Addie Millicent White

7 November 1891–7 December 1971 (Age 80)
Parkville, Perquimans, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Addie Millicent

When Addie Millicent White was born on 7 November 1891, in Parkville, Perquimans, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Quincy Adams White, was 38 and her mother, Elvira Jane Trueblood, was 34. She married Emery Harrison Gilbert on 28 September 1918, in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. She lived in Hampton, Upshur, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Chesapeake Magisterial District, Elizabeth City, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 7 December 1971, in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Elizabeth City, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States.

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Emery Harrison Gilbert
Addie Millicent White
Marriage: 28 September 1918

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28 September 1918
Norfolk, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 3

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Emery Gilbert in household of William Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eddie M Gilbert in household of Emory H Gilbert, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Addie White in household of John White, "United States Census, 1910"

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