John Griffith Little Jr

1887–1942 (Age 55)
Kingston, Madison, Arkansas, United States

The Life of John Griffith

When John Griffith Little Jr was born on 1 April 1887, in Kingston, Madison, Arkansas, United States, his father, John Griffith Little, was 33 and his mother, Sara Frances Logan, was 27. He married Lela Abigail Rippetoe in 1910, in Hollis, Harmon, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Montague, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 4, Hardeman, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 25 October 1942, in Quanah, Hardeman, Texas, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Fairmount Cemetery, Harmon, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Griffith Little Jr
Lela Abigail Rippetoe
Marriage: 1910
Vera Opal Little
Vera Opal Little
Ors Jack Little
Sally F Little
Raymond Griff Little
Horrell Lenwood Little
William Wayne Little
Margie Wanda Little

Spouse & Children

Hollis, Harmon, Oklahoma, United States


  • Vera Opal Little


  • Female1913–1994Female

  • Ors Jack Little


  • Sally F Little


  • Male1918–1976Male

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Griffith Little


  • Female1859–1943Female



  • Elizabeth Little


  • Female1878–1977Female

  • Young Thomas Little


  • Fannie Angeline Little


  • Male1885–1967Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

Age 1

Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 15

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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)

  • Griff Little, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Griff Little, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grief Little, "United States Census, 1930"

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