Lyndon Elbert Little

1895–1984 (Age 89)
Columbia, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lyndon Elbert

When Lyndon Elbert Little was born on 9 March 1895, in Columbia, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, his father, Elbert Cornelius Little, was 41 and his mother, Louella, was 31. He married Ruth Belle Lyman. He lived in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1900. He died in November 1984, at the age of 89.

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Lyndon Elbert Little
1895–1984
Ruth Belle Lyman
1895–
Marriage:

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE

Parents & Siblings

  • Elbert Cornelius Little

    Male1853–1924Male

  • Louella

    Female1864–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 5

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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 (2)

  • Lydon E Little in household of Elbert C Little, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lyndon Elbert Little - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Lyndon E Little

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