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14. William HARMON4,17 was born on 7 April 1814 in Marion County, Indiana.4 He died on 27 July 1883 at the age of 69 in La Porte City, Blackhawk County, Iowa.4

William m. (1) Hannah Townshend on 14 Apr 1833 in Boone Co IN. (2) Mrs. Elizabeth Rice 6 Jul 1865, Black Hawk Co Iowa. The family was in Carroll Co IL in 1850; then moved to Black Hawk Co Iowa before the birth of Albert circa 1858.

1850 Census. Carroll, IL. Hh 7
Wm N Harmon, age 39. Hannah J. 33. both born in IN
Children born in Indiana: Mary J. 14. Jas. 13. Wm. 12. Nancy A. age 9
Born in Illinois: Richard E., 7.
Born in Iowa: Martha A., 5.
Born in Illinois: Chas. A., 3. Milton, 2. and David M. age 2 months.


1860 Census. Black Hawk, Iowa, Hh 24
Wm Harmon, age 47. Hannah, age 45. Both born in Indiana
Wm, 21. Nancy, 18. Born Indiana
Children born in Illinois: Richard 16, Martha 14, Charles H. 12, Hiram, 10. David, 8. George 7. Sarah 6. Hannah 5.
Albert, age 2, born in Iowa.

1870 Census. Black Hawk, Iowa. Hh 107
Wm, age 57. Elizth. age 40
George 17. Albert 12.
Jackson Rice, 15. Anna Rice 13. Nancy Rice age 11.

1880 Census. LaPorte, Black Hawk, Iowa: William, age 66, b. Ohio. Wife Elizabeth, 55 b. OH; Children: Horace Rice age 21, Ann age 20, Mary age 19.

William and Hannah are buried Sawyer Cemetery, La Porte City, Black Hawk, Iowa. She died 22 Apr 1865.
Their daughter Nancy, b. 7 Jul 1842, d. 14 Apr 1886, married Henry Stephens and they are also buried here.
There are number of other graves that may be children of William and Hannah.


William HARMON and Hannah TOWNSHEND were married on 14 April 1833 in Boone County, Indiana. Hannah TOWNSHEND was born on 10 November 1816 in Indiana. She died on 22 April 1865 at the age of 48 in Black Hawk County, Iowa.

William HARMON and Hannah TOWNSHEND had the following children:

87

i.

Mary Jane HARMON was born in 1836 in Indiana.

88

ii.

James HARMON was born in 1837 in Indiana.

89

iii.

William Nelson HARMON was born in 1839 in Indiana.

90

iv.

Nancy Ann HARMON was born in 1841 in Indiana.

91

v.

Richard E. HARMON was born in 1844 in Illinois.

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vi.

Martha A. HARMON.

93

vii.

Charles H. HARMON was born in 1846 in Illinois.

94

viii.

Hiram Milton HARMON was born in 1848 in Illinois.

95

ix.

David M. HARMON was born in 1850 in Illinois.

96

x.

George W HARMON was born in 1852 in Illinois.

97

xi.

Sarah E. HARMON was born in 1854 in Illinois.

98

xii.

Hannah F. HARMON was born in 1855 in Illinois.

99

xiii.

Albert HARMON was born in 1857 in Iowa.

William HARMON and Elizabeth RICE were married on 6 July 1865 in Black Hawk County, Iowa. Elizabeth RICE was born in 1821 in Ohio.

Elizabeth Rice brought several of her children by her former marriage to the union with William Harmon. Online databases cite one child by Elizabeth - a baby girl named Elizabeth who died at birth or soon after.