Feramorz Little (1820 - 1887) MP

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Birthplace: Aurelius,Cayuga,New York , USA
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
Cause of death: Typhoid fever
Occupation: Contracted to carry the mail between Salt Lake City and Independence, Missouri; mayor of Salt Lake City three consecutive terms
Managed by: Bjørn P. Brox
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About Feramorz Little

"...Little, Feramorz, mayor of Salt Lake City three consecutive terms, was born June 14, 1820, in the town of Aurelius, Cayuga, county, N. Y...."

SOURCE: http://wiki.hanksplace.net/index.php/Feramorz_Little

http://politicalstrangenames.blogspot.com/2011/12/feramorz-little-1820-1887.html

Little was born in the small town of Aurelius, New York on June 14, 1820, one of four children born to James and Susan Young Little. James Little had immigrated from Ireland to New York some years previously and is recorded as dying in a wagon accident in October 1822 when his son was only two years of age. Little's mother Susan was the sister of Brigham Young, the famed Mormon leader and founder of what is now Utah.

  A biographical record on Feramorz Little and his family (authored by his brother James) notes that Susan Little and her children removed from Aurelius to the town of Mendon, New York and later remarried to a Mr. William B. Stilson. The family later removed from Mendon to Livingston County, New York, where Feramorz left the family home, "on an account of the hard treatment of Mr. Stilson" and eventually moved into the home of General Solomon K. Chamberlain of Springwater, New York. Little resided with Chamberlain for several years and during his adolescence was apprenticed by Chamberlain to a saddle and harness maker for a few months, and later engaged in farm work for Mr. Chamberlain's son-in-law Harvey S. Tyler.
 Feramorz Little left New York in 1843 and traveled on horseback until reaching Nauvoo, Illinois where he settled for a time. He eventually became a school teacher here, and later married to Ms. Fannie Maria Decker (1830-1881) on February 12, 1846.  The couple are recorded as having ten children, who are listed as follows: James Tyler (1847-1898), Fannie Augusta (died aged three months in 1851), Juliette Chamberlain (1853-1929), Susan Claire (1855-1918), Luna Rosalie (1858-1909), Feramorz (born 1861), Nelly (born ca. 1860),Marian Josephine (died aged one month in 1862), Nettie Viola (1864-1940) and Frank Clifford (1867-1955)
 In 1850 Little and his wife made the long journey to Utah, and after reconnecting with his family in Salt Lake City, set about making a name for himself in a variety of businesses. He joined the Mormon Church and eventually became a Bishopric for Salt Lake City's Thirteenth Ward, and in 1858 married his second wife, Julia Anna Hampton (1830/1844-1867) who gave birth to five children: Edwin (1859-1866), Fanny Vilate (1862-1896), Louis H. (died aged one in 1866), Brigham Leon (1867-1933) and William Feramorz (born 1867). 
  In the same year as his marriage to Julia Hampton, Feramorz Little married his third wife Annie Elizabeth Dye (1825-1907), proving that as far as polygamy was concerned, he was without care. The union between Feramorz and Annie would eventually produce six children: Ellen Lorilla (1859-1923), Frederick Wallace (1863-1943), Charles Carter (1861-1926), Leo Augustus (1865-1909), George (born 1867) and Jesse Carter (1871-1959). By the time he turned 51 in 1871, Feramorz Little had three wives and twenty-one children, truly a very busy man!!
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Feramorz Little's Timeline

1820
June 14, 1820
Aurelius,Cayuga,New York , USA
1855
January 21, 1855
Age 34
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
1858
July 18, 1858
Age 38
Salt Lake City, S-Lk, UT
1858
Age 37
1859
September 10, 1859
Age 39
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
November 26, 1859
Age 39
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
1861
September 28, 1861
Age 41
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
1862
July 10, 1862
Age 42
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
July 10, 1862
Age 42
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
1863
June 13, 1863
Age 42
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA