John Griffin Little

1896–1959 (Age 63)
Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States

The Life of John Griffin

When John Griffin Little was born in September 1896, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, his father, George A Little, was 30 and his mother, Annetta Griffin, was 26. He married Irene Mary Davidson on 27 December 1923, in Monroe, New York, United States. He died on 25 December 1959, in New York, United States, at the age of 63.

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John Griffin Little
Irene Mary Davidson
Marriage: 27 December 1923

Spouse & Children

27 December 1923
Monroe, New York, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • George A Little


  • Annetta Griffin




  • Frank James Little


  • Male1896–1959Male

  • Annetta Little


  • Raymond W Little


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 17

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • J Griffin Little, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Little in household of George A Little, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John G Little in household of George A Little, "United States Census, 1910"

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