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Philipp Jacob HARMON
Elsabetha Catharia UNKNOWN
Mary Margaret WILEY
(-After 1785)
Cutliff HARMON
(Est 1748-1838)


Family Links

1. Susan PFOUTZ (Fouts)

2. Elizabeth PARKER

Cutliff HARMON 1 2 3 4

  • Born: Est 1748, Salisbury, Rowan, NC 5
  • Marriage (1): Susan PFOUTZ (Fouts) before 1774
  • Marriage (2): Elizabeth PARKER after 1817 in Cove Creek, Watauga, NC
  • Died: 1838, Cove Creek, Watauga, NC about age 90

bullet   Another name for Cutliff was Gottlieb HARMON.6


bullet  General Notes:

Cutliffe Harman was a Revolutionary War Soldier. (C-205) He and his wife Susan were the first Harmans in Watauga Co., NC according to "A Family History of Watauga Co." They came from Rowan Co. (now located in Randolph Co.) in 1791 and bought 522 acres in Cove Creek from James Gwynn. His mother was thought to be a Wiley by elder descendents. He, wife Susan and children supposedly lived in a natural rock cave called Shupe's Rockhouse at the mouth of Phillips Branch until his house was built. Cutliff was employed by Daniel Boone to help transport goods and purchase Indian lands. (C-1845)

Susan died several years before her husband who lived to the ripe age of 90. She, he and his second wife, Elizabeth are all buried in Cove Creek at the Cutliff Harmon homeplace. (C-695, 698)


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

death2 (conflicting), 1838, Sugar Grove, Love, NC, USA. 5


Cutliff married Susan PFOUTZ (Fouts), daughter of Michael FOUTS Sr. and Catherine VARNER, before 1774. (Susan PFOUTZ (Fouts) was born in 1751 in , Rowan, NC and died on 18 Jul 1817 in Cove Creek, Watauga, NC.)


Cutliff next married Elizabeth PARKER after 1817 in Cove Creek, Watauga, NC.



1 Miller, Cora C. to Linda Coate Dudick E-mail letter dated Mar. 8, 1996 at In L. Dudick files (C-695).

2 Sanna Ross Gaffney and many others, Comp, The Heritage of Watauga County, North Carolina, Vol. 1 & 2, 1984 (Heritage of Watauga Co. Book Committee).

3 Curtis Smalling, Ed, The Heritage of Watauga Co., North Carolina, Vol. II - 1987 (Southern Appalachian Historical Association).

4 Kathleen A. Schoen to Linda Coate Dudick Letter dated Aug. 9, 1986 at P.O. Box 162, Connell, Wa. 19326 In Linda Coate files (C-270).

5 Coates, John, "Email dated 2003 from"

6 Davenport, John Scott, Ph.D, Letters to Mrs. Simmons from Dr. John Davenport in the early 1980's. (1375 Stratford Dr., Kent, OH 44240).

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