When Luther Ratcliff Harnden was born on 25 August 1901, in Water Valley Township, Randolph, Arkansas, United States, his father, George Stevens Harnden Sr, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Adaline McMullin, was 22. He married Alma Lorene Tyler on 3 June 1923, in Randolph, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Demun Township, Randolph, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Randolph, Arkansas, United States in 1935. He died on 19 November 1977, in Doraville, DeKalb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 76.
English: habitational name from Heronden in Tenterden (Kent). The placename may derive from an Old English personal name Hȳra + Old English connective -ing- + denn ‘pasture’.