Mary Emma Little

about 1911–before 2000 (Age 89)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Emma

When Mary Emma Little was born about 1911, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Alex Little, was 25 and her mother, Josephene Hickey, was 25. She married William Dibrell England on 5 September 1935, in White, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in White, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and Civil District 13, White, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died before 2000, at the age of 88.

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William Dibrell England
Mary Emma Little
Marriage: 5 September 1935
Barbara J England

Spouse and Children

    William Dibrell England



5 September 1935
White, Tennessee, United States


    Barbara J England


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 20

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Emma England in household of Dibrell England, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary E Little in household of Ellick Little, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary E Little in household of Alex Little, "United States Census, 1930"

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