James Howard Little

1927–1996 (Age 68)
Simpson, Mississippi, United States

The Life of James Howard

When James Howard Little was born on 1 December 1927, in Simpson, Mississippi, United States, his father, Samuel Hoyt Little, was 26 and his mother, Lucy Frances Layton, was 26. He lived in Beat 1, Simpson, Mississippi, United States in 1930 and Beat 3, Simpson, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 21 April 1996, in Hinds, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Pinola, Simpson, Mississippi, United States.

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James Howard Little
Bonnie Rose Turner

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Samuel Hoyt Little Jr.


  • Male1927–1996Male

  • Male1929–1965Male

  • Thomas Ralph Little


World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 12

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Howard Little in household of S Hoytt Little, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James H Little in household of S Hoyt Little, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Howard Little, "Find A Grave Index"

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