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  • Name: Samuel LITTLE
  • Surname: Little
  • Given Name: Samuel
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 4 May 1810 in , Rowan County, North Carolina
  • Death: 19 Nov 1888 in Mimosa, Lincoln, Tennessee 1
  • Burial: Alexander Cmtry, Lincoln, Tennessee 2
  • Reference Number: 231
  • _UID: 7C8FB1BDE446304F9207B231456275A96370
  • Note:
    !CENSUS:
    1850 U.S. Census, Lincoln County, TN; 1850; Sub Division #2; Lines 23-32; National Archives, Washington, DC, reel 887; NOTE: Occupation: farmer. Samuel (40), Jane (29), also appears on agricultural census.
    1860 U.S. Census, Lincoln County, TN; 1860; Civil Dist #7; Lns 34-40, p 189; National Archives, Washington, DC, reel 1261; NOTE: Occupation: farming. Also appears on agricultural census. (Mulberry Lane P.O.)
    1870 U.S. Census, Lincoln County, TN; 1870; 7th Civil Dist, Mulberry Lane PO; Lines 6-11; National Archives, Washington DC; NOTE: Occupation: farmer. Samuel (60), BP TN, Jane (48), BP TN. Also appears on agricultural census Mulberry Lane P.O.).
    1880 U.S. Census, 7th Civil District, Lincoln County, TN; 1880; S.D. 3; E.D. 121; Lines 30-31; National Archives, Washington, DC, reel 1267; NOTE: Occupation: farmer. Agricultural census for 7th civil district.

    !MARRIAGE: Letter from Shirley Cato, Tullahoma, TN to Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; 1838-1880; Letter dtd 25 Jun 1988; ; original in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: information from book on marriage records written by Helen C. and Timothy R, Marsh. recorded Bk A, p 67.

    !BIRTH-MARRIAGE-DEATH-CHILD: Letter to Tom Little, Denver CO from Helen Little Leboeuf (grand-daughter of Samuel Little; ; Letter dated 28 July 1978; ; Photocopy in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: excerpt .......Samuel Little born May 4th, 1810 in Rowan Co. N. Car. In 1840 he was a young widower with some small children - when he married Sarah Jane Jones - in Smith Co. Tenn. They were living in Lincoln County, Tenn. in 1858 when my father - Samuel Haggard Little was born. Grandpa Little served in the army of Tenn. during the war - returning to live in Lincoln Co. until his death there on Nov 19, 1888. Is buried in the old Alexander Cemetry in Lincoln County.

    !RELATIONSHIP: Settlement of Samuel Little estate; 1892; County Court, Lincoln Co TN, Settlement Bk 1880-1893; p 489; County Courthouse, Fayetteville TN, photocopy in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: died intestate, lists heirs as Elizabeth Jean, Daniel Warden, S.J. Little, W.R. Little, W.C. Jones, M.C. Pitts, B.G. Little, S.A. Eaton, S.H. Little.

    !RELATIONSHIPS: Quit Claim Deed, Bk O; 1919; L.L. Little, S.J. Little, W.S. Little, Ada Little to Joseph V. Roe, dtd 20 Oct 1919; pp 324-326; County Courthouse, Fayetteville, TN, photocopy in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: indicates Samuel Little was grandfather of above named people and Sarah J. Little (his wife) had life estate in land, remainder vested in Weigart and William Little, B.G. Little died intestate in 1899, W.S. Little in Marengo County AL in Dec 1919.

    !BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: Helen and Timothy Marsh, CEMETERY RECORDS OF LINCOLN AND MOORE COUNTIES; 1852-1899; ; p 184; ; NOTE: Alexander Cemetery 1 1/4 miles SW of Mimosa near Possom Hollow Sam Little (footstone has S. L., headstone missing).

    !RESIDENCE: Tax Lists; 1847, 1849-50, 1870,71,74; Lincoln Co TN; ; Courthouse, Fayetteville, TN.

    !RELATIONSHIP: Deed of Sale, Bedford County (TN) Court Minute Book; 1869-1872; Sale of land in Memphis, Shelby County, TN.to settle estate of Benj Little, entered as of 2 July 1866; pg 566-567;Courthouse, Shelbyville TN; NOTE: Notes that parents are not included as heirs in law so they are most likely dead. No wives/children of Chauncey, Benjamin or Montgomery Little or included so they evidently do not exist. The loose court papers for this time period in Bedford County were destroyed by fire so no furter information can be obtained from them.

    !RELATIONSHIP: Power of Attorney; 1861; William Little, Samuel Little, Elizabeth Taylor, Alfred Little & wife Emily, Wiley P. Chick & wife Patsey to Montgomery Little, dtd 4 Oct 1861, Deed Bk DDD; p 136; Bedford County Courthouse, Shelbyville TN; NOTE: listed as 5 of the heirs in law of Benjamin Little, decd, indicates Benjamin had land in Arkansas, Mississippi, and western part of TN near Memphis and in city of New Orleans.

    !RELATIONSHIP: Court Decree, Bedford County Minute Book 1863-1866; 1864; William Little, Samuel Little, Elizabeth Taylor vs Emily Little, Patsey Chick, John Little and Rebecca Davis, dtd 15 Aug 1864; p 218-219; Bedford County Courthouse, Shelbyville, TN; NOTE: Montgomery Little died intestate and left above named people as his heirs at law....order to sell land.

    !RESIDENCES: Providence Methodist Episcopal Church, Lincoln County Pioneers, Vol VI, #1; ; Lincoln County Genealogical Society, Fayetteville, TN; p 69-71; photocopy in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: lists LITTLE - Samuel, William R., Benjamin G., Sarah Jane, Emma, JEAN John Wesley, David M., Thomas W., Virginia, Elizabeth, Elizabeth F., PITTS Martha, Lizzie, Mattie L., Rees H., John Edward, John F., Maurice, Nauri. Also lists some OLDHAMS.

    RELATIONSHIP-RESIDENCES: Quit Claim Deed, Bk O; 1919; L.L. Little, S.J. Little, W.S. Little, Ada Little to Joseph V. Roe, dtd 20 Oct 1919; pp 324-326; County Courthouse, Fayetteville, TN, photocopy in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: indicates Samuel Little was grandfather of above named people and Sarah J. Little (his wife) had life estate in land, remainder vested in Weigart and William Little, B.G. Little died intestate in 1899, W.S. Little in Marengo County AL in Dec 1919.
  • Change Date: 17 May 2012 at 01:00:00



    Father: Samuel LITTLE b: 4 Feb 1777 in , Rowan County, North Carolina
    Mother: Elizabeth (Betsy) BOONE b: 3 Mar 1786 in , Rowan County, North Carolina

    Marriage 1 Sarah Jane JONES b: 7 Jan 1821 in , Tennessee
    • Married: 19 Aug 1842 in , Lincoln County, Tennessee 3
    Children
    1. Has No Children Daniel LITTLE b: 1846 in , , Tennessee
    2. Has Children Martha Caroline LITTLE b: 24 Jul 1844 in , , Tennessee
    3. Has Children Mary Caroline LITTLE b: 28 Feb 1850 in , , Tennessee
    4. Has Children Benjamin G. LITTLE b: 23 Aug 1852 in Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tennessee
    5. Has Children Samuel Haggard LITTLE b: 5 Nov 1858 in Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tennessee
    6. Has No Children William Robert LITTLE b: 23 Aug 1860 in Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tennessee

    Marriage 2 Martha STRONG
    • Married: ABT 1830
    Children
    1. Has Children Elizabeth LITTLE b: 12 Oct 1833 in , , Tennessee
    2. Has Children Sarah Ann LITTLE b: Mar 1834 in , , Tennessee
    3. Has Children Mary LITTLE b: 19 Nov 1835 in , , Tennessee
    4. Has Children John LITTLE b: 18 Nov 1840 in , Lincoln County, Tennessee

    Sources:
    1. Title: "Obituaries: FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER NEWSPAPER (TN)"
      Publication: Internet Web Site
      Page: Thursday, November 22, 1888
      Note: In this county, near Beech Grove Church, Monday, November 19, 1888, Mr. Samuel Little, aged 78 years. He was an honored citizen.
    2. Title: Find A Grave, Inc.
      Author: Find A Grave.com
      Publication: Digital images. http://www.findagrave.com
      Page: Find A Grave Memorial# 60990813
      Note:

      Find A Grave for Sam Little


      Headstone is missing; footstone has S.L.
    3. Title: Marriage Records: Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950,
      Author: FamilySearch Historical Records
      Publication: http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=fs%3A1681022&p=collectionDetails
      Note: ndexing Project (Batch) Number M51946-1
      System Origin Tennessee-ODM
      Source Film Number 968563
      Reference Number
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