James White Jr.

Male27 January 1845–22 October 1879

Brief Life History of James

When James White Jr. was born on 27 January 1845, in Kemptville, Oxford-on-Rideau, Grenville, Upper Canada, British Colonial America, his father, James White, was 43 and his mother, Phoebe Stoner, was 45. He lived in Westmeath, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada in 1871. He died on 22 October 1879, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 34.

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Family Time Line

James White
1801–1881
Phoebe Stoner
1801–1881
George White
1826–1855
Eliza White
1828–
William White
1829–1901
Sarah White
1831–1891
Thomas White
1834–1895
James White
1835–1835
Jane White Brown
1837–1898
Mary Ann White
1839–1862
Henry White
1841–1907
Alfred White
1843–1869
James White Jr.
1845–1879
John White
1848–
Charles White
1850–1934

Sources (3)

  • Jaimes White in household of Jamess White, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James White Jr. - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: James White Jr.
  • James White, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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World Events (2)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 22

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

1869

Age 24

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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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