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Harmon: from Castledermot to Auburn

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Harmon: from Castledermot to Auburn

Posted: 1113901933000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1114039086000
Surnames: Harmon Deering
As I a genealogist for the Castledermot area which is in the southern part of County Kildare, I have frequently come across families which have emigrated from here to Auburn, Cayuga County, NY. One such family is:


The first record I have of the Harman name in Castledermot is Richard Harman. From the information I have at present, I would conclude that he obtained a grant of land of about 70 acres in the townland of Davidstown Pilsworth in the 1790’s, and that he died sometime before 1824.

NOTE: The names is spelled Harmon in most parts of US.

RICHARD HARMON, farmer, Davidstown Pilsworth, Castledermot, Co. Kildare, Ireland, married ? and had family including:
1GEORGE HARMON [? – circa 1859]
2JOHN HARMON [1795 – 1843]


1GEORGE HARMON, farmer, Davidstown Pilsworth, Castledermot, Co. Kildare, Ireland, married 24/4/1817 Mary Nolan and had family including:

1A ANNE HARMON [1819 – 28/1/1878]
She married 12/1/1846 James Deering [7/9/1822 - 2/2/1892] born in Rathvilly, Co. Carlow, Ireland and had family:
Timothy Deering b.1846
Mary Anne Deering b.1848
George Deering b.1849
James Deering II b.1852
Margaret Deering b.1853
Theresa Deering b.1855
Bridget Deering b.1857
Richard Deering b.1858
Julia Deering b.1861

They immigrated to the US, via Nova Scotia, in 1848. In Auburn, NY 1850, James Deering was a police officer by profession.
Anne Harmon and her husband James Deering are buried with her brother Patrick Harmon in Section 4 Lot 52 of St Joseph’s Cemetery.

She married 29/10/1844 William Keogh son of James Keogh and Mary, Plunketstown, Castledermot, Co. Kildare, Ireland, and had family:
Michael Keogh b.1845
James Keogh b.1848
George Keogh b.1850
Mathew Keogh b.1852
William Keogh b.1855
John Keogh b.1855
Thomas Keogh b.1857
Richard Keogh b.1866
This family possibly emigrated to Auburn.

She married 13/7/1853 Francis Burns in The Holy Family Church, Auburn, New York.

She married 30/5/1857 in Holy Family Church, Auburn, James King.

1E JOHN HARMON [1833 – 3/9/1895]
He married ?; he died in Auburn as the result of an accident; he is possibly buried in State Street Cemetery.

1F PATRICK HARMON [1836 – 30/10/1896]
He married 8/6/1865 in Auburn, Winifred Shaw [1842 – 31/5/1899], daughter of Michael Shaw and Ellen McDonald, Knocknagee, Castledermot, Co. Kildare, Ireland, and had family there:
George Harmon [24/3/1866 – 1/1/1933]; married Agnes Bridget McGuinn.

Thomas Harmon [1867 – 19/11/1871].

Mary Harmon [1/9/1869 – 23/7/1942]; married Frank Saloman

Thomas J. Harmon [2/4/1872 – 15/5/1907]; married Sarah Hockeborn.

Sarah A. Harmon [27/3/1874 – 1933+]; married 1st Charles Dresser; married 2nd Lewis J. Kruger.

John Patrick Harmon [10/7/1876 – 3/6/1952]; married Anne A. Erhart

William L. Harmon [29/7/1879 – 3/10/1958]; married
Emma Roache

Richard Ml. Harmon [30/10/1881 – 23/4/1958]; married 1st Helen B. O’Connor; married 2nd Alice O’Connor.

Winifred C. Harmon [28/8/1883 – pre 1933]; married Alfred Hahn

Patrick Harmon and his wife Winifred Shaw are buried with his sister Anne Harmon Deering in Section 4 Lot 52 of St Joseph’s Cemetery.

1G ANTHONY HARMON [1838 - 26/5/1882]
He married in Auburn, Mary ? [? – 23/1/1928] and had family there.
Anthony Harmon and his wife Mary ? are buried in Section 4 Lot 45 of St Joseph’s Cemetery.


2JOHN HARMON, farmer, Davidstown Pilsworth, Castledermot, Co. Kildare, Ireland, married Mary Corcoran, and had family including:

2A RICHARD HARMON [1840 – 17/8/1906]
He married 12/2/1868 Catherine Dargan [? – 11/7/1903], resident at this time in Prumplestown, Castledermot, Co. Kildare, Ireland. They emigrated to Auburn and had family there.
Richard Harmon and his wife Catherine Dargan are buried in Section 10 Lot 9 of St Joseph’s Cemetery.

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