Daniel Harmon, miller, Canal Fulton; is a son of Frederick and Lucinda Harman, both natives of Holland and emigrants to America in 1836, settling in Lawrence Township. Frederick Harman is by trade a blacksmith, which vocation he followed a great many years in the township; they are now living in retirement in Lawrence Township. Daniel is the third child of a family of six children. He enlisted, in 1861, in Company G, 1st Battalion, 18th United States Regular Infantry, and remained in service for five years, participating in sixteen of the engagements of the late war, and at its close was sent to Dakota Territory. While there, the massacre of Fort Phil Kearney occurred, and he was in three engagements with the Indians; after serving on the border eighteen months, he was discharged, at Fort Reno, and returned home, walking 800 miles over the plains to reach transportation. Upon his return to Lawrence Township, he engaged at farming for three years, and then worked at mining about five years; in 1876, he purchased an interest in the milling business in the township, and was associated with another gentleman for eighteen months; in 1879, he formed a partnership with Frank Fisher, and they still continue to do business together, under the firm name of Harman & Fisher; their work is principally custom trade; he served as Constable five years, and is a member of I.O.O.F. Lodge of Fulton; he was married, in 1872, to Miss Lavina Buchtel, of Summit County; they have three children living -- Alta L., Esther B. and Percy.
Source: History of Stark County - Lawrence Township
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