Margaret (Tharp) Harmon

Margaret (Tharp) Harmon (1829 - 1904)

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Margaret Harmon formerly Tharp
Born in Boyle County, Kentucky, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 8 Oct 1846 in Sullivan County, Missouri, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Sullivan County, Missouri, USAmap
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Biography

Margaret Tharp was born in 1829 in Boyle County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of John Allen Tharp & Nancy Chinesa Elliott.

Margaret Tharp married Alexander C. Harmon married on October 8, 1846 in Sullivan County, Missouri. He was the son of Jacob Harmon and Elizabeth Pipes.

In September, 1850, Alexander C. Harmon & Margaret Tharp were farming in Pleasant Hill Township, Sullivan County, Missouri. They had one child:

  • Mary Josephine Harmon (1829-1904)

In October, 1856, Alexander C. Harmon purchased 40 acres of land in Sullivan County, Missouri.

In July, 1857, Alexander C. Harmon purchased 40 more acres of land in Sullivan County, Missouri.

In August, 1860, Alexander C. Harmon & Margaret Tharp were farming in Sullivan County, Missouri. The land owned was valued at $1,400.00. Alexander C. Harmon's personal estate was valued at $1,823.00. They had 3 more children:

  • Nancy E. Harmon (1850-1862)
  • John Ivan Harmon (1854-1935)
  • Jacob B. Harmon (1857-1940)

In July, 1870, Alexander C. Harmon & Margaret Tharp were farming in Pleasant Hill Township, Sullivan County, Missouri. The land was valued at $2,000.00. The personal estate was valued at $2,805.00. Their eldest daughter, Mary Joseph Harmon married Charles Martin Harris in 1866. Their daughter Nancy Harmon died in 1862 at age 11. Their sons were living at home.

In June, 1880, Alexander C. Harmon & Margaret Tharp were farming in Pleasant Hill Township, Sullivan County, Missouri. Their son John Ivan Harmon had married Nora Becker in 1878. Their youngest son, Jacob Harmon had married Cornelia Becker, the sister of Nora, in January, 1880.

In June, 1900, Alexander C. Harmon & Margaret Tharp were living in a house, without mortgage, in Benton Township, Linn County, Missouri.

Alexander C. Harmon died on October 13, 1901 in Sullivan County, Missouri. He was 74 years old. He was buried in Knifong Cemetery, Sullivan County, Missouri,

Margaret Tharp died on August 18, 1904 in Sullivan County, Missouri. She was 75 years old. She was buried with her husband in Knifong Cemetery, Sullivan County, Missouri,

Sources

  • Birth
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial # 79160275 (see link below)
  • Marriage
    • Missouri, Compiled Marriages, 1754-1850
  • Residence
    • 1850 United States Federal Census (Pleasant Hill, Sullivan County, MO)
    • 1860 United States Federal Census (Pleasant Hill, Sullivan County, MO)
    • 1870 United States Federal Census (Pleasant Hill, Sullivan County, MO)
    • 1880 United States Federal Census (Pleasant Hill, Sullivan County, MO)
    • 1900 United States Federal Census (Linneus, Linn County, MO)
  • Death & Burial


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