Mary Jo Littlejohn

13 June 1919–28 July 2004 (Age 85)
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Jo

When Mary Jo Littlejohn was born on 13 June 1919, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, her father, Jesse Robb Littlejohn, was 27 and her mother, Beulah Davis, was 30. She had at least 1 son with James Lamar Reeves. She lived in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1930. She died on 28 July 2004, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States.

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James Lamar Reeves
Mary Jo Littlejohn
Mr Hubert Dennis Reeves

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World Events (8)

Age 1
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
Age 1
Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1942 · The Japanese American internment
Age 23
Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: nickname from Middle English litel ‘little’ (Old English lȳtel) + the Middle English personal name John . The nickname may have been used ironically for a giant, as with the outlaw character Little John in 17th-century tales and ballads of Robin Hood (though he is no giant in 15th-century texts).In some cases also an Americanized form (translation into English) of French Petitjean .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (6)

  • Mary Joe Lillijohn in household of Jessie R Lillijohn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Jo Littlejohn in household of Jesse R Littlejohn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Jo Littlejohn in entry for Reginold Lomar Reeves, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"

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