Mary Lee Little

7 December 1910–15 January 2011 (Age 100)
Twiggs, Georgia, United States

The Life of Mary Lee

When Mary Lee Little was born on 7 December 1910, in Twiggs, Georgia, United States, her father, Frank Little Sr, was 22 and her mother, Fannie Wright, was 16. She had at least 2 sons with Henry Hicks. She lived in District 324, Twiggs, Georgia, United States in 1920 and District 326, Twiggs, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 January 2011, in Macon, Bibb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Jeffersonville, Twiggs, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Hicks
Mary Lee Little
Leonard Hicks
Raymond Hicks

Spouse and Children



    Leonard Hicks


    Raymond Hicks


Parents and Siblings

    Frank Little Sr


    Fannie Wright





    Georgia Anna Little


    Frank Johnson Little Jr


    Sarah Bell Annette Little


    Robert Little


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 12

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 27

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Mary Lou Hicks in household of Henry Hicks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marylou Little in household of Frank Little, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary L Little in household of Frank Little, "United States Census, 1930"

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