Samuel Lee White

23 April 1890–March 1964 (Age 73)
Kanawha, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Samuel Lee

When Samuel Lee White was born on 23 April 1890, in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, his father, Morris H White, was 49 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Buckholt, was 40. He had at least 1 daughter with Tina Withrow. He lived in Cabin Creek, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1900. He died in March 1964, in Charleston, Kanawha, Virginia, United States, at the age of 73.

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Samuel Lee White
Tina Withrow
Myrtle Agnes White

Spouse and Children


    Tina Withrow




    Myrtle Agnes White


Parents and Siblings

    Morris H White


    Elizabeth Jane Buckholt




    Charles Herman White


    Anna Laura White


    Virginia B White


    William Henry White


    Minnie Frances White


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World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 4

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

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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Sources (3)

  • Samuel L White in household of Morris H White, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Samuel Lee White in entry for Myrtle Agnes Bucklin, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"
  • Samuel Lee White, "Find A Grave Index"

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