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John Little

Male 1806 - 1884


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  • Name  John Little  [1
    Born  1806  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Immigration  Abt. 1832-1833  [1
    • John was born in Northern Ireland and married Sarah Alexander around 1830. They had a son William in 1832, and shortly thereafter they emigrated to America and settled first in Greene County, possibly at or near New Baltimore where Sarah's brother operated a small tannery. [1]
    Residence  Abt. 1832-1833  Greene, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence  1860  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • After three more children were born, John and Sarah moved west along the Erie Canal to Cleveland Village (combined with Constantia in some census records) where John established himself as a farmer. [1]
    Residence  1880  Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  1860 - 1880  Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Farmer 
    Died  11 Jul 1884  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    20081013 - Headstone: John Little
    20081013 - Headstone: John Little
    Cleveland Village Cemetery
    Person ID  I2647  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  19 Jan 2018 

    Family  Sarah Alexander,   b. 1806 - 1810, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1877, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Before 1832  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. William Little,   b. Abt. 1832, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Robert Little,   b. Abt. 1834, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Eliza Little,   b. Abt. 1841, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Anna Little,   b. Abt. 1843, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  19 Jan 2018 
    Family ID  F771  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=601&GScid=2221626&GRid=29753785& (Reliability: 1), 12 Sep 2008.
      John Little

    2. [S32] 1860 United States Federal Census, 14 (Reliability: 2), 22 Jun 1860.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED Date: 06/22/1860; Sheet No: 14

    3. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29753789 (Reliability: 1), 12 Sep 2008.
      Sarah Alexander Little