James Hope Little

1883–1961 (Age 77)
Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James Hope

When James Hope Little was born on 17 May 1883, in Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Spiby Little, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Hope, was 28. He married Edna L Levering about 1907. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He immigrated to United States in 1882 and lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 5 January 1961, in North Wales, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hillside, Abington Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Hope Little
Edna L Levering
Marriage: about 1907
Josephine Hope Little
James Spencer Little

Spouse & Children

about 1907


Parents & Siblings

  • William Spiby Little


  • Margaret Hope




+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 21

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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

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