Hampton Little Jr.

21 October 1925–21 June 1987 (Age 61)
Tallahatchie, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Hampton

When Hampton Little Jr. was born on 21 October 1925, in Tallahatchie, Mississippi, United States, his father, Hampton Little Sr., was 22 and his mother, Annie Lou Little, was 16. He had at least 1 daughter with Winnie Evelyn Mullins Little. He lived in Beat 2, Tallahatchie, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 June 1987, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Adams Arbor Church of God Prophecy, Tallahatchie, Mississippi, United States.

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Hampton Little Jr.
Winnie Evelyn Mullins Little
Patricia Plumus

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    Winnie Evelyn Mullins Little




    Patricia Plumus


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    Markes R Little


    Caurthylia Little


World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 14

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 17

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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)

  • Hamp Little Jr. in household of Hamp Little, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hamp Little in household of Hampton Little, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hamp Little, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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