James Hall Little

1880–1956 (Age 76)
Warren, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James Hall

When James Hall Little was born on 11 January 1880, in Warren, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Hall Little, was 29 and his mother, Nannie Elizabeth Hardy, was 22. He married Nellie Lee Mayo on 30 September 1903, in Wilson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Sixpound Township, Warren, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Wilson Township, Wilson, North Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 22 October 1956, in Wilson, Wilson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson, Wilson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Hall Little
Nellie Lee Mayo
Marriage: 30 September 1903
Nellie Mayo Little
James Edwin Little
Margaret Little

Spouse & Children

  • Male1880–1956Male

  • Nellie Lee Mayo


30 September 1903
Wilson, North Carolina, United States


  • Female1904–1984Female

  • James Edwin Little


  • Margaret Little


Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Hall Little


  • Nannie Elizabeth Hardy




  • William Little


  • Thomas Henry Little


  • Annie Walton Little


  • Male1880–1956Male

  • Edgar P Little


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 17

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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 H Little, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jim Little, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James H Little in household of Thomas Little, "United States Census, 1900"

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