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Rev James Marcellus Littlejohn
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Birth: Mar. 26, 1880
Spring Creek (Lee County)
Lee County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 1955
Okmulgee
Okmulgee County
Oklahoma, USA

Lula Pledger, age 25, of Belleville, AR married J. Marcellus Littlejohn, age 23, Belleville, AR on October 27, 1903. The ceremony took place on October 28, 1903 and was solemnized by John C. Shipp. The marriage certificate was recorded in Book J, Page 214.

James Marcellus Littlejohn served as mayor of Belleville, Yell County, AR from 1913-1914.

James Marcellus Littlejohn served as postmaster of Belleville, Yell County, Arkansas in 1914.

James Marcellus Littlejohn registered for the WWI draft at Roosevelt, NM.

James Marcellus Littlejohn was issued an exhorter's license by the Methodist Episcopal Church, South in the Lehigh Circuit of the McAlester District by Charles L. Brooks, Presiding Elder at Lehigh, Coal County, OK.

James M. Littlejohn was recommended by the Coalgate Quarterly Conference and examined by the McAlister District of the East OK Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South to be issued a Local Preacher's License in Coal County, OK.

James M. Littlejohn preached in the OK Annual Conference with a Local Preacher's License for 29 years. His license was renewed, recorded and filed in the following locations: Wilburton, Latimer County, 1921.

Rev. James M. Littlejohn lived at 1116 W. 3rd Street, Okmulgee, OK when he and wife Lula Pledger Littlejohn purchased a Buchanan Funeral Home Burial Policy #825, Buchanan Funeral Home, Okmulgee, OK, Phone 678.

James Marcellus Littlejohn signed a contract to live in a Superannuate Retirement Home provided by the East Oklahoma Annual Conference of the Methodist Church.

79 guests included Cathelene & Jeryl Watson, Okmulgee, OK; Marvin, Connie, Donnie, & Linda Lu Littlejohn, Tulsa, OK; J.R. & Beryl Watson & Juanita Hold, Henryetta OK; & John Ed & Pat Chambers & Jim Bill, Selma, & Linda Gatlin, Danville AR at James Marcellus and his wife Lula Mary Pledger Littlejohn's 50th Wedding Celebration at First Methodist Church, Okmulgee, OK.

Rev. James Marcellus Littlejohn died in Okmulgee, OK and was interred at Okmulgee Cemetery, Lot W1/2 52, Block B by the Buchanan Funeral Home. The cause of death was cancer. His doctor was Dr. Beller. Arrangements were made by son-in-law Jeryl A. Watson. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lula Mary Pledger Littlejohn (1878 - 1968)*
 
 Children:
  Lewis Cornelius Littlejohn (1906 - 1938)*
  James Marvin Littlejohn (1908 - 1985)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Okmulgee Cemetery
Okmulgee
Okmulgee County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Lot W1/2 52, Block B
 
Created by: Linda Robbins
Record added: Nov 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44343909
Rev James Marcellus Littlejohn
Added by: Linda Robbins
 
Rev James Marcellus Littlejohn
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Rev James Marcellus Littlejohn
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