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Littleton Mapp of Hancock County, Georgia
by Michal Martin Farmer
    1. Littleton1Mapp was born circa 1735 in Northampton County, Virginia, son of Howson Mapp and Leah Nottingham.1 Littleton Mapp made his will 20 January 1803,2 proved 15 December 1804, Hancock County, Georgia.3 He married first, circa 1756, Northampton County, wife’s name unknown. He married second, circa 1780, Mary ——, who was named in his will. Mary Mapp died after 1820, Hancock County, Georgia.4
    Littleton Mapp moved to Granville County, North Carolina, where he lived in 1774 and 1777.5 He moved to South Carolina during the Revolutionary War where he served in the militia in 1782, 96th District.6 Littleton Mapp witnessed a deed in Union County, South Carolina, 27 October 1785.7 In Spartanburg County, South Carolina, 27 December 1791, Littleton Mapp and Mary, his wife, sold to William Lipscomb, for £100, 326 acres on both sides of Thickety Creek. Littleton Mapp and his family moved from Spartanburg County, South Carolina, to Greene County, Georgia, in 1792.

    1 James Handley Marshall, Abstracts of the Wills and Administrations of Northampton Co., Va., 1632–1802 (Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 1994), p. 372. Will of Howsen Mapp, made 26 Sept. 1757, proved 13 Dec. 1757, names wife, Leah, and son Littleton. p. 316. Will of Robert Nottingham, made 27 Jan. 1744, proved 9 April 1745, names daughter Leah Mapp.
    2 Hancock Co., Ga., Misc. Records, Wills, Estates, Admrs. Book C 1803–1806, p. 84-85.
    3 J. Kenneth Brantley, Hancock County, Georgia, Court of Ordinary Minutes 1799–1817 (Powder Springs, Ga.: The Brantley Family Assoc. of America, 1998), p. 146.
    4 Mary Mapp household, 2 females over 45. 1820 U.S. census, Hancock Co., Ga.
    5 Zae Hargett Gwynn, Abstracts of the Wills & Estate Records of Granville Co., N.C., 1746–1808 (Rocky Mount, N.C., 1973), p. 43, 52. 30 July 1774, Isham Caudle & Littleton Mapp witnessed gift from Richard Foster to his dau., Mary Foster. 4 Feb. 1777, John Oliver, James Langston, & Littleton Mapp comm. to divide estate of Samuel Mangum, decd.
    6 Bobby Gilmer Moss, Roster of the South Carolina Patriots in the American Revolution (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1983). Also, S.C. Stub Indent No. 80, Book X, p. 1118, 21 Nov. 1782, S.C. Archives. Jury Lists of S.C., 96th District, p. 80, 103.
    7 Union Co., S.C., Deed Book A, p. 67, 70. James Fannin to Charles Thompson, both of Thicketty Creek, 96th Dist., S.C. Wit: John Ewart, Littleton Mapp, William Thompson, John Love. Rec. 28 March 1786.