Martha Harmon


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.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Waters
Martha Harmon
Marriage: 20 December 1834
George Riley Waters
James Lewis Waters
Meredith Waters
Jesse W. Waters
Nancy Waters
Rachel Waters
John Waters
Franklin P Waters
Daniel Richard Waters
Mary J. Waters

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)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    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.

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