Henry Harriman

Male9 June 1804–17 May 1891

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Harriman was born on 9 June 1804, in Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Enoch Harriman Jr., was 29 and his mother, Sarah Brocklebank, was 29. He married Clarissa Boynton on 26 April 1827, in Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1858 and lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Washington, Washington, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 17 May 1891, in Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Huntington City Cemetery, Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Harriman
Eliza Elizabeth Jones
Marriage: 16 January 1846
Clarissa Jane Harriman
Henry Harrison Harriman
Benjamin Jones Harriman
Emily Elizabeth Harriman
Mary E. Harriman
Olive Alice Hale Harriman
Lydia Ellen Harriman
Eliza Ann Harriman
Hyrum Smith Harriman

Sources (42)

  • Henry Harriman in entry for Benjamin Harriman, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Henry Harmon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry Harriman, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 January 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    Age 21

    Historical Boundaries: 1825: Hancock, Illinois, United States


    Age 23

    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from the personal name Harry, a Middle English form of Henry, + Middle English man ‘manservant’, i.e. ‘servant of Henry’. Compare Harry and Mann .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight

    Henry Harriman 1804 – 1891, by Brenda Nelson Anderson

    Edition One: Copyright January 2000, Mansfield, Ohio Written and Edited by Brenda Nelson Anderson Edition Two: Copyright June 2003, Nampa, Idaho (Features Collaborator’s Notes added by Debra Nelson …

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