Charles Wright Little

The material in this summary was contributed by Pj Little of Carthage, MO. Pj is a descendant of the Littles and can be reached at Pj Little. The Sullivan County Genealogical Web Page is grateful to Pj for her contribution of this information..


Charles Wright Little and Maryetta Speary
Wedding Party About 1880
Sisters of Charles and Their Husbands
Back, l to r: William Robbins, Dr. Joseph Edgar, Maryetta (Speary) Little,
John William Laird, William Elmer Lowe
Front, l to r: Sarah Rebecca (Little) Robbins, Harriet Ellen (Little) Edgar, Charles Wright Little,
Mary Elizabeth (Little) Laird, Martha Roxanna (Little) Lowe

Courtesy of James W. Little, great-grandson of Thomas Laird Little

 

Daniel Little, the second son of Theophilus Little and Maria Polhemus, was born in New Jersey 31 December 1771 and died 10 August, 1861. He married Nellie Conover, born 6 April 1772, on 21 March 1796 and they had eight children: James Seabrook b: 1796, Eleanor b:1799, John b:1801, Ann b:1803, Mary b:1805, Lydia b:1806, Peter and William Polhemus Little b: 1812.

They lived in Sullivan County, as did his parents and brothers, where he raised a family. Daniel and Nellie are buried at Eaglesmere.

Their son John Little b:1801 (not to be confused with John[4] b:1796) married Sarah Laird and they four children: Thomas Laird, Amos, Harrie N., and Esther E. Little. Thomas Laird married Anna Pennington and had six children including Charles Wright Little. Thomas Laird Little and many of his descendants were born and raised in Pennsylvania. The following chart attempts to show the relationship between the Laird, Little, Robbinson, Edgar, Sperry and Lowe cousins of Sullivan County.

Daniel Little *
+Nellie Conover/Covenhoven
..John Little
..+Sarah Laird
....1-Thomas Laird Little b:1829
.......+Anna M. Pennington
.........2-Sarah Rebecca Little b:1852
............+Williams Robbins
...............3-Rachael Evaline Robbins
...............3-George Augustus Robbins b:1876
..................+Nell Campbell
...............3-Martha June Robbins
..................+Russel P. Laird
...............3-Carrie Ann Robbins b:1882
..................+Elmer Newton Phillips
...............3-Charles Dewitt Robbins b: 1884
..................+Myrtle Armes
...............3-Edward Hiram Robbins b:1888
..................+Lucy Caroline Little
.........2-Jesse Pennington Little b:1854
............+Jennie Lawrence
...............3-Anna C. Little
...............3-Edith M. Little
...............3-Blanch G. Little
...............3-Ernest L. Little
...............3-Edwin D. Little **
...............3-Edna Little **
...............3-Jesse Buffington Little (died in infancy)
.........2-Harriet Ellen Little b:1857
............+Dr. Joseph Edgar
...............3-Anna Edgar
...............3-Nelson Edgar
...............3-Mamie Edgar
...............3-Daniel Ward Edgar
.........2-Charles Wright Little b:1859
............+Maryetta Speary
...............3-Anna Jane Little b:1881
..................+William Kern
...............3-Lizze Ellen Little b:1884
..................+Glenn Peterman
...............3-Nora Elsie Little b:1887
..................+James Laird
...............3-Harrison William Little b:1889
..................+Pearl Delemetir
...............3-Hazel Mildred Little b: 1891
..................+Harry Knouse
...............3-Virgie Little, died at birth in 1894
...............3-Watson McKinley Little b:1896
...................+Beatrice Hunter
......................4-James Wright Little b:1924
.........................+Unknown
.............................5-Private
...............3-Verna Mable Little b:1900
..................+Harold Houseknect
...............3-Jason Brady Little b:1906
..................+Agnes Fritz
.........2-Mary Elizabeth Little b:1861
............+John William Laird
...............3-Thomas Jesse Laird
..................+Myra Agatha Lowe
...............3-Renardo Pennington Laird b:1883
..................+Bessie G. Phillips[1]
..................+Amba Smith
...............3-Charles Harrington Laird b:1887
...............3-Anna Jane Laird b:1889
..................+Ernest Lease
...............3-Victor William Laird b:1900
...............3-Eleanor Agatha Laird b:1902
..................+George Weeks
...............3-Martha Ellen Laird b:1906
..................+Ralph Foust
.........2-Martha Roxanna Little b:1864
............+William Elmer Lowe
..............3-Myra Agatha Lowe
..............3-Thomas Elwood Lowe **
..............3-Jacob Elwin Lowe ** (died in infancy)
..............3-Howard Newton Lowe
....1-Amos Little b:1832
.......+Eliza C. Glidewell
....1-Harriet N. Little b:1835
....1-Esther E. Little b:1839

* Refer to Five Sons of Theophilus Little and Mary Polhemus for more information.
** Denotes twin births

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