Name: Sarah Emma OLDHAM
Given Name: Sarah Emma
Birth: 17 Sep 1855 in Black Rock, Lawrence, Arkansas
Death: 2 Nov 1922 in , Williamson County, Tennessee 1
Burial: 3 Nov 1922 Alexander Cmtry, Lincoln, Tennessee 2
Reference Number: 146
Change Date: 3 Sep 2012 at 01:00:00
Photograph of Sarah Emma Oldham Little with daughter, Ada, and son, Leonard.
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!BIRTH-DEATH: Death Certificate #163; 1922; State of Tennessee Board of Health, Williamson County, 15th. Civil District, Registration District 951, File 387; ; Tennessee State Archives Film #148 (Williamson County); NOTE: Gives birthplace and father's last name. Age at death 63y, 1m, 5d. Book 61, page 387. Pat Geary has copy.
!DEATH-RELATIONSHIP: Will of Emma Little; 1915; will dated Jan 25, 1915; ; photocopy in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: daughter, Ada had not remarried at the time the will was aritten and inherited house until her remarriage or death at which time it was divided between Leonard, Stonewall, and Ada, if any had died the children were to inherit their share, son Will S. Little to receive nothing.
!CENSUS: 1860 Strawberry Township, Lawrence, AR; Enumerated with parents; Emma S. (6).
1870 Strawberry Township, Lawrence, AR; Enumerated with parents, Emma (15).
1880 7th Civil District, Lincoln, Tn. Enumerated with husband, Emma (24).
1900 7th District, Lincoln, Tn. Head of house, Sarah E. (Entry water damaged.
1910 Lincoln County, TN. 7th Civil District.
1920 - Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tn. 8th Civil Dist, ED75, SH7, Ln57 Emma Little (59) wd; bp ARK, father b VA, mother b KY. Also listed was Nannie R. Warden (48) a roomer (any relation to Daniel and Mary Warden?)
!BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: Helen and Timothy Marsh, CEMETERY REDORDS OF LINCOLN AND
MOORE COUNTIES; 1852-1899; ; ; NOTE: Alexander Cemetery, Emma Oldham, wife of B. G. Little Sept 17, 1855 - Nov 3, 1922.
!DEATH-BURIAL-RELATIONSHIP: Obituary for Emma Little; 1922; Fayette Observer Newspaper (TN), Vol LXIX, No 45; ; Fayetteville TN Public Library; NOTE: lists her children and former residence of Buckeye Community in Lincoln County, TN.
!MARRIAGE: Marriage Bonds Book 1; 1899; County Clerk, Lincoln County TN; p 254; Courthouse, Fayetteville, TN, photocopy in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; !NOTE: between S.H. Little and Mrs Emma Little on 29 Aug 1899. By E.W. Walker, M.G. Was this our Emma marrying her brother-in-law? Newspaper for that time period gives no further information.
Father: Jackson Henderson OLDHAM b: 1 Feb 1813 in , , Kentucky
Mother: Sarah Ann MCCARROLL b: ABT 1822 in near Smithville, Lawrence, Arkansas
Benjamin G. LITTLE b: 23 Aug 1852 in Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tennessee
- Ada May LITTLE b: Oct 1874 in Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tennessee
- William Samuel LITTLE b: Sep 1875 in Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tennessee
- Stonewall Jackson LITTLE b: 27 Aug 1877 in Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tennessee
- Leonard Lee LITTLE b: 9 Aug 1882 in Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tennessee
- Title: "Obituaries: FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER NEWSPAPER (TN)"
Publication: Internet Web Site
Page: Vol LXIX, No 45 C Thursday, Nov 9, 1922
Note: Mrs. Emma Little, aged 63 years, died of a complication of diseases at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Womack of Franklin, on Thursday, November 2, 1922. Sher formerly lived in the Buckeye neighborhood where her family was reared and there was never in that community a more loved woman, her thoughful consideration endeared her to everyone. She is survived by three sons and a daughter, Will, Stonewall and Leonard Little and Mrs. Womack. The remains were buried at the Alexander graveyard after funeral services conducted by Eld., T.C. Little.
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Author: Find A Grave.com
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Page: Find A Grave Memorial# 60952323
Find A Grave for Emma Oldham Little
Inscription: A loving mother has gone home to Heaven, No one can fill her place here on earth.