Matthew Wise's history of the Littleton Family, originally written in 1997 is reproduced and available for the public here courtesy of the Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture.
Matthew Wise earned his B.A. and M.A. from George Washington University, and completed his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1955. After retirement as a professor and department chair at Roanoke College, he turned his attention to his native Eastern Shore, documenting the histories of several historic families. Other works by Dr. Wise include The Boston Family of Maryland (1986) and The Long Family of Maryland, completed posthumously after Dr. Wise's death in 2000.