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  • ID: I617
  • Name: John Little Sr
  • Surname: Little
  • Given Name: John
  • Suffix: Sr
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1747
  • Death: 26 Feb 1819 in Rowan County, North Carolina
  • _UID: 81BD1935E2FABF4A83EF31A5FD94C40F1DDF
  • Census: 1790 Rowan County, North Carolina
  • Note:
    United States Census, 1790, John Little, Not Stated, Rowan, North Carolina

    https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHK1-T2K
    name: John Little
    event place: Not Stated, Rowan, North Carolina
    page number: 296
    line number: 44788
    nara publication number: M637
    nara roll number: 7
    film number: 0568147
    digital folder number: 004440913
    image number: 00506
    Collection: "United States Census, 1790," John Little, Not Stated, Rowan, North Carolina

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    Information on this family provided by: Joyce Ann Fletcher, 1200 Baysden Dr., Jacksonville, NC 28540.

    John Little, Sr. a yeoman of Salisbury, NC settled on Hunting Creek, Rowan Co., NC (now Davie Co) 6 miles west of Mocksville, NC.
    1779 - John sold land to his brother Daniel Little, Jr. Rowan Co., NC Bk 13, p 82.
    9 Dec 1793 John bought 640 acres on Hunting Creek, 297 pounds, 1 shilling & 11 pence. Rowan Co., NC Bk 13, p 851.
    5 Aug 1797 Esq. John Little & wife belleney sell 200 acres on Bear Creek for 100 pounds (land next to John Little, Jr.) Rowan Co., NC Bk 15, p 196.
    31 Jan 1801 John bought 318 acres on Hunting Creek for 181 pounds. Rowan Co., NC Bk 17, p 435.
    2 Nov 1801 John sells 20 acres on Bear Creek for 70 pounds.
    11 Dec 1801 John Sr. gives to son Samuel Little 318 acres on both sides of Main Hunting Creek. (Gift given 4 mo. after Sam'l wed Elizabeth Boone). Rowan Co., NC Bk 18, p 274
    13 Jan 1802 John Sr. sells 104 acres on Hunting Creek for 100 pounds. witness - Samuel Little. Rowan Co., NC Bk 18, p339.
    10 Feb 1803 John, Sr. bought 100 acres on Hunting Creek, crossing the wagonroad, for 50 pounds. Rowan Co., NC Bk 19, p 546.
    1805 John buys 300 acres on both sides of Bear Creek, 287 pounds, witness John Little, Jr. Rowan Co., NC Bk 21, p 197.
    14 Nov 1814 John, Sr. sells to Abraham Depoister & wife Sarah (his daughter) 150 acres for $300. Witnessed by Jane Little & John Little, Jr. Rowan Co., NC Bk 26, p 185.
    15 Apr 1815 John, Sr. sells 40 3/4 acres & 20 rods, $80. witnessed by John Little, Jr. and John Boone. Rowan Co., NC Bk 20, p 559.
    23 Aug 1815 John, Sr. sells 50 acres to John, Jr.
    31 Mar 1817 John, Sr. sells 60 acres to John, Jr. Rowan Co., NC Bk 26, p 181.
    26 Feb 1819 Rowan Co., NC Bk H, p 49. Thw will of John Little made while "in a
    state of infirmity" on 26 Feb 1819 (probated May 1820). Sons: Samuel (to have
    the negro Elisha until he is of age on 20 Aug 1834, then he is to be freed);
    John, Jr. ($500.). Daughters: Sally Deposten (to have negro Charlotte who
    will be 18 in Oct 1833, then she is to be freed); Elizabeth Iiams; Agnes
    Luckey; Mary Beorge. The negro Lydy and her child are to be freed. Witnessed
    by: Robert Penry. Exrs.: Samuel Little (son), Beal Iiams (son-in-law)

    17 Apr 1822 Estate Bk A, p 249, Rowan Co., NC The estate of John Little is
    surveyed by John Little (D.S.) and divided by the commissioners: Chas.
    Anderson, Sr., Benjamin Bean, James Glascock, D. McGuire & Jacob Nichols. This
    is returned to May Court, 1822: Lot #1 (383/4 acres next to Wllm. Ijams,
    Stevenson Nicholas & Beal Ijams) goes to Nancy Luckey; Lot #2 (30 acres next to
    Stevenson Nicholas) goes to Elizabeth Ijams; Lot #3 (30 acres next to
    Stevenson Nicholas & Joseph Richards) goes to Samuel Little; Lot #4 (34 1/2
    acres next to Daniel Smoot, Richard Anderson & Stevenson Nicholas) goes to Mary
    Boon; Lot #5 (34 1/2 acres next to Daniel Smoot) goes to Sarah Depoyster; Lot
    #6 (34 1/2 acres next to Stevenson Nicholas, Robert Penry, & Chs. Anderson,Sr.) goes to John Little, Jr.

    18 Oct 1824 John Little (his estate?) returns to Beal Ijams & Samuel Little the $380. which they endorsed to the bank to secure said John's son Samuel Little for that amount.
  • Change Date: 15 Sep 2012 at 17:14:40



    Father: Johann Daniel Little b: 1731 in Germany
    Mother: Anna Mary Lewis b: 1735 in Germany

    Marriage 1 Bellany Erwin b: 1750/1760
    • Married: 1 Oct 1768 in Rowan County, North Carolina
    • Note:
      North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979, John Little, 1768

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      groom's name: John Little
      groom's birth date:
      groom's birthplace:
      groom's age:
      bride's name: Bellany Erwin
      bride's birth date:
      bride's birthplace:
      bride's age:
      marriage date: 01 Oct 1768
      marriage place: Rowan, North Carolina
      groom's father's name:
      groom's mother's name:
      bride's father's name: Wm. Erwin
      bride's mother's name:
      groom's race:
      groom's marital status:
      groom's previous wife's name:
      bride's race:
      bride's marital status:
      bride's previous husband's name:
      indexing project (batch) number: M75225-9
      system origin: North Carolina-EASy
      source film number: 1760524
      reference number:
      Collection: "North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979," John Little, 1768

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      Little, John & Bellany Erwin, 1 Oct 1768; Tho Frohock, wit. consent from Wm. Erwen, 29 Sept 1768.
    Children
    1. Has No Children Sally Little b: AFT 1768
    2. Has Children Samuel Little b: 4 Feb 1777 in Rowan County, North Carolina
    3. Has No Children Agnes Nancy Little b: ABT 1773 in Rowan County, North Carolina
    4. Has No Children Mary Little b: AFT 1768
    5. Has No Children John Little Jr b: AFT 1768 in Rowan County, North Carolina
    6. Has Children Elizabeth Little b: 1770 in Rowan County, North Carolina - Former Hunting Creek Township
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