Oliver Norton Harmon

18 October 1826–12 July 1901 (Age 74)
Elk Creek Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Oliver Norton

When Oliver Norton Harmon was born on 18 October 1826, in Elk Creek Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Oliver Norton Harmon, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Harmon, was 39. He married Sarah Jane Rodeback on 18 October 1859, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Hoytsville, Summit, Utah, United States in 1880 and Willow Creek, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1846. His occupation is listed as farmer in Idaho, United States. He died on 12 July 1901, in Milo, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Milo, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Norton Harmon
Sarah Jane Rodeback
Marriage: 18 October 1859
Sarah Jane Harmon
Oliver Charles Harmon
Myron Harmon
Josephine Harmon
Melvin Harmon
Mary Ellen Harmon
Sylvester Freeman Harmon
Elmira Harmon
Emily Lucinda Harmon
Lorenzo Barnes Harmon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 October 1859Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1832 · Black Hawk War
    Age 6
    The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the "British Band", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis.
    Age 20
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Sources (75)

    • Oliver N Harman, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Oliver Harmon in entry for Sylvester Freeman Harmon and Nannie Molena Stroud, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Oliver M Harmon in entry for Sylvester Freeman Harmon, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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