Harmon Hartman Snow

Male 1828 - 1886  (58 years)


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  • Name Harmon Hartman Snow 
    Born 22 Feb 1828  Seneca Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Apr 1886  Renton, King Co., Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Harmon was born in Illinois and by 1840 he was living in Oregon Territory where he became a successful merchant in Lafayette.

      He married Miss Nancy M. Hembree, daughter of Absalom & Nancy (Dodson) Hembree on Oct 6, 1853 in Lafayette, Oregon. Some years later about 1877, the family moved to Renton Washington.

      In Renton, Harmon was one of the first dry goods merchants. He started a partnership with another merchant George Tibbets and established what has been recorded as Renton's first mercantile.

      To this union were born ten children.. The children to survive to maturity were.. Lena Snow who died two years after her marriage to David S Morris, Harmon Snow became a sailor and was declared lost at sea in 1888, Alegnora Snow married Flint W. Martin of Yamhill Oregon and Izella Snow married Joshua A. Morris of Renton Washington, Willard Ray Snow was placed in a institution for the mentally disabled in Minnesota were he died. The others died in infancy.

      Harmon was ill some years before his death, his wife & children were not able to manage the business, so his interest was sold. After his death his widow married the Town Marshall Samuel J. Bogart and moved to Tacoma.
    Person ID I43999  OurNorthernRoots
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2020 

    Father Pliny H. Snow,   b. Abt 1785, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1848, Rock Island Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Eva Elizabeth Hartman,   b. 27 Jul 1786, Macungie, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1847, Rock Island Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married Abt 1815 
    Family ID F4750  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Matilda Hembree,   b. 3 May 1837, Springfield, Greene Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1922, Tacoma, Pierce Co., Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 6 Oct 1853  Layfayette, Yamhill Co., Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles Melville Snow,   b. 26 Sep 1854, Layfayette, Yamhill Co., Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1854, Layfayette, Yamhill Co., Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +2. Algenora Snow,   b. 26 Aug 1855, Layfayette, Yamhill Co., Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1948, Beaverton, Washington Co., Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    +3. Izella Snow,   b. 1 Dec 1859, Layfayette, Yamhill Co., Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1908, Osceola, King Co., Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     4. Harmon Hembree Snow,   b. 7 Nov 1861, Layfayette, Yamhill Co., Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1888, Lost at Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     5. Lena Snow,   b. 31 Oct 1863, Layfayette, Yamhill Co., Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1884, King Co., Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     6. Edward Richard Snow,   b. 11 Feb 1868, Layfayette, Yamhill Co., Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1868, Layfayette, Yamhill Co., Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Frank Elba Pliny Snow,   b. 20 Dec 1869, Layfayette, Yamhill Co., Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1872, Layfayette, Yamhill Co., Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     8. Willard Ray Snow,   b. 28 Apr 1872, Layfayette, Yamhill Co., Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1936, Walcott, Rice Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     9. Veva Snow,   b. 28 Jun 1875, Layfayette, Yamhill Co., Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1877, Renton, King Co., Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F15971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Feb 1828 - Seneca Co., Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Apr 1886 - Renton, King Co., Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
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