John Harvey Little

1911–1955
South Carolina, United States

The Life of John Harvey

John Harvey Little was born in South Carolina, United States as the son of James Townes Little and Annie Nola Burris. He died on 3 July 1955, in Belton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Townes Little
1884–1960
Annie Nola Burris
1886–1939
Townes Robertson Little
1906–
John Harvey Little
1911–1955
Martha Louise Little
1908–1995
Annie Little
1914–1948
James Allen Little
1920–2001

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1860

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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’.

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

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