Stephen V. Harkness

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Stephen Vanderburgh Harkness

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Birthplace: Fayette, Seneca, NY, USA
Death: Died in Florida, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Dr. David Harkness, M.D. and Martha Harkness
Husband of Laura Harkness and Anna M Harkness
Father of Isabella Harkness; David Harkness; Lamon Vanderburgh Harkness; Charles William Harkness; Florence Severance and 1 other
Brother of Martha Harkness
Half brother of Daniel Morrison Harkness, (G.A.R.)

Occupation: Distiller 1860
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About Stephen V. Harkness

Stephen Vanderburgh Harkness (November 18, 1818 – March 6, 1888) was an American businessman from Cleveland, Ohio, who invested as a silent partner with oil titan John D. Rockefeller, Sr. in the founding of Standard Oil. He was a director of Standard Oil until his death.

Reference http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_V._Harkness

DOCTOR DAVID HARKNESS, M.D. was born about 1795 in Salem, Washington Co., New York, and died 1825 in Milan, Huron Co., Ohio. He married (1) MARTHA COOK about 1815. She was born Bet. 1794 - 1804, and died 1820. He married (2) ELIZABETH ANN CALDWELL about 1820. She was born 1794, and died September 05, 1861 in Bellevue, Huron Co., Ohio.

Children of DAVID HARKNESS and MARTHA COOK are:

  • MARTHA HARKNESS, b. 1816, West Fayette, Seneca Co., New York; m. ISAAC RUSSELL, October 08,

1839, West Fayette, Seneca Co., New York; b. Waterloo, New York.

  • STEPHEN VANDERBURG HARKNESS, b. 1819, Fayette, Seneca Co., New York; d. 1888, Cleveland,

Cuyahoga Co, Ohio.

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Stephen V. Harkness's Timeline

1818
November 18, 1818
Fayette, Seneca, NY, USA
1842
1842
Age 23
1845
1845
Age 26
OH
1848
July 1848
Age 29
Ohio
1850
June 16, 1850
Age 31
Larimer, Colorado, United States
1853
1853
Age 34
Cleveland, Cayahoga Co., OH
1860
December 17, 1860
Age 42
Monroeville, OH
1863
1863
Age 44
OH
1874
January 22, 1874
Age 55
Cleveland, Cayahoga Co., OH
1888
March 6, 1888
Age 69
Florida, USA