George Washington Litteral (and Mary Susan Davis) and family, photo circa 1950

George Washington Litteral was the s/o James Litteral, Sr. and Nancy Jane Williams

George was born May 5, 1861 and died January 12, 1952. 

George married Mary Susan Davis on November 17th, 1887 at the home of A. C. Davis, in Carter Co., KY. 

Mary Susan was the d/o Charles "Nick" Nicholas Davis and Mary Evaline "Bird" McGlone.

George Washington Litteral owned a tobacco farm in Carter County. 

All of George's offspring are shown in the photo except "Lute" (Martin Luther) and Henry Noah.

Children of George Washington Litteral and Mary Susan Davis:

1. Mary Evaline, b: August 30, 1888
2. Nancy "Nan" Jane, b: August 01, 1889
3. Charles Nicholas, b: January 07, 1891
4. Henry Noah, b: June 21, 1892, died as a child
5. Ambrose "Am", b: May 01, 1893
6. Emma Virginia, b: March 17, 1896
7. Willis Thomas, b: October 30, 1897
8. Martin "Lute" Luther, b: January 06, 1898
9. Virgie "Virge" Lee, b: October 17, 1900
10. George Corem, Sr., b: October 15, 1902
11. Ella
12. William "Nels" Nelson, b: July 17, 1907 in Carter Co., KY  d: February 1992 in Beech Grove, IN. 
Married Nov. 14, 1936 in Danville, IN to Ethel M(eryl?) Harrison, b: December 02, 1916 in IN, d: January 1986 in Beech Grove, IN
13. Commodore Oliver Hazard Theodore Perry, b: July 07, 1910

Submitted by Brian Litteral

David Litteral writes:
"The occasion was the 100th birthday of George Washington Litteral (my grandfather),
and was taken at the residence of Ambrose Litteral, about a mile or so from Rybolt KY,
where he was farming on shares."

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George Litteral and his daughter,
Emma Braze

Photo taken in late 1940.

"My husband is a ggreatgrandson of George Litteral."

Submitted by: Sue Chappell - schappell at

This photo was taken in the late 1940's in Carter Co., Ky,

George Washington Litteral center in the dark suit, George Corum Litteral white shirt next to older lady in white dress,
Nancy Litteral in White dress, Emma behind Nancy(?), Ambrose is sitting behind the little girl in white dress
Luther we believe is the face beside Ambrose, 3rd from right is Luther, 5th from right is Nelson, 6th from right is Charlie Litteral

I would appreciate hearing from anyone who know the others,

George Sr. Emma Litteral, and Ambrose Litteral.

Ambrose Litteral, Nelson Litteral, ralph Lears, George Litteral sr.

Photo was taken in the 1940's.

Submitted by: Sue Chappell - schappell at

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