Reverend John Harvey Little

1876–1951 (Age 74)
Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States

The Life of John Harvey

When Reverend John Harvey Little was born on 22 October 1876, in Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States, his father, Henry Clay Little, was 24 and his mother, Martha Ann Anderson, was 17. He had at least 2 daughters with Janie Jones. He lived in Palestine, Anderson, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 1, Marion, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 4 March 1951, in Avinger, Cass, Texas, United States, at the age of 74.

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Reverend John Harvey Little
Janie Jones
Thelma Little
Careugine Little

Spouse & Children



  • Thelma Little


  • Careugine Little


Parents & Siblings



  • Male1876–1951Male

  • Anthony Dave Little


  • George W Little


World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 5

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • John H Little, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John H Little, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Harvey Little, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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