Chloe Audrey Harmon

24 November 1893–15 August 1953 (Age 59)
Adams Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States

The Life of Chloe Audrey

When Chloe Audrey Harmon was born on 24 November 1893, in Adams Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States, her father, Edward Franklin Harmon, was 20 and her mother, Lida Wert, was 18. She married Grover Franklin Purk on 25 January 1911, in Champaign, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Johnson Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 August 1953, in Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Rosedale Cemetery, Carysville, Adams Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Grover Franklin Purk
1893–1955
Chloe Audrey Harmon
1893–1953
Marriage: 25 January 1911
Helen Marie Purk
1911–1911
Robert Harold Purk
1912–1941
Marvin Purk
1916–
Kenneth Roy Purk
1918–1992
Virgil Augustus Purk
1920–2003

Spouse and Children

    Grover Franklin Purk

    Male1893–1955Male

    Female1893–1953Female

MARRIAGE
25 January 1911
Champaign, Ohio, United States
children

(5)

    Helen Marie Purk

    Female1911–1911Female

    Robert Harold Purk

    Male1912–1941Male

    Marvin Purk

    Male1916–Male

    Kenneth Roy Purk

    Male1918–1992Male

    Virgil Augustus Purk

    Male1920–2003Male

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Franklin Harmon

    Male1873–1925Male

    Lida Wert

    Female1875–1909Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1892–1944Male

    Female1893–1953Female

    Harmon

    Female1895–Female

    Hazelle Harmon

    Female1896–1942Female

    Lucile Harmon

    Female1900–1935Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 16

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Chloe Purk in household of Frank Purk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chloe Purk in household of Frank Purk, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Chloe A Purk in household of Grover F Purk, "United States Census, 1920"

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