John Henry Little

1869–1956 (Age 87)
Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John Henry

John Henry Little was born about 1869, in Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Kate Pearson in 1889, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Normanby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Eston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died about January 1956, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Little
Kate Pearson
Marriage: 1889
William Little
Annie Eliza Little
Frank Little
Thomas Albert Little
Gladys Little

Spouse & Children

  • Male1869–1956Male

  • Kate Pearson


Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


  • William Little


  • Annie Eliza Little


  • Male1898–1962Male

  • Thomas Albert Little


  • Gladys Little


World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 11

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 15

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 35

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two 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)

  • John Little, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John H Little, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • John Henry Little, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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