Andrew J. Little1

b. 1852
Father*Jefferson Little1 b. 1813, d. 1880
Mother*Sarah McGuire1 b. 1813, d. 12 May 1888
Birth*1852Andrew J. Little was born about 1852 in Missouri.1

Citations

  1. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Jefferson and Sarah Little, Year: 1860; Census Place: Wayne, Monroe, Iowa; Roll: M653_336; Page: 425; Family History Library Film: 803336. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.

Ann Little1

b. 1843
Father*Jefferson Little1 b. 1813, d. 1880
Mother*Sarah McGuire1 b. 1813, d. 12 May 1888
Birth*1843Ann Little was born about 1843 in Missouri.1
(Daughter) Census US 185011 September 1850Ann was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 11 September 1850 in the household of her parents in District 8, Boone County, Missouri. She was 7 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jefferson and Sarah Little, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 8, Boone, Missouri; Roll: 392; Page: 367b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.

Anthony Little1

b. 1856
Father*Jefferson Little1 b. 1813, d. 1880
Mother*Sarah McGuire1 b. 1813, d. 12 May 1888
Birth*1856Anthony Little was born about 1856 in Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Jefferson and Sarah Little, Year: 1860; Census Place: Wayne, Monroe, Iowa; Roll: M653_336; Page: 425; Family History Library Film: 803336. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.

Eliza E. Little1

b. 1844
Father*Jefferson Little1 b. 1813, d. 1880
Mother*Sarah McGuire1 b. 1813, d. 12 May 1888
Birth*1844Eliza E. Little was born about 1844 in Missouri.1
(Daughter) Census US 185011 September 1850Eliza E. was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 11 September 1850 in the household of her parents in District 8, Boone County, Missouri. She was 6 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jefferson and Sarah Little, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 8, Boone, Missouri; Roll: 392; Page: 367b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.

Elizabeth Little1

b. 1838
Father*Jefferson Little1 b. 1813, d. 1880
Mother*Sarah McGuire1 b. 1813, d. 12 May 1888
Birth*1838Elizabeth Little was born about 1838 in Missouri.1
(Daughter) Census US 185011 September 1850Elizabeth was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 11 September 1850 in the household of her parents in District 8, Boone County, Missouri. She was 12 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jefferson and Sarah Little, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 8, Boone, Missouri; Roll: 392; Page: 367b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.

George W. Little1

b. 1855
Father*Jefferson Little1 b. 1813, d. 1880
Mother*Sarah McGuire1 b. 1813, d. 12 May 1888
Birth*1855George W. Little was born about 1855 in Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Jefferson and Sarah Little, Year: 1860; Census Place: Wayne, Monroe, Iowa; Roll: M653_336; Page: 425; Family History Library Film: 803336. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.

Isaac Little1,2,3

b. 21 February 1677/78, d. 2 February 1758
Birth*21 February 1677/78Isaac Little was born on 21 February 1677/78 in Marshfield, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1
Christening24 March 1700Isaac Little was christened on 24 March 1700 at Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).4
Marriage*circa 1703He married Mary Otis, daughter of John Otis and Mercy Bacon, circa 1703.1
(Husband) DeathIsaac became a widower when Mary Little died.1
Marriage*29 November 1732He married second, as her second husband, Abigail (Cushing) Thomas, daughter of Joshua Cushing and Mary Bacon, on 29 November 1732 in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Death*2 February 1758He died on 2 February 1758 in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), at age 79.1
Will*3 April 1758Isaac left a will dated 15 Aug 1751 and proved on 3 April 1758. He named his wife Abigail, his daughter Mercy who was under age 18, sons Otis, Nathaniel, Isaac and Lemuel, and his daughter Mary (Little) Winslow.1

Family 1

Mary Otis b. 10 Dec 1685
Children1.Mary Little+1 b. 9 Sep 1704
2.Isaac Little1 b. 3 Apr 1710
3.Otis Little1 b. 29 Jan 1711
4.Mercy Little1 b. 28 Apr 1716, d. bt 13 Jul 1723 - 1724
5.Nathaniel Little1 b. 20 Aug 1722

Family 2

Abigail Cushing b. 31 Jan 1703/4
Children1.Lemuel Little1 b. 25 Jan 1736
2.Isaac Little1 b. 11 Jun 1738
3.Mercy Little1 b. c 1742, d. 7 May 1779
4.Lemuel Little1 b. c 1745

Citations

  1. [S842] Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 18, Family of Richard Warren. Third Edition, in 3 Parts. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004), Part One, pages 98-99. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower 18: Family of Richard Warren.
  2. [S278] Multiple editors and compilers, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Descendants of the Pilgrims Who Landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts, December 1620, volumes 1-23 (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1975), Volume 18, Part I: Richard Warren, page 87. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower Families through Five Generations.
  3. [S405] Robert S. Wakefield, Richard Warren of the Mayflower and his descendants for four generations (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), page 59. Hereinafter cited as Richard Warren of the Mayflower for four generations.
  4. [S278] Multiple editors and compilers, Mayflower Families through Five Generations, Volume 18, Part I: Richard Warren, page 22.

Isaac Little1

b. 3 April 1710
Father*Isaac Little1 b. 21 Feb 1677/78, d. 2 Feb 1758
Mother*Mary Otis1 b. 10 Dec 1685
Birth*3 April 1710Isaac Little was born on 3 April 1710 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Death*He died young.1

Citations

  1. [S842] Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 18, Family of Richard Warren. Third Edition, in 3 Parts. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004), Part One, pages 98-99. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower 18: Family of Richard Warren.

Isaac Little1

b. 11 June 1738
Father*Isaac Little1 b. 21 Feb 1677/78, d. 2 Feb 1758
Mother*Abigail Cushing1 b. 31 Jan 1703/4
Baptism*11 June 1738Isaac Little was baptized on 11 June 1738 in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S842] Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 18, Family of Richard Warren. Third Edition, in 3 Parts. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004), Part One, pages 98-99. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower 18: Family of Richard Warren.

Jefferson Little1

b. 1813, d. 1880
Birth*1813Jefferson Little was born about 1813 in Kentucky.1,2
Marriage*27 January 1833He married Sarah McGuire on 27 January 1833 in Henry County, Kentucky. They were married by the Reverend Issac Malin.1,3,2
Census US 1850*11 September 1850Sarah and Jefferson Little were enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 11 September 1850 in District 8, Boone County, Missouri. Jefferson was 37 years of age and a farmer, and Sarah was 36 years of age. Neither was able to read or write. Eleven children were enumerated with them in 1850. Mary A. and Susannah were ages 17 and 16 years. respectively, and Mary had attended school within the census year; Joseph and Elizabeth were ages 13 and 12 years, respectively, and Joseph had attended school within the census year; John, Margaret, Ann and Eliza E. were ages 9, 8, 7 and 6 years, respectively, and John had attended school within the census year; and Lorinda, Jefferson and Levi were ages 5, 3 and 2 years, respectively. The couple's daughter Mary's future husband, Samuel Stewart Russell, was enumerated that year with his first wife four households below the Little family in the last household on the same census page.1
Death*1880He died in 1880 in Nez Perce County, Idaho,2
Burial* and was buried in Freeze Cemetery, Freeze, Latah County, Idaho.2

Family

Sarah McGuire b. 1813, d. 12 May 1888
Children1.Mary Ann Little+1 b. 1833
2.Susannah Little1 b. 1834
3.Joseph Little1 b. 1837
4.Elizabeth Little1 b. 1838
5.John Little1 b. 1841
6.Margaret Little1 b. 1842
7.Ann Little1 b. 1843
8.Eliza E. Little1 b. 1844
9.Lorinda Little1 b. 1845
10.Jefferson Little1 b. 1847
11.Levi Little1 b. 1848
12.Andrew J. Little4 b. 1852
13.George W. Little4 b. 1855
14.Anthony Little4 b. 1856

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jefferson and Sarah Little, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 8, Boone, Missouri; Roll: 392; Page: 367b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Jefferson Little, Memorial# 125252608. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah (McGuire) Little, Memorial# 25166262.
  4. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Jefferson and Sarah Little, Year: 1860; Census Place: Wayne, Monroe, Iowa; Roll: M653_336; Page: 425; Family History Library Film: 803336. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.

Jefferson Little1

b. 1847
Father*Jefferson Little1 b. 1813, d. 1880
Mother*Sarah McGuire1 b. 1813, d. 12 May 1888
Birth*1847Jefferson Little was born about 1847 in Missouri.1
(Son) Census US 185011 September 1850Jefferson was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 11 September 1850 in the household of his parents in District 8, Boone County, Missouri. He was 3 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jefferson and Sarah Little, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 8, Boone, Missouri; Roll: 392; Page: 367b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.

John Little1

b. 1841
Father*Jefferson Little1 b. 1813, d. 1880
Mother*Sarah McGuire1 b. 1813, d. 12 May 1888
Birth*1841John Little was born about 1841 in Missouri.1
(Son) Census US 185011 September 1850John was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 11 September 1850 in the household of his parents in District 8, Boone County, Missouri. He was 9 years old and had attended school within the census year.1

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jefferson and Sarah Little, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 8, Boone, Missouri; Roll: 392; Page: 367b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.

Joseph Little1

b. 1837
Father*Jefferson Little1 b. 1813, d. 1880
Mother*Sarah McGuire1 b. 1813, d. 12 May 1888
Birth*1837Joseph Little was born about 1837 in Kentucky.1
(Son) Census US 185011 September 1850Joseph was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 11 September 1850 in the household of his parents in District 8, Boone County, Missouri. He was 13 years old and had attended school within the census year.1

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jefferson and Sarah Little, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 8, Boone, Missouri; Roll: 392; Page: 367b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.

Lemuel Little1

b. 25 January 1736
Father*Isaac Little1 b. 21 Feb 1677/78, d. 2 Feb 1758
Mother*Abigail Cushing1 b. 31 Jan 1703/4
Baptism*25 January 1736Lemuel Little was baptized on 25 January 1736 in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Death*He died young.1

Citations

  1. [S842] Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 18, Family of Richard Warren. Third Edition, in 3 Parts. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004), Part One, pages 98-99. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower 18: Family of Richard Warren.

Lemuel Little1

b. circa 1745
Father*Isaac Little1 b. 21 Feb 1677/78, d. 2 Feb 1758
Mother*Abigail Cushing1 b. 31 Jan 1703/4
Birth*circa 1745Lemuel Little was born circa 1745 in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
(Son) Guardianship3 April 1758Abigail Little, widow, was appointed guardian of her son Lemuel Little and daughter Mercy Little on 3 April 1758.1
Land Transfer29 October 1764 On 29 October 1764 Abigail Little of Pembroke, widow of Isaac Little, deceased, and guardian of her son Lemuel Little, a minor, sold lands of the late Isaac Little.1
Land Transfer10 April 1780On 20 Mar 1780 and sworn to on 10 April 1780, Lemuel Little of Pembroke, yeoman, and Abigail Little, widow, sold lands to Thomas Hobart.1

Citations

  1. [S842] Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 18, Family of Richard Warren. Third Edition, in 3 Parts. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004), Part One, pages 98-99. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower 18: Family of Richard Warren.
  2. [S842] Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower 18: Family of Richard Warren, Part One, pages 98-99, with the notation that his year of birth was based on his age at death.

Levi Little1

b. 1848
Father*Jefferson Little1 b. 1813, d. 1880
Mother*Sarah McGuire1 b. 1813, d. 12 May 1888
Birth*1848Levi Little was born about 1848 in Missouri.1
(Son) Census US 185011 September 1850Levi was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 11 September 1850 in the household of his parents in District 8, Boone County, Missouri. He was 2 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jefferson and Sarah Little, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 8, Boone, Missouri; Roll: 392; Page: 367b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.

Lorinda Little1

b. 1845
Father*Jefferson Little1 b. 1813, d. 1880
Mother*Sarah McGuire1 b. 1813, d. 12 May 1888
Birth*1845Lorinda Little was born about 1845 in Missouri.1
(Daughter) Census US 185011 September 1850Lorinda was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 11 September 1850 in the household of her parents in District 8, Boone County, Missouri. She was 5 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jefferson and Sarah Little, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 8, Boone, Missouri; Roll: 392; Page: 367b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.

Margaret Little1

b. 1842
Father*Jefferson Little1 b. 1813, d. 1880
Mother*Sarah McGuire1 b. 1813, d. 12 May 1888
Birth*1842Margaret Little was born about 1842 in Missouri.1
(Daughter) Census US 185011 September 1850Margaret was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 11 September 1850 in the household of her parents in District 8, Boone County, Missouri. She was 8 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jefferson and Sarah Little, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 8, Boone, Missouri; Roll: 392; Page: 367b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.

Mary Little1

b. 9 September 1704
Father*Isaac Little2 b. 21 Feb 1677/78, d. 2 Feb 1758
Mother*Mary Otis2 b. 10 Dec 1685
Birth*9 September 1704Mary Little was born on 9 September 1704 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
Marriage*1726She married John Winslow, son of Colonel Isaac Winslow and Sarah Wensley, in 1726.1,2

Family

General John Winslow b. 10 May 1703, d. 17 Apr 1774
Children1.Pelham Winslow1 b. 1737
2.Isaac Winslow1 b. 1739

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library eBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Winslow, pages 409-412. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S842] Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 18, Family of Richard Warren. Third Edition, in 3 Parts. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004), Part One, pages 98-99. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower 18: Family of Richard Warren.

Mary Little

Name VariationMary was also called Polly.1
Marriage*17 December 1779She married Adams Bailey of Bridgewater, son of Adams Bailey and Sarah Howard, on 17 December 1779 in Hanover, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).2,1

Family

Captain Adams Bailey b. 16 Jan 1748, d. 26 Jul 1824
Child1.Adams Bailey3 b. 28 Apr 1789, d. 20 Nov 1859

Citations

  1. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 37; Adams Bailey Jr. married Mary "Polly" Little of Hanover on 17 Dec 1779 In Hanover. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library eBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Bailey, pages 106-107, which mentioned only one wife for Captain Adams Bailey, "Catherine Little", married 1775. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 13, the son of Adams and Mary Bailey. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.

Mary Ann Little1

b. 1833
Father*Jefferson Little2 b. 1813, d. 1880
Mother*Sarah McGuire2 b. 1813, d. 12 May 1888
Birth*1833Mary Ann Little was born about 1833 in Indiana.3
(Daughter) Census US 185011 September 1850Mary Ann was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 11 September 1850 in the household of her parents in District 8, Boone County, Missouri. She was 17 years old and had attended school within the census year. Her future husband, Samuel Stewart Russell, was enumerated that year with his first wife four households below the Little family in the last household on the same census page.2
Marriage*6 January 1853She married, as his second wife, Samuel Stewart Russell, son of Alexander Russell and Catherine Stewart, on 6 January 1853 in Monroe County, Iowa.1,4
Census US 1860*3 August 1860Mary Ann and Samuel Russell were enumerated on the 1860 census taken on 3 August 1860 in Wayne, Monroe County, Iowa. Samuel was 34 years of age and a laborer, with a personal estate valued at $650, and Mary Ann was 27 years of age and doing domestic work. Neither of them was able to read or write. The couple's six children were enumerated with them in 1860. Sarah, Newton and Emaline were ages 6, 5, and 4 years, respectively; Alexander was 3 years old; Amanda was one year old; and baby Sampson was one month old. Samuel's parents, Catherine and Alexander Russell, with Samuel's sister, Lucinda Russell, were enumerated in the next household, above Samuel and Mary Ann, on the same census page.3
Death*She died before the 1870 census was taken in July 1870, probably in her early 30s, leaving her widowed husband and six young children.5

Family

Samuel Stewart Russell b. 29 May 1826, d. 4 Feb 1911
Children1.Sarah J. Russell3 b. 1854
2.Newton Russell3 b. 1855
3.Emaline Russell3 b. 1856
4.Alexander Russell+3,1 b. 15 Aug 1857, d. 3 Nov 1927
5.Amanda Russell3 b. 1859
6.Sampson Russell3,6 b. 6 May 1860

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Samuel Stewart “Sam” Russell, Memorial# 120203127. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jefferson and Sarah Little, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 8, Boone, Missouri; Roll: 392; Page: 367b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Samuel S. and Mary A. Russell, Year: 1860; Census Place: Wayne, Monroe, Iowa; Roll: M653_336; Page: 424; Family History Library Film: 803336. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1508] Iowa, U.S., Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Samuel Russell and Mary Ann Little on 6 January 1853 in Monroe County, Iowa, citing FHL Film# 0980485, Reference ID: 2:3DPR6QT. Hereinafter cited as Iowa, U.S., Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996.
  5. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Samuel Russell, Year: 1870; Census Place: Plattville, Mills, Iowa; Roll: M593_411; Page: 72B. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sampson Samuel Russell, Memorial# 122986214.

Mercy Little1

b. 28 April 1716, d. between 13 July 1723 and 1724
Father*Isaac Little1 b. 21 Feb 1677/78, d. 2 Feb 1758
Mother*Mary Otis1 b. 10 Dec 1685
Birth*28 April 1716Mercy Little was born on 28 April 1716 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Death*between 13 July 1723 and 1724She died between 13 July 1723 and 1724 at age 7, although the source noted she died at age 9 years. The discrepancy, whether a typo, taken from a gravestone or miscalculated from the same dates provided, is uncertain.1

Citations

  1. [S842] Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 18, Family of Richard Warren. Third Edition, in 3 Parts. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004), Part One, pages 98-99. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower 18: Family of Richard Warren.

Mercy Little1

b. circa 1742, d. 7 May 1779
Father*Isaac Little1 b. 21 Feb 1677/78, d. 2 Feb 1758
Mother*Abigail Cushing1 b. 31 Jan 1703/4
Birth*circa 1742Mercy Little was born circa 1742 in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
(Daughter) Guardianship3 April 1758Abigail Little, widow, was appointed guardian of her son Lemuel Little and daughter Mercy Little on 3 April 1758.1
Occupation*Mercy was seamstress.1
Will*1 May 1779Mercy Little, seamstress, wrote a will dated 1 May 1779 in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress). She mentioned her mother, niece Mary Thomas, daughter of her brother Isaac Thomas, brother Isaac Thomas, brother Isaac Little deceased, Isaac, Charles, Otis, Abigail, Anna and Judith Little, all children of her brother Isaac Little, brother Lemuel Little, and Lydia Little, the widow of her brother Isaac Little.1
Death*7 May 1779She died unmarried in her 38th year on 7 May 1779 in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1
Estate*3 June 1779Her estate was proved on 3 June 1779.1

Citations

  1. [S842] Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 18, Family of Richard Warren. Third Edition, in 3 Parts. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004), Part One, pages 98-99. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower 18: Family of Richard Warren.

Nathaniel Little1

b. 20 August 1722
Father*Isaac Little1 b. 21 Feb 1677/78, d. 2 Feb 1758
Mother*Mary Otis1 b. 10 Dec 1685
Birth*20 August 1722Nathaniel Little was born on 20 August 1722 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S842] Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 18, Family of Richard Warren. Third Edition, in 3 Parts. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004), Part One, pages 98-99. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower 18: Family of Richard Warren.

Otis Little1

b. 29 January 1711
Father*Isaac Little1 b. 21 Feb 1677/78, d. 2 Feb 1758
Mother*Mary Otis1 b. 10 Dec 1685
Birth*29 January 1711Otis Little was born on 29 January 1711 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S842] Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 18, Family of Richard Warren. Third Edition, in 3 Parts. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004), Part One, pages 98-99. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower 18: Family of Richard Warren.

Susannah Little1

b. 1834
Father*Jefferson Little1 b. 1813, d. 1880
Mother*Sarah McGuire1 b. 1813, d. 12 May 1888
Birth*1834Susannah Little was born about 1834 in Kentucky.1
(Daughter) Census US 185011 September 1850Susannah was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 11 September 1850 in the household of her parents in District 8, Boone County, Missouri. She was 16 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jefferson and Sarah Little, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 8, Boone, Missouri; Roll: 392; Page: 367b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.

Wallis Little1

(Appraiser) Administration16 April 1793Administration on the Estate of Abigail (Sheldon) Bolton Smith was opened on 16 April 1793 in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and on 20 Apr 1793, Jonas Page, Nathan Adams and Wallis Little were appointed to appraise the real estate Abigail had received as her dower after first her husband, William Bolton Jr., died in 1780 and would, as a result of her death, be distributed to William and Abigail's children.1

Citations

  1. [S489] William Bolton Jr., Administration of 1780, Probate File Number 2129, Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County Massachusetts probate file number 2129 (Microfilm of original records in the Middlesex County Courthouse, Cambridge, Massachusetts), LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as William Bolton Jr. Administration of 1780.

Nathaniel Littlefield1

Residence*Nathaniel and his family resided at Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Child1.Susanna Littlefield+1,2 d. 1 Jun 1753

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library eBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Ames, pages 98-104. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S900] Ann Theopold Chaplin, The Descendants of William Ames of Braintree, Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts: Newbury Street Press, c2004), Person# 17, Joseph Ames, pages 41-44. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Ames of Braintree.

Susanna Littlefield1

d. 1 June 1753
Father*Nathaniel Littlefield1,2
Marriage*6 July 1736She married, as his first wife, Joseph Ames, son of Thomas Ames and Mary Hayward, on 6 July 1736 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3,2
Death*1 June 1753She died on 1 June 1753 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2

Family

Joseph Ames b. 6 May 1711, d. 14 May 1790
Children1.Phebe Ames+4,1 b. 8 Mar 1736/37
2.Ebenezer Ames1 b. 15 Mar 1738/39, d. 1 Mar 1779

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library eBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Ames, pages 98-104. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S900] Ann Theopold Chaplin, The Descendants of William Ames of Braintree, Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts: Newbury Street Press, c2004), Person# 17, Joseph Ames, pages 41-44. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Ames of Braintree.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 32. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Howard, pages 197-207.

Edward John Littleton1

(Trustee) Marriage Settlement7 September 1816Edward was one of two trustees named in a memorial of indented deeds of lease and release dated 6 and 7 September 1816 respectively made between the Honorable Martha Wingfield of the city of Dublin in Ireland, spinster, of the first part, James MacCormick of the same city, Esq., of the second part, Thomas Gerrard of Tallyho, County Westmeath, in Ireland, Esq., of the third part, Samuel Gerrard of the same place, Esq., the only son of the said Thomas Gerrard of the fourth part, Thomas Leversage Fowler of Pendeford in the parish of Tettenhall, Staffordshire, England, Esq., of the fifth part, Elizabeth Fowler of Pendeford aforesaid, spinster, eldest daughter of the said Thomas Leversage Fowler by his late wife Harriett, of the sixth part, and Edward John Littleton of Teddesley Hall in Staffordshire, England, Esq., and the Reverend Samuel Gerrard of Clonmore in the county of Louth, Ireland, of the seventh part.

The memorial is complicated and mentions several other people in addition to the parties involved in its development and execution. Samuel Gerrard and John Gerrard, both deceased, were the father and older brother, respectively, of Thomas Gerrard of the third part, and Samuel the father was a brother-in law of Robert Rochfort Earl of Belvedere, also deceased. George Rochfort, the 2nd Earl of Belvedere and also deceased, was the son of Robert Rochfort and a first cousin to Thomas Gerrard and nephew to Samuel Gerrard the father. John Rochfort Esq. was a second cousin to Thomas Gerrard, being the grandson of the brother of Thomas Gerrard's maternal grandfather. Tompson Lyons and James Callentine were tenants on part of the lands of Paslicktown in the county of Westmeath, and John Bagnell and John Lewis were each mentioned as being one of the lives, or cestui que vies on different lease agreements. The memorial began:

Reciting among other things, indentures of lease and release dated respectively the 30th and 31st of March 1767, and registered the (date left blank) in (Book, page and deed number left blank), being a lease from Samuel Gerrard, father of the said Thomas Gerrard, to his brother-in-law, the Honorable Robert Rochfort Earl of Belvedere, of part of the lands of Paslicktown, County Westmeath, for three lives with a covenant for perpetual renewal at the yearly rent of £34, 19s, 8.5p.

And reciting that under an intermediate conveyance, and ultimately certain indentures of lease and release dated respectively the 27th and 28th of December 1810 and registered the 4th day of September 1807 (which doesn't make sense) in Book 627, Page 49 and No. 433862, the said Thomas Gerrard became entitled to the devised lands and premises for all said estate of the said Robert Rochfort therein.

And reciting indentures of lease and release dated the 1st and 2nd days of January 1777 and registered the 3rd day of May 1780 in Book 334, Page 315 and No. 223478, being a lease from the said Samuel Gerrard the father, to the said Thomas Gerrard on part of the lands of Paslicktown, County Westmeath, for three lives with a covenant for perpetual renewal at the yearly rent of £86.

And reciting indentures of lease and release dated respectively the 31st day of September 1810 and the 1st day of January 1811 and registered the 7th day of February in the year 1811 in Book 633, Page 263 and No. 433982, being a mortgage from the said Thomas Gerrard to the said Martha Wingfield of the premises comprised in both the aforesaid leases for securing the sum of £1,300 and interest.

And reciting among other things, indentures of lease and release dated respectively the 20th and 21st of September 1815 and registered the same 21st day of September in Book 693, Page 344 and No. 476076, being a second mortgage of all the aforesaid premises from the said Thomas Gerrard to the said James MacCormick for securing the sum of £190 and interest.

And reciting indentures of lease and release dated respectively the 28th and 29th of April 1786 and registered the (date left blank) in (Book, page and Deed number left blank), being a lease from their cousin, George Rochfort, the late Earl of Belvedere, to the said Thomas Gerrard and John Rochfort Esq. of the town and lands of Boherquill in County Westmeath for three lives at the yearly rent of £122, 17s together with 6s in the pound as receivers fees.

And reciting an indenture dated the 29th of October then last and registered the (date left blank) in (Book, page and deed number left blank), being a deed of partition between the said Thomas Gerrard and John Rochfort of the said town and lands of Boherquill under which 118 acres of the same lands were allotted to the said Thomas Gerrard in severalty and the yearly rent of £684, 3s, and £1, 14s in receivers fees were approved in respect of the same allotment.

And reciting an intended marriage of the said Samuel Gerrard the son, party thereto, and Elizabeth Fowler, and showing the fortune to which the said Elizabeth Fowler was entitled consisting of the sum of £6,666, 17s in 3 percent consolidated bank annuities, and an expected portion of £833, 6s, 8p, being 1/6 part of the several sums of £3,000, £1,000 and £1,000 with benefit of survivorship on contingencies on her father and mother's marriage settlement, and a deed of appointment in exercise of a power therein contained and bearing date the day next before the day of the date of the release now memorialized, and a sum of £2,000 agreed to be secured as another portion for her benefit by the bond of her father the said Thomas Leversage Fowler, to be paid within 12 calendar months after his decease.

And reciting that upon the treaty of the said then intended marriage, the said Thomas Gerrard agreed to convey and assure the life-hold lands and premises to which he was entitled under the several therein recited indentures, to and upon the uses and trusts and with the parties therein after declared and contained thereof, for the several benefits for himself and the said Samuel Gerrard the son and Elizabeth Fowler and the issue of the said then intended marriage, and that he also agreed to assign several debts or sums of money due to him from different persons by judgments entered separately in His Majesty's Courts of Record in Ireland, or some of them, unto trustees, the said Edward John Littleton and Samuel Gerrard, clerk, upon the trusts therein after declared thereof by way of indemnity as therein, and no part hereinafter mentioned.

It is by the now memorialized indenture of release witnessed that in pursuance of the therein recited agreements, and in consideration of the sum of £1,300 to the said Martha Wingfield and of the sum of £190 to the said James MacCormick, paid by or by the direction of the said Elizabeth Fowler out of part of her fortune as therein mentioned, with the privity and consent of the said Thomas Gerrard and Samuel Gerrard the son, testified as therein expressed in discharge of the like sums secured to them respectively on mortgages of the premises severally comprised in the said indentures of the 30 and 31 days of March 1767 and the 1st and 2nd days of January 1777.

And also in consideration of the said then intended marriage between the said Samuel Gerrard the son and Elizabeth Fowler, and of the residue of her fortune so disposed and agreed to be disposed of as therein mentioned, and for the nominal consideration of 10 shillings to the said Martha Wingfield and James MacCormick at the request and by the direction of the said Thomas Gerrard testified as therein presented, he did bargain, sell and release, and the said Thomas Gerrard did grant, release and confirm unto the said Edward John Littleton and Samuel Gerrard, clerk, in their actual possession by virtue of the now memorialized deed of lease, and their executors and administrators, all that and those the different parts of the town and lands of Paslicktown, situate and being in the barony of Fartullagh in the county of Westmeath aforesaid, comprised in the several indentures of the 30 and 31 of March 1767 and the 1st and 2nd days of January 1777 together with the capital messuage or Mansion House and the offices thereto called Tallyho House erected on part of the lands comprised in the same indentures, and all other erections and buildings thereon, and also all that, the aforesaid part of the said lands of Boherquill, containing 118 acres plantation measure more or less which was conveyed or allotted in severalty by the said indenture of the 29 day of October then last to the said Thomas Gerrard, his heirs and assigns, as his and their several proportion of the town, land and other premises comprised on the said indenture of the 28th and 29th day of April 1786, all which said town, land and other premises thereby released were then in the several occupations of the said Thomas Gerrard, Tompson Lyons and James Callentine or their respective under-tenants, with the appurtenances thereto belonging.

To hold the town, lands and other premises thereby released unto the said Edward John Littleton and Samuel Gerrard, clerk, their executors, administrators and assigns from thenceforth in the manner following, that is to say, to hold all such parts of the same premises as were comprised in the said indentures of lease and release of the 30 and 31 days of March 1767 for the lives and life of his present Majesty King George III, the then cestui que vies under the same indentures, and for all such other lives and life, terms, estates and interest for which the same premises might be thereafter granted by virtue of or under the covenant in the same indenture of release contained for renewal, or any tenant right or benefit of renewal whatsoever, under and subject nevertheless to the payment from thenceforth of the yearly rent of £34, 19s, 8.5p reserved by the same indenture.

And to hold the performance and observance of the covenants, provisions and agreements therein contained on the lessee or tenants part to be performed and observed as to all such parts of the premises thereby released as were comprised in the said indentures of lease and release of the 1st and 2nd days of January 1777, for the lives and life of John Lewis and John Rochfort, the then cestui que vies under the same indentures, and the survivor of them, and for all such other lives and life, term, estate and interest for which the same premises might be thereafter granted by virtue of or under the covenant in the same indenture of release contained for renewal or any tenant right or benefit of renewal whatsoever under and subject nevertheless from thenceforth of the yearly rent of £86 reserved by the same indenture and to the performance and observance of the covenants, provisions and agreements therein contained on the lessees or tenants part to be performed and observed and as to all such parts of the premises thereby released as were comprised in the said indentures of lease and release of the 28th and 29th days of April 1786 and in the said indenture of the 29th day of October then last for the lives and life of John Rochfort, Samuel Gerrard the son, and John Bagnell, the cestui que vies named in the said indenture of the 29th day of April 1786 and the survivors and survivor of them and for any other term which might be thereafter granted therein under any tenant right or favor whatsoever, under and subject nevertheless to the payment from thenceforth of the apportioned yearly rent of £68, 4s, 3p and £1, 14s receivers fees, part of the said yearly rent of £122, 17s and receivers fees reserved by the said last mentioned indenture.

And to hold the performance and observance of the covenants, provisions and agreements contained on the lessee or tenants part to be performed and observed as far as respect to such of the premises thereby granted as were in the now memorialized indenture comprised and as to all and singular the town, lands and other premises thereby released so severally subject as aforesaid to and upon the several uses and trusts and with and subject to the powers and provisions therein and in part herein mentioned, that is to say to the use of the said Thomas Gerrard and his heirs until the said intended marriage should take effect but subject until that event to the said mortgage debts or principal sums of £1,300 and £190 on part of the same premises and thereby advanced and satisfied out of the fortune of the said Elizabeth Fowler as aforesaid and the interest thereof respectively for the benefit of the said Elizabeth Fowler and from and immediately after the solemnization of the said then intended marriage and freed and wholly discharged of and from the same mortgage debts or principal sums and all interest and arrears of interest thereof to upon and for the several uses trusts, intents and purposes and with and subject to the several powers and provisions therein declared and contained of and concerning the same for the several benefits of the said Thomas Gerrard, Samuel Gerrard the son, and Elizabeth Fowler and the issue of the said then intended marriage.

And it is by the now memorialized indenture of lease also witnessed that in further pursuance of the said recited agreements on the part of the said Thomas Gerrard, and in consideration of the said then intended marriage, and for other the considerations thereinafter expressed, the said Thomas Gerrard did covenant with the said Edward John Littleton and Samuel Gerrard, clerk, their executors, administrators and assigns, in case the said then intended marriage should take effect, then within three calendar months after the solemnization thereof, at his own expense, to assign and assure as well the said several therein before recited judgment debts entered of record in Ireland against the said Samuel Gerrard the father, and his eldest son John Gerrard, brother of Thomas Gerrard, and each of them for the several sums of money then vested in or otherwise payable to him the said Thomas Gerrard and therein before recited of all which several judgments thereby covenanted to be assigned proper memorials are intended to be enrolled immediately after the execution of such respective assignments thereof, and all monies due and owing thereon respectively and all powers and remedies for the same unto the said Edward John Littleton and Samuel Gerrard, clerk, their executors, administrators and assigns, upon the trusts therein declared thereof as indemnity in the first place unto the said town, lands and other premises respectively comprised in the said several indentures of lease and release of the 30th and 31st days of March 1767 and the 1st and 2nd days of January 1777 and to the person and persons for the time being beneficially entitled under the trusts and powers therein before contained in respect of the same, of and for the payment of the said several yearly rents of £34, 19s, 8.5p and £86 reserved by the same several indentures of release and each of them, and all powers and remedies given for the recovery thereof or any part thereof respectively, and all costs and expenses to be incurred on account of the same, or any of them, or any non-payments thereon respectively, and in the next place unto the lands and other premises conveyed or released in severalty to the said Thomas Gerrard his heirs and assigns by the same indenture of the 29th day of October then last and thereby released, and to the person and persons for the time being beneficially entitled thereto as aforesaid in respect of the same of and from the defects and imperfections in the said indenture of the 29th day of April 1786, or in the said partition made by the same indenture of the 29th day of October then last of the premises therein comprised, or by reason of the conveyance thereby made of the last mentioned premises, or any inability to dispose thereof, or any inability to dispose hereof, or any other infirmary of settle in the same premises or any of them, and of and from all actions or suit, cause or causes of actions or suit, evictions, interruptions, costs, charges, damages and expenses, claims and demands whatsoever, of or by the owner or owners for the time being of the revision and inheritance of the last mentioned premises on account of any such defects, imperfections, inabilities or infirmary and subject thereto in trust for the said Thomas Gerrard, his executors, administrators and assigns, which said indenture of release now memorialized contained other covenants and clauses and the same as to the execution thereof by the said Thomas Gerrard, Samuel Gerrard the son, Thomas Leversage Fowler, Elizabeth Fowler, and also this memorial as the execution thereof by the said Thomas Gerrard and Samuel Gerrard the son.

The several agreements were each signed and sealed in England by the appropriate parties and witnessed by James Holyoake of Tettenhall, Staffordshire, attorney, William Thacker of Penn, Staffordshire, attorney-at-law, and Elizabeth Moore, servant to the said Thomas Leversage Fowler, and which said deed and the memorial as to the execution by Samuel Gerrard, clerk, was witnessed by James Dunn of the city of Dublin, attorney-at-law, and Charles James Howard, clerk to the said James. It was registered on 06 May 1817.1

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1817, Film# 463934, Volume 714, pages 574-A-574-E, Deed number 488909, images 532-534. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.