James Hardin Little

1833–1909 (Age 75)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Hardin

When James Hardin Little was born in March 1833, in Tennessee, United States, his father, John Little, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Waren, was 21. He had at least 7 daughters with Hester Goldburn Cresswell. He lived in Saline, Missouri, United States in 1850. He died in 1909, at the age of 76.

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James Hardin Little
Hester Goldburn Cresswell
Theressa Cecilia Little
Matilda Melvina Little
Mary Elizabeth Little
Martha Alice Little
Catherine Estella Little
Venellia Russella Little
Anna Laura Little

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Parents & Siblings

  • John Little


  • Elizabeth Waren




  • Pleasant Freeling Little


  • Pleasant Freeling Little


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  • Joseph W Little


  • John J. Little


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World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 2

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.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 29

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

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)

  • James H Little in household of Elizabeth Little, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James H Little in household of Elizabeth Little, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hardin Little, "United States Census, 1880"

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