July 1821
Col. Michael Garber Harman
Maj. John Alexander Harman
Margaret Elizabeth Harman
Col. William Henry Harman
Anne C. Harman
Col. Asher Waterman Harman
Thomas Lewis Harman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 July 1821Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 6
    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.
    Age 9
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    Age 14
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly southeast), Dutch, and Czech: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements heri, hari ‘army’ + man ‘man’ (see Hermann ). In England this name was introduced by the Normans.Irish: variant of Hargadon .Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): 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 (5)

    • Lewis Harman in entry for Thomas S. Harman, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
    • Lewis Harman in entry for Sarah A. Harman, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"
    • Lewis Harman, "Virginia, Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007"

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