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Descendants of George Little: Who Came to Newbury, Massachusetts, in 1640 ...
George Thomas Little
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The Descendants of George Little, Who Came to Newbury, Massachusetts, In 1640
George Thomas Little
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The Descendants of George Little, Who Came to Newbury, Massachusetts, in ...
George Thomas Little
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13 Sept 15 April 16 March 24 March 25 June 28 April 28 July 30 Sept 31 March Abbie Abigail6 Sarah5 Moses4 Abigail7 Abigail6 Sarah5 Adams Anna born 1 Aug born 17 born 17 March born 21 Jan born 25 June born 27 Oct born 29 Dec born 5 Sept born 9 Feb born and died born April born in Auburn Bowdoin College Capt Charles Charlotte Brooks died 12 died 13 died 14 died 15 Aug died 16 died 18 died 19 died 20 died 22 died 25 died 27 died 28 died 29 died 30 died 31 March died 9 died young Edward6 Josiah5 George graduated at Bowdoin Hale graduated Henry Hobart College Jacob Joseph Joshua Josiah L Josiah Little Judith Little Hale Lydia Maria married Sarah Moses Little Moses4 Moses3 Newbury Newburyport Noyes Pickard8 Hannah7 Edward6 Portland Samuel Sarah Hale Thomas7 Edward6 Tristram Dalton VIII William
Page 22 - ... of which he was a member shared in his large and generous liberality. For several years he was called to fill some of the most dignified and responsible offices in the Commonwealth. He was a representative from his native town, Speaker of the House of Representatives, a member of the Senate and also a Senator of the United States in the First Congress after the adoption of the Federal Constitution. After the seat of Government was removed to "Washington, Mr. Dalton for a time took up his residence...
Page 29 - ... and borrows a few dollars to commence anew the struggle for position and fortune. Men who sow to the wind must reap the whirlwind. Thrice Mr. LITTLE was carried down, but he never was dishonored. He recovered himself, paid up his contracts to the lull, so that it was a common say ing among monied men that "JACOB LITTLE'S suspended paper was better than the checks of most merchants.
Page 18 - The exact date of his death is not known, but it was between 15 March, 1693 and 27 Nov. 1694.
Page 47 - Fields ; a humble dwelling, suited to his reduced circumstances, where he continued to reside during the remainder of his life. The poet, now experiencing the premature advances of age, with his name held up to public scorn, his hopes blighted, and his means of support withdrawn, had yet added to all these the bitterness of ungrateful children. His two elder daughters seem to have been destitute alike of affection and pity; and...
Page 12 - Dear & loving brother littell, in gospell bonds my harty love remembered unto you and your wife though unto me unknown, & hoping you are in helth as I being att this wrighting hereof. blessed be the Lord, hartily giving you thanks for your kind entertainment when I was last att your house. This is farther to let you understand I have married to one Margery Colman, a widdow on the island Nantucket where I now am. I believe God hath profided for me & given me a meet help, a very loving wife, one in...
Page 29 - WAITS blew up his mother's silver tea-kettle, on the table, in his attempts to make a miniature steam-engine, and an old syringe •was his first steam-boiler. No man can doubt that Mr. LITTLE made the right selection when he commenced his business as a financier. His success was due no less to his integrity than to his talent. He did not adopt the motto that " all is fair in trade," or that he was as " honest as the times will allow.
Page 82 - He cover1'1 their retreat and got off without much loss. He narrowly escaped with his life, as two men were kill'd one on each side of him and he came to the camp all bespattered with blood.
Page 44 - Every year, until he was nearly eighty, it was his custom to visit his lands in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, driving over the rough roads alone, even after he had lost one hand by a premature explosion while overseeing the blasting of a passage through some rapids on the Androscoggin.
Page 28 - 76, sprinkled with the blood of the wounded and dying in that terrible struggle, is preserved in the family to this day. JACOB LITTLE was born in the year 1797. His father, JACOB LITTLE, was a man of large wealth and distinction. But disaster, that comes sooner or later to nearly every mercantile house, swept away his property, and the ťar of 1812 nearly completed hi.