Joseph Allen Poland

22 June 1908–28 February 1981 (Age 72)
Luke, Allegany, Maryland, United States

The Life of Joseph Allen

When Joseph Allen Poland was born on 22 June 1908, in Luke, Allegany, Maryland, United States, his father, Howard Poland, was 40 and his mother, Ella Minerva Allen, was 37. He married Evelyn Lovina Lease on 20 April 1930, in Cresaptown, Allegany, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 28 February 1981, at the age of 72, and was buried in Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Allen Poland
Evelyn Lovina Lease
Marriage: 20 April 1930
Harold Eugene Poland
Alfred Franklin Poland

Spouse and Children

20 April 1930
Cresaptown, Allegany, Maryland, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Ella Minerva Allen




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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 German and English: from Middle High German Polan ‘Poland’ + inorganic -d, a name denoting a Pole or someone with Polish connections.2 Irish (County Offaly, also Armagh and Down): variant of Polin . Compare Polan .3 In New England, this is sometimes an Americanized spelling of French Poulin .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph A Poland in household of Howard Poland, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Polan in household of Howard Polaw, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph A Poland, "United States Census, 1940"

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