James Henry Little

1886–1956 (Age 70)
Redfield, Spink, South Dakota, United States

The Life of James Henry

When James Henry Little was born on 21 August 1886, in Redfield, Spink, South Dakota, United States, his father, Henry B. Little, was 28 and his mother, Mary A. Hosig, was 27. He married Emma Amethyst Campbell on 18 October 1916, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Pasadena Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 27 October 1956, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Altadena, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Little
1886–1956
Emma Amethyst Campbell
1892–1988
Marriage: 18 October 1916
John D Littles
1916–
Kenneth Gilbert Little
1918–1943
Lois Virginia Little
1920–1999
Maryan Joyce Little
1926–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
18 October 1916
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
children

(4)

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry B. Little

    Male1858–1901Male

  • Mary A. Hosig

    Female1859–1889Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 5

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • James H Little, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James H Little, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James H Little, "United States Census, 1930"

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