John Goodwin Little

1899–1965 (Age 66)
Alabama, United States

The Life of John Goodwin

When John Goodwin Little was born on 4 April 1899, in Alabama, United States, his father, John Buckner Little, was 37 and his mother, Lula Duncan, was 28. He married Louise Hobbs on 28 June 1923, in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Greenville, Butler, Alabama, United States for about 20 years. He died on 11 December 1965, in Conecuh, Pike, Alabama, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Greenville, Butler, Alabama, United States.

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John Goodwin Little
Louise Hobbs
Marriage: 28 June 1923
John G Little Jr., Jr
Nina Louise Little
Iris R Little

Spouse & Children

28 June 1923
Montgomery, Alabama, United States


  • John G Little Jr., Jr


  • Nina Louise Little


  • Iris R Little


Parents & Siblings

  • John Buckner Little


  • Female1871–1960Female



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 13

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 18

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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)

  • John G Little, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Goodyn Little in household of Lulla D Little, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Goodwin Little in household of John B Little, "United States Census, 1900"

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