Ruth Harmon

1763–1842 (Age 79)
New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Harmon was born on 6 March 1763, in New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Asa Harmon, was 36 and her mother, Miriam King, was 33. She married John Harmon on 13 March 1783. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 3 October 1842, in Austerlitz, Columbia, New York, United States, at the age of 79.

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Ruth Harmon
John Harmon
Marriage: 13 March 1783
Abiram Harmon
Enos Harmon
Ruth Harmon
Silence Harmon
Silence Harmon
John Harmon, Jr.
Caroline Harmon
Corodon Harmon
Elisha Harmon
Climena Harmon

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13 March 1783


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World Events (8)


Age 13

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 13

New York is the 11th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 23

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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.

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