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Inside this site is information regarding both sides of my family. I owe credit to my mother, Billie Jean Little, for archiving pertinent information. Thanks to the help of my history has come alive. Also, thanks to my Uncle Albert for help answering unanswered questions.

I am researching information on Otho Houlen Little, b.March 28, 1905 in Garrison, Nacogdoches County, Texas. His death date was February 1980 in Houston, Harris County, Texas. His father was named Hulon Little. He was born November 28, 1862 in Mississippi, and died December 15,1905 in Texas. I am also researching the family of Otho's mother Willie Ada Snider. I have found information going back to Rodolph Schneider b.about 1675 in Parish Eglisau, Obberriedt, Switzerland. Any further information would be appreciated.

I am researching information on John Peter Allen, b. 1743 in North Carolina. Death was December 8, 1822 in Woodruff, South Carolina. He was a Revolutionary War Patriot. He was married to Elizabeth Lindsey, b. about 1752 in Surry County, North Carolina. Death was estimated around 1798 in North Carolina.

I am researching information on Josephine Sharp ancestors. She was born February 6, 1880 in Fayette County, AL. and died November 24, 1950 in Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, Louisiana. Burial in Spring Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Louisiana.

I am also researching information on John Cameron Russell, b. June 5, 1831 in Jackson, Mississippi. Death occurred January 26, 1906 in Waller County, Texas. John Cameron was a practicing physician in Waller County for years. Married a Sarah Melissa Bell, b.June 25, 1831 in Charleston, South Carolina. She died February 19, 1919 in Waller County, Texas. Had 9 children between them. His picture is hanging in the Brookshire Museum in Brookshire, Texas as Waller County, physician.

Researching William L. Bailey as well. Born May 23, 1665 in Bruton, Wales, England. William died about 1722. Married Caroline Evans, b. 1663 d.1723.

Researching William Henry Taylor, b. May 15, 1844 in Queenstown, Scotland, d. January 21, 1911 in Fayette County, Texas. Married Mary Catherine Brown, b. October 1854 in Texas, maybe Fort Bend County, d. January 1918, Houston, Harris County, Texas. Both buried in Pittman Cemetery, Fayette County, Texas.

Researching as well, Johann Friedrich Krause, b. May 1828. Married Margarethe Helene Heise May 16, 1853 in New Braunsfels, Comal County, Texas. She was born April 3, 1835 in Wurttemberg, Germany.

Lastly, researching information on the Ferdinand Haster family from Landsberg, Prussia. Ferdinand was born in Landsberg, Prussia February of 1824. He came to Texas in 1854, with his wife Augusta Shula and family of 5, aboard a ship named "Miles". August Shula was born in 1848 in Germany and died February 3, 1980 in Uhland, Hays County, Texas. Ferdinand died July 21, 1903 in Uhland, Hays County, Texas. Both are buried in Live Oak Cemetery, Uhland, Hays County, Texas.

Any help anyone could provide or if you realize you are linked to these families in any way please let me know.

This site is dedicated to you daddy. I love and miss you!!
Genealogy Home Page for Lana Little Pierce
Updated January 10, 2005

Lana Little Pierce
P.O. Box 1222
Jewett, TX 75846
United States

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