Martha Rosella Elizabeth Harmon

20 February 1882–5 April 1922 (Age 40)
Dryden, Josephine, Oregon, United States

The Life of Martha Rosella Elizabeth

When Martha Rosella Elizabeth Harmon was born on 20 February 1882, in Dryden, Josephine, Oregon Territory, United States, her father, George Luther Harmon, was 48 and her mother, Sarah Catharine Wiseman, was 38. She married Frederick Lawrence Sargent on 1 February 1905, in Dryden, Josephine, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Squaw Valley, Fresno, California, United States in 1910 and Lebam, Pacific, Washington, United States in 1920. She died on 5 April 1922, in Salem, Marion, Oregon Territory, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in City View Cemetery, Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Lawrence Sargent
Martha Rosella Elizabeth Harmon
Marriage: 1 February 1905
Mabel Rosella Sargent
Wilma Viola Sargent
Lawrence Taylor Sargent
Thelma Anita Sargent
Velma Armeda Sargent
Glenn Francis Sargent

Spouse and Children

1 February 1905
Dryden, Josephine, Oregon, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



    Becky Jane Harmon


    William Henry Harmon


    Sarah Angeline Harmon



    David Alza Harmon


+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 7

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 14

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.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosa Harmon in household of D E Bellus, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Roxie Sargent in household of Fred L Sargent, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rosie Sargent in household of Fred L Sargent, "United States Census, 1920"

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