Polly Harmon

1790–1855 (Age 65)
Rupert, Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Polly

When Polly Harmon was born on 13 October 1790, in Rupert, Bennington, Vermont, United States, her father, Selah Harmon, was 36 and her mother, Rhoda Dewey, was 42. She married Nathan Carr about 1817, in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Elk Creek Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died on 28 December 1855, in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Platea Cemetery, Platea, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Polly Harmon
1790–1855
Nathan Carr
1786–1833
Marriage: about 1817
Lydia Louise Carr
1815–
Calvin Carr
1817–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1817
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(2)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (7)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 1

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1808

Age 18

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (mainly County Louth): generally of English origin (see 1); but sometimes also used as a variant of Harman or Hardiman , i.e. an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArgadáin ( see Hargadon ).2 English: variant spelling of Harman 1.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Polly Sawdey in household of John Sawdey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Polly Harmon Sawdey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • The Harmon Genealogy

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