Minnie Little

December 1874–25 March 1958 (Age 83)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Minnie

When Minnie Little was born in December 1874, in Kansas, United States, her father, George Little, was 37 and her mother, Ellen Bolten, was 36. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with John Franklin Beem. She lived in Glen Elder, Mitchell, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1895. She died on 25 March 1958, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

John Franklin Beem
1870–
Minnie Little
1874–1958
Leona Beem
1902–
John Beem
1906–

Spouse and Children

    John Franklin Beem

    Male1870–Male

    Female1874–1958Female

children

(2)

    Leona Beem

    Female1902–Female

    John Beem

    Male1906–Male

Parents and Siblings

    George Little

    Male1837–Male

    Female1838–Female

siblings

(6)

    George Thomas Little

    Male1862–1863Male

    William Little

    Male1866–Male

    Anna Little

    Female1867–1932Female

    Mary E Little

    Female1869–1953Female

    Female1874–1958Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 17

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Minnie E Little in household of Geo Little, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • M Little in household of G Little, "Kansas State Census, 1875"
  • Minnie Little in household of Geo Little, "United States Census, 1880"

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