James White

1777–1819 (Age 42)
Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James

When James White was born in 1777, in Pine Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Hugh White, was 40 and his mother, Margaret Allison, was 34. He married Elizabeth Weitzel White on 1 March 1815, in Clinton, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in 1819, in Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 42.

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James White
1777–1819
Elizabeth Weitzel White
1800–1863
Marriage: 1 March 1815
Allison White
1816–1886
James White
1818–1916

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MARRIAGE
1 March 1815
Clinton, Pennsylvania, United States
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World Events (8)

1777 · Washington's Troops Spent the Winter at Valley Forge

Age 0

The winter that Washington’s troops spent at Valley Forge was horrible. Most the troops that had come in with General Washington were injured and dying already. There was little food for the soldiers. They were dying from starvation, disease, and the cold. Horses were dying and the men had to take their place in moving the supply wagons. Washington stayed with his men while all others were leaving and abandoning the struggling troops. This helped Washington gain the support, admiration, and loyalty of his troops.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1789

Age 12

George Washington elected first president of United States.

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.

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