Thomas Stevenson Little

10 June 1922–1985 (Age 62)
Lumsden, Southland, Southland, New Zealand

The Life of Thomas Stevenson

Thomas Stevenson Little was born on 10 June 1922, in Lumsden, Southland, Southland, New Zealand. He died in 1985, in New Zealand, at the age of 63.

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World Events (3)

1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 1

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 
1939

Age 17

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.
1943 · Eleanor Roosevelt Visits During War

Age 21

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt visited New Zealand during the calmer years of World War II in the Pacific. It was the first time that a first lady of the United States had visited the country alone without their husband. 

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Stevenson Little - Government record: Death record or certificate: death: 1985; New Zealand
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Stevenson Little - Government record: male
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Stevenson Little - Government record: Birth record or certificate: birth-name: Thomas Stevenson Little

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