Elizabeth White

22 February 1838–7 May 1917 (Age 79)
Bloomsbury St George, Middlesex, England

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth White was born on 22 February 1838, in Bloomsbury St George, Middlesex, England, her father, William White, was 59 and her mother, Mary Ann Syer, was 45. She married Isaac Mitton Stewart on 8 March 1857, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1856 and lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 7 May 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Mitton Stewart
1816–1890
Elizabeth White
1838–1917
Marriage: 8 March 1857
Mary Ann Stewart
1858–1925
John W Stewart
1859–
William Mitton Stewart
1859–1913
Alice Caroline Stewart
1862–1933
Elizabeth Stewart
1863–1920
Eliza Jane Stewart
1865–1933
Samuel White Stewart
1867–1955
John Stewart
1870–
Charles Biekley Stewart
1870–1945
Barnard Joseph Stewart
1873–1931
Luella Evelyn Stewart
1877–1950
Nettie Priscilla Stewart
1879–1953
Orson Richard Stewart
1881–1884

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 March 1857Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (13)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1847
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States
    1859 · Big Ben
    Age 21
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Whitty
    Whitson
    Whitt
    McQuitty
    Whitecotton
    McElwain
    McWhite
    Wight
    Whites
    Whitman

    Story Highlight

    Biography of Isaac Mitton Stewart

    Isaac Mitton Stewart was born at Burlington, New Jersey, March 14th 1815. He was the son of Biekley Stewart of rare Quaker stock, who served in the Revolutionary War under George Washington. He entere …

    Sources (51)

    • Elizabeth White in entry for Pricilla Nellie Edison, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Elizabeth Stewart in household of Isaac Stewart, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Elizabeth White in entry for John Franklin Edison and Priscilla Anderson, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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