45. Documentation for Elizabeth Farnsworth
(20 May 1805 to 31 Mar 1855)
mother of Isaiah Harmeson
(13 May 1825 to 09 Dec 1887)



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Elizabeth Farnsworth was born May 20, 1805, in Hampshire, Virginia.
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She was the daughter of Robert Aram Farnsworth and Mary Kirkbride, who were married February 4, 1796, in Hampshire, Virginia (now West Virginia).(2)

Elizabeth Farnsworth married Willaim Harmison on August 17, 1824, in Belmont County, York Township, Ohio.
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William and Elizabeth (Farnsworth) Harmeson were the parents of twelve children:

1) John Harmeson was born April 8, 1827, in Saint Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio. He married Matilda Perkins on June 8, 1848. He died July 30, 1910, in St. Joseph, Champaign County, Illinois.

2)
Thomas Harmeson was born April 10, 1829, in Marion, Ohio. He married Sarah Ann Perkins. He died March 20, 1911, in Homer, Champaign County, Illinois.

3)
Robert Harmeson was born March 8, 1831, in Marion, Ohio. He married Annie Ray. She was born December 10, 1837, and died April 12, 1912. Robert died in Healdsburg, California, on October 17, 1909.

4)
William Harmeson was born April 12, 1833, in Madison County, Indiana. He married Sarah Jane Connett. She was born February 21, 1840, and died May 27, 1927. William died December 21, 1917, in Runnels, Iowa.

5)
Nancy Harmeson was born March 5, 1835, in Madison, Indiana. She married Abner Hart. He was born January 7, 1837, and he died in 1871. Nancy died June 12, 1874, in Homer, Champaign County, Illinois.

6)
Elizabeth H. Harmeson was born May 25, 1837, in Madison County, Indiana. She married Michael C. Bailey. She died December 5, 1903, in Sonoma County, California, and was buried in Healdsburg, California.

7)
Sarah Jane Harmeson was born April 10, 1839, in Madison County, Indiana. She married Robert Moody. He was born in 1834.

8)
Esther Elvira Harmeson was born May 12, 1841, in Indiana. She died in 1886.

9)
Olivia Harmeson was born March 5, 1843, in Indiana. She married Francis Marion Swain. She died January 31, 1890.

10)
Washington M. Harmeson was born February 2, 1845 and died about 1855.

11)
Mary Harmeson was born August 29, 1847 and died in 1847.

12)
Isaiah Harmeson was born May 13, 1825, in Belmont County, Ohio. He married Melissa Perkins in 1849 or 1850.

Elizabeth (Farnsworth) Harmeson died March 31, 1855, in Casey, Illinois, and was buried in the Old Homer Cemetery, Casey, Illinois.
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William Harmeson died April 30, 1875, and is buried in the Old Homer Cemetery in Casey, Illinois.
(21) For information on the Harmeson genealogy, see Harmeson and Their Kin by Richard Harold and Irma L. (Cole) Harmeson, Mesa, Arizona.

Children (Harmeson), born:
i. Isaiah, born May 13, 1825, in Belmont County, Ohio
ii.
John, born April 8, 1827, in Saint Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio
iii.
Thomas, born April 10, 1829, in Marion, Ohio
iv.
Robert, born March 8, 1831, in Marion, Ohio
v.
William, born April 12, 1833
vi.
Nancy, born March 5, 1835, in Madison, Indiana
vii.
Elizabeth H., born May 25, 1837, in Indiana
viii.
Sarah Jane, born April 10, 1839, in Madison County, Indiana
ix.
Esther Elvira, born May 12, 1841, in Indiana
x.
Olivia, born March 5, 1843, in Indiana
xi.
Washington M., born February 2, 1845
xii.
Mary, born August 29, 1847


ORIGINAL SOURCE MATERIAL to support the RELATIONSHIP between
ELIZABETH FARNSWORTH and her son ISAIAH HARMESON

1) Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900, Genealogy.com, Harmison, William, and Farnsworth, Elizabeth, August 19, 1824, Belmont, Ohio.

2) Harmeson and Their Kin by Richard Harold and Irma L. (Cole) Harmeson, Mesa, Arizona.

3) 1850 U. S. Census for Indiana, Madison County, Anderson Township, Roll M432_158, Page 69, Image 434, Dwelling #984, Family #984, William Harmeson household.

REFERENCES

(Note: See Farnsworth Documentation Listing Below)

1. Ancestry.com OneWorldTree; www.worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com, website of Robert B. Cochran.

2. Ibid; Portrait and Biographical Album of Champaign County, Illinois, Chicago, Chapman Brothers, 1887, "Thomas Harmeson", pages 548-9; The 1826 and 1827 tax records in Belmont County, Ohio, spell the name Harmison. Harmison also is on the marriage record.; Harmeson and Their Kin by Richard Harold and Irma L. (Cole) Harmeson, Mesa, Arizona.

3. Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900, Genealogy.com, Harmison, William, and Farnsworth, Elizabeth, August 19, 1824, Belmont, Ohio.

4. Robert B. Cochran website.

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1840 U. S. Census for Indiana, Madison County, Anderson Township, Wm. Harmason household. The Robert Farnsworth household lived nearby. The Ancestry.com census records incorrectly list Wm Harmason as living in Huntington County, Indiana, Roll 88, Page 181. The Elizabeth Clark household census entry appears directly above the Wm. Harmason census entry.

13. Cochran website; tombstone of Isaiah Harmeson.

14. Cochran website; tombstone of Melissa (Perkins) Harmeson.

15. U. S. Census of Indiana, 1850, Madison County, Anderson Township, enumerated October 18, 1850, page 67, dwelling 959, family 959.

16. 1860 U. S. Census for Illinois, Champaign County, Township 19 N Ranges 11 E and 14 W, enumerated August 21, 1860.

17. 1870 U. S. Census for Illinois, Champaign County, North Homer Township, Post Office - Homer, enumerated July 26, 1870, by John S. Smith.

18. 1880 U. S. Census for Illinois, Cumberland County, Union Township, enumerated June 7, 1880, by Lloyd F. Miller, dwelling 91, family 91.

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Farnsworth Documentation


Hunterdon County Historical Society Bulletin, Vol. 26, No. 3, page 659.

Hunterdon County, NJ, Deed Book, page 106, John Farnsworth, Alexandria Township, recorded July 27, 1786.

Loudoun County Va., Inventory. Bk., page 184, Adonijah Farnsworth, August 11, 1791. There were 4 handwritten pages of his inventory, but no other estate papers could be found.

Virginia Archives, Deed Book, 2L, page 212-3, John Farnsworth, Loudoun County, June 1811. Also Book 2T, page 119, John Farnsworth, Frederick Co, October 1815.

US Archives, Pension File S16113. Daniel Farnsworth.

Belmont County, Ohio, Estate Records 490. Robert Farnsworth.

Ester W. Powell, Tombstone Inscriptions and Family records of Belmont County, Ohio.

Virginia Archives, Deed Book, 2LI, page 516-7, Samuel Farnsworth, June 1810.

Virginia Archives, Deed Book, 2L, page 208-11, Daniel and David Farnsworth, April 1810.

Virginia Archives, Deed Book, 57, page 357. Jonathan and Ann Farnsworth, January 1831.

Northcumberland County, Pennsylvania, petition, November term 1831. Robert Farnsworth FT56.

Copy of John Farnsworth Bible then in the possession of Mrs. W. F. Madison, Muncey, Pennsylvania, FT60. (this is the John Farnsworth mar to Abigail Woolverton.

I have Daniel Farnsworth's Application for Pension (son of Adonijah)

Samuel Farnsworth's Will.

In these documents they give Kirkbride information.

Hibbs: Farnsworth and Related Families
Author: R. Glen Nye
Call Number CS71.H6246
This book contains the ancestry of Hettie Bell Hibbs and other family lines associated with this family.
Bibliographic Information: Nye, R. Glen. Hibbs: Farnsworth and Related Families. San Diego, California, 1968.
Includes most of the early Ogle Genealogy
Compiled by R. Glen Nye
Printed 1968, San Diego, California

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilchampa/


Old Homer-Dunkard Cemetery
Champaign County Genealogical Society Quarterly: ublished in Volume 7, Issue 4

The Old Homer-Dunkard Cemetery is located about one mile north of Homer, west of Route 49, in the Southeast Quarter of Section 32. The lane leading to the cemetery on the south bank of the Salt Fork River.
Harmeson, John, Apr 8, 1827 - July 30, 1910 88 (or 83) yr 3 mo 22 da
(brother of Isaiah Harmeson who was married to Melissa Perkins)

Harmeson, Matilda, 1841 - 1921(sister of Melissa Perkins and wife of John Harmeson)

Harmeson, Levi, Aug 13, 1816 - Jan 12, 1891 (within stone wall)
(brother of William Harmeson who was married to Elizabeth Farnsworth)

Harmeson, Thomas, 1829 - 1911(brother of Isaiah Harmeson)
Harmeson, Sarah Ann, wife of Thomas, 1833 - 1886 (Sarah Ann Perkins, wife of Thomas
Harmeson)


brother of Isaiah Harmeson-
Newspaper article/photograph (Champaign Daily Gazette) #0203000210080101

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Title: OBITUARY FOR JOHN HARMESON (DATE OF BIRTH NOT GIVEN; AGE AT DATE OF DEATH: 83 YEARS)
Comments: PRINTED IN THE AUGUST 1, 1910, CHAMPAIGN DAILY GAZETTE (PAGE 1)
Name(s): HARMESON, JOHN


Indexed book (Family history) #05070010004
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Title: HARMESONS AND THEIR KIN (1989) [CALL NO.: A/929.2/HARMESON]
Comments: NAMES LISTED APPEAR ON PAGE 4.
Name(s):
FARNSWORTH, ELIZABETH
HARMESON, JOHN
HARMESON, MATILDA
HARMESON, MELISSA
HARMESON, NANCY
HARMESON, OLIVIA
HARMESON, SARAH ANN
HARMESON, SARAH JANE
PERKINS, MATILDA
PERKINS, MELISSA
PERKINS, SARAH ANN


Federal census entry (Enumerated household) #07011870OGD00054
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Title: POPULATION SCHEDULES OF THE NINTH CENSUS OF THE UNITED STATES, 1870: ILLINOIS, CHAMPAIGN COUNTY
Comments: NAMES LISTED SHOWN FOR DWELLING NO. 54 OF OGDEN TOWNSHIP. THIS TOWNSHIP LISTED IN THE CENSUS BOOK AS "NORTH HOMER TOWNSHIP".
Name(s):
HARMESON, CYNTHIA
HARMESON, ENOS
HARMESON, HENRY
HARMESON, ISABEL
HARMESON, ISAIAH
HARMESON, JOHNSON
HARMESON, LEVI
HARMESON, MALISSA


Federal census entry (Enumerated household) #070118602027
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Title: POPULATION SCHEDULES OF THE EIGHTH CENSUS OF THE UNITED STATES,
1860: ILLINOIS, CHAMPAIGN COUNTY
Comments: NAMES LISTED SHOWN FOR DWELLING NO. 2027. SOURCE OF INPUT DATA: 1860 U.S. FEDERAL CENSUS OF CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, ILLINOIS (1988) [CALL NO.: A/ILLINOIS/(CHAMP)/CENSUS/1860]
Name(s):
HARMISON, BURKE
HARMISON, CORNELIA
HARMISON, CYNITHA A.
HARMISON, ENOS
HARMISON, ISAIAH
HARMISON, LUCY J.
HARMISON, MELISSA
HARMISON, SARAH J.
HARMISON, WILLIAM