Harriet Colson

1 May 1917–1 March 1919 (Age 1)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Colson was born on 1 May 1917, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Alexander A Colson, was 50 and her mother, Sarah Ann Wasson, was 42. She died on 1 March 1919, at the age of 1.

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Alexander A Colson
Sarah Ann Wasson
Whaley Wescott Colson
Ludlow Colson
Sidney Colson
Julie Colson
Ivy Colson
Keeley Colson
Lottie Colson
Bertha Colson
Ingra Colson
Edna Colson
Harriet Colson
Ula Mae Colson

Parents and Siblings


    Sarah Ann Wasson




+7 More Children

World Events (2)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from Cole 1 or 2.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Harriett Colson, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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