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Sarah Caroline Harmison

Female 1847 - 1933  (86 years)


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  • Name Sarah Caroline Harmison  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 10 Feb 1847  Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Oct 1933  Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Buried Lake View Cemetery, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I5309  Carl
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father Isaac Harmison,   b. 17 Apr 1814, Montgomery County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1898, Township Of Wheaton, Chippewa Cty., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Eunice Barrett,   b. 16 Mar 1819, Union Township, Miami, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1900, Wheaton Twp., Chippewa Cty., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1837  Laporte, Laporte, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Family ID F1813  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Small,   b. 10 Dec 1842, Granville, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1921, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1871  Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
     1. Eunice "Nellie" Ellen Small,   b. 17 Jul 1872, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1955, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Clarence Daniel Small,   b. 15 May 1874, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962, Whitefish, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Frances Louise Small,   b. 9 Mar 1877, Cedar Lake, Barron County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1941  (Age 64 years)
     4. Mary Emily Small,   b. 10 Oct 1879, Cedar Lake, Barron County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     5. Ida Small,   b. 4 Mar 1882, Cedar Lake, Barron County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1882, Cedar Lake, Barron County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Isaac Benjamin Small,   b. 4 Mar 1884, Cedar Lake, Barron County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1961, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     7. Blanche Small,   b. 8 Feb 1886, Cedar Lake, Barron County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1886, Cedar Lake, Barron County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1801  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • NOTE: In 1930, Sarah was living in the household of her daughter, Mary, son-in-law Mason Meservey and granddaughter, Gertrude Meservey.

      Sarah Caroline Harmison met her future husband, William Small when he became a boarder at the Harmison home upon his arrival in Eau Claire from Granville, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

      According to city directories and census reports, Sarah was a teacher prior to her marriage to William.

      Both the Harmisons and the Smalls were farmers. Isaac, wife Emma, their daughter Sarah, and William Small moved to Cedar Lake, Barron County, Wisconsin in 1876. Isaac and William had adjoining farmsteads and the four of them farmed together i n Cedar Lake for many years.

  • Sources 
    1. [S251] 1920 Federal Census, Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

    2. [S253] 1870 Federal Census, West Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.

    3. [S259] 1910 Federal Census, Union Twp., Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.

    4. [S264] 1900 Federal Census, Wheaton Twp., Chippewa County, Wisconsin (Reliability: 3).
      NOTE: Listed Sarah Small, born in WI, Feb. 1847, wife, father born in KY, mother born in OH. This in error, Sarah (Harmison) Small's father, Isaac Harmison was born in OH.

      NOTE: Listed married 28 yrs., 7 ch born 5 ch living

    5. [S265] 1860 Federal Census, Half Moon Village, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.

    6. [S238] Eau Claire County Register of Deeds, volume 30, page 340 (Reliability: 3).
      Record of Death

    7. [S264] 1900 Federal Census, Wheaton Twp., Chippewa County, Wisconsin.

    8. [S266] Civil War Widow's Pension Papers (Reliability: 3).
      William Small's Civil War Pension file

    9. [S238] Eau Claire County Register of Deeds, volume 30, page 340 (Reliability: 3).
      Death Record

    10. [S242] Lenmark Funeral Home (Reliability: 3).
      Record of Funeral

    11. [S307] Indiana Marriages to 1850, LaPorte County, Indiana (Reliability: 3).
      Harmison, Isaac, Barrett, Eunice; marriage date 14 September 1837, LaPorte County, Indiana.

    12. [S465] Marriage Record, LaPorte County, Indiana.

    13. [S238] Eau Claire County Register of Deeds, volume 2, page 33 (Reliability: 3).
      Marriage Index