Little Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I80
  • Name: Samuel LITTLE
  • Surname: Little
  • Given Name: Samuel
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 4 Feb 1777 in , Rowan County, North Carolina 1
  • Death: 8 May 1831 in , Smith County, Tennessee 2
  • Reference Number: 301
  • _UID: AA8516A5A8C3A94D9698973DEBFA5B8A17FD
  • Note:
    !RELATIONSHIP: Thomas C. Little Family Bible, Vol 5, Lincoln County, TN Bible Records; ; Compiled by Mabel Abbott Tucker, Jane Warren Waller, Published by Lincoln County, TN Pioneers; ; photocopy in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA.

    !MARRIAGE: Marriage Records Rowan County, NC; ; Compiled by DAR Lineage Records, Vol 8, #2; p 124; NSDAR Library, Washinton, DC.

    !RESIDENCES: Timothy Marsh, FIRST COUNTY COURT MINUTES OF LINCOLN COUNTY, TN; ;1989, Southern Historical Press, Inc, Easley, SC; pp 79, 82, 121, 127; NOTE: Nov 1811 - Samuel Little appointed overseer of the road from Touchstone's to Swan Creek.....S. Little and Robert Wilson to work under him. Aug 1814 Samuel Little served on jury. Nov 1814 Samuel Little be overseer of the road. (Swan Creek area).

    !RELATIONSHIP-RESIDENCES: Deed of sale, Vol C1; 1811; John Wilson to Samuel Little, dtd 31 Dec 1811; p 147-148; county Clerk, Lincoln Co TN, photocopy in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: 100 acres on creek that runs into Swan Creek & Elk River, land part of grant of 3400 acres to John Wilson from state of NC (patent dtd 6 Jun 1797 #1423). (John Wilson was the name of his brother-in-law).

    !RESIDENCES: Helen and Timothy Marsh, ABSTRACTS OF WILLS LINCOLN COUNTY, TN; 1810-1895; 1985, Southern Historical Press, Easley SC; p 147, 24; State Library, Nashville, TN; NOTE: Thomas Wilson's will, dated Feb 26, 1816, proven May 9, 1816. names wife Elizabeth and children including one son Matthew. Friend Samuel Little was one of the executors. Also listed in Will Book and Inventories, p 47. Also listed as an executor in the will of Abryham Adams, dated Apr 4, 1812, proven Aug 24, 1812.

    !RESIDENCES: Deed of Sale; 1819; Vol E-1, dated 30 March 1819, between Samuel Little and Mathew Wilson; p 371; Courthouse, Fayetteville, TN, photocopy in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: 100 acres on Swan Creek.

    !RESIDENCES: "Hephzibah Reform Presbyterian Church in America", LINCOLN COUNTY PIONEERS, Vol VII, #3; ; Lincoln County Genealogical Society, Fayetteville, TN; p 67-68; photocopy in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: This once flourishing congregation was situated along the Elk River, near Fayetteville....The congregation was organized June 12, 1812, as the Elk Congregation, by Rev. John Reilly of South Carolina, and Elder William Edgar, of Duck River, with eighteen members. At this time Samuel Little and Alexander Morton were chosen ruling Elders. NOTE from Phil Kelsey: According to the History of the Reformed Presbyterian Church in America, Glasgow, 1888, Samuel along with his brother-in-law, William Edgar, moved on to Randolph County, IL. There, they wer both organizing elders in a new church. This Samuel Little was married to Margaret Leiper Lacky, was born in Ireland about 1769 and had come to TN from Chester County, SC.
  • Change Date: 7 Sep 2013 at 01:00:00



    Father: John LITTLE Sr. b: ABT 1746
    Mother: Bellany ERWIN b: ABT 1750

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth (Betsy) BOONE b: 3 Mar 1786 in , Rowan County, North Carolina
    • Married: 14 Aug 1801 in , Rowan, North Carolina 3
    Children
    1. Has Children John Angus LITTLE b: 3 Jul 1802 in , Rowan County , North Carolina
    2. Has No Children Rebecca LITTLE b: 2 Apr 1804
    3. Has Children William LITTLE b: 29 Jan 1806 in , , North Carolina
    4. Has No Children Benjamin LITTLE b: 10 Jul 1808
    5. Has Children Samuel LITTLE b: 4 May 1810 in , Rowan County, North Carolina
    6. Has Children Martha LITTLE b: 1 Jul 1812 in , , North Carolina
    7. Has No Children Chauncey LITTLE b: 18 Jul 1814 in , , North Carolina
    8. Has Children Emily LITTLE b: 19 Sep 1816 in , , North Carolina
    9. Has No Children Elizabeth LITTLE b: 29 Apr 1822
    10. Has No Children Montgomery LITTLE b: 18 Jul 1825 in , , North Carolina

    Sources:
    1. Title: Family Records: Aton, Mary Lawhon
      Author: Lawhon, Ethel
      Publication: Information compiled by Mary's mother Ethel.
      Note: Mrs. Mary Miller of Atchison wrote me "It will interest you to know my precious old grandfather N. Bailey Frost often spoke of your Samuel Little family." - Mrs. Miller offered to get for me Samuel Little's 1812 War Record.
    2. Title: Family Records: Aton, Mary Lawhon
      Author: Lawhon, Ethel
      Publication: Information compiled by Mary's mother Ethel.
    3. Title: Marriage Records: North Carolina, Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 [database on-line].
      Author: Ancestry.com.
      Publication: Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
      Note: Name: Samuel Little
      Gender: Male
      Spouse: Elizabeth Boon
      Spouse Gender: Female
      Bond Date: 14 Aug 1801
      Bond #: 000127081
      Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
      ImageNum: 000774
      County: Rowan
      Record #: 01 266
      Bondsman: Hazel Black
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