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Christina Harman (Henkle), M.D.

Birthplace: Hampshire County, Province of Virginia
Death: November 20, 1836 (73)
Macksville, Pendleton County, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Kline, Pendleton County, West Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rev. Jacob Henkle and Maria Barbara Harman
Wife of Isaac L. Harman
Mother of Samuel Wesley Harman; Jonas Harman; Reuben Harman, Sr.; Phoebe Harper; Joshua Daniel Harman and 7 others
Sister of Barbara Helmick; Rev. Paul Henkel; Moses Henkle; Elizabeth Creutz; Benjamin Henkle and 5 others

Occupation: "Woman doctor", Homemaker, fifth child
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About Christina Harman, M.D.

1777 Arrived in Pendleton Co.WV.

Spoke German Had eight brothers Had 11 children

Isaac: Pendleton County, West Virginia, Will Book 1, pg 4, 6 Nov, 1793:Sale bill of Matthias. Purchasers: Nicholas Bargerhuf, Thos Bland, James Cunningham, John Dolly, George Fisher, Ann Gugauls, Isaac Harman, Abraham Henkle, Isaac Henkle, George Lowther, Widow Miller, George Miller, John Miller, Robert Minnis, John Nelson, Johnson Pharis, Joseph Roy, Joseph Summerfield, Jacob Wolf. No Total.

Isaac Harman: b. 1763, VA, d. 1814, in what was later known as Harman Hills, WV, is buried on his farm in those hills now owned by a Harman descendant, married on or about 1777, to Christine Henckel in New Market,VA. He and his wife spoke German and he fought in the Revolutionary War, as he was present to witness Gen. Cornwallis' surrender. After the war he and one of his brothers built the cabin on the farm he loved and worked and where he is now buried.

History: HARMAN FAMILY HISTORY Most of the Harman's who settled in Crawford County Missouri in the 19th century were descendants of Isaac Harman (c 1763-1819) and or George Harman (1776-1853) both of Pendleton County, (now) West Virginia. Isaac and George were said to be unrelated. Several of their descendants intermarried.

Married her cousin

Christina: LDS AGI says Christina died 1846 at Macksville, WV.

Daughter of Jacob Henkle and Mary Barbara Teter. Christina was a doctor, even though she had no formal education."She was a woman of superior endowments and became a "woman doctor" and a leader in the Harman Hills. She and Isaac had 8 (maybe 9) children." Note: Taken from a letter written in 1890 by George Harman (Isaac's and Christina's grandson)

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Christina Harman, M.D.'s Timeline

August 7, 1763
Hampshire County, Province of Virginia
Age 21
Harman Hills, Pendleton, VA
August 16, 1788
Age 25
Harman Hills, Pendleton County, Virginia, United States
August 16, 1789
Age 26
Harman HIlls, Pendleton County, Virginia, United States
September 10, 1791
Age 28
Pendleton, Virginia, United States
December 13, 1793
Age 30
Harman Hills, Pendleton, VA, United States
Age 31
Harman Hills, Pendleton, VA
Age 34
Harman Hills, Pendleton County, Virginia, United States
July 24, 1803
Age 39
Harman Hills, Pendleton County, Virginia, United States