Luther Dewey Harmon

1800–1860 (Age 60)
Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Luther Dewey

When Luther Dewey Harmon was born on 3 April 1800, in Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States, his father, Luther Harmon, was 30 and his mother, Betsey French, was 24. He married Debora Fellows in February 1832, in Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 20 July 1860, in Westfield, Westfield, Chautauqua, New York, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Westfield, Westfield, Chautauqua, New York, United States.

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Luther Dewey Harmon
Debora Fellows
Marriage: February 1832
Luther Harmon
Eliza Litch Harmon
Martin Harmon
Drusilla Harmon
Caroline Amanda Harmon

Spouse & Children

February 1832
Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, United States


  • Luther Harmon


  • Eliza Litch Harmon


  • Martin Harmon


  • Drusilla Harmon


  • Caroline Amanda Harmon


Parents & Siblings



World Events (7)


Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 3

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Luther D Harmon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Luther D Harmon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Luther D Harmon, "New York State Census, 1855"

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