George Washington Harmon

3 October 1859–7 October 1895 (Age 36)
Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of George Washington

When George Washington Harmon was born on 3 October 1859, in Iowa, United States, his father, Ammon Harmon, was 22 and his mother, Margaret Scott, was 18. He lived in Wayne Township, Monroe, Iowa, United States in 1885. He died on 7 October 1895, at the age of 36.

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Ammon Harmon
Margaret Scott
George Washington Harmon
Candis Harmon
Victoria Emezella Harmon
Mary Louise Harmon
Harriet Cordelia Harmon
Susan Margaret Harmon
Almeda Hulda Harmon
Ammon Alpheus Harmon
Ida Alizina Harmon
Alice Caroline Harmon
Marion Henry Harmon

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World Events (8)

Age 4
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House
Age 8
The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 11
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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 (3)

  • George Washington Harman in household of Joseph Mason, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • George Washington Harmon, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • George Washington Harmon - Pioneer Overland Travel

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