Lyman Lawrence Little

1896–1992 (Age 95)
Rye, Pueblo, Colorado, United States

The Life of Lyman Lawrence

When Lyman Lawrence Little was born on 30 October 1896, in Rye, Pueblo, Colorado, United States, his father, George Warner Little, was 42 and his mother, Helen Abiah Murray, was 42. He married Bertha K Christensen on 8 August 1915, in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States. He lived in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States in 1930 and Riverside Judicial Township, Riverside, California, United States for about 5 years. He died on 6 January 1992, in Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lyman Lawrence Little
Bertha K Christensen
Marriage: 8 August 1915

Spouse & Children

8 August 1915
Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • George Warner Little


  • Female1854–1943Female



  • Joseph Murray Little


  • Esther May Little


  • Lena Almira Little


  • George Parke Little


  • Helen Augusta Little


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 5

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1921 · Flash floods kill 1500

Age 25

On June 3 1921, flash floods in Pueblo cause over $20 million in damage and kill over 1,500 people in its wake.

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)

  • Lyman L Little in household of George W Little, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lyman L Little, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lyman Little, "United States Census, 1930"

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