Drucilla Lasley

4 February 1818–10 March 1890 (Age 72)
Franklin, Indiana, United States

The Life of Drucilla

When Drucilla Lasley was born on 4 February 1818, in Franklin, Indiana, United States, her father, John William Lasley, was 40 and her mother, Permalia Wright, was 34. She married John R White on 4 March 1838, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Hancock Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Wythe Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 March 1890, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

John R White
1812–1904
Drucilla Lasley
1818–1890
Marriage: 4 March 1838
Zimri White
1839–1929
Samuel White
1857–
Jasper White
1841–1921
Newton White
1843–1843
Nancy P. White
1843–
Sylvester White
1845–1913
John W. White
1846–1904
William M. White
1850–1926
Edward A. White
1853–
James Paul White
1855–1930
Charles L. White
1860–1946

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 March 1838
Hancock, Illinois, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1819 · State Capital moves to Vandalia

Age 1

Vandalia was founded in 1819 as a new capital because Kaskaskia was under the threat of floods. The history of the name Vandalia is uncertain. Under the law which Vandalia was founded states that the title of capital would not be moved from there for twenty years. Even though it was the capital it was never the most populous area in Illinois.
1839 · From Swamp to Beautiful Place

Age 21

By 1829 Venus, Illinois had grown sufficiently and in 1832 was one of the contenders for the new county seat. However, the honor was awarded to a nearby city, Carthage. In 1834 the name Venus was changed to Commerce because the settlers felt that the new name better suited their plans. But during late 1839, arriving members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bought the small town of Commerce and in April 1840 it was renamed Nauvoo by Joseph Smith Jr., who led the Latter-Day Saints to Nauvoo to escape persecution in Missouri. The name Nauvoo is derived from the traditional Hebrew language. It is notable that by 1844 Nauvoo's population had swollen to around 12,000 residents, rivaling the size of Chicago at the time. After the Latter-Day Saints left the population settled down toward 2,000 people.

Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Leslie .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Drucilla White in household of John White, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Drusilla White in household of John White, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Drusilla White in household of John White, "United States Census, 1880"

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