Otis Littlejohn

Male 1831 - 1918  (86 years)


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  • Name Otis Littlejohn 
    Born 15 Aug 1831  Colrain, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    History Abt 1851 to Abt 1895  Monroe, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In 1864, he enlisted in the 4th Vermont Regiment, and served under Sheridan. He was wounded at the Battle of Cedar Creek. After the battle, he was taken to a hospital in Baltimore. IN 1865, he was discharged, and returned to Munroe, Massachusetts, however he never fully recovered from his wounds, [4]
    History Abt 1895 to  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • About 1895, they moved to Boston. [4]
    • His obituary reads:

      "Died 7 June 1919 in Los Angeles, CA Otis Littlejohn

      Capt. Harry M. Hebard of fire engine 46, Ashmont, last evening received a telegram announcing the death, in Los Angeles, of his father-in-law, Otis Littlejohn, retired farmer and veteran of the civil war. Mr. Littlejohn was in his 88th year and spent most of his life on farms in western Massachusetts.

      He was born in Colerain, Aug. 15, 1831 and was educated there. His father, William Littlejohn, was a veteran of the war of 1812. Mr. Littlejohn married Miss Betsy Sherman Goodell of Monroe in 1853, the ceremony being performed by the Rev. Amherst Lamb, at Whitingham, Vt. He served in the civil war in the 4th Vermont regiment; fought under Sherman (sic) and was wounded at the battle of Cedar Creek. He never entirely recovered from his wound.

      For several years past except when visiting in Dorchester he lived with his daughter, Mrs. Everett Lee of Los Angeles. Besides Mrs. Lee, he is survived by five other daughters, Mrs. William Ames of Stoughton, Mrs. Harry M. Hebard of 736 Norfolk street, Mattapan; Mrs. Fred Briggs of North Adams, Mrs. Joseph Bradeen and Mrs. William Bramble of Dorchester, and two sons, Halbert Littlejohn of Greenfield and Ernest Littlejohn of Los Angeles. There are also 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren"
      [5]
    Died 7 Jun 1918  Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I22920 
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2019 

    Family Betsey Sherman Goodell,   b. 14 May 1833, Monroe, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1914, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [4, 7
    Married 8 Aug 1852  Whitingham, Windham County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F7779  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Aug 1831 - Colrain, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - Abt 1851 to Abt 1895 - Monroe, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Aug 1852 - Whitingham, Windham County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - Abt 1895 to - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jun 1918 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    The Littlejohn Daughters
    The Littlejohn Daughters

  • Sources 
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    4. [S244] Cherichetti, Jane E., Letter to Robert Roy, 2004-11-02, (Letter to Robert A. Roy, 2 November 2004), Tertiary Source.

    5. [S723] Web Site: Vermont in the Civil War, (http://vermontcivilwar.org).

    6. [S242] Cherichetti, Jane. Email: 2007-07-18 "Hattie & Etta Blanchard Genealogy II" , (Email to Robert Roy from jcherichetti at hotmail.com, 18 July 2007).

    7. [S243] Cherichetti, Jane E., Letter to Robert Roy, 2004-08-09, (Letter to Robert A. Roy, 9 August 2004), Tertiary Source.



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