Alma Adele Little

17 June 1935–12 October 2015 (Age 80)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Alma Adele

When Alma Adele Little was born on 17 June 1935, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, her father, Samuel Melvin Little, was 30 and her mother, Vivian Elizabeth Fife, was 23. She married Herman Donald Whitehead on 29 July 1953, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in World in 1940 and Utah, United States for about 5 years. She died on 12 October 2015, in Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Herman Donald Whitehead
1934–
Alma Adele Little
1935–2015
Marriage: 29 July 1953

Spouse and Children

    Herman Donald Whitehead

    Male1934–Male

    Female1935–2015Female

MARRIAGE
29 July 1953
Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 2

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 14

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1956 · The Los Angeles California Temple Opens

Age 21

The Los Angeles California Temple was dedicated by David O. McKay on March 11, 1956. The Los Angeles California Temple was the first temple built in California. The temple opened 19 years after it was announced due to delays caused by World War II. 

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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Story Highlight

Alma Adele Little (Whitehead)

I called her Mom.

Sources (3)

  • Alma Adele Little in household of Samuel Melvin Little, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Alma Adele Little Whitehead, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Alma Adele Little Whitehead, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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