Thomas Melvin Carland Jr.

21 September 1919–10 April 1995 (Age 75)
Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas Melvin

When Thomas Melvin Carland Jr. was born on 21 September 1919, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Melvin Carland Sr., was 30 and his mother, Georgia M Alexander, was 26. He lived in Asheville Township, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 10 April 1995, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75.

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Thomas Melvin Carland Sr.
Georgia M Alexander
Stanley Melvin Carland
Thomas Melvin Carland Jr.
Alexander Carland
Ruth Grace Carland

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Melvin Carland Sr.





World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 1

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cairealláin ( see Carlin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • T M Carland in household of T Melvin Carland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas M Carland Jr. in household of Thomas M Carland, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas Melvin Carland, "North Carolina, Discharge and Statement of Service Records, 1940-1948"

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