John Henry Little

1880–1967 (Age 86)
Belton, Bell, Texas, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Little was born on 7 July 1880, in Belton, Bell, Texas, United States, his father, Robert Henry Little, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Julathy Robertson, was 41. He married Margaret "Maggie" Lee Dice on 16 February 1913, in Bexar Land District, Texas, United States. He died on 24 February 1967, in Temple, Bell, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Belton, Bell, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Little
Margaret "Maggie" Lee Dice
Marriage: 16 February 1913

Spouse & Children

16 February 1913
Bexar Land District, Texas, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Robert Henry Little


  • Sarah Julathy Robertson




  • Oliver August Little


  • Robert Narvaez Little


  • Clara Ann Little


  • Sarah Eleanor "Sallie" Little


  • Adelia Isora Little


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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 1

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 23

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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 Little in household of R H Little, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Little in household of Robert H Little, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Henry Little, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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