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Elnora (Becker) Harmon (1856 - 1926)

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Elnora (Nora) Harmon formerly Becker
Born in Platteville, Grant County, Wisconsin, USAmap
Wife of — married 29 Dec 1878 in Sullivan County, Missouri, USAmap
[children unknown]
Died in Browning, Linn County, Missouri, USAmap
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Biography

Elnora "Nora" Becker was born February 7, 1856 in Platteville, Grant County, Wisconsin. She was the daughter of Hiram Becker & Evaline Traber.

In June, 1860, Elnora "Nora" 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, Elnora "Nora" 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:

Elnora "Nora" Becker married John Ivan Harmon on December 29,1878 in Sullivan County, Missouri. He was the son of Alexander Harmon and Margaret Tharp.

In June, 1880, Elnora "Nora" Becker & John Ivan Harmon were living in Pleasant Hill Township in Sullivan County, Missouri. They had no children.

In June, 1900, Elnora "Nora" Becker & John Ivan Harmon were living in Benton, Linn County, Missouri. They had been married for 21 years. He was a bank president. They could both read and write. They owned their farm free of a mortgage. Enumerated in the household were:

  • John Ivan Harmon (46)
  • Elnora "Nora" Becker (44)
  • Ada Ophelia Harmon (18)
  • Roy Ennis Harmon (12)

Their son, Roy Ennis Harmon, died on July 11, 1902, at age 14.

In April, 1910, Elnora "Nora" Becker & John Ivan Harmon were living on a stock farm, owned without a mortgage, in Benton, Linn County, Missouri. She had given birth to 3 children, only 1 of whom survived to adulthood. They had been married for 31 years. Enumerated in the household were:

In 1920, Elnora "Nora" Becker & John Ivan Harmon were retired, living in a house in Benton, Linn County, Missouri. Enumerated in the household were:

Elnora "Nora" Becker died on April 11, 1926 in Browning, Linn County, Missouri. She was 70 years old. The cause of death was a cerebral hemorrhage. She was buried in Knifong Cemetery in Sullivan County, Missouri.

Sources

  • Birth
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial # 31816849 (see link below)
  • Marriage
    • Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
  • Residence
    • 1860 United States Federal Census (Plattesville, Grant County, WI)
    • 1870 United States Federal Census (Morris Township, Sullivan County, MO)
    • 1880 United States Federal Census (Pleasant Hill Township, 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)
  • Death & Burial


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