Andrew J. “Andy” Harmon

Andrew J. “Andy” Harmon

Birth
Daviess County, Indiana, USA
Death 14 May 1923 (aged 79)
Olney, Richland County, Illinois, USA
Burial Claremont, Richland County, Illinois, USA
Plot Lot 105- Andrew John Harmon
Memorial ID 32558825 · View Source
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*A Tribute To Parents; Pearl & Violet Dunlap Harmon*

Andrew Harmon 79 years, died 14 May 1923 in Olney, IL., burial on 16 May 1923 in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. He was born 25 Dec 1843 in Indiana, son of Henry Harmon and Mary Bennett. Andrew Harmon husband of Ann Harmon, he was a Farmer living on East South Ave., Olney IL-Deaths and Stillbirths Index,1916-1947
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Andrew J."Andy" Harmon was born 25 Dec 1843 in Cass Township, Green County, IN., son of William Henry Harmon and Mary Sarilda Bennett.(Mother's middle name Sarilda is from daughter Sarah's Obituary. As far Andrew's middle name there is no proven doument. Since Wm & Mary had a son after Andrew and named him John, I question Andrew's middle name being John)

Andrew Harmon is 4 years old, census Oct 8 1850 in Cass Twp. Greene Co. IN., living with family; Henry Harmon 36 years born IN is a Farmer with wife Mary[Bennett] 26 years born IN., Keeping House with children; Anna 14 born IN, William 11 born IL, Wiley 9 born IL, Sarah 7 born IL, Daniel 6 born IL, Nancy 5 born IL and John 2 born IN.

On July 23 1860 census in Claremont Twp. Richland Co. IL., Andrew Harmon 13 years living with family. Henry Harmon 47 years is Farming with wife Mary[Bennett]38 keeping house and children, William 21, Sarah 19, Daniel 17, Nancy 15, John 12, Catherine 8, Henry 6, Eliza J 4 and D. Alexander 1 year old.
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Civil War--Co. F 5th Calvalry Regiment Illinois
15 Feb 1864- Private Andrew Harmon- Claremont, IL
Battles Fought: 06 Jul 1864- Jackson, Mississippi and 30 Sep 1864 in Port Gibson, Mississippi under Col. Embury D. Osband. On 27 Oct 1865 Mustered Out in Springfield, IL
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Personal Characteristics- when he enlisted in Civil War
Residence CLAREMONT, RICHLAND CO, IL
Age 18
Height 5' 8
Hair LIGHT
Eyes BLUE
Complexion LIGHT
Marital Status
Occupation FARMER
Nativity DAVIS CO, IN
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On March 21 1867 Andrew J. Harmon married Rebecca Ann Emery, daughter of Jesse Emery and Nancy Felts in Richland County, IL.

Andrew and Rebecca Harmon began their life with family in Jul 24 1870 census. PO: Bonpas Twp. Richland Co. IL., Andrew Harmon 21 years a Day Laborer with wife Rebecca A. [Emery]21 years is Keeping House and children Charles A 2 years and Alice 1 year old...Living next door are Rebecca's parents; Jesse and Nancy Emery's family.

On June 4 1880 census in Bonpas Twp. Richland Co. IL., Andrew Harmon 35 years a Farm Laborer with wife Rebecca[Emery]31 years and children; Charlie 12, Alice 10, Robert 7, Emma 5 and Jesse 1 year old...Living next door are Rebecca's parents; Jesse and Nancy Emery's family.

The 19 Jun 1900 census Bonpas Twp Richland Co. IL., Andrew Harmon 52 years is Farming with wife Rebecca[Emery]54 years, been married 33 years having 7 children with 5 living; Julia 19 years...Living next door is daughter Frances E[Harmon]and Jason Runyon's family.
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Around 1906-1908 Family Reunion of Andrew & Rebecca families. The picture was taken on the side of Log Cabin house in Bonpas Township.
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On 20 Apr 1910 Bonpas Twp. Richland Co. IL. census, Andrew Harmon 64 years is General Farmer with wife Rebecca A[Emery]62 years, having been married 43 years having 7 children with 5 living is Keeping House.

The 17 Jan 1920 in Bonpas Twp. Richland Co. IL. census, Andrew Harmon 74 years a Farmer with wife Rebecca A 70 years is Keeping House.
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My mother Violet Ellen Dunlap Harmon memories of Andrew and Rebecca Emery.(She was married to Pearl"Shorty" Harmon Andrew's Grandson)

Andrew J Harmon & Rebecca Ann Emery lived Bonpas twp, moved west of Troy School and then East South Ave in Olney, where they both were living when they passed away. Violet Harmon, my Mother told of Rebecca sweeping dirt floor with a branch from a tree. When they were living in Olney, her Grandma Mary Ellen (Andrew's sister) would take her over to visit, she told of Andrew tending to his cow in the backyard.
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Death of Andrew J Harmon May 14 1923 at East South Ave., Olney, Richland County, IL., with Burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Claremont Twp. Richland County, IL
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Andrew J Harmon and Rebecca Ann Emery Family;
Bur: Mt Pleasant Cem-Lot 105 the only marker for family is the Civil War Tombstone for Andrew J Harmon.

Andrew and Rebecca Harmon 7 known Children;
1. Charles Andrew Harmon-Ada Lucinda Barlett
Bur: Mt Pleasant Cem-Lot 54N
2. Mary Alice Harmon-John W Grubb
Bur: Mt Pleasant Cem-Lot 53N
3. Robert Lee Harmon-Nancy Olive Barlett
Bur: Mt Pleasant Cem-Lot 43N
4. No Name Child Harmon:1872-1873
Bur: Mt Pleasant Cem-Lot 105
5. Frances Emmaline Harmon-Jason Runyon-William Plumlee
Bur: Haven Hill Cem-Olney
6. Jesse Harmon:1879-1882
Bur: Mt Pleasant Cem-Lot 105
7. Mary Julia Harmon-Charles Adam Totten
Bur: Shields Cem-Noble twp.

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  • Maintained by: Ann Harmon Govers
  • Originally Created by: Wayne Runyan
  • Added: 1 Jan 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 32558825
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew J. “Andy” Harmon (25 Dec 1843–14 May 1923), Find a Grave Memorial no. 32558825, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Claremont, Richland County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Ann Harmon Govers (contributor 47390317) .