John D. Little

1822–1854 (Age 32)
Panama, Vernon, Missouri, United States

The Life of John D.

When John D. Little was born in 1822, in Panama, Vernon, Missouri, United States, his father, James E. Little, was 21 and his mother, Nancy Gentry, was 20. He married Permilia Bounds in 1845, in Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in 1854, in Collin, Texas, United States, at the age of 32.

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John D. Little
Permilia Bounds
Marriage: 1845
Keziah Elizabeth Little

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Arkansas, United States


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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 7

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1831 · Dedication of Jackson County

Age 9

In August 1831, Latter-day Saint Sidney Rigdon dedicated Jackson County, Missouri, for the gathering place of Zion.

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)

  • John D Little, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Little in entry for Elizabeth K Robertson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1971-32512-2779-3

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