Lyle Wesley Little

1883–1943 (Age 59)
California, United States

The Life of Lyle Wesley

When Lyle Wesley Little was born on 9 July 1883, in California, United States, his father, William Wesley Little, was 24 and his mother, Sarah "Sadie" Pitts, was 21. He married Lillian Rose Iverson on 10 March 1903, in Marin, California, United States. He lived in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1900 and Brooklyn Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. He died on 9 January 1943, in Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Lyle Wesley Little
Lillian Rose Iverson
Marriage: 10 March 1903

Spouse & Children

10 March 1903
Marin, California, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • William Wesley Little


  • Sarah "Sadie" Pitts




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 8

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 17

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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 (3)

  • Lyle W Little in household of Sarah Little, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lyle W Little in household of Olive R Little, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lyle W Little in household of William Little, "United States Census, 1900"

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