Thomas Littleton Ivester (Little Tom) was born 5/1876 in Georgia. He was the son of Thomas Bell Ivester and Peggy (Ivester) Ivester. Thomas Bell Ivester was the son of George Ivester and Nancy (Whisenant) Ivester - and his wife, Peggy Ivester, was the daughter of Peter Ivester and Nancy (Kinney) Ivester. Thomas' parents were first cousins.
Thomas Littleton Ivester married Martha Elizabeth (Lizzie) Gabriel (sometimes Gabrels). Martha was the daughter of Jaley Ann Ivester (Jaley was the daughter of George Ivester born c. 1779 in North Carolina and Anna Rucker born c. 1790 in North Carolina) and Jacob R. Gable (Gabel, Gabriel, Gabrel) born c. 1826 in South Carolina. This makes Thomas and Martha cousins (triple) as well. Children of Thomas Littleton Ivester and Martha Lizzie Gabrel were: Cecil B., Bertha, Parks, Leo Ophelia, Mattie, Millard, Garnett Lewis, Estee, Blance, Glennie, Oneal and Roy Burns.