Looking for information on the previous residence of Harmon Grooms who appears in the Ohio census, Franklin Co., in 1830. He was born in N.Y.? about 1774.His wife (1850 census) was Bertha born about 1790. In the 1850 census sons Charles, 40, Jesse, age 22 and Benjamin age 17 are living at home.A Peter and Harmon (younger) Grooms are associated with the Harmon Sr. in some way (no proof of exact relationship).
Jesse Grooms married in 1851 and later moved to Paulding Co., Ohio (1880 census).In the 1870 census he resided in Darke Co., Ohio next to three Harmon (surname) families.