Jeanie, Sitting here searching for info. on the Little/Thompson line, Little being my relative and also sister to Francis Little who married William Dittmer. I have read your post and golly, I hope I don't throw any confusion your way, but just have to find out about the connection !!?? I have an Elisabeth who married Creighton Thompson in Scott county, Iowa. Elisabeth has a sister who's name is Mary. I have no middle initial for Creighton, he is the one I am "digging" for. Does Davenport or Little'sgrove, Scott County, Iowa show up for any other people in this family of yours ??? These girls were all born in the mid-1800's, Scott Co., Iowa. Hope to hear from you soon.