Harriet Knight Larned

10 May 1828–6 July 1864 (Age 36)
Dudley, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Harriet Knight

When Harriet Knight Larned was born on 10 May 1828, in Dudley, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Col. Morris Larned, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Eaton, was 38. She married Hezikiah H. Conant in November 1859. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 6 July 1864, in Dudley, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 36.

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Hezikiah H. Conant
Harriet Knight Larned
Marriage: November 1859
Samuel Morris Conant
Edith Adina Conant

Spouse and Children

November 1859




    Samuel Morris Conant



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World Events (5)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

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.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 18

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Variant of Learned , which is itself a variant of Leonard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harriet Larned in household of Morris Larned, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Harriet Larned in household of Morris Larned, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Harriet Knight Conaut in entry for Edith C Thornton, "Rhode Island, Providence County, Providence, Swan Point Cemetery Records, ca.1846-ca.1950"

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