Laura Littleton

about 1841–25 August 1878 (Age 37)
District of Columbia, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Littleton was born about 1841, in District of Columbia, United States, her father, Thomas Littleton, was 56 and her mother, Albina Nichols, was 50. She died on 25 August 1878, in her hometown, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Littleton
1785–1857
Albina Nichols
1791–1877
Joseph Littleton
1818–
John R Littleton
1821–1903
Thomas Littleton
1836–
Laura Littleton
1841–1878
William Littleton
1843–
Francis Littleton
Nancy Cassandra Littleton
1830–
Anna Elizabeth Littleton
1833–
Susan Littleton
1837–
Charles Littleton
1846–1928
George H Littleton
1849–1875
Edwin Littleton
1852–

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Littleton

    Male1785–1857Male

    Albina Nichols

    Female1791–1877Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (5)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 22

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, mostly in southwestern England, named in Old English as ‘small settlement’, from lȳtel ‘small’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Laura Littleton - Government record: Census record: birth: about 1841; District of Columbia, United States

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