Jesse D. White

August 1845–26 April 1904 (Age 58)
New York, United States

The Life of Jesse D.

When Jesse D. White was born in August 1845, in New York, United States, his father, Elias M. White, was 31 and his mother, Pamelia A. Demaark, was 24. He married Emma Vietta Brownell on 26 June 1869, in Buchanan, Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Galien, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1880. He died on 26 April 1904, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Jesse D. White
1845–1904
Emma Vietta Brownell
1851–1927
Marriage: 26 June 1869
Frances White
1870–1880
Francis White
1870–
George J. White
1875–1927
Carolyn Carrie White
1881–
Vetta V. White
1876–1926
Jesse L. White
1878–1921
Willie J. White
1884–1886
John Ray White
1889–1962

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 June 1869
Buchanan, Berrien, Michigan, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    Elias M. White

    Male1814–1879Male

    Pamelia A. Demaark

    Female1820–1885Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1845–1904Male

    Frances White

    Female1846–Female

    Mary L. White

    Female1848–Female

    Christopher Denmark White

    Male1849–1922Male

    George W. White

    Male1852–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 2

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1863

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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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Sources (3)

  • Jessie D White, "United States Census, 1880"
  • White in household of Elias M White, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jesse D White in household of Elias M White, "United States Census, 1860"

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