William A White

about 1895–before December 1948 (Age 53)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of William A

William A White was born about 1895, in West Virginia, United States. He married Sadie Virginia Brown in 1918, in Mercer, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died before December 1948, at the age of 53.

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William A White
1895–1948
Sadie Virginia Brown
1894–1983
Marriage: 1918
Kathlyne Brown White
1918–
William Edward White
1921–2003

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1918
Mercer, West Virginia, United States
children

(2)

    Kathlyne Brown White

    Female1918–Female

    William Edward White

    Male1921–2003Male

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 15

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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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  • William A White, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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