Mary H White

1900–1985 (Age 84)
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary H

When Mary H White was born on 7 July 1900, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, her father, John James White, was 37 and her mother, Mary G Donahue, was 37. She died in February 1985, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

John James White
1863–1949
Mary G Donahue
1862–1961
William Thomas White
1888–1976
Genevieve White
1904–1925
John J White
1891–1956
Frank White
1893–1912
Leo James White
1896–1966
Joseph A White
1898–1996
Mary H White
1900–1985

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 6

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Mary H White in household of John J White, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary White in household of John White, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary White in household of John White, "United States Census, 1920"

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