John Littleton Ingram

Brief Life History of John Littleton

When John Littleton Ingram was born on 9 September 1757, in Fairfield, South Carolina, United States, his father, Benjamin John Ingram, was 23 and his mother, Polly Tillman, was 23. He married Ruth White on 9 July 1778, in Union, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Lula, Hall, Georgia, United States in 1799 and Wahoo Church, Lumpkin, Georgia, United States in 1827. He died on 16 September 1829, in Hall, Georgia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States.

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John Littleton Ingram
Ruth White
Marriage: 9 July 1778
John Ingram Jr.
Nancy Ingram
Elizabeth Ingram
John Little Ingram
Harmon Ingram
Tilman Ingram
Edward Martin Ingram
Mary Ann Ingram

Sources (8)

  • Legacy NFS Source: John Ingram - birth-name: John Ingram
  • John Ingram, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Page 1 Revolutionary War Pensions

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Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from the Anglo-Norman personal name Ingeram (Old French Enguerran, Engerran; ancient Germanic Engelramnus, Ingelramnus, Engelrammus, Ingelrammus), from the heroic name-element seen in such names as Ingle + hrafn- ‘raven’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Private Soldier in American Revolution

According to membership application by James Robert Ingram into Texas Society of the Sons of the American Revolution: John Ingram was a private soldier in Captain John Putman's Company, Col. Thomas B …

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