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Col Benjamin Franklin Little
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1830
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 27, 1880
Richmond County
North Carolina, USA

Son of Thomas Little and Elizabeth Legrand Little. He was a planter of Carlisle plantation, Richmond County, N.C.; Commissioned an officer in Company E, North Carolina 52nd Infantry Regiment on 28 Apr 1862, Promoted to Full Lt Col on 03 Jul 1863. Mustered out on 30 Aug 1864 at Gettysburg, PA.; state legislator, 1864-1865; dry goods merchant; and delegate to the 1876 National Democratic Convention in Saint Louis, Mo. In 1856, he married Mary Jane Reid of Iredell County, N.C., daughter of Rufus Reid.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Little (1781 - 1855)
  Elizabeth LeGrand Little (1795 - 1867)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Jane Reid Little (1831 - 1905)*
 
 Children:
  Rufus Reid Little (1860 - 1935)*
  Jennie Flax Little (1862 - 1865)*
  Homer Legrand Little (1865 - 1865)*
  Nancy Latta Little (1866 - 1951)*
  Lacy Legrand Little (1868 - 1946)*
  Sarah Reid Little McAlister (1872 - 1967)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Little (1825 - 1865)*
  Thomas Little (1828 - 1842)*
  Benjamin Franklin Little (1830 - 1880)
  Jane P Little (1833 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
s/o Thomas & Elizabeth Little
 
Burial:
Little Cemetery
Rockingham
Richmond County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Joni
Record added: Jul 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55024198
 


- Sharon O'Rourke
 Added: Jan. 29, 2015

- Joni
 Added: Jul. 19, 2010
 
 
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