James Harmon Little

1867–1948 (Age 80)
Greene, Illinois, United States

The Life of James Harmon

When James Harmon Little was born on 19 July 1867, in Greene, Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas Little, was 29 and his mother, Mary Jane Baird, was 33. He married Iona Ballard on 25 June 1892, in Greene, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in White Hall, Greene, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Roodhouse Township, Greene, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 11 March 1948, in Roodhouse, Greene, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, White Hall Township, Greene, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Harmon Little
Iona Ballard
Marriage: 25 June 1892
Ethel Mae Little
George Thomas Little

Spouse & Children

25 June 1892
Greene, Illinois, United States


  • Female1894–1967Female

  • George Thomas Little


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1837–1923Male

  • Mary Jane Baird




  • Infant Little


  • Malinda Ann Little


  • Male1863–1944Male

  • Cynthia Margaret Little


  • Male1867–1948Male

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Age 4

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a small man, or distinguishing epithet for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, from Middle English littel, Old English lȳtel, originally a diminutive of lȳt ( see Light 3).2 Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó Beagáin ‘descendant of Beagán’ ( see Begin ).3 Translation of French Petit and Lepetit; also used as an English form of names such as Jean-Petit ‘little John’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • James H Little in household of Thomas Little, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James H Little, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Little, "United States Census, 1900"

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