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John Little

Male 1798 - 1859  (61 years)


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  • Name John Little 
    Born 1798  , Selkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-139916 
    Died 9 Feb 1859  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Buried Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I139916  Generations
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 

    Family Elizabeth Clark,   b. CALC 30 Apr 1797, , Selkirkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1818  Yarrow, , Selkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. John Little,   b. 6 Dec 1823, Yarrow, , Selkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1885, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Christina Little,   b. 1829, Yarrow Fews, , Selkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1895, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Colombia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F34814  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Two other children of John Little and Elizabeth (Betsy) Clark who did not come with them to Canada:
      James, b. 10 August 1826 Sandbed, Yarrow, Selkirkshire (also recorded in the Parish record of Yarrow) and Margaret who was born about 1820 in Caddonfoot Selkirk according to census records. Margaret stayed in Scotland with her husband William Grieve and run the Cross Keys Inn in Ettrickbridge. James immmigrated to New Orleans in 1847 according to census entry and died there 5 April 1910

  • Sources 
    1. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      In memory of/ John Little/ who died/ Feb. 9, 1857/ aged/ (Broken) 58? years/ also his wife/ Elizabeth Clark/ died Mar. 31, 1877/ aged 78 years 11 Mo. / Natives of Selkirkshire/ Scotland

    2. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      In memory of/ John Little/ who died/ Feb. 9, 1857/ aged/ [broken] (58) years/ also his wife/ Elizabeth Clark/ died Mar. 31, 1877/ aged 78 years 11 Mo./ Natives of Selkirkshire/ Scotland [eroded september 2011]

    3. [S894] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861, Sect. 12 Page 82.

    4. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 5.

    5. [S27] International Genealogical Index - Extracted Church Records, Parish registers for Yarrow, 1691-1854 Church of Scotland. Parish Church of Yarrow (Selkirkshire) Film: 1067929.
      John Little and Betty Clark married 20 DEC 1818 Yarrow, Selkirk, Scotland

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1798 - , Selkirk, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Dec 1818 - Yarrow, , Selkirk, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Feb 1859 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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