Joseph White

1768–June 1816 (Age 48)
West Bradford Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph White was born in 1768, in West Bradford Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William White Jr, was 38 and his mother, Susanna Davis Thornbrough, was 30. He married Ann Clark on 24 August 1789, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died in June 1816, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 48.

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Joseph White
Ann Clark
Marriage: 24 August 1789
Jane White
Thomas White
Elizabeth White
Susanna White
William White
Deida White
Letha A White
James White
John White
Joel White
Isaac White

Spouse and Children

24 August 1789
Randolph, North Carolina, United States



    Elizabeth White


    Thomas White


    Susanna White



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World Events (8)


Age 8

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 8

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 13

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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)

  • Joseph White, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Joseph White, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Joseph White, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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