John H Little

1825–1901 (Age 75)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of John H

When John H Little was born on 14 September 1825, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Isaac Little, was 33 and his mother, Lavina Reneau Reno, was 33. He married Elizabeth Barker on 9 June 1842, in Lee, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Lee, Lee, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Overton, Tennessee, United States in 1860. He died on 2 May 1901, in Monroe, Overton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Flat Creek, Overton, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John H Little
Elizabeth Barker
Marriage: 9 June 1842
Samuel Little
Emily D Little
Vastine Stickley Little
William D Little
Frances Vivian Little
Napoleon Bonaparte Little

Spouse & Children

9 June 1842
Lee, Virginia, United States


  • Samuel Little


  • Emily D Little


  • Male1849–1931Male

  • William D Little


  • Female1854–1938Female

+2 More Children

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+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 10

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Jno Little, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Little, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Little, "United States Census, 1850"

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