Person:David Little (9)

David Little
d.bef. December1813 Botetourt 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 -
m. 15 August 1774
  1. Abraham Little1774 - 1847
  2. Robert Littleest 1775-1785 -
m. 1795
  1. David Little1797 - 1863
  2. John Little1798 -
  3. James Little1799 -
  4. Joseph Little1800 -
  5. William Little1801 -
  6. Rebecca Littleabt 1802 -
  7. Sarah Little1803 -
Facts and Events
Name David Little
Alt Name David Lyttle
Gender Male
Birth? 1735 County Down, Northern Ireland
Marriage 15 August 1774 County Down, Northern Irelandto Sarah McCullock
Marriage 1795 Virginiato Sarah McCalpin
Death? bef. December1813 Botetourt County, Virginia

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


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 457.--14th August, 1767. Andrew ( ) Brown and Jean to David Lyttle, £125, 260 acres in Fork of James River, on North Branch of James. Delivered: David Lyttle, July, 1769.

Will Abstract

Little, David. Will Probate, Dec. 1813.
Names Children: John, Robert, William, James, David, Sarah and Rebecca.
[Source: Early Marriages, Wills and some Revolutionary War Records, Botetourt County, Virginia, Compiled by Anne Lowry Worrell, pg. 59].

Will Transcript

Will of David Little, Probated December, 1813
"To my son John all my interest in my saw mill and 50 acres of my old tract of 200 acres. He is to pay to my other children equal shares.
To my son, Robert part of my old tract of 210 acres by Big Spring Ridge to Peter's line.
To my son William (two words Illegible) my old grist mill and saw mill to begin on the Creek of the old saw mill fording.
To my son James...
To my son David and his heirs my tract of 75 acres on the foot of Tinker Mountain which joins the lands of Christian Shanks.
To my daughters Sarah and Rebecca and their heirs, my tract of land in Rockbridge County on the North Run.
Mentions a partnership with Robt. Harvey on some land.
I appoint my friends James Smiley, Wm. Anderson, and Christian Shanks my executors.
Witnesses, David Smiley, Sarah Little and Luke Barrett.
Probated Dec, 1813. Inventory in Book B, 387.
[will, will book B, pg 368, Botetourt Co., Nov. 25, 1813]

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 106.--5th July, 1768. Christian Godfrey Milliron and Mary to Joseph Cooper, £50, 124 acres on North Branch of James River in Forks of James, corner James Bailey; David Little's corner. Teste: Isaac Ward.
  • David Little was mentioned in the will of his brother, Joseph Little, filed 6 February 1787 in Rockbridge County, Virginia.
  • David Little was mentioned in the will of his father-in-law, Robert McCalpin, filed December 1791 in Rockbridge County, Virginia.
  1.   Ancestry Family Trees. (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.), Ancestry Family Trees.
  2. Public Member Trees: (Note: not considered a reliable source).