Charles L. White

16 August 1860–23 December 1946 (Age 86)
Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Charles L.

When Charles L. White was born on 16 August 1860, in Adams, Illinois, United States, his father, John R White, was 48 and his mother, Drucilla Lasley, was 42. He married Marilla Louisa Sydnor on 13 September 1893, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Montebello Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Hamilton, Hancock, Illinois, United States for about 6 years. He died on 23 December 1946, at the age of 86, and was buried in Hamilton, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles L. White
1860–1946
Marilla Louisa Sydnor
1859–1946
Marriage: 13 September 1893
Beulah May White
1894–1976
Mildred Pearl White
1900–1991

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 September 1893Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers
    Age 1
    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.
    1863
    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1885 · The First Skyscraper
    Age 25
    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 217049;2007: 471623; 2010: 660491)English: from Middle English white, wit (Old English hwīt ‘white’), hence a nickname for someone with white hair or a pale complexion. In some cases it is perhaps from a Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Hwīta, a short form of names in Hwīt- (from hwīt ‘white’). The name may also be topographic, referring to someone who lived by a bend or curve in a river or road (from Old English wiht ‘bend’), the source of the placename of Great Whyte in Ramsey, Huntingdonshire (compare Wight ). This name is also a variant of Wight . The surname White is also very common among African Americans.Irish and Scottish: adopted for any of several Irish and Scottish Gaelic names based on bán ‘white, fair’ (see Bain 1, McElwain ) or fionn ‘fair’ (see Finn 1). The English surname has been Gaelicized in Ireland as de Faoite.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Whitty
    Whitson
    Whitt
    Whyte
    McElwain
    Whites
    Whitman
    Wythe
    McQuitty
    Whitecotton
    McWhite
    Wight
    Witt

    Sources (17)

    • Charles Lee White in entry for Beulah May White, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
    • Charles L White in household of John White, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Charles L White, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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