James Tyler Little

13 September 1847–28 February 1898 (Age 50)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of James Tyler

When James Tyler Little was born on 13 September 1847, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, Feramorz Little, was 27 and his mother, Fannie Maria Decker, was 17. He married Alice Soujet on 5 June 1883, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 28 February 1898, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Tyler Little
1847–1898
Alice Soujet
1858–1928
Marriage: 5 June 1883
James J. Little
1883–1888
Soje G Little
1885–1887
Fannie Myra Little
1885–1913
Clare Bowdidge Little
1888–1973
Alice Soujet Little
1890–1890
Romaine B. Little
1891–1970
Feramore Tyler Little
1894–1951
Decker James Little
1897–1982

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 June 1883Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1848
    Age 1
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    1860
    Age 13
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for a small man (if not ironic), or distinguishing epithet for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, from Middle English littel, Old English lȳtel (see Light 3).Irish: translation into English of Gaelic Ó Beagáin ‘descendant of Beagán’ (see Began ).Americanized form (translation into English) of any of various European surnames meaning ‘little’, e.g. French Petit , Polish Mały (see Maly 1).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Litle
    Littles
    Light
    Littell
    Lytle
    Lyttle
    Littel
    Petit
    Lighthill

    Sources (41)

    • James T Little in entry for Feramorz Tyler Little, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • James T Little in household of Feramoore Little, "United States Census, 1860"
    • James T Little in entry for Feramorz Tyler Little and Irene Ardella Langton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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