At this time Maine was still a part of the State of Massachusetts. Historical Person Search Search Search Results Results Ellen G White (1910 - Unknown) Try FREE for 14 days Try FREE for 14 days How do we create a person’s profile? It was not until 1820 that it came into its own as a State in the Union. The land sloped away from the farmhouse and provided a beautiful view of the broad expanse below Sebago Lake; in the distance were the lifting heights of the White Mountains. The home was located on the brow of a hill overlooking the valley and the mountains beyond. The village of Gorham is situated some twelve miles west of the city of Portland in rolling country.

We collect and match historical records that Ancestry users have contributed to their family trees to create each person’s profile. 1BIO 17.6, The name Harmon is well known in the area stretching out to the west from Portland. [Ellen's father and mother both sprang from Anglo-Saxon families with traceable lines back through early american history to England. Mary was 6, and then there was Sarah—with whom Ellen would have the closest relationship—who was 5. The secret of true unity in the church and in the family is not diplomacy, not management, not a superhuman effort to overcome difficulties—though there will be much of this to do—but union with Christ.

Ellen's great-great-grandfather Samuel had been a landowner in comfortable circumstances in Scarboro, Maine, where he built a mill on the river, known as “Harmon's Mill.” Ellen's great-great-great-grandfather John served in King Philip's War, which broke out in 1675. Copyright © 2020 by Ellen G. White.

Ellen's grandfather Daniel had been a corporal in the Revolutionary War. The land sloped away from the farmhouse and provided a beautiful view of the broad expanse below Sebago Lake; in the distance were the lifting heights of the White Mountains. But her active life was to extend over another sixty-four years. It is included in the larger freeOnline Bookscollection on the Ellen G. White Estate Web site. 1BIO 18.3, The Fort Hill farm, on which the Harmon home has been understood to have been situated, is two or three hundred yards from the spot where the first settlers of Gorham—also veterans of King Philip's War—built their fort for protection against the Indians. Both of Ellen White’s parents became Adventists in later life.

This eBook is provided by theEllen G. White Estate. About the Author Ellen G. White (1827-1915) is considered the most widely translated American author, her works having been published in more than 160 languages. Mary was 6, and then there was Sarah—with whom Ellen would have the closest relationship—who was 5.

See Appendix A for the genealogical records of her immediate progenitors. Four of the eight Harmon children became Seventh-day Adventists — Ellen, Mary, Sarah, and Robert. The home was located on the brow of a hill overlooking the valley and the mountains beyond. Ellen G. White: The Early Years: 1827-1862 (vol. About the Author Ellen G. White (1827-1915) is considered the most widely translated American author, her works having been published in more than 160 languages. This eBook is provided by theEllen G. White Estate. In a fuller account she makes the simple statement: I was born at Gorham, Maine, November 26, 1827.

1BIO 19.1. We can well imagine Ellen as a child listening with other children to the old-timers of Gorham telling harrowing stories of the Indian. She, along with other Sabbatarian Adventist leaders, such as Joseph Bates and her husband James White, would form what is now known as the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Robert, Jr. died at 27 of tuberculosis in 1853. But her active life was to extend over another sixty-four years. She was buried in Terrace End Cemetery, Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand. The home stood until 1971, when it was destroyed by fire. He became a Methodist. Robert and Eunice are spoken of in 1843 as having been Methodists for forty years, so it seems that both were members of the church from childhood. Her great-grandfather John had married an Irish woman; they were the first of the Harmons to settle in Standish, Maine. Ellen Gould Harmon White, known as Ellen G. White, was a prolific author and an American Christian pioneer. American Female Writers Childhood & Early Life Ellen G. White was born to Robert Harmon, a farmer and Eunice Harmon, in the village of Gorham located in Cumberland Country, Maine. All Rights Reserved. Ellen White was born circa 1875. My parents, Robert and Eunice Harmon, were for many years residents of this state.—Testimonies for the Church, 1:9.

A comprehensive “family tree” is available from the Ellen G. White Estate.] We collect and match historical records that Ancestry users have contributed to their family trees to create each person’s profile. Now it is with difficulty that the story is confined to six large volumes. If tradition can be trusted, the Harmon family lived in a little one-and-a-half-story cottage on Fort Hill, two miles north of the village. But on that last day the Indians came, and only one small boy escaped, by hiding in the woods. It was in this home, in a second-floor bedroom, that twins, Ellen Gould and Elizabeth M. Harmon, were born.

1BIO 18.2, When Ellen and Elizabeth were born, their oldest sister, Caroline, was 15, Harriet was 13, and John was 11 years old.

Although the cares that came upon us in connection with the publishing work and other branches of the cause involved much perplexity, the greatest sacrifice I was called to make in connection with … But probably the recollection of Gorham that Ellen would cherish most was the spacious beauty of the place. We can well imagine Ellen as a child listening with other children to the old-timers of Gorham telling harrowing stories of the Indian wars, especially of one Gorham settler who decided to stay at home one more day before going to the fort. The Fort Hill farm, on which the Harmon home has been understood to have been situated, is two or three hundred yards from the spot where the first settlers of Gorham—also veterans of King Philip's War—built their fort for protection against the Indians. 1BIO 17.5. 1BIO 18.4, But probably the recollection of Gorham that Ellen would cherish most was the spacious beauty of the place. I was born at Gorham, Maine, November 26, 1827. Star flowers and trillium spread their carpet of bloom over the forest floor; beech trees and oaks and birches flung their delicate new leaves in the breeze against the background of the dark evergreens.

To come near to Christ is to come near to one another. He wanted to gather the last of his crops, then would come with his family.

Nothing in his book even suggests that the Gould ancestry of Ellen Gould (Harmon) White was in any way connected with the Gould family of Gouldtown, New Jersey, or that any part of Ellen’s Gould ancestral line traced to persons of color, at least not in this country. Star flowers and trillium spread their carpet of bloom over the forest floor; beech trees and oaks and birches flung their delicate new leaves in the breeze against the background of the dark evergreens. Ellen Gould White (née Ellen Gould Harmon; November 26, 1827 – July 16, 1915) was an author and co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.Along with other Adventist leaders such as Joseph Bates and her husband James White, she was instrumental within a small group of early Adventists who formed what became known as the Seventh-day Adventist Church. A comprehensive “family tree” is available from the Ellen G. White Estate.] It was in this home, in a second-floor bedroom, that twins, Ellen Gould and Elizabeth M. 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[Ellen's father and mother both sprang from Anglo-Saxon families with traceable lines back through early american history to England.

1BIO 18.1, On July 11, 1810, Robert Harmon married Eunice Gould, of Portland. The name Harmon is well known in the area stretching out to the west from Portland. Robert was nearly 2 years old when the twins were born. Robert was nearly 2 years old when the twins were born. A comprehensive “family tree” is available from the Ellen G. White Estate.] If tradition can be trusted, the Harmon family lived in a little one-and-a-half-story cottage on Fort Hill, two miles north of the village. Robert and Eunice are spoken of in 1843 as having been Methodists for forty years, so it seems that both were members of the church from childhood. Historical Person Search Search Search Results Results Ellen G White (1910 - Unknown) Try FREE for 14 days Try FREE for 14 days How do we create a person’s profile? See Appendix A for the genealogical records of her immediate progenitors. Her Children. Ellen married Robert White. Her great-grandfather John had married an Irish woman; they were the first of the Harmons to settle in Standish, Maine.