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Descendants of John Harm

If you have any photos of the 2005 or 2007 reunions, please send them to Matt or Laura! Thanks!

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John F. Harm (CLICK TO ENLARGE IMAGE)We are all descended from John Henry Harm.

John Harm was married twice. He first married Christina Margaret Smith in Germany, she died in 1872. So far I have no other information on her. To the first marriage was born (John) Henry Harm, (who used the designation 'Senior' after his name as an adult), Marie Harm, Lena Harm, and two other children who possibly died before reaching adulthood. Lena stayed in Germany and became Mrs. Naggle. Marie emigrated from Germany and settled in Moville, Woodbury County, Iowa. She married Fred Schroeder. Henry Harm married Auguste S. Johanna Wieck. They had a large family with many descendants, one of which is me!

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This is our history to share, and is in no way complete. It is a place for YOU to start, to find out more of our history.

If you have any additions, deletions, corrections, comments, complaints, praises, donations (in the form of newspaper articles, photos, memories, etc.) please e-mail a copy to me, or contact me for my street address. Also, if you have a family web page, send me the address. I'll add a list of links.

I would like to thank everyone who has contributed information, newspapers clippings and photos to this web site. I couldn't have done it without your help. There are too many to list here, so many have shared information, but I would specifically like to thank Ruth King Gernhart for her countless hours of searching and researching and compiling names and histories to complete the various branches of our family tree. Thanks, Ruth!

I would also like to thank Judy King Morton for all her work in organizing our family reunions and her wonderful family newsletter "Family Ties". Thanks, Judy! To get on the newsletter mailing list, contact Judy.

Recently Updated

NEW! (13 Aug 2009): Pictures from the 2008 & 2009 Harm-King Family Reunions have been posted! See the pictures at Reunion Central.

(23 Apr 2009): The 2009 Harm-King Family Reunion has been announced! See Reuion Central for details.

21 Apr 2009: I have finally been able to get some of the table of contents code reactivated for the home page - you should now be able to access the entire site again. However, a massive overhaul of the Harm-King Family website is currently planned which will replace the old system. Pieces of the overhaul may begin appearing at any time with the nightly updates.

04 Nov 2007: Please test our new family history site! Note that you will need to login in order to see any information for living family, and once you register for a login I must approve it, which can take 12-24 hours.

30 Apr 2007: Information about the 2007 Harm-King Family Reunion available in Reunion Central!

2 Dec 2006: Moved to a new server; if you are seeing this message, our site has successfully moved.

12 Jul 2006: Photos from the June 2006 Reunion added!

17 May 2006: Information for June 2006 Family Reunion added.

3 Apr 2005: Information added about July 2005 Reunion - Sorry about the lack of updates!

30 Aug 2004: Reunion photos from July, 2004!!

2 Jul 2004: Improvements to code to make website quicker-loading.

30 Aug 2004: Correction of photo location of the young family of John Henry Harm, Sr. & Augusta Wieck Harm.


This site last updated on Thursday, August 13, 2009

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