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Cornelia Caroline (Becker) Harmon (1858 - 1942)

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Cornelia Caroline [uncertain] Harmon formerly Becker
Born in Platteville, Grant County, Wisconsin, USAmap
Wife of — married 25 Jan 1880 in Sullivan County, Missouri, USAmap
[children unknown]
Died in Browning, Linn County, Missouri, USAmap
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Biography

Cornelia Caroline Becker was born February 8, 1858 in Platteville, Grant County, Wisconsin. She was the daughter of Hiram Becker & Evaline Traber.

In June, 1860, Cornelia Caroline Becker was living with her family in Platteville, Grant County, Wisconsin. Her father's personal estate was valued at $500.00 ($14,085.32). Enumerated in the household were:

Hiram Becker registered for the draft on July 1, 1863 in Platteville, Grant County, Wisconsin. On January 31, 1865, he enlisted in Company K, Wisconsin 47th Infantry Regiment. He mustered out on September 4, 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee.

Hiram Becker and family moved to Sullivan County, Missouri in 1867.

In June, 1870, Cornelia Caroline Becker was living with her family in Morris Township in Sullivan County, Missouri. Her father's real estate was valued at $1,200.00 ($21,597.49); his personal estate was valued at $600.00 ($10,798.75). Enumerated in the household were:

Cornelia Caroline Becker married Jacob B. Harmon on January 25, 1880 in Sullivan County, Missouri. He was the son of Alexander Harmon and Margaret Tharp.

In June, 1880, Cornelia Caroline Becker & Jacob B. Harmon were farming in Pleasant Hill Township in Sullivan County, Missouri. Enumerated in the household were:

In June, 1910, Cornelia Caroline Becker & Jacob B. Harmon & were farming in Benton, Linn County, Missouri. He was employed as a bank cashier. They can both read and write. They owned their farm free of mortgage. They had been married for 20 years, with no children. Enumerated in the household were:

In 1920, Cornelia Caroline Becker & Jacob B. Harmon were farming in Benton, Linn County, Missouri. He was employed as a baker. Enumerated in the household were:

  • Jacob B. Harmon (63)
  • Cornelia Caroline Becker (51)
  • Norris W. Philliips (22) - Friend, employed as assistant cashier at bank

In April, 1930, Cornelia Caroline Becker & Jacob B. Harmon were farming in Browning, Linn County, Missouri. They ran a stock farm. Enumerated in the household were:

  • Jacob B. Harmon (63)
  • Cornelia Caroline Becker (51)
  • Norris W. Philliips (32) - Roomer, employed as assistant cashier at bank

In April, 1940, Cornelia Caroline Becker & Jacob B. Harmon were farming in Browning, Linn County, Missouri. Their home was valued at $3,000.00. Enumerated in the household were:

Jacob B. Harmon died on December 5, 1940 in Browning, Linn County, Missouri. He was 83 years old. He was buried in Knifong Cemetery in Sullivan County, Missouri.

Cornelia Caroline Becker died on December 8, 1942 in Browning, Linn County, Missouri. She was 84 years old. She was buried with her husband Jacob B. Harmon in Knifong Cemetery in Sullivan County, Missouri.

Sources

  • Birth
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial # 69049153 (see link below)
    • Missouri Standard Death Certificate (see link below)
  • Marriage
    • Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
  • Residence
    • 1870 United States Federal Census (Morris, Sullivan County, MO)
    • 1880 United States Federal Census (Pleasant Hill, Sullivan County, MO)
    • 1900 United States Federal Census (Benton, Linn County, MO)
    • 1910 United States Federal Census (Benton, Linn County, MO)
    • 1920 United States Federal Census (Benton, Linn County, MO)
    • 1930 United States Federal Census (Benton, Linn County, MO)
    • 1940 United States Federal Census (Browning, Linn County, MO)
  • Death & Burial


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