Martha Harmon

Female1816–1860

Brief Life History of Martha

Martha Harmon was born in 1816, in Gibson, Indiana, United States as the daughter of George Harmon. She married Thomas Waters on 20 December 1834, in Gibson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Montgomery Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. She died in Gibson, Indiana, United States, and was buried in Johnson Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Martha? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Thomas Waters
1810–1876
Martha Harmon
1816–1860
Marriage: 20 December 1834
George Riley Waters
1836–
James Lewis Waters
1839–1914
Meredith Waters
1842–
Jesse W. Waters
1843–1901
Nancy Waters
1847–1909
Rachel Waters
1847–
John Waters
1850–
Franklin P Waters
1852–
Daniel Richard Waters
1853–1925
Mary J. Waters
1856–

Sources (7)

  • Patsy Waters in household of Thomas Waters, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Marthar Harmon, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Martha Harmon, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1834Gibson, Indiana, United States
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1816

    Age 0

    Indiana is the 19th state.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 3

    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. 

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 14

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the Anglo-Norman French and Middle English personal name Herman, adopted from ancient Germanic Hariman, Her(e)man, composed of elements meaning ‘army’ + ‘man’.

    Irish: variant of Hargadon .

    Americanized form of German Harmann or Hermann . Compare Harman .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.