Submitted by James
This is a photo of the John
H. "Sarge" Harmon Family taken in front of the
old Harmon Home place in Monroe Co., Mississippi approximately
6 miles East of Smithville. Take Pearce Chapel Rd and take
the first right past Bethlehem Church and the old mill was
located on the left in from of the home now owned by Grady
The photo was taken approx. 1899 or 1900
before the death of John H. Harmon in 1901. From left to
right, fist adult male, Joseph Elvester "Eli"
Harmon (moved to Paris, Lafayette Co., MS approx. 1906),
2nd adult male, John H. "Sarge" Harmon, b. 1839
d. 1901, buried at Bethelehem Cemetery, Monroe Co., MS.
The woman in the middle is Lucy E. Creel Plunkett who is
also buried at Bethlehem Cemetery with no tombstone. The
adult woman to the extreme right is Elizabeth Ann Pernell
Harmon, wife of John H. Harmon. I have not been able to
any of the children in the photo. I own the original photo.
John H. Harmon and Elizabeth Ann Pernell had the following
children, William C., Samuel Martin, James Matthew, Sarah
Ann, Henry J., Franklin C., Lee Roy David, Mary Jane, Martha
Elizabeth, Newton Alexander, Joseph Elvester, and John Thomas.