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LITTLE, George Bailey (b. 1851)


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Date: 5/13/2021 at 23:23:01

DR. GEORGE BAILEY LITTLE (Caleb J. T., Nancy, Phebe, Jeremiah, Aquila, Joseph, Maximillian, Edward), was born in Wethersfield, Ill., April 15, 1851. He married May 14, 1874, Esther M. Palmer, who was born March 25, 1854, daughter of Grove N. and Elizabeth Palmer. Dr. Little graduated from Rush Medical College in 1873 and settled in Burlington Iowa. He is a member of the medical staff of St. Francis Hospital; President of the Training School for Nurses of the Burlington Hospital; member of the Iowa State and Des Moines Co. Medical Societies and Eastern Iowa District Medical Association; President of the Des Moines Co. Board of U.S. Pension Examiners; Medical Examiner for the Travelers Insurance Co., the Connecticut Mutual Life Ins. Co., the Bankers Life Association of Des Moines, and the Fidelity Mutual Life Association of Philadelphia.

Children, born in Burlington, Iowa:

Palmer Jewett, born June 25, 1876
Lulu Blanche, born Dec. 7, 1880

George Bailey's parents were Caleb Jewett Tenney Little (b. 1811) and Eliza Ann Brooks (b. 1813).

Source: Frederic Clarke Jewett, M. D. (Member of the Maryland Historical Society). History and genealogy of the Jewetts of America; a record of Edward Jewett, of Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, and of his two emigrant sons, Deacon Maximilian and Joseph Jewett, settlers of Rowley, Massachusetts, in 1639; also of Abraham and John Jewett, early settlers of Rowley, and of the Jewetts who have settled in the United States since the year 1800. Baltimore, M.D. Vol 1. ; Vol. II. Pg. 681.

History and genealogy of the Jewetts of America

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