Jared Lawrence Harter

Brief Life History of Jared Lawrence

When Jared Lawrence Harter was born on 26 June 1818, in Ilion, German Flatts, Herkimer, New York, United States, his father, Heinrich Harter, was 26 and his mother, Sophronia Hyde, was 18. He married Cynthia Emma Paddock on 1 June 1843. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Richmond Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 11 January 1905, in New Richmond, Richmond Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in New Richmond Cemetery, New Richmond, Richmond Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jared Lawrence Harter
Cynthia Emma Paddock
Marriage: 1 June 1843
Henry Loveland Harter
Darwin R. Harter
Vera A. Harter
John P. Harter
Solomon Edward Harter
Delphos O. Harter
Lucy Martha Harter
Gilbert Jared Harter

Sources (9)

  • Jared Harter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jared L. Harter, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Jared Harter in entry for Gilbert Harter and Anna Christianson Larson, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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Oldest grave seen in the memorials list


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Name Meaning

German (also Härter): variant of Harder .

South German and Tyrolean: habitational name for someone from Hart in Austria.

English (Lancashire and Cheshire): nickname from Middle English herter ‘one who encourages, consoles, or inspires’ (from herten ‘to encourage, etc.’).

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

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