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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John Franklin Beem
Minnie Little
Leona Beem
John Beem

Spouse and Children

    John Franklin Beem





    Leona Beem


    John Beem


Parents and Siblings

    George Little





    George Thomas Little


    William Little


    Anna Little


    Mary E Little



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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.

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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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