James Poats Littlejohn

30 May 1911–11 July 1994 (Age 83)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of James Poats

When James Poats Littlejohn was born on 30 May 1911, in South Carolina, United States, his father, James Cocoran Littlejohn, was 22 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Poats, was 23. He died on 11 July 1994, at the age of 83, and was buried in Clemson, Pickens, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Cocoran Littlejohn
1888–1959
Mary Elizabeth Poats
1888–1949
James Poats Littlejohn
1911–1994
Samuel McGowan Littlejohn
1915–1976
Mary Katherine Littlejohn
1921–2001

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 5

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: distinguishing epithet for the smallest of two or more bearers of the common personal name John . Compare Meiklejohn . In some cases the nickname may have been bestowed on a large man, irrespective of his actual personal name, in allusion to the character in the Robin Hood legend, whose nickname was of ironic application.2 Translation of French Jeanpetit.

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

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