Edna White

4 May 1911–12 January 2002 (Age 90)
Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Edna

When Edna White was born on 4 May 1911, in Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States, her father, William Henry White Sr, was 32 and her mother, Edna Holman, was 25. She married James Allen Leverich on 7 October 1944, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. She lived in Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, United States in 1953 and Riverview, Hillsborough, Florida, United States for about 1 years. She died on 12 January 2002, in Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

James Allen Leverich
Edna White
Marriage: 7 October 1944

Spouse and Children

    James Allen Leverich



7 October 1944
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Leonard Waller White III




    William Henry White Jr


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 3

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Elna White in household of William H White, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edna White in household of William H White, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mrs J A Leverich in entry for Mrs Helen White Kenyon, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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