Anna Eliza Little

16 June 1867–28 March 1932 (Age 64)
Pontoosuc, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of Anna Eliza

When Anna Eliza Little was born on 16 June 1867, in Pontoosuc, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Franklin Crittenden Little, was 37 and her mother, Nancy J McAuley, was 37. She married Thomas Benton Hamilton on 18 August 1887, in Pontoosuc, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Durham Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Carthage, Ogle, Illinois, United States in 1932. She died on 28 March 1932, in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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Thomas Benton Hamilton
Anna Eliza Little
Marriage: 18 August 1887
Mabel Geneva Hamilton
Otis Franklin Hamilton
Anna Irene Hamilton

Spouse and Children

18 August 1887
Pontoosuc, Hancock, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Marian Melissa Little


    Millard E Little


    Martin Luther Little


    Arthur E. Little


    Samuel Irvin Little


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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.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 18

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

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)

  • Anna E Byler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anna E Byler in household of Henry C Byler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Anna E Byler in household of Henry C Byler, "United States Census, 1910"

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