Harriet Leming

1806–March 1877 (Age 71)
Jackson Township, Ocean, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Leming was born in 1806, in Jackson Township, Ocean, New Jersey, United States, her father, Enoch Leming, was 24 and her mother, Jemima "Emma" Groom, was 23. She married Aaron Burke in 1831, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in New Jersey, United States in 1870. She died in March 1877, in Jackson Township, Ocean, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Burke
1809–1878
Harriet Leming
1806–1877
Marriage: 1831
William Thomas Burke
1832–1909
Eliza Burk
1835–
John Burk
1838–1909
Charles Burk
1850–
Charles Henry BURKE
1836–1909
Sarah Burk
1840–
Sarah Burke
1841–1918
Voight Enoch Burke
1843–1918
Annie Burke
1845–1870
Charles Anderson Burk
1866–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1831
New Jersey, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Enoch Leming

    Male1782–1857Male

    Jemima "Emma" Groom

    Female1783–1857Female

siblings

(6)

    Female1806–1877Female

    Thomas T. Leming

    Male1812–Male

    Elias Lemon

    Male1814–1908Male

    Alice Leming

    Female1818–Female

    George W. Leming

    Male1820–1879Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1820

Age 14

On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 19

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Leeming .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harriet Burk in household of Aaron Burk, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Harriet Burke in household of Aaron Burke, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Harriet in entry for Enock Buck and Kate Lane, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"

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