Barnard White

9 November 1839–8 March 1912 (Age 72)
Walworth, Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Barnard

When Barnard White was born on 9 November 1839, in Walworth, Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, William White, was 60 and his mother, Mary Ann Syer, was 46. He married Elizabeth Ann Walters on 22 March 1861, in Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 8 March 1912, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Barnard White
Sara Jane Fife
Marriage: 1 May 1876
David Nicol White
Mary Ada White
Joseph Barnard White
John Fife White
Diana Jane White
LeRoy Davis White
Sarah Lucille White
Richard Clarence White
Glen Smith White
Ruth Agnes White

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  • Marriage
    1 May 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1859 · Big Ben
    Age 20
    Big Ben is the name of the bell that is inside the clock tower. It is one of the most famous landmarks in London. The famous ringing from Big Ben is the result of it cracking four months after opening.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Crossing the Plains, Bernard White & Family

    In writing about his experiences while crossing the plains, Barnard has given us a colorful account of this harrowing adventure. His sister Elizabeth also wrote her version of the same events. These t …

    Sources (90)

    • Barnard White, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Barnard White in entry for Roland Hobbs Parkinson and Ruth White, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"
    • Barnard White in entry for Mary Ada White Harding, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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