Maria C Armour

Brief Life History of Maria C

When Maria C Armour was born in 1805, in South Carolina, United States, her father, John Armour, was 41 and her mother, Mary McLaughlin, was 38. She married John Little on 10 September 1832, in Randolph, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Jefferson, Illinois, United States in 1850. She died in 1842, at the age of 37, and was buried in Centralia, Marion, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Little
Maria C Armour
Marriage: 10 September 1832
James R Little
John Little
Jane Brown Little
Susan Little
Mary A Little
Samuel A Little
William John Armour Little
Cinderella Jennie Little

Sources (12)

  • Mary Kell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Maria C Armour, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • Maria Armour Little, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


Illinois is the 21st state.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and northern Irish: of Norman origin, from Anglo-Norman French armurer, Old French armurier, hence an occupational name for a maker of arms and armor. The collective noun armure denoted offensive weapons as well as the more recently specialized sense of protective gear.

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

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