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343. Alonzo Elmer "Lonnie" LITTLE182,227 was born on 8 October 1876 in Arkansas.180,181 He died in 1923 at the age of 47 in Sevier County, Arkansas.

In 1900, there is a son "Alford", born Feb 1877, that surely must have been an error on the part of the enumerator. Later Alonzo would give his birth as Oct 1876 - certainly there could not have been another child born the following February.

1910, Polk Co AR, Cove Twp
Elonzo E. Little, age 33, married one time for 11 years. b. AR, father b. KY, mother b. AR
Bettie E., wife, age 28, 5 children, 3 living. b. AR as were her parents
Floyd E., son age 8. Erwin E., son, age 4. Evelyn, dau age 1 year, 4 months

World War I Draft Registration: Alonzo Elmer Little. Born 8 Oct 1876, age 41. Farmer living at Hatfiled, Polk Co. Nearest relative: Mary Elizabeth Little. Signed his full name. He was short with blue eyes and light red hair. Dated 12 Sep 1819.

1920, Polk Co AR, Cove Twp
Lonnie Little, age 43, Vettie Little, wife, age 38
Floyd, son, 18. Irwen, son age 14. Evelena, dau, 11. Eugene, son 9. Monetta, dau, age 7. Louise, age 4 7/12. Pauline H., age 2 2/12. Cloa M. age one month.
[next house is Alonzo's parents.]

Alonzo is buried Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Polk Co AR

Mother's will dated 20 Jul 1929, stated that her son Lonnie was deceased leaving some minor heirs.

1930 Census. Cove Twp, Polk Co AR
Ewjean D. Little, Head crossed out and "Son" written in, age 19, b. AR, farmer
M. Bettie, mother crossed out and "Head" written in, age 47, widowed, b. AR, parents b. AR
Evellena, Sister, age 18
Mary A., sister, age 16
Louease, sister, age 14
Pauline H., sister, age 12
Chole, M. sister, age 10
They lived next door to Alonzo's widowed mother.

Alonzo Elmer "Lonnie" LITTLE and Betty Mae BOLLES were married on 5 September 1899 in Polk County, Arkansas.222 Betty Mae BOLLES was born in 1881 in Arkansas. She died in 1961 at the age of 80.

Betty Little is buried Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Polk Co AR. Dates of birth & death are from online listing. She is thought to have been born a Dollarhide, but raised by the Bolles family after her parents died, and went by their surname.

Alonzo Elmer "Lonnie" LITTLE and Betty Mae BOLLES had the following children:

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Floyd E. LITTLE was born in 1902 in Sevier County, Arkansas.182

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Ervin Anderson LITTLE222 was born on 15 January 1906 in Hatfield, Polk County, Arkansas.222 He died on 2 October 1972 at the age of 66 in Kern County, California.228

At the time his birth certificate was issued, Ervin was living in Bakersfield, CA - 7 Jan 1964. One of his proofs was his marriage license, issued in Polk Co on 18 Feb 1927.

1940 Census. Arvin, Kern Co, CA, Hh 254
Meyers Road. Lived in Hot Springs Co, New Mexico in 1935
Ervin Little, 34, b. AR. Carpenter, School Project
Edna, wife, 28, b. AR
Freeman, son, 11, b. AR
Jackie, son, 8, b. TX
Edward Dena, son, 6, b. TX
Delbert, son, 5, b. New Mexico
Bobbie, son, 3, b. New Mexico
Louise Wanda, dau, age 1, b. California

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Evelene LITTLE was born in 1909 in Sevier County, Arkansas.227,229

1940 Census. Norma, Womble Twp, Montgomery, AR, Hh 83
Lived in same house in 1935
Luther Pinkerton, 51, b. AR, Manager, Lumber Co
Marie, wife, 48, b. AR, Sale lady, company store
Evelyne Little, niece, 26, b. AR, housekeeper

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Eugene Deb LITTLE was born on 3 August 1910 in Cove, Polk County, Arkansas.229 He died on 8 August 1989 at the age of 79 in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas.154

1942 World War II Draft
Eugene Deb Little of Hatfield, Polk Co, AR was age 30, b. 3 Aug 1910 at Old Cove, Polk Co. Mrs. Betty Little, his mother of Hatfield, would always know his address. His employer was James Robers of Hatfield.

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Mary Dell LITTLE.

479

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Louise LITTLE was born in 1916 in Sevier County, Arkansas.229

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Pauline H. LITTLE was born in 1918 in Sevier County, Arkansas.229

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Chole M. LITTLE was born in 1920 in Sevier County, Arkansas.229 I suspect this daughter's name was mispelled by the census enumerator and should be Chloe.