Harland Bascum Little

Male2 October 1901–17 December 1956

Brief Life History of Harland Bascum

When Harland Bascum Little was born on 2 October 1901, in Catawba, North Carolina, United States, his father, Arthur Prather Little, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Jane McCall, was 23. He married Ila Mahala Coulter on 17 August 1922, in Newton, Catawba, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Bassett, Henry, Virginia, United States in 1935 and South River District, Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 17 December 1956, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Denver, Lincoln, North Carolina, United States.

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Harland Bascum Little
Ila Mahala Coulter
Marriage: 17 August 1922
Harland Bascum Little Jr.
Arthur Craig Little
Dr. Margaret Lillian Little

Sources (22)

  • Harland B Little, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harland B Little, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Harland B Little, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 August 1922Newton, Catawba, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 1

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age 2

    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 15

    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

    English: nickname for a small man (if not ironic), or distinguishing epithet for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, from Middle English littel, Old English lȳtel (see Light 3).

    Irish: translation into English of Gaelic Ó Beagáin ‘descendant of Beagán’ (see Began ).

    Americanized form (translation into English) of any of various European surnames meaning ‘little’, e.g. French Petit , Polish Mały (see Maly 1).

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

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