Lydia J. Little

1858–1930 (Age 72)
Arcadia, Hamilton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Lydia J.

When Lydia J. Little was born on 5 October 1858, in Arcadia, Hamilton, Indiana, United States, her father, John H. Little, was 45 and her mother, Mary Polly McKune, was 46. She married James H Mundel on 23 January 1878, in Hamilton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Hamilton Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Hamilton, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1930. She died on 13 December 1930, in Arcadia, Hamilton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Arcadia, Hamilton, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lydia J. Little
James H Mundel
Marriage: 23 January 1878
Mary Alice Mundell
Nora N Mundell
John Levi Mundell
Mildred Mundel
Vernon Thomas Mundell
Ethel Leona Mundel
Katherine Mundell

Spouse & Children

  • Female1858–1930Female

  • James H Mundel


23 January 1878
Hamilton, Indiana, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • John H. Little


  • Mary Polly McKune




  • Margaret Lytle


  • Female1838–Female

  • Elizabeth Little


  • William H. Little


  • Mary Frances Little


+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Lydia J Lytle in household of John Lytle, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lydia Mundell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lydia Mundell in household of John Mundell, "United States Census, 1930"

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