Arizona Elizabeth Little

4 November 1894–March 1979 (Age 84)
Smith, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Arizona Elizabeth

When Arizona Elizabeth Little was born on 4 November 1894, in Smith, Mississippi, United States, her father, Albert L. Little, was 27 and her mother, Amanda S. Johanna Bryant, was 20. She had at least 5 sons and 3 daughters with Louis Rossy Meadows. She lived in Beat 3, Smith, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. She died in March 1979, in Mize, Smith, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mize, Smith, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis Rossy Meadows
Arizona Elizabeth Little
Ernestine V. Meadows
Bill Meadows
Lynette Meadows
Wanda Meadows
Robert E. "Bob" Meadows
William Edward "Bill" Meadows
Marion Louis Meadows
Albert Joe Meadows

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 2
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop
Age 13
When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
Age 23
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a small man (if not ironic), or distinguishing epithet for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, from Middle English littel, Old English lȳtel (see Light 3).Irish: translation into English of Gaelic Ó Beagáin ‘descendant of Beagán’ (see Began ).Americanized form (translation into English) of any of various European surnames meaning ‘little’, e.g. French Petit , Polish Mały (see Maly 1).

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

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Sources (5)

  • Arazona Little in household of Albert L Little, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Zana Meadows in household of Lewis Meadows, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Arizona E. Little - Published information: birth-name: Arizona E. Little

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