James Huggins Little

1818–1880 (Age 62)
Williamson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Huggins

When James Huggins Little was born in 1818, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States, his father, William A Little, was 68 and his mother, Temperance Huggins, was 41. He married Mary Stanley on 29 October 1836, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. He died in 1880, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

James Huggins Little
Mary Stanley
Marriage: 29 October 1836
William James Little
William James Little
Louisa Ann Little
Thomas Little

Spouse & Children

29 October 1836
Williamson, Tennessee, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • William A Little


  • Temperance Huggins




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 17

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.

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 Lyttle, "United States Census, 1860"
  • J H Little, "United States Census, 1880"
  • J H Little, "United States Census, 1870"

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