Edward Merle Harle

25 February 1920–26 January 1996 (Age 75)
Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edward Merle

When Edward Merle Harle was born on 25 February 1920, in Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States, his father, Herman Harle Jr., was 26 and his mother, Bertha Margaret Miller, was 23. He lived in Lena, Houet, Hauts-Bassins, Burkina Faso in 1965. He died on 26 January 1996, in Rockport, Aransas, Texas, United States, at the age of 75.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Herman Harle Jr.
Bertha Margaret Miller
Edward Merle Harle
Louis Harle
Kathleen Mary Harle

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 5

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 South German (Härle): nickname from a diminutive of Middle High German hār ‘hair’.2 Northern English and Scottish: habitational name from Kirkharle and Little Harle in Northumberland (earlier simply Herle, Harle), possibly named from an Old English personal name Herela (a derivative of the various compound names with the first element here ‘army’) + Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.3 English: variant of Earl .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edward Harle in household of Herman Harle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward Harle in household of Hermann Harle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward M Harle, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.