Julia Ann White

Brief Life History of Julia Ann

When Julia Ann White was born on 13 September 1868, in Tennessee, United States, her father, William Marshel White, was 26 and her mother, Millie Ann Pritchard, was 22. She married George Lafayette Adcock on 23 December 1893, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Civil District 5, Dickson, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Civil District 4, Dickson, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 2 April 1946, in Burns, Dickson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Burns, Dickson, Tennessee, United States.

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George Lafayette Adcock
Julia Ann White
Marriage: 23 December 1893
Molly Milly Adcock
Nellie Mae Adcock Baker
Jessie Bryan Adcock
Shellie Mathis Adcock
Grace Adcock
Eddie Estelle Adcock
Ennis Elmo Adcock

Sources (19)

  • Juley A White in household of William White, "United States Census, 1870"
  • J A White, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Julia Ann Adcock, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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

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.

Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘white’, for example German Weiss , French Blanc , Polish Białas (see Bialas ), Slovenian Belec , or any other synonymous Slavic surname beginning with Bel-, Bev-, Biel- or Bil-.

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

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