Eliza Ann Harmon

7 March 1807–8 August 1893 (Age 86)
Redfield, Redfield, Oswego, New York, United States

The Life of Eliza Ann

When Eliza Ann Harmon was born on 7 March 1807, in Redfield, Redfield, Oswego, New York, United States, her father, David Harmon, was 35 and her mother, Adelia Overton, was 24. She married Ira Pearson on 14 October 1824, in Henderson, Jefferson, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Henderson, Jefferson, New York, United States for about 10 years and Downers Grove, DuPage, Illinois, United States for about 8 years. She died on 8 August 1893, in Salem Township, Allen, Kansas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Salem Cemetery, La Harpe, Allen, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Pearson
Eliza Ann Harmon
Marriage: 14 October 1824
Charles Edwin Pearson
Ann Adelia Pearson
Leonard Bloomfield Pearson
Emily Pearson
Horatio Chauncey Pearson
Alfred Ruben Pearson
Albert Johnithan Pearson

Spouse and Children

14 October 1824
Henderson, Jefferson, New York, United States



    Ann Adelia Pearson


    Leonard Bloomfield Pearson


    Emily Pearson


    Horatio Chauncey Pearson


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 11

Illinois is the 21st state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

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.

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)

  • Eliza A Persons in household of Ira Persons, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eliza Persons in household of Ira Persons, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eliza Pearsons in household of N K Whitney, "United States Census, 1880"

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