Verna Marie Little

18 December 1900–20 December 1965 (Age 65)
Morgan, Utah, United States

The Life of Verna Marie

When Verna Marie Little was born on 18 December 1900, in Morgan, Utah, United States, her father, Frank Alonzo Little, was 37 and her mother, Harriet Payne Spendlove, was 34. She married Ivanhoe Joseph Davis on 12 December 1916, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Sierra, California, United States in 1935 and Murphys Judicial Township, Calaveras, California, United States in 1940. She died on 20 December 1965, in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Gridley-Biggs Cemetery, Gridley, Butte, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ivanhoe Joseph Davis
1894–1927
Verna Marie Little
1900–1965
Marriage: 12 December 1916
Grant Jesse Davis
1918–1995
Leah Jean Davis
1921–2000
Margery Adele Davis
1923–1992

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 December 1916
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Age 1

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 18

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Verna Little Davis James in household of Dean Leonal James, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Verna Marie Little James in household of Dean Leonal James, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Verna Mae Little James in household of Dean Leonial or Dean L James, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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