Uriah Harmon

1758–1838 (Age 79)
New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Uriah

When Uriah Harmon was born on 22 November 1758, in New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Asa Harmon, was 31 and his mother, Miriam King, was 29. He died on 8 January 1838, in his hometown, at the age of 79, and was buried in New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Asa Harmon
Miriam King
Asa Harmon
Isaac Harmon
Jehiel Harmon
Uriah Harmon
Ruth Harmon
Elisha Harmon
Miriam Harmon

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Age 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 18

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 23

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up 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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Uriah Harmon, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Uriah Harmon, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • The Harmon Genealogy

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