Cummings Porter Jr
Minerva Livengood
John Littleton Dryden
Emma Jane Porter

Littleton Porter Dryden


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1. Julia E.
2. Marion Biven
3. Mary

Littleton Porter Dryden

  • Born: 5 Feb 1879, Mound City, Holt County, Missouri, USA
  • Marriage (1): Julia E. after 1923
  • Marriage (2): Marion Biven on 12 May 1917 in Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa
  • Marriage (3): Mary before 1903
  • Died: 29 Nov 1959, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado at age 80
  • Buried: 30 Nov 1959, Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs, Colorado

  General Notes:

Littleton Porter Dryden, son of John Littleton and Emma J. Porter Dryden (727) was born in Mound City Hold Co., MO, Feb5 1879, he married about 1901 Mary ....... Born 1869 (wife said to be Julia E. .... Who died in 1965). Littleton was listed in the 1910 census of Columbus, Franklin Co., OH . He moved to Colorado Springs, CO. in 1924, where he died on Nov 25 1959. He graduated from the George Washington University Washington DC in 1901. He was a vet of the Spanish American War a private in Co B 4th INF and a past department commander of the Spanish American War Veterans, past commander of Admiral Dewey Camp . US War Veterans .. He was chairman of the OPA Board in Colorado Springs during WW11. He retired a lawyer. He was a genealogist of the Dryden family and contributed much information on his him family. At death he left seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He died in 1959 and is buried in the Evergreen Cem. Colorado Springs, El Paso Co. children 1. Dorothy Mary Dryden, married Paul and moved to San Diego CA 2. Littleton Porter Jr. (1828-unit number in Dryden genealogy?

1880 Benton, Holt, MO
John L. Dryden 1851 KY
Emma 1861 MO; father b. MD; mother b. MD
Littleton 1879 MO
William Dillon 1871 KY [nephew]

City Directories for consideration:
1892, 1894- Baltimore, MD - Littleton P. Dryden - US Shipping commr. basement old PO bldg
1895-1896 - Baltimore - clerk
1905 - Columbus OH City Directory - Littleton P. Dryden - lawyer
1906 - Indianapolis Littleton P. Dryden - lawyer
1907 - collr
1911 - Dubuque, Iowa -Lyttleton and Mary - trvl agt
1913 Portland, OR - salesman for Internation Harvester Company
1914 - Portland OR Littleton P. Dryden with wife Marion B. salesman for International Harvester
1923 - Oak Park IL Lyttleton P. Dryden with wife Marion - Commercial traveler

1900 Mound City, Holt, MO
John L. Dryden b. Feb 1851 KY father b. KY and mother b. MD
Emma b. Mar 1861 MO; m. 23yrs; father b. OH; mother b. MO
Littleton b. Feb 1879 MO [son]
Gestring b. Jan 1884 MO [son]

1910 Columbus, Franklin, OH
Littleton Dryden 1878 MO
Mary 1879 KY
Littleton 1903 OK
Dorothy 1905 MO

City Diredtory -Dubuque, Iowa - 1911-Littleton P. Dryden with wife Mary - he is travel agt for International Harvester Company

12 Sep 1918 WWI draft records signature Lyttleton P. Dryden of Oak Park, IL; occ: advertizing for Sears Roebuck, married to Marion.

1920 Oak Park, IL
Porter Dryden
Marion 1876 KY
Lyttleton Dryden age 17 born 1903 OK [son]
NOTE: CA death records: Name: Lyttleto P Dryden Sex: Male Birth Date: 13 May 1902 Birthplace: Oklahoma Death Date: 5 May 1966 Death Place: Los Angeles Mother's Maiden Name: Biver
Name: L.P. Dryden Groom's Birth Date: 1879 Groom's Birthplace: Mound City, Mo. Groom's Age: 38 Bride's Name: Marion Viven Dryden Bride's Birth Date: 1878 Bride's Birthplace: Ashland, Kentucky Bride's Age: 39 Marriage Date: 12 May 1917 Marriage Place: Clinton, Clinton, Iowa Groom's Father's Name: John L. Dryden Groom's Mother's Name: Emma J. Porter Bride's Father's Name: James Viven Bride's Mother's Name: Sarah Ball Groom's Race: White Groom's Marital Status: Groom's Previous Wife's Name: Bride's Race: White Bride's Marital Status: Bride's Previous Husband's Name: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02716-9 System Origin: Iowa-EASy Source Film Number: 1840000 Reference Number: P256

24 June 1929 Littleton P. Dryden field for pension; res: Colorado; Service: B4 MO Infantry

rootsweb message baord - for consideration: Mar 2002
trying to trace my geneology. My grandfather was Littleton P. or Porter Dryden. He died of Lukemia and I am tring to gather any information I can. My mother also died of cancer, she was Louise P. Dryden, but later changed her name to Candice aka Candy. She was born in Oregon and later moved to California.

Littleton married Julia E. after 1923. (Julia E. was born in 1893 in Illinois, died in 1965 in Colorado and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs, Colorado.)

Littleton next married Marion Biven on 12 May 1917 in Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa. (Marion Biven was born on 31 Aug 1880 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, died on 27 Oct 1959 and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles County, California.)

  Marriage Notes:

Littleton next married Mary before 1903. (Mary was born in 1879 in Kentucky.)

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