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Joshua Follansbee LITTLE

Joshua Follansbee LITTLE

Male 1741 - 1821  (80 years)

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  • Name Joshua Follansbee LITTLE 
    Born 17 Sep 1741 
    Gender Male 
    Military 13 Sep 1777 
    Balltown, Lincoln, ME 
    • Massachusetts State Archives Collection
      Volume 322 Page 180
      Bawltown letter dated 13 September 1777

      Massachusetts State Archives collection, colonial and post colonial period 1626-1806
      Authors: Massachusetts. State Archives
      https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1050952?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Volume 321 -- Treasury (continued--page 104), 1770-1797 ; v. 322 -- Valuations and taxes (continued--page 131-3), 1738-1777.
      Granite Mountain Record Vault
      United States & Canada Film
      2293887
      https://familysearch.org/search/film/007823201?cat=1050952
      Index [528/1579]
      Volume 322 -- Valuations and taxes (continued--page 131-3), 1738-1777 ; v. 323 -- Valuations and taxes (continued--page 141), 1778-1787.
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      2293888
      https://familysearch.org/search/film/007704986?cat=1050952

      Balltown [727/1604]

      A list of the Mens names in the Plantation of Bawltown [Balltown, Whitefield/Jefferson] from sixteen years and upwards agreeable to an act of Cort [sic] December 9th 1776

      Mecres Carr Capt [m Elizabeth Wait s Sylvanus Carr m Lydia Macrest]
      Joshua Little 1st Lieut [m Lydia Brown s Samuel Little m Sarah Follansbee]
      Benjn King 2 Lieut [m Ruth Bartlett s Benjamin King m Sarah Taylor]
      Ephraim Brown Sergt
      Jonathan Bartlett [Sergt] [m Lydia Chase s Christopher Bartlett m Mary Clement]
      Jacob Rowel [Sergt] [m Hannah Carlton s John Rowell m Mary Wadlin]
      James Murphy [Sergt] [b Ireland m Sarah Linsey]
      Samuell Parmer Corpl [Palmer?] [m Ann Pearson s Timothy Palmer m Jane Stickney]
      Samuell Whitman [Corpl] [m Rhoda Parkman s John Whitman m Abigail Hollis]
      Timothy Ferrin [Corpl]
      Thomas Grover [Corpl] [s Ebenezer Grover m Martha Grant]

      Petter Dow [m Elizabeth Huse s Peter Dow m Susannah Page]
      Solln Clark
      Wllm Boynton [m Esther Wyman s Caleb Boynton m Christian Parsons]
      Saml Bawl [Ball]
      John Boynton
      Jeri Brand [Bran, Brann]
      Isaac Brand
      Stephen Belden
      Thoms Cunningham
      Moses Cooper
      Thoms Day
      John Decker
      John Fish
      John Philbrook [Philbrick]
      Ebenezr Philbrook
      Jonathn Philbrook
      Andrew Gledden [Glidden]
      Arnold Gledden
      Asse Heath
      Saml Jonson [Johnson]

      Joseph Rogers
      James Reves [Reeves, Reaves]
      James Turner
      James Shepard
      John Duely [Dooley]
      Ebenez Grover [m Martha Grant]
      Benjn Dow
      Charles Gledden
      Enoch Averil
      Caleb Bartlet [Bartlett]
      Leonard Cooper
      Caleb Cressis? [Curtis? Cressey?]
      Patrick Callon
      James Jonston Davis
      James Emery
      Stephen Grover [s Ebenezer Grover m Martha Grant]
      David Hutchens [Hutchins, Hitchings]
      Jonathan Heath
      Isaac Heath
      Daniel Lambord
      Nathan Longfello [Longfellow]
      Jonn Norris
      Samll Per????
      Oliver Peasley
      Ezekiel Peasley
      Prince Rogers
      Ezekiel ?

      Ezekiel Sterns [Stearns]
      Thomas Turner
      Nicklas Turner
      Jonah Vining
      John Woodman Senr
      Ralph Chiney [Cheney]
      Willm Carr
      John Woodman Junr
      Abner Ford
      Ebenezer Philbrook Senr?
      Jonathan Bartlet Junr?
      Michael Gledden
      Joseph Bartlett
      Benj Kinney [Kenney]
      Joshua Chamberlin [Chamberlain]
      Richard Turner

      Benjn Stickney Clerk

      Mecres Carr Capt
      Joshua Littl Lieut
      Benjn King Lieut
    Residence 1790  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Joshua Little
      in the 1790 United States Federal Census
      Name: Joshua Little
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Ball Town, Lincoln, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 4
      Free White Persons - Females: 3
      Number of Household Members: 7
      Year: 1790; Census Place: Ball Town, Lincoln, Maine; Series: M637; Roll: 2; Page: 343; Image: 204; Family History Library Film: 0568142
    Residence 1800  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Joshua Little
      in the 1800 United States Federal Census
      Name: Joshua Little
      Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Balltown, Lincoln, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over: 1
      Number of Household Members Under 16 : 1
      Number of Household Members Over 25 : 2
      Number of Household Members: 5
      Year: 1800; Census Place: Balltown, Lincoln, Maine; Series: M32; Roll: 6; Page: 348; Image: 334; Family History Library Film: 218676
    Residence 1810  Whitefield, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Joshua Little
      in the 1810 United States Federal Census
      Name: Joshua Little
      Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Whitefield, Lincoln, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over: 1
      Number of Household Members Under 16 : 2
      Number of Household Members Over 25 : 2
      Number of Household Members: 4
      Year: 1810; Census Place: Whitefield, Lincoln, Maine; Roll: 12; Page: 297; Image: 00301; Family History Library Film: 0218683
    Residence 1820  Whitefield, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Joshua Little
      in the 1820 United States Federal Census
      Name: Joshua Little
      Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Whitefield, Lincoln, Maine
      Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 18: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over: 1
      Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 2
      Free White Persons - Under 16: 1
      Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 6
      Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 6
      1820 U S Census; Census Place: Whitefield, Lincoln, Maine; Page: 36; NARA Roll: M33_36; Image: 30
    Died 3 Nov 1821 
    Person ID I59847  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 4 May 2021 

    Family 1 Lydia BROWN 
    Married Whitefield, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Event Type: Burial
      Name: Joshua Little
      Death or Burial Date: 1821
      Death or Burial Place: Whitefield, Lincoln, Maine, United States
      Cemetery: Whitefield
      Birth Date: 17 Sep 1741
      Birth Year: 1741
      Death Date: 03 Nov 1821
      GS Film Number: 001316078
      Digital Folder Number: 007586430
      Digital Folder Number: 007586430
      Image Number: 00989
      Citing this Record
      "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJP-YKWD : 1 March 2021), Joshua Little, 1821; citing Whitefield, Lincoln, Maine, United States, Whitefield Cemetery, Maine State Library, Augusta; FHL microfilm 1,316,078.
      Capt Joshua Little d 17 September 1741 d 3 November 1821 bur Whitefield Cemetery, Whitefield
      2nd Regt Mass Militia Rev War
    Married C 1769 
    Children 
     1. Joshua LITTLE
    Family ID F2107  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ruhannah BURNHAM 
    Married 31 Jan 1794  Hampstead, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Joshua Little
      in the New Hampshire, Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947
      Name: Joshua Little
      Gender: Male
      Record Type: Marriage
      Marriage Date: 31 Jan 1794
      Spouse: Ruhamah Blasdell
      New England Historical Genealogical Society; New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records, Concord, New Hampshire
      Joshua Little r Baalston
      Ruhanna Blasdell r Hampstead
      by Revd John Kelley 31 January 1794 Hampstead
    Family ID F19324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Military Service of Balltown Men During the American Revolution
    Military Service of Balltown Men During the American Revolution

  • Notes 
    • Readex: Nil
    • Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine, Volume 1
      By Henry Sweetser Burrage, Albert Roscoe Stubbs
      p 463
      Captain Joshua, 2nd child of Samuel Little m Sarah Follansbee, was born 17 September 1741, d 3 November 1832...He was one of the first settlers of Whitefield...
      m1 Lydia Brown at Brunswick
      m2 Ruhannah Bernham Blaisdell 31 January 1794 at Hampstead, NH

      Ballstown-West
      p 12
      Joshua Little's lot of 260 acres was located along the river by the rapids and was the lot above the farm now known as Petticoat Acres in the southern part of town. [Near Alna/Head Tide Line, by Thayer Road.]
    • Massachusetts Archives Revolutionary War Soldiers Card Index

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/746935?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Muster rolls (index file cards) of the Revolutionary War, 1767-1833 [Massachusetts]
      Authors: Massachusetts. Secretary of State
      Lincoln, Royall - Lochlin, Samuel
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada 2nd Floor Film
      2028308
      7843921
      [1970/2801] Joshua Little begins
      [1972/2801]
      Commissioned 23 August 1776 Lieutenant
      -[1976/]
    • Probate

      Lincoln County Probate Index
      [422/544]
      Joshua Little
      Appt 9 January 1822
      Late of Whitefield
      Testate
      [details]
      Will Volume 23 Page 308