Eli Harmon

1756–1810 (Age 53)
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Eli

When Eli Harmon was born on 11 February 1756, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Eli Harmon, was 24 and his mother, Anna Southwell (Harmon), was 21. He married Joanna Spaulding on 17 December 1779, in New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died about 1810, in Fabius, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 54.

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Eli Harmon
Joanna Spaulding
Marriage: 17 December 1779
Sarah Harmon
Alexander Harmon
Clarissa Harmon
Horace Harmon
Eli Harmon
Isaac Harmon

Spouse & Children

17 December 1779
New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 20

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 20

New York is the 11th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 30

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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)

  • Eli, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • The Harmon Genealogy
  • Eli Harmor, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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