Person:Joseph Little (20)

Joseph Little
d.bef. 6 February 1787 Rockbridge County, Virginia
  1. Joseph Little1734 - bef 1787
  2. David Little1735 - bef 1813
  3. Elizabeth Littleest 1740-1760 -
  4. Margaret Littleest 1740-1760 -
  5. James Littlebef 1746 -
  6. William Littleabt 1752 - bef 1819
  7. Sarah Littleabt 1756 -
  • HJoseph Little1734 - bef 1787
m. bef. 1755
  1. Joseph Littleabt 1755 -
  2. Elizabeth Littlebef 1759 -
  3. Margaret Littlebef 1774 - abt 1800
  • HJoseph Little1734 - bef 1787
  • WMary Porter1736 - 1814
m. 19 April 1785
Facts and Events
Name Joseph Little
Gender Male
Birth? 1734
Marriage bef. 1755 to
Marriage 19 April 1785 Rockbridge County, Virginiato Mary Porter
Death? bef. 6 February 1787 Rockbridge County, Virginia

Joseph Little was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Land Records

From Augusta County Land Records:

Book 20, Page 331, 1774 - To Joseph Little, 380 acres - part of 92,100 acres granted to Benjamin Bordin by patent on James River - adjoining the lands of James McKee and Wm. McClung - beginning on John Allison's line. Signed - Archibald Alexander and Magdalene Bowyer. Witnesses: Robert Kinkead, John Allison, Samuel Lyle. [The descendants of John Little of Botetourt and Rockbridge Counties, Virginia, pg. 2]

Will Abstract

Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed Feb. 6, 1787.
wife Mary
s. Joseph Littel
bro. David Littel
d. Margaret Littel
d. Elizabeth
her husband Robert
her son Robert
her son James
sister Elizabeth in Ireland
sister Margaret in Ireland

Marriage Record

Virginia, Marriages, 1660-1800
Name: Joseph Little
Spouse: Mary Mackey
Marriage Date: 19 Apr 1785
Marriage Location: Rockbridge County, Virginia

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - Mackey vs. Mackey--O. S. 296; N. S. 106--Will of Mary Mackey, alias Little, dated 3d September, 1810. Aged and infirm. Sons, Henry Mackey, William Mackey; daughter, Mary Willson, and her children; daughters, Esther Walkup and Betsy Bailey, and husband Wm.; granddaughter, Phoebe Elliott; granddaughter. Nancy McCorkle; granddaughters, Polly Hamilton and Polly Davis; grandchildren, James Wilson, Graham and Polly Mackey Walkup; granddaughters, Easter Porter and Elizabeth Taylor; two daughters-in-law; legatee, Saml. McCorkle Mackey; legatee, Polly Bailey; legatee, Wm. McCorkle; daughter Jean's sons, viz: John, Alexander, Henry and Abner. Executors, Henry Mackey and Arthur Walkup. Recorded in Rockbridge, 31st January, 1814. (Note: Joseph Little married Mary Porter, widow of John Mackey, who died 1773 in Rockbridge County, Virginia. It is unlikely that they had any children together).