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  • ID: I90
  • Name: Montgomery LITTLE
  • Surname: Little
  • Given Name: Montgomery
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 18 Jul 1825 in , , North Carolina 1
  • Death: 8 Mar 1863 in Thompsons Station, Williamson County, Tennessee
  • Burial: Willow Mont Cmtr, Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee
  • Reference Number: 312
  • _UID: A3C38260884AF34FA8C5E6A140C957FCAC9D
  • 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; NOTE: Tombstone Inscription reads: Montgomery, son of Samuel and Elizabeth Little - Jul 18, 1825 - Mar 8, 1863.

    !MILITARY-DEATH: Tennesseans in the Civil War - A Military History of Confederate and Union Units with available Rosters of Personnel, Part 1; ; The Civil War Centennial Commission, Nashville, TN, 1964; pg 16/17; State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN; NOTE: FORREST'S ESCORT. .....This company was recruited at the instance of Nathan Bedford Forrest shortly subsequent to his promotion to brigadier general, by Captain Montgomery Little, a native of Bedford County who had been before the war a planter and business man in Memphis. It was made up mainly of men from Bedford County, part of which is now Moore County, who were assembled in Shelbyville in September and moved from there to Murfreesboro just before the town was temporarily occupied by a Federal raiding force. ......After taking part in the demonstration against Nashville on on November 6, they moved with Forrest to his West Tennessee Raid, and from there to the frequent fighting around Spring Hill, Thompson's Station, - where Little was killed-..... Also mentioned in Goodspeed, History of Maury, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson, Bedford, and Marshall Counties of TN. Woodward and Stinson Printing Co., Columbia, TN. 1971.

    !RELATIONSHIPS: Deed of Sale, Book DDD; 1862; 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; p 134; County Clerk, Bedford Co TN; Courthouse, Shelbyville TN.

    !RELATIONSHIP: Power of Attorney, Deed Book DDD; 1861; To Montgomery Little from William Little, Samuel Little, Elizabeth Taylor, Alfred Little & wife Emily, Wiley Chick & wife Patsey Chick (5 of the heirs in law of Benjamin Little decd), Montgomery Little also an heir, dated 4 Oct 1861; p 136; Co Clerk, Bedford County TN; NOTE: Mentions land owned by Benjamin Little in state of Arkansas, Mississippi, western part of TN near Memphis, and city of New Orleans in LA.

    !RELATIONSHIP: Lawsuit, Bedford County (TN) Court Minute Book; 1863-1866; Montgomery Little died intestate, heirs in law named, lawsuit to sell Benj Little farm 397+ acres so John Little & Rebecca Davis can receive their share, dated 15 Aug 1864; pgs 218-219; Courthouse, Shelbyville TN; NOTE: pg 451 dated Jan 1866 indicates Wiley Chick, John Little, Joseph Davis & wife Rebecca Davis are all non-residents of the state of TN.

    !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.
  • Change Date: 7 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

    Sources:
    1. Title: 1860 United States Census (online database)
      Author: Ancestry.com.
      Publication: Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004.
      Note: Roll: M653_417 Page: 0 Year: 1860 Head of Household: Montgomery Lyttle Name: Montgomery Lyttle Age in 1860: 34 Birthplace: North Carolina Home in 1860: New Orleans Ward 3, Orleans, Louisiana Gender: Male. Occupation listed as Slave Yard. Brother Chauncey living with him as well as three others.
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