Eliza Greenwood French

2 September 1818–23 October 1899 (Age 81)
Nelson, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Eliza Greenwood

When Eliza Greenwood French was born on 2 September 1818, in Nelson, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Whitcomb French Jr, was 24 and her mother, Mary Kendall, was 21. She married Jesse Carter Little on 26 September 1839, in Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 23 October 1899, in Littleton, Morgan, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Carter Little
Eliza Greenwood French
Marriage: 26 September 1839
Hellen Amelia Little
Annie Elizabeth Little
Mary Eliza Little
Charles Wallace Little
Edward Kendall Little
Sarah Louise Little
Jesse Fredrick Little
William King Henry Little
Jedediah Grant Little
George Leonard Little Sr.
Alice Josephine Little

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 September 1839Peterborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough
    Age 15
    In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 
    Age 28
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English:ethnic name for someone from France, from Middle English frensh, frenche ‘French’ (Old English frencisc), or in some cases, perhaps a nickname for someone who adopted French airs.variant of Anglo-Norman French Frain .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Jesse Carter Little [Sr]

    The following story was compiled with a focus on Jesse's work in Morgan Valley. As the Vanguard Company of Pioneers neared the valley of the Great Salt Lake in 1847 Jesse Carter Little was in the ad …

    Sources (55)

    • Eliza French in entry for Jesse Fridwick Little, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Eliza G Little in household of Jesse C Little, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Eliza G. French, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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