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344. Edgar Guilford "Gip" LITTLE was born on 27 January 1878 in Arkansas.180 He died on 1 August 1952 at the age of 74 in Cove, Polk County, Arkansas.
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 07:49:57 -0700 (PDT)
From: adam deuel <champions_adam@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Thank you from an Allen descendant

My name is Adam Deuel and I am the great-great-great grandson of Mary Addie Allen, Her son Edgar Guilford "Gip" Little is my great-great grandfather, his daughter Mayme Elizabeth Little was my beautiful great grandmother, born 2/18/1904 in Cove Arkansas and passed away at the age of 101 in June 2005 in Phoenix, Arizona. My great grandmother spoke about the Allen's when I was younger (I'm now 33 and can appreciate those stories)
Thank you so much for the detail you have put up for those of us who are researching our families roots.
Sincerely,
Adam Deuel
Houston, TX

1910 Census. White Twp, Polk Co AR, Hh 122
Gip Little, age 31, married 1 time for 9 years, b. AR, father b. KY, mother b. AR
Thena, wife, age age 24, 4 children, b. AR, father b. TX, mother b. AR
Jesse, son, age 8. Mamie, dau, age 5. John S. son, age 3. Leon, son, age 1 year, 10 months.

World War I Draft Registration:
Note: this care is very light - almost unreadable.
Edgar Gilford Little, Polk Co, AR. Born 27 Jan 1878, age 40.
Neither his occupation or his next of kin is readable. He was slender, of medium height with blue eyes. The color of his hair is unreadable. Dated 12 Sep 1918.
The image is clearer at FamilySearch.org. Occupation was faming - next of kin was Josephine Little, wife. His hair was brown.


1920 Census. White Twp, Polk Co AR, Hh 189
Gip E. Little, age 42, b. AR, father b. KY, mother b. AR
Josephine D., wife, age 33, b. AR, father b. MS, mother b.AR
Jesse G., son, age 17 - all children born in AR
Maymie E., dau, age 15
John S., son, age 13
Lenard L., son, age 11
Josephine, dau, age 4 and 11/12
Clarence R. G. Stockton, age 14, boarder, b. AR, father b. AR, mother b. TX
John B. Calhoune, age 23, boarder
Mimmie M., wife, age 20

1930 Census. White Twp, Polk Co AR Hh 115
E. G. Little, age 52, married at age 23
Josephine F., wife, age 44, maried at age 15
Josephine, dau, age 15
Dorothy, dau, age 5

1940 Census. White Twp, Polk Co, AR, Hh 76
Edgar G. Little, age 63, b. AR, lived in same place in 1935, Farmer
Josephine F., wife, 54, b. AR
Dorothy I, dau, 15, b. AR, Student

27 April 1942 World War II Draft Registration
Edgar Gilford Little lived at RFD 1, Cove, Arkansas. He was 64, b. 27 Jan 1878 in Polk Co. Mrs. Josephine Little would always know his address. He was 5'6", 128 lbs, blue eyes, gray hair. Left little finger was off at the middle joint, crushed right 3rd finger.

Edgar Guilford "Gip" LITTLE and Josephine Francis STOCKTON were married on 3 February 1901 in Cove, Polk County, Arkansas. Josephine Francis STOCKTON, daughter of William D. STOCKTON and Mary E. [STOCKTON], was born on 4 November 1885 in Franklin, Izard County, Arkansas. She died on 23 June 1974 at the age of 88 in Cove, Polk County, Arkansas.

Found Josephine as a 14-year-old in 1900, living in White Twp, Polk Co. Her parents were William D. and Mary E. Stockton. Household 1.
Wm D. Stockton, b. Jul 1851, age 48, married 25 years, b. MO, Farmer
Mary E., wife, b. Nov 1856, 43, 9 children - 8 living, b. AR
John W., son, b. Jun 1882, 17, b. AR as were all the rest
Josephine F., dau, b. Nov 1885, age 14
Lenox L., son, b. Mar 1888, age 12
Ada M., dau, b. May 1890, age 10
Hh 2
James T. Stockton, b. Jul 1875, age 24, b. in Arkansas and probably a son of William.


E. G. Little of Cove in Polk Co AR, age 23, to marry Miss Josephine Stockton of Cov, age 15. License dated 30 Jan 1901. Jesse Milton, J.P. married them on the 3rd of February, 1901.

Edgar Guilford "Gip" LITTLE and Josephine Francis STOCKTON had the following children:

482

i.

Jesse Guilford LITTLE was born on 3 January 1902 in Cove, Polk County, Arkansas.

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ii.

Mayme Elizabeth LITTLE was born on 18 February 1904 in Cove, Polk County, Arkansas. She died on 26 May 2005 at the age of 101 in Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona.

484

iii.

John Sebastian LITTLE was born on 17 June 1906 in Cove, Polk County, Arkansas. He died in 1972 at the age of 66 in Cove, Polk County, Arkansas.

485

iv.

Leon Leonard LITTLE was born on 22 December 1908 in Arkansas. He died on 1 May 1986 at the age of 77 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.

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v.

Lena Josephine LITTLE was born on 22 February 1914 in Arkansas. She died on 30 July 1936 at the age of 22 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.

Texas Death Certificate #36396
Josephine Little died in Parkview Hospital, Houston, Harris Co, Texas. She was a residence of 1926 Norfork St in Houston. She died on 30 Jul 1936 - she had an appendectomy and died of "surgical shock". Date of birth given as 22 February 1914. She was 22 years old and working as a stenographer at Little Bro's Motor Company. She was born in Cove, Arkansas - her father E. G. Little and mother Josephine Stockton - both said born in Cove. The informant was G. H. Motley of 811 Calhoun St. The body was taken to Cove for burial.

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vi.

Dorothy Imogene LITTLE was born on 15 January 1925 in Cove, Polk County, Arkansas. She died about 1986 at the age of 61 in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona.