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170. Henry Eugene7Harlan (William Sims6Harlan, Elizabeth “Betsy”5 Sims, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born January 1862, Noxubee County, Mississippi, died 1936, Benton County, Arkansas. He married first, 19 July 1881, Noxubee County, Mississippi, to his cousin, Nettie A. Hunter,[1823] born 1860, Alabama, died 18 January 1889, Greene County, Alabama. Nettie H. Harlan is buried in Boligee Episcopal Church Cemetery, Boligee, Greene County, Alabama. “Memory of Nettie H. Harlan – beautiful daughter, faithful wife, tender mother, born 1860, died 1890.”[1824]

Henry married second, 25 August 1890, Noxubee County, Mississippi, to Mollie A. McLeod,[1825] born 14 April 1861, near Macon, Noxubee County, Mississippi, died 2 August 1932, near Rogers, Benton County, Arkansas. Henry E. and Mollie A. Harlan are buried in Oakley Chapel Cemetery, near Bentonville and Rogers, Benton County, Arkansas.

Mollie McLeod Harlan was born 14 April 1861, Macon, Noxubee County, Mississippi, died 2 August 1932, Rogers, Benton County, Arkansas, age 71. She died at her home one and a half miles northwest of Rogers following an extended period of ill health. Funeral services were held at Oakley Chapel. Burial was in the Oakley Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. Harlan is survived by her husband, H. E. Harlan, and five children, Vivian Harlan, Julian Harland, and Jeanne Harlan of Rogers, and Mrs. Leslie Williams and Mrs. Ruth Hardway of Tulsa, Oklahoma.[1826]

Mollie McLeod Harlan was the daughter of Dr. J. F. McLeod and Mary E. Dantzler. She was educated in the public schools of Mississippi, an honor graduate of Tuscaloosa, Alabama Female College, afterwards taking a teacher’s course at Daleville, Mississippi Normal; was principal of Center Point and Indianola, Mississippi, public schools many years and after her marriage to H. E. Harlan, August 26, 1890, assisted him as co-principal of Brooksville, Mississippi High School. At an early age she manifested unusual skill in instrumental music and was organist in her home church, which duty she faithfully performed many years.



[1823] Noxubee County, Mississippi, Marriage Records. E. H. Harlan to Nettie A. Hunter, 19 July 1881.

[1824] Tombstone photograph, Boligee Episcopal Church Cemetery, Boligee, Greene County, Alabama. The death date on the stone should be 1889.

[1825] Noxubee County, Mississippi, Marriage Records. Henry E. Harlan to Mollie A. McLeod, 25 August 1890.

[1826] Rogers Daily News, Rogers, Arkansas, 3 August 1932.

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