Thomas White

15 August 1885–6 August 1951 (Age 65)
Lismore, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas White was born on 15 August 1885, in Lismore, New South Wales, Australia, his father, Henry John White, was 56 and his mother, Mary Anne Shergold, was 40. He married Beatrice Sophia Sneesby on 3 November 1919, in Dunoon, New South Wales, Australia. He died on 6 August 1951, in Newtown, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Thomas White
1885–1951
Beatrice Sophia Sneesby
1887–1980
Marriage: 3 November 1919
White

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 November 1919
Dunoon, New South Wales, Australia
children

(1)

    White

    Unknown

Parents and Siblings

    Henry John White

    Male1829–1895Male

    Mary Anne Shergold

    Female1845–1925Female

siblings

(11)

    Harriet White

    Female1865–Female

    John Henry White

    Male1867–Male

    Clarissa White

    Female1869–Female

    Henry White

    Male1871–Male

    William White

    Male1873–1956Male

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1892

Age 7

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 16

First Federal election.
1911

Age 26

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

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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