|Born||Lifford, Co Donegal - 6th August 1851|
|Married||(1) New Zealand - 19th March 1877
(2) New Zealand - 17th March 1898
|Died||Hastings, New Zealand - 11th December 1940|
Emigrated to New Zealand in the 1870s where he had two wives and fourteen children. To this day, there are many descendants of his living in New Zealand.
|Children||(1) William Henry Little (1878-1927), John Robert James Little (1879-1884), Maria Catherine Little (1881-e1951), Henrietta Little (1883-e1953), Charles Little (1884-e1949), Mabel Little (1885-e1955), Johnnie Little (1886-e1951), Minnie Little (1888-1888), Reuben Little (1890-1891)
(2) Stewart Alfred Little (1899-1962), Robert Winston Little (1900-e1965), Hugh Gerald Little (1903-e1968), Dennis Rupert Little (1906-e1971), Margaret Annie Louise Little (1910-)
|Spouse||(1) Maria Anna Pierce (e1855-1895)
(2) Annie Mary Bates (e1865-e1935)
|Siblings||Robert (1843-1855), Martha (1847-1931), Charles Colhoun (1848-1924), Henrietta Catherine (1850-1945), Mary Anna (1853-1935), Eugenie Louise (1856-1945) Margaret Eliza (1857-1933)|
|Parents||Robert Little (1814-1881), Henrietta Colhoun (1813-1874)|
Also see the photos of John and his family in New Zealand and three letters that he wrote to his sister Martha in Ireland.