Lydia Ann Little

1874–1966 (Age 92)
Saltville Magisterial District, Washington, Virginia, United States

The Life of Lydia Ann

When Lydia Ann Little was born on 7 September 1874, in Saltville Magisterial District, Washington, Virginia, United States, her father, Rev. Alexander L. Little, was 43 and her mother, Polly Ann Helton, was 36. She married Martin Luther Akers on 25 December 1888, in Washington, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1874. She died on 5 September 1966, at the age of 91, and was buried in Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lydia Ann Little
1874–1966
Martin Luther Akers
1867–1919
Marriage: 25 December 1888
Malley Joseph Akers
1891–
Lelia Mae Akers
1893–1920
Ethel M Akers
1896–1917
Branson Alexander Akers
1898–1982
Thomas McKinley Akers
1900–1986

Spouse & Children

  • Female1874–1966Female

  • Martin Luther Akers

    Male1867–1919Male

MARRIAGE
25 December 1888
Washington, Virginia, United States
children

(5)

  • Malley Joseph Akers

    Male1891–Male

  • Lelia Mae Akers

    Female1893–1920Female

  • Ethel M Akers

    Female1896–1917Female

  • Male1898–1982Male

  • Male1900–1986Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Rev. Alexander L. Little

    Male1831–1897Male

  • Female1837–1905Female

siblings

(11)

  • Tabitha Little

    Female1853–1938Female

  • Joseph Little

    Male1856–1856Male

  • Thomas F. Little

    Male1858–1889Male

  • Lilburn Hendrix Little

    Male1860–1926Male

  • William P Little

    Male1864–Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 20

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Lydia A Akers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lydia Akers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Liddey A Akers in household of Luther M Akers, "United States Census, 1900"

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