George Robert Little

1 January 1877–4 February 1953 (Age 76)
Guernsey, Guernsey, Ohio, United States

The Life of George Robert

When George Robert Little was born on 1 January 1877, in Guernsey, Guernsey, Ohio, United States, his father, Andrew Jasper Little, was 20 and his mother, Amanda Jane Willis, was 17. He married Lizzie Pauline Anderson on 22 October 1907, in Belgrade, Nance, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Mercer Township, Mercer, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 4 February 1953, in Gibbon Township, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Gibbon, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States.

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George Robert Little
Lizzie Pauline Anderson
Marriage: 22 October 1907
Mary Eloise Little
Roberta Ruth Little
James Robert Little

Spouse and Children

22 October 1907
Belgrade, Nance, Nebraska, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Jasper Little


    Amanda Jane Willis




World Events (8)

1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 0

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 (2)

  • George R Little in household of Andrew J Little, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George R Little, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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