Abraham Little

8 October 1774–19 April 1847 (Age 72)
Rockbridge, Virginia, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Little was born on 8 October 1774, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States, his father, David Little, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Ann McCullock, was 39. He married Elizabeth Ann (Betsy) McCalpin on 20 October 1795. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 19 April 1847, in Preble, Ohio, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Gettysburg, Preble, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Little
1774–1847
Elizabeth Ann (Betsy) McCalpin
1773–1853
Marriage: 20 October 1795
Margaret 'Peggy' McAlpin
1795–
David Little
1796–
Joseph F Little
1804–1855
Anna Little
1806–
Hester Little
1810–
Nancy Little
1807–1874

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 October 1795
Rockbridge,Virginia
children

(6)

    Margaret 'Peggy' McAlpin

    Female1795–Female

    David Little

    Male1796–Male

    Joseph F Little

    Male1804–1855Male

    Anna Little

    Female1806–Female

    Nancy Little

    Female1807–1874Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    David Little

    Male1735–1813Male

    Sarah Ann McCullock

    Female1735–1801Female

siblings

(5)

    William Little

    Male1765–1835Male

    David Little

    Male1766–Male

    Nancy Little

    Female1770–Female

    Male1774–1847Male

    Robert Little

    Male1780–Male

World Events (8)

1776

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 6

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 20

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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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Sources (3)

  • Abraham Little, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Abraham Little, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Abraham Little, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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