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Family of Powhatan Bolling LITTLEPAGE (1) & Mary Jane DEARMORE

2. William Joseph LITTLEPAGE. Born on 9 Sep 1848 in Madison County, Tennessee. At the age of 80, William Joseph died in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas on 8 Jan 1929.

William and Sarah lived in Spring Creek, Madison County, Tennessee. William also operated a general store in Jackson, Tennessee, the seat of Madison County. About 1885, they moved to Hill County, Texas. Their eight child was born there. In 1893, they moved to Hamilton, Texas. William and Sarah had 13 children.

On 24 Jan 1872 when William Joseph was 23, he first married Sarah Jane MASSEY, daughter of John MASSEY (1825-1871) & Elizabeth Susan JOHNSON (1828-1892), in Madison County, Tennessee. Born on 22 Nov 1851 in Tennessee. At the age of 45, Sarah Jane died in Hamilton County, Texas on 5 Dec 1896. Buried in Dec 1896 in Center Valley Cemetery, Hamilton County, Texas.

They had the following children:
i. Andrew. Born on 21 Nov 1872. Andrew died in 1872.

ii. William Hickman. Born on 12 Mar 1874. At the age of 70, William Hickman died on 23 Jun 1944.

iii. Brunettie. Born on 6 Oct 1875. At the age of 6, Brunettie died on 14 Feb 1882.

iv. Samuel James. Born on 22 Mar 1877. At the age of 72, Samuel James died on 17 May 1949.

v. Agnes Lu Della. Born on 22 Jan 1879. At the age of 85, Agnes Lu Della died on 24 Apr 1964.

3 vi. Nancy Mariah (1881-1942)
vii. Benjamin Franklin. Born on 22 Mar 1883. At the age of 80, Benjamin Franklin died on 11 Sep 1963.

viii. Sallie. Born on 11 Mar 1885.

ix. Dora Allis. Born on 22 Feb 1886. At the age of 67, Dora Allis died on 25 Feb 1953.

x. Paul Sheldon. Born on 23 Jun 1888. At the age of 61, Paul Sheldon died on 8 Nov 1949.

Paul Sheldon married Zela MURREY.

xi. John Pitan. Born on 29 Aug 1890. At the age of 60, John Pitan died on 8 Feb 1951.

xii. Joseph C.. Born on 24 Jul 1893. At the age of 72, Joseph C. died on 19 Oct 1965.

xiii. Rueben. Born on 11 Sep 1895. At the age of 19, Rueben died on 5 Nov 1914. Buried in 1914 in New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee.

William Joseph second married Jo Ann PEARCY.

They had one child:
i. Dewey P.. Born on 2 May 1898 in Madison County, Tennessee. At the age of 70, Dewey P. died on 18 Sep 1968.

Dewey P. married Laura Mae JONES.

On 7 Jun 1905 when William Joseph was 56, he third married Elizabeth McALEXANDER, in Madison County, Tennessee. Born on 24 Mar 1852. At the age of 89, Elizabeth died on 8 Sep 1941.

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