Born: ~ 1802 in England, most likely the son of James Littlejohns (died September 22, 1846 age 83 years) and his wife Elizabeth ( died September 6, 1847 age 89 years) buried in same cemetery
Died: November 7, 1879, buried in Merrillsville Cemetery
Married: Julia Ann Jaquish born 1812 in Vermont
Children: Melissa Littlejohn (b. ~ 1832), Adaline Littlejohn Putnam, Elizabeth Littlejohn, James W. Littlejohn, Mary Ann Littlejohn (b. ~ 1840), Josephine Littlejohn, Thomas J. Littlejohn (June 10, 1844 - April 16, 1863) died in Civil War, Celia Littlejohn (b. ~ 1847), Elmira Littlejohn, (b. ~ 1849), Lydia Littlejohn (b. ~ 1853), and William J. Littlejohn (October 27, 1856 - February 11, 1862)
Chiefly known for: John owned many acres of land.
In the 1850 U. S. Census John was in Franklin County with his family.
The Malone Palladium, June 22, 1882
SURROGATE'S COURT - FRANKLIN COUNTY
-In pursuance of an order of the Surrogate of the County of Franklin, the undersigned, the administrators of the goods, chattels, and credits of John Littlejohn, late of the town of Franklin, deceased will sell at public vendue on the 22d day of July, at the front door of the Court House in the village of Malone, at ten o'clock in the forenoon of that day, the following described real estate, to wit: All that certain piece or parcel of land, being fifty acres out of the south-west corner of lot No. 29, tenth town. Old Military Tract, reserving to the parties of the first part all ores and minerals on said fifty acres.
(2.) All that tract or parcel of land situate in the town of Franklin, in the County of Franklin and State of New York, being all that part of lot No. 9, of the tenth township of the Old Military Tract, which is situate on the north-west side of the Saranac River, which runs through said lot No. 9. The said piece of land is supposed to contain seventy-five acres, being the same more or less.
(3.) All that piece or parcel of land lying in lot No. 29, township 10, Old Military Tract, and situate on the west side of the road which leaves the Hopkinton and Port Kent turnpike near the Catholic church and runs southerly toward Franklin Falls, commencing on the west side of said lot 87 1/2 rods or half way between the N. W. and S. W. corners of said lot on the original line; thence souih on said line 42 rods to the center of the said road 93 1/4; thence north 87? deg. west 72 3/4 rods to the place of beginning, containing nine acres and one half acre of land, being the same more or less.
(4.) All that certain piece or parcel of land known and distinguished as lot No. 28, in township No 10, Old Military Tract, bounded and described as follows, to wit.: Beginning at the south-east corner thereof at a hemlock tree marked 12,13, 28, and 29, being the corner of those lots, running thence north one degree west forty chains to a beech tree marked 13; 14, 27, and 28; thence south 89 degrees west forty chains to a spruce tree marked 27, 28, 53, and 54, being the corner of those lots; thence south one degree east forty chains to a beech tree marked 28,29 52, and 53 and 1813; thence north 89 degrees east fifty chains to the place of beginning, containing two hundred (200) acres of land, as the said lot is described in the Field Book of said tract, on file in the Office of the Secretary of State.
(5.) All that certain piece or parcel of land distinguished as lot No. 52, in township No. 10, of the Old Military Tract, beginning at the south-east corner of said lot No. 52, marked on a spruce tree 29, 30, 51, and 52, being the corner of those lots, running thence north one degree west forty chains to a beech tree marked 28, 29, 52, and 53, being the corner or those lots; thence south eighty-nine degrees west fifty chains to a beech tree marked 52, 53, 68, and 69, being the corner of those lots; thence south one degree east forty chains to a spruce tree standing on a hill, marked 51, 52, 69, and 70, being the, corner of those lots; thence north 89 degrees east flfty chains to the place of beginning, containing two hundred acres of land.
Upon said premises are a farm house and the ordinary farm buildings. Dated June 7th, 1882. JULIA A. LITTLEJOHN JAMES W. LITTLEJOHN, administrators S. A. Beman, Att'y.