Henry Bryan Douglas

26 July 1896–15 November 1969 (Age 73)
Mountain Home, Baxter, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Henry Bryan

When Henry Bryan Douglas was born on 26 July 1896, in Mountain Home, Baxter, Arkansas, United States, his father, William Henry Douglas, was 46 and his mother, Margaret E Massey, was 42. He lived in Mountain Township, Logan, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Tupelo, Lee, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 15 November 1969, in Lee, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Tupelo Memorial Park Cemetery, Tupelo, Lee, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Bryan Douglas
1896–1969
Bessie Smith
1906–1974

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Douglas

    Male1850–1918Male

    Margaret E Massey

    Female1854–1916Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 11

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Gaelic: From Gaelic "dubh-ghlas," dark grey.

Sources (3)

  • Henry Douglas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • H B Douglas, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry B Douglass in household of William H Douglass, "United States Census, 1910"

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