William Ezra Little

3 June 1913–13 November 1985 (Age 72)
Carroll, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William Ezra

When William Ezra Little was born on 3 June 1913, in Carroll, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Jasper Little, was 38 and his mother, Beulah Levada Gowan, was 30. He had at least 1 son with Lucille B Crowe. He lived in Civil District 20, Carroll, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Civil District 1, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 13 November 1985, in Carroll, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Atwood, Carroll, Tennessee, United States.

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William Ezra Little
Lucille B Crowe
Paul Edward Little

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    Paul Edward Little


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    Eddie Elina Little


    Delia Olivia Little


    Olie B Little



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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 18

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Age 19

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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)

  • Ezra Little in household of J J Little, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ezra Little in household of John Little, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ezra Little in entry for Paul Edward Little, "Tennessee Births and Christenings, 1828-1939"

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