Little Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I83
  • Name: William LITTLE
  • Surname: Little
  • Given Name: William
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 29 Jan 1806 in , , North Carolina
  • Death: 1 Sep 1875 in , Bedford County, Tennessee
  • Burial: Willow Mont Cmtry, Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee 1
  • Reference Number: 304
  • _UID: 9ECD0045D959B94796727B2EC9BE8C7A20A2
  • Note:
    !BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: Helen and Timothy Marsh, CEMETERY RECORDS OF BEDFORD COUNTY, TN; 1875; Southern Historical Press, Easley SC, 1976; pg 208; State Library, Nashville, TN.

    !BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: Obituary of William Little, FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER; 1806-1875; Sept 9, 1875; Public Library, Fayette TN; NOTE: Mentions only son TC Little.

    !BIRTH-PARENTS-SPOUSE-DEATH-BURIAL: Tombstone Inscriptions of William Little; 1806-1875; Willow Mont Cemetery, Shelbyville, TN; ; ; NOTE: reads "Father" William, son of Samuel & Elizabeth Little - Jan 29, 1806 - Sept. 1, 1875 - & wife - "Mother" Lucy Caroline, dau of William & Nancy Clary - Feb 4, 1818 - Jan 23, 1878.

    !CENSUS: 1840 US Census, Lincoln Co TN; 1840; Bedford County, TN;; National Archives, Washington DC; NOTE: lists Wm Little 200001-00001
    1850 ??????
    1860 US Census; 1860; Bedford CO, TN; ; National Archives, Washington, DC; NOTE: lists Wm. 54, Lucy C 42.

    !RELATIONSHIPS: Bedford County, TN Deed Book DDD, pg 134. William Little, Elizabeth Taylor, Samuel Little, Alfred Little & wife Emily Little, Wiley T. Chick and wife Patsey Chick sell to Montgomery Little their 1/8 share in the Benjamin Little farm 397+ acres. Dated 4 Feb 1862.

    !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: Bedford County, TN Administrators Bonds, Executors & Letters; 1861-1877;County Clerk, Bedford CO TN; pgs 35-36; Courthouse, Shelbyville, TN; NOTE: 6 Apr 1863. Wm Little appointed as administrator for both Benjamin Little and Montgomery Little. $40,000. bond each.

    !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.

    !CHILDREN: William Clary, Hugh Lawson White, Elizabeth Tennessee, Mary Jane, Nancy Evaline, Thomas Cheatham, Sarah Ann, Benjamin, Frances Caroline, Emma Catherine, Henry Clay, Eliza Battle, Martha, John.
  • Change Date: 14 Sep 2013 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 Lucy Caroline CLARY b: 4 Feb 1818 in , , Alabama
    • Married: 9 Jul 1837
    Children
    1. Has Children William Clary LITTLE b: 14 Jan 1839 in , Bedford County, Tennessee
    2. Has No Children Hugh Lawson White LITTLE b: 21 Jun 1840 in ,Bedford County, Tennessee
    3. Has Children Elizabeth Tennessee LITTLE b: 28 Sep 1842 in , , Tennessee
    4. Has Children Mary Jane LITTLE b: 14 Nov 1844 in , , Tennessee
    5. Has No Children Nancy Evaline LITTLE b: 21 Jul 1846
    6. Has Children Thomas Cheatham LITTLE b: 17 Mar 1848 in , Bedford County, Tennessee
    7. Has No Children Sarah Ann LITTLE b: 16 Jan 1850 in , Bedford County, Tennessee
    8. Has No Children Benjamin LITTLE b: 9 May 1851 in , Bedford County, Tennessee
    9. Has Children Frances Caroline LITTLE b: 24 Jun 1853 in , , Tennessee
    10. Has No Children Emma Catherine LITTLE b: 7 Mar 1855
    11. Has No Children Henry Clay LITTLE b: 4 Nov 1856
    12. Has No Children Eliza Battle LITTLE b: 20 Nov 1858
    13. Has No Children Martha LITTLE b: 4 Apr 1860
    14. Has Children John LITTLE b: 3 Apr 1861 in Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee

    Sources:
    1. Title: Find A Grave, Inc.
      Author: Find A Grave.com
      Publication: Digital images. http://www.findagrave.com
      Page: Find A Grave Memorial# 7154054
      Note:

      Find A Grave for William Little

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