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  • ID: I75
  • Name: William Robert LITTLE
  • Surname: Little
  • Given Name: William Robert
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 23 Aug 1860 in Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tennessee 1
  • Death: 16 Sep 1923 in Custer City, Custer, Oklahoma 2
  • Burial: Mt Hope Cmtry, Custer County, Oklahoma 3
  • Reference Number: 250
  • _UID: 76DA446BD326C746A8E7357D52C860713120
  • Census: 1880 District 5 And 6, Lincoln, Tennessee 4
  • Note:
    !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: 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.

    !BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL-CEMETERY: E-mail from Jeff Hall in Wetherfield, OK to Pat Geary in Harrisonburg, VA; 1858-1928; Letter dtd 24 May 1995; in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: e-mail address is jeff.haff@origins.bbs.uoknor.edu.

    !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 C, p 197.

    !CENSUS:
    1870 U.S. Census, Lincoln County, TN; 1870; 7th Dist, Mulberry PO; Lines 6-11; National Archives, Washington, DC; NOTE: Enumerated with parents. Age 10.
    1920 U.S. Census, Cedar Twp, Custer Co, OK; 1920; ED27, SH4; LN30; National Archives, Washington, DC; NOTE: William Little (59), farmer, owns farm, bp TN, fathers bp NC.

    !RELATIONSHIP-RESIDENCE: : Deed of Sale; 1895; W.R. Little & wife to B.G. Little, dtd 21 Sept 1895, Bk CC; p 346; County Courthouse, Fayetteville, TN, photocopy in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: indicates Sarah J. Little had a life estate by the will of Daniel Jones.

    !RELATIONSHIP: Obituary of William Little, FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER NEWSPAPER; 1923; dated Thurs Sept 20, 1923; front page; Public Library, Fayetteville, TN; NOTE: states that he is brother of Mrs. Caroline Jones.

    !OBITUARY-RELATIONSHIP-CEMETERY: Photocopy of his obituary indicates he shot himself thru the heart with a 22 caliber rifle. Ill health for a long time, it is believed, caused him to become despondent. In 1898 he removed with his wife to Custer County OK.

    !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.
  • Change Date: 27 May 2012 at 01:00:00



    Father: Samuel LITTLE b: 4 May 1810 in , Rowan County, North Carolina
    Mother: Sarah Jane JONES b: 7 Jan 1821 in , Tennessee

    Marriage 1 Frances Ellen ISOM b: 15 Apr 1859 in , , Tennessee
    • Married: 1 Oct 1878 in , Lincoln, Tennessee

    Sources:
    1. Repository:
        Name: Family History Library
        Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA

      Title: 1880 United States Census
      Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Publication: Copyright (c) 2000, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service
      Page: FHL Film 1255267; National Archives Film T9-1267; Page 83C
    2. Title: "Obituaries: FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER NEWSPAPER (TN)"
      Publication: Internet Web Site
      Page: Vol LXX, No 37, front page C Thursday, Sept 20, 1923
      Note: Mrs. Caroline Jones received a telegram stating that her brother, Mr. William Little, died at Custer City, Okla, at 4 o=clock last Sunday afternoon. He was about 65 years of age and was born and reared in this county. He was an honest and upright man.
    3. Title: Find A Grave, Inc.
      Author: Find A Grave.com
      Publication: Digital images. http://www.findagrave.com
      Note:

      Tombstone Inscription

    4. Repository:
        Name: Family History Library
        Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA

      Title: 1880 United States Census
      Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Publication: Copyright (c) 2000, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service
      Page: FHL Film 1255267; National Archives Film T9-1267; Page 83C
      Text: Extract: 1880 United States Census
      Census Place: District 5 And 6, Lincoln, Tennessee
      Source: FHL Film 1255267; National Archives Film T9-1267; Page 83C
      Household:
      Rel Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
      William LITTLE
      Self Male M W 20 TENN
      Fa: TENN Mo: TENN
      Fannie LITTLE
      Wife Female M W 20 TENN
      Fa: TENN Mo: TENN
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