Margaret Little

about 1735–
County Monaghan, Ireland

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Little was born about 1735, in County Monaghan, Ireland, her father, John Little, was 35 and her mother, Isabella Little, was 33. She married David Pollock in 1756, in Diocese of Clogher, Ulster, Ireland.

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David Pollock
Margaret Little
Marriage: 1756

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Diocese of Clogher, Ulster, Ireland

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World Events (3)


Age 63

Battle of Antrim.

Age 63

The Young Ireland rebellion of 1798 failed.

Age 104

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a small man, or distinguishing epithet for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, from Middle English littel, Old English lȳtel, originally a diminutive of lȳt ( see Light 3).2 Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó Beagáin ‘descendant of Beagán’ ( see Begin ).3 Translation of French Petit and Lepetit; also used as an English form of names such as Jean-Petit ‘little John’.

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

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  • Margaret Little in entry for David Pollock, "Ireland, Diocesan and Prerogative Marriage License Bonds Indexes, 1623-1866"
  • Margaret Little, "Ireland, Diocesan and Prerogative Marriage License Bonds Indexes, 1623-1866"

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