Ira Harmon

21 March 1781–19 August 1837 (Age 56)
Pawlet, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Ira

When Ira Harmon was born on 21 March 1781, in Pawlet, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, Ezekiel Harmon, was 28 and his mother, Lydia Harmon, was 27. He married Eudosia Sykes Kent on 3 September 1822, in Fair Haven, Rutland, Vermont, United States. He died on 19 August 1837, in Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 56.

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Ira Harmon
Eudosia Sykes Kent
Marriage: 3 September 1822

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3 September 1822
Fair Haven, Rutland, Vermont, United States

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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 2

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 10

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 19

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.

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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  • Ira Harmon, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Ira Harmon, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Ira Harmon, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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