Name: John Little Sr
Given Name: John
Birth: ABT 1747
Death: 26 Feb 1819 in Rowan County, North Carolina
Census: 1790 Rowan County, North Carolina
United States Census, 1790, John Little, Not Stated, Rowan, North Carolina
Change Date: 15 Sep 2012 at 17:14:40
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
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.
Father: Johann Daniel Little b: 1731 in Germany
Mother: Anna Mary Lewis b: 1735 in Germany
Bellany Erwin b: 1750/1760
1 Oct 1768
in Rowan County, North Carolina
North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979, John Little, 1768
groom's name: John Little
groom's birth date:
bride's name: Bellany Erwin
bride's birth date:
marriage date: 01 Oct 1768
marriage place: Rowan, North Carolina
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groom's mother's name:
bride's father's name: Wm. Erwin
bride's mother's name:
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indexing project (batch) number: M75225-9
system origin: North Carolina-EASy
source film number: 1760524
Collection: "North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979," John Little, 1768
Little, John & Bellany Erwin, 1 Oct 1768; Tho Frohock, wit. consent from Wm. Erwen, 29 Sept 1768.
- Sally Little b: AFT 1768
- Samuel Little b: 4 Feb 1777 in Rowan County, North Carolina
- Agnes Nancy Little b: ABT 1773 in Rowan County, North Carolina
- Mary Little b: AFT 1768
- John Little Jr b: AFT 1768 in Rowan County, North Carolina
- Elizabeth Little b: 1770 in Rowan County, North Carolina - Former Hunting Creek Township