Date of Service: 1851 – 1856
1794: Harriet Smith is born in 1794.
1812: Jeremiah Valliant marries Harriet Smith on October 27, in Dorchester, MD.
1851: Jeremiah Valliant (husband of Harriet Valliant) dies at the age of 69 while serving as Principal Keeper at Sharps Island Lighthouse, MD. He is buried at Spring Hill Cemetery, Talbot County, MD.
1851-1856: Harriet Valliant, wife of Jeremiah Valliant, is appointed Principal Keeper at Sharps Island Lighthouse, MD. Her salary is $350/year.
Sources: Chesapeake Chapter Keeper’s Database; familysearch.org; uslhs.org;