John Henry White

22 November 1862–25 October 1955 (Age 92)
Earl, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of John Henry

When John Henry White was born on 22 November 1862, in Earl, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States, his father, Henry Powell White, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Jane Wilson, was 39. He married Lillian Grace DeStaffino on 15 December 1885, in Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cherokee, South Carolina, United States in 1920 and Limestone Township, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 25 October 1955, in Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry White
1862–1955
Lillian Grace DeStaffino
1873–1970
Marriage: 15 December 1885
Floyd Holmes White
1893–1963
Frederick Patrick White
1895–1989
Herman Eugene White
1896–1916
Eloise Christine White
1899–2001
John Freeman White
1901–1984
Henry Powell White
1903–1919
Robert Lamar White
1905–1986
Harry Earl White
1908–1909
Lillian Eleanor White
1910–2004
Francis Wardlaw White
1913–1962
Joseph Edward White
1916–1971

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World Events (8)

1863
Age 1
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Battle of Bentonville
Age 3
The Battle of Bentonville took place in Johnston, North Carolina from March 19, 1865- March 21, 1865. It was considered the bloodiest battle of North Carolina, with around 4,000 casualties.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 28
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from Middle English whit ‘white’, hence a nickname for someone with white hair or an unnaturally pale complexion. In some cases it represents a Middle English personal name, from an Old English byname, Hwīt(a), of this origin. As a Scottish and Irish surname it has been widely used as a translation of the many Gaelic names based on bán ‘white’ ( see Bain 1) or fionn ‘fair’ ( see Finn 1). There has also been some confusion with Wight .2 Translated form of cognate and equivalent names in other languages, such as German Weiss , French Blanc , Polish Białas ( see Bialas ), etc.

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

Possible Related Names

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Finn
Wight
Weiss
Blanc
Bialas
McWhite
Waite
Whitecotton
Whites
Whiting
Whitman
Whitson
Whitt
Whyte
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Witting

Sources (18)

  • J H White, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John H White, "United States Census, 1920"
  • J H White, "United States Census, 1940"

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