Joseph Knox Little married Jeanett Deas
Fetna Jane Little, daughter of Joseph Knox Little and Jeanett Deas married Noah Columbus Curlee
Sophronia Mae Curlee, daughter of Noah Columbus Curlee and Fetna Jane Little, married Mallie Devotion Hill
Lonnie Clinton Hill, son of Mallie Devotion Hill and Sophronia Mae Curlee, married Clara Geneva Wilson
Martha Elizabeth Hill, daughter of Lonnie Clinton Hill and Clara Geneva Wilson – That’s me!
So Joseph Knox Little is my 2nd great grandfather.
Joseph Knox Little was the son of Patrick Little and Isabel Medlin. He was born in North Carolina in 1826, the eldest of six children.
1850 US Federal Census, North Carolina, Union
Enumerated 13 November 1850 by R Rogers
House #1347 Family # 1347 Joseph Little, 24 year old* male, farmer, born in North Carolina
Jennet _____, 27 year old female, born in North Carolina
Green D _____, 1 year old male, born in North Carolina
*Having found no record of birth year, I used the age in this census to calculate his year of birth.
Joseph Little and Jeanett Deas were married in Union County North Carolina 8 November 1847. Their bondman was William Sinclair.
In 1860 Joseph and Jeanett were living in Olive Branch, Union County, North Carolina with their five children
1860 US Federal Census, North Carolina, Union, Olive Branch
Enumerated 9 October 1860 by Harrison Lee
House #626 Family #611 Joseph A Little, 34 year old male, farmer, born in North Carolina
Jannet _____, 37 year old female, domestic, born in North Carolina
Green O _____, 11 year old male, born in North Carolina
Mary A Little, 9 year old female, born in North Carolina
Frances E _____, 7 year old female, born in North Carolina
Sophrona E _____, 3 year old female, born in North Carolina
Fetney J _____, 1 year old female, born in North Carolina
Joseph Knox Little enlisted in Co F, North Carolina 37th Infantry Regiment on 25 October 1864 at Camp Stokes Virginia.
Historical Data Systems, comp. U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009.
Original data: Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA from the following list of works.
Historical Data Systems, Inc.
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From all I have read Joseph Knox Little died at age 44 in 1870. I have no records to confirm this.