Martin Luther Harless

15 May 1909–31 May 1992 (Age 83)
Rolfe, Logan, West Virginia

The Life of Martin Luther

When Martin Luther Harless was born on 15 May 1909, his father, Isaac Newton Harless, was 57 and his mother, Lena Jane Toler, was 32. He had at least 4 daughters with Lola Maxine Adkins. He lived in Logan, Logan, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Triadelphia Magisterial District, Logan, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 31 May 1992, in Logan, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 83.

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Martin Luther Harless
Lola Maxine Adkins
Coralin Lea Harlese
Lynda Harless
Shelia Gay Harless
Rachel Joyce Harless

Spouse and Children



    Coralin Lea Harlese


    Lynda Harless


    Shelia Gay Harless


    Rachel Joyce Harless


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

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.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 1

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.

Age 22

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 German: unexplained.2 English: probably a variant spelling of (H)arliss, a nickname from Middle English earles ‘earless’, probably denoting someone who was deaf rather than one literally without ears.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Luther Harless in household of T N Harless, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Luther Harless in household of Lena Harless, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Luther Harlese, "United States Census, 1940"

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