Melvin Myron Harmon

11 April 1861–12 April 1938 (Age 77)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Melvin Myron

When Melvin Myron Harmon was born on 11 April 1861, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Levi Nehemiah Harmon, was 31 and his mother, Eunice Chidester, was 28. He married Alice Cannon Woodbury on 27 May 1891, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 12 April 1938, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Myron Harmon
Alice Cannon Woodbury
Marriage: 27 May 1891
Melvin Myron Harmon Jr
Irvin Woodbury Harmon
Frank Nelson Harmon
Alice Harmon
Emily Harmon
Vera Harmon
Verna Harmon
George Willard Harmon
Elmer Woodbury Harmon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 May 1891St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1876 · St. George Tabernacle
    Age 15
    In 1876, the St. George Tabernacle was built. It was originally used for hosting church services and court hearings. Now it is used mainly for public events.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 21
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    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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    Story Highlight

    St George Union 1896-08-29, Local News

    Melvin Harmon and his amiable wife and two children, arrived in St. George on the 23rd, after an absence of 3 years and 4 months, on a mission to the Sandwich Islands. He and family are well and are …

    Sources (64)

    • Melvin M Harmon in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Melvin Myron Harmon, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Melvin M Harmon in entry for Phillip Foremaster and Emily Harmon, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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