Abigail Harmon

1785–1842 (Age 57)
Rupert, Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Harmon was born on 30 April 1785, in Rupert, Bennington, Vermont, United States, her father, Selah Harmon, was 31 and her mother, Rhoda Dewey, was 37. She married Preserved Westcott on 11 April 1799, in Middletown Springs, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 16 May 1842, in Ellisburg, Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 57.

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Abigail Harmon
Preserved Westcott
Marriage: 11 April 1799
Sarah Westcott
Selah Westcott
Rhoda Westcott
Asa Westcott
Ezekiel Westcott
William Westcott
Polly Westcott
Phebe Westcott

Spouse & Children

11 April 1799
Middletown Springs, Rutland, Vermont, United States


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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

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.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 6

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.

Age 18

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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)

  • Abigail Harman, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Abigail Harman, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Abigail Harmon, "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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