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Council Harmon

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Beech Creek, Ashe, North Carolina, USA
Death: Died in Sugar Grove, Watauga, North Carolina, USA
Place of Burial: Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Sugar Grove, Watauga, North Carolina, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Andrew Harmon and Sabra Harmon (Hix)
Husband of Cecelia Harmon and Nancy Elizabeth Harmon
Father of Council Harmon; Florence Alice Harmon; Mack Kellan Harmon; William Riley Harmon; Cordelia Harmon and 16 others
Brother of Goulder Harmon; Rachel Harmon and Mathias Harmon

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Faith Schaffner
Last Updated:

About Council Harmon

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Birth: 1806 Watauga County North Carolina, USA

Death: Feb., 1890 Sugar Grove Watauga County North Carolina, USA

Son of Sabra Hicks and Andrew Harmon. Married Nancy Elizabeth Tester and later Celia Ward. Altogether he had around twenty children. Council is credited for reviving and expounding upon the "Jack Tales." These tales have old English variants, but "Old Counce" updated them and probably created additional stories, as well. Amongst these tales are world-wide familiar tales such as "Jack and the Beanstalk."


Family links:

Parents:
  • Andrew Harman (1789 - 1814)
Children:
  • Rebecca Malinda Harmon Hicks (1842 - 1919)*
  • Julia Ann Harmon Glenn (1861 - 1920)*
  • Mack Kellan Harmon (1862 - 1950)*

Burial: Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery Watauga County North Carolina, USA

Created by: Kazzandra Record added: Jul 03, 2009 Find A Grave Memorial# 39007921

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Council Harmon's Timeline

1806
1806
Beech Creek, Ashe, North Carolina, USA
1815
1815
Age 9
Cove Creek, Ashe, North Carolina, USA
1828
1828
Age 22
Ashe, North Carolina, USA
1831
February 24, 1831
Age 25
Beech Creek, Ashe, North Carolina, USA
1831
Age 25
Watauga County, North Carolina, United States
1832
July 18, 1832
Age 26
Beech Creek, Watauga, North Carolina, USA
1833
July 16, 1833
Age 27
Watauga, NC, USA
1835
April 2, 1835
Age 29
Ashe, NC, USA
1838
December 29, 1838
Age 32
Laurel Creek, Watauga, North Carolina, USA
1840
1840
Age 34
Laurel Creek Township, Watauga County, North Carolina, United States