Elisha Harmon

23 July 1804–19 January 1864 (Age 59)
Eaton, Madison, New York, United States

The Life of Elisha

When Elisha Harmon was born on 23 July 1804, in Eaton, Madison, New York, United States, his father, Rawson Harmon, was 40 and his mother, Lydia Flint Murdock, was 35. He married Ruth Hayward Rogers on 27 April 1836. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Wheatland, Monroe, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 January 1864, in Painesville, Lake, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Harmon
Ruth Hayward Rogers
Marriage: 27 April 1836
Frances E Harmon
Milford H P Harmon
Emma Cornelia Harmon
Carlton Rogers Harmon
Helen Harmon
Homer Harman
Milton Harmon

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27 April 1836


+3 More Children

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 6

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 16

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elisha Harmon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elisha Harmon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elisha Harmon, "New York State Census, 1855"

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