John White Family

Of Delaware County, Ohio


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John and Charity White Family
First Generation

 1. John WHITE was born about 1766.  He died on 24 May 1842 in Delaware
    County, OH.  John was buried in Stark Cem, Delaware, OH.  
    John and Charity White moved from Ohio Co, VA (WVA) in 1814 to Delaware 
    Co, Ohio4. John purchased a 1,000 acrea of land in section one.  John and 
    Charity are both buried in the Stark Cemetery, Porter Twp, Delaware Co., 
    OH.   Charity was born about 1766, died on 9 Sep 1844 in Delaware Co, OH., 
    buried in Stark Cem, Delaware, OH.

    John White and Charity Faris were married3 by a Rev Hugh Vance probably 
    in the old Back Creek Presbyterian Church at Tomahawk in Berkeley County, 
    VA (WVA) on 21 May 1786.   This Charity was a dau of David Sr and Charity 
    Faris.

    They had the following children1:

  +  2 F   iv. Polly WHITE was born on 13 Jun 1787 in VA.  She died on 8
               Sep 1855 in Delaware Co, OH.  Polly was buried in Stark Cem,
               Delaware, OH.
  +  3 M    i. James WHITE was born 1 Oct 1794, listed as the "eldest son" in 
               his fathers will. He married Polly Ann STEWARD (dau of William 
               Steward and Desire Crary) on 3 May 1815 in Kinston Twp, Delaware 
               Co, OH.
  +  4 M   ii. David WHITE was born about 1794 in VA (Wva).  He died in
               1870 in Delaware Co, OH.  David was buried in Delaware Co,
               OH.
  +  5 M  iii. William WHITE
  +  6 F    v. Nancy WHITE was born on 9 Sep 1796 in VA.  She died on 26
               Jun 1883 in Porter Twp, Delaware, OH.  Nancy was buried in
               Stark Cem, Porter Twp, Delaware, OH.
  +  7 F   vi. Mary Ann WHITE was born on 7 Jul 1798 in VA.  She died on 7
               Oct 1853 in Delaware Co, OH.
  +  8 F  vii. Jane WHITE was born on 10 Apr 1804 in VA (Wva).  Jane died
               on 10 Jul 1883 in Delaware Co, OH.  She was buried in Old
               Blue Cem, Delaware, OH.  
  +  9 M viii. John WHITE was born about 1810 in VA (Wva).  John died on 10
               Sep 1868 in Delaware Co, OH.  He was buried in Stark Cem,
               Delaware, OH.  
  + 10 F   ix. Charity WHITE born abt 1812 in VA (Wva)
  + 11 F    x. Margaret WHITE

Second Generation (Children)

2.  Polly WHITE was born on 13 Jun 1787 in VA.  She died on 8 Sep 1855 in
    Delaware Co, OH.  Polly was buried in Stark Cem, Delaware, OH.  Notes:
    Polly died at 68y 2m 26d.

    Polly married John BROWN in Ohio Co, VA (WVA).  (John BROWN was born on
    1 Apr 1782, died on 13 Aug 1851 in Delaware Co, OH. , buried in Stark
    Cem, Delaware, OH. .) Notes: John died at the age of 69y 4m 12d.   In
    John's Will of 12/2/1848, there is also listed a granddaughter Mary
    Catherine Randolph and a grandson Wilber Lot.

    They had the following children2:

       12 M    i. Newton H. BROWN was born on 6 Dec 1829 in Delaware Co,
                  OH.  He died on 21 Apr 1847 in Delaware Co, OH.  Newton
                  was buried in Stark Cem, Delaware, OH.
       13 F   ii. Nancy BROWN   Nancy married Lewis SCOTT.
       14 M  iii. Joseph BROWN
       15 M   iv. John W. BROWN
       16 M    v. James H. BROWN
       17 M   vi. William BROWN
       18 M  vii. Leander BROWN
       19 F viii. Harriett BROWN   Harriett married John ROGERS.
       20 M   ix. Wesley V. BROWN
       21 M    x. Daniel BROWN
3.  James WHITE was born in 1 Oct 1794 in Ohio County, VA (WVA).  He is listed as 
    the "eldest son" in his fathers will.  He married Polly Ann STEWARD (dau of 
    William STEWARD and Desire Crary).  They married on 3 May 1815 in Kingston Twp, 
    Delaware County, Ohio.   They are buried at Adel, Dallas County, Iowa.

    They had the following children7:

             	i. Herman WHITE, born 6 Jul 1816 in Delaware, Ohio, died 
                                21 Nov 1876.
	      ii. Charity WHITE, born 24 Mar 1818 in Ohio, d.  08 Apr 1904 
                     in Los Angeles, CA. She married Caleb Page Twiss10, s/o  John 
                     and Elizabeth Kinnicutt Twiss c. 1840. Caleb was born in  
                     Arlington, Bennington, VT in 1816. He died in Los Angeles, 
                     CA between  1892 and 1900.  
			They had two children:  
                            1. Helen Twiss b. 1842
                            2. Charles Wesley Twiss  05 Jun 1843 - 03 Aug 1933
	     iii. William H. WHITE, born 11 Nov 1819 in Goshen Twp, Blemont, 
                                   Ohio, died 21 Dec 1861 and is buried at 
                                   Valparaiso, Indiana.
	      iv. Ezra WHITE, born 7 Apr 1825 in Ohio, died 8 Jan 1868 and is 
                              buried at Jasper,Indiana.
	       v. Sally M. WHITE, born 25 Feb 1827 in Ohio, died 18 Apr 1903 
                                   and is buried in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa.
	      vi. Phoebe J. WHITE, born 23 Jan 1829 in Ohio.
	     vii. James F. WHITE, born 30 Dec 1831 in Ohio, died 19 Oct 1831
    	    viii. Mary E. WHITE, born 3 Sep 1832 in Ohio.
              ix. David Wesley WHITE, born 10 Mar 1833 in Delaware Co, Ohio,
		                     died 6 Jan 1911 and is buried in at Pomona,
                                     Los Angeles, CA.
                                     Researcher for this line: Ted Yungclas
	       x. Charles WHITE, born 9 Apr 1835 in Ohio, died June 1929.
	      xi. Harriet Cordelia WHITE, born 1 May 1837 in Ohio.
	     xii. Corinthea S. WHITE, born 11 Mar 1839 in Ohio.
    	    xiii. Russell G. WHITE, born 17 Nov 1842 in Ohio, died in 1925.

4.  David WHITE was born about 1794 in VA (Wva).  He died in 1870 in
    Delaware Co, OH.  David was buried in Delaware Co, OH.  David married
    Harriet AYRES.  (Harriet AYRES was born about 1804, died in 1888 in
    Delaware Co, OH. , buried in Delaware Co, OH. .)
    
    Their Children were:
    (A) Frank M. White married Serena Lewis.

    Researcher for this line: Margaret St. John Wheaton

5.  William WHITE .  William married Diana ROSACRANS and was living in
    Iowa in 1881 and a lawyer by profession.

6.  Nancy WHITE was born on 9 Sep 1796 in VA.  She died on 26 Jun 1883 in
    Porter Twp, Delaware, OH.  Nancy was buried in Stark Cem, Porter Twp,
    Delaware, OH.

    Nancy married Soloman STEWARD, son of William STEWARD and Desire
    CRARY, on 4 May 1815 in Porter Twp, Delaware, OH.  (Soloman STEWARD was
    born on 13 Mar 1792 in Wallingford, CT. , died on 14 Jun 1849 in Porter
    Twp, Delaware, OH. , buried in Stark Cem, Porter Twp, Delaware, OH. .)

    Notes: Information gain from the "Tombstone Inscriptions and Other
    Records of Delaware County, Ohio" including portions of Marrow (Morrow)
    and Marion Counties.  Compiled by Esther Weygandt Powell, 36 No
    Highland Avenue, Akron, Ohio, 44303, Year 1972.

    Also states the Solomon Steward was in the War of 1812 and his father
    was in the Rev. War, and also served in the NY State Legislature.
    Solomon served in the corp. in Capt. Ezra Murray's Comp, OH Mil.

    See Steward Family of Delaware/Morrow County, Ohio for more info.
    Researchers: Michael Brown

7. Mary Ann WHITE was born on 7 Jul 1798 in VA.  She died on 7 Oct 1853 in
   Delaware Co, OH.  Notes: They had 3 sons and a dau that married John J.
   Wilcox.   Mary married John HALL.  John HALL was born in Feb 1795, died
   on 14 Nov 1841 in Delaware Co, OH.

8. Jane WHITE was born on 10 Apr 1804 in VA (Wva).  She died on 10 Jul 1883
   in Delaware Co, OH.  Jane was buried in Old Blue Cem, Delaware, OH.
   Jane married Benjamin BENEDICT.  (Benjamin BENEDICT was born Aug 2, 1790,
   died on 27 May 1877 in Delaware Co, OH. , buried in Old Blue Cem,
   Delaware, OH.)  Notes: Benjamin Benedict's name appears on the Will's
   as executor for John White and John Brown. 
   They had two children: 
   (A)Nelson Benedict -- b Jan 15 1823 (Kingston TS), m Feb 28, 1843 
      Rebecca V. Blackman of Hudson OH.  Nelson d Aug 6 1863.  Rebecca 
      b June 11 1820, d Dec 13 1892.  Believe both d Kingston TS.

   (B)Sturges Benedict -- b Jan 24 1842 (Kingston TS), m Mary Sheets, 
      Oct 21 1868 (Kingston TS).  Sturges d 1907.  Mary b 1851 (Brown 
      TS Delaware Co OH), d 1922 (Delaware Co).

   Reseacher:  John Benedict 

9. John WHITE was born about 1810 in VA (Wva).  He died on 10 Sep 1868 in
   Delaware Co, OH.  John was buried in Stark Cem, Delaware, OH. John
   married Mary.  (Mary was born about 1813, died on 29 Jul 1880 in
   Delaware Co, OH. , buried in Stark Cem, Delaware, OH. .)  The History of
   Delaware Co states that he married a Susan A. Deninuck.

   They had the following children6:

      28 M   i. Plympton WHITE was born on 8 May 1837 in Delaware Co, OH.
                He died on 10 Mar 1843 in Delaware Co, OH.  Plympton was
                buried in Stark Cem, Delaware, OH.
      29 M  ii. Edwin WHITE was born in 1839 in Delaware Co, OH.  He died
                in 1902 in Delaware Co, OH.  Edwin was buried in Stark Cem,
                Delaware, OH.
      30 F iii. Charity WHITE was born about 1848 in Delaware Co, OH.  She
                died on 20 Apr 1870 in Delaware Co, OH.  Charity was buried
                in Stark Cem, Delaware, OH.
      31 F  iv. Margaret WHITE was born on 9 Oct 1850 in Delaware Co, OH.
                She died on 11 Sep 1852 in Delaware Co, OH.  Margaret was
                buried in Stark Cem, Delaware, OH.
      32 F   v. Elizabeth WHITE was born on 20 Jan 1853 in Delaware Co, OH.
                She died on 22 Oct 1874 in Delaware Co, OH.  Elizabeth was
                buried in Stark Cem, Delaware, OH.

10. Charity WHITE was born about 1812 in VA (Wva).  Charity married Garner
    WILCOX.  Garner WILCOX was born about 1811 in NY and died around
    1870/80.   Garner was a farmer and a general store owner.  Charity died
    Aft 1880.
    They had the following children5:

      33 M   i. George W. E. WILCOX was born about 1832 in Delaware Co, OH.
      34 F  ii. Jane WILCOX was born about 1834 in Delaware Co, OH.
      35 M iii. Benjamin W. WILCOX was born about 1836 in Delaware Co, OH.
                He was a Butcher.
      36 M  iv. James WILCOX was born about 1838 in Delaware Co, OH.
                He married Ada Zila McFarland 27 May 1858 Delaware Co.,OH.
                Researcher for this White/Wilcox line:  Joel Wuthnow 
      37 F   v. Harriet WILCOX was born about 1841 in Delaware Co, OH.
      38 F  vi. Adelia WILCOX was born 4 Jun 1842 in Delaware Co, OH.
                Died 15 Mar 1922 Westerville, Franklin Co, OH.  Also known 
                as Delea Wilcox.  

                See the following submitted by Otis Slusher
                While "blindly" seeking information on the surname WINTERS in 
                Ohio, I obtained a copy of the following Ohio death certificate:

                Reg. Dist. No. 391 - File No. 15101  Adelia Helen Winters
                b: 4 Jun 1842 Delaware County, Ohio
                d: 15 Mar 1922 Westerville, Franklin County, Ohio
                residence: 2675 Cleveland Ave., Col. O.
                age: 78 years 9 months 8 days
                buried: 17 Mar 1922 Sunbury, Ohio
                widowed - widow of John Winters
                father: Garner Wilcox born Pennsylvania
                mother: Charity White born Pennslyvania
                informant: Dorris Gammell, 85 Plum St., Westerville, O.
      39 F vii. Mary E. WILCOX was born about 1848 in Delaware Co, OH.  She
                died on 27 Jan 1882 in Mt Carmel, Wabash, IL.  Mary married
                Emanuel COX on 1 Aug 1867.  Emaniel COX was born about 1845
                in OH. , died Aft 20 Feb 1899.
           Researcher for this White/Wilcox line: Kathryn Mutchler-Lee 
           Genealogy: http://homepage.dave-world.net/~katmon/genealogy.htm
      40 M viii. Newcomb Wilcox was born about 1854 in Ohio.          

11. Margaret WHITE .  Notes: Mentioned in her fathers will as Margaret
    Collum.  From GenCircles, Margaret married a William Collum9 born
    7 Mar 1796 in New Jersey.

Notations for the above information:

  1. Information taken from the Synopsis of Wills, Book 2, Delaware Co, Ohio page 10 for John White. His Will was written on November 3, 1841, probated on June 13, 1842.
  2. Information taken from the Synopsis of Wills, Book 3, Delaware Co, Ohio page 3 for John Brown. His will was written on December 2, 1848, probated on October 21, 1851.
  3. Information found on a list of marriages from Berkeley Co, VA (WVA).
  4. Information taken from the "History of Delaware County, Ohio" written around 1881.
  5. Information taken from a descendant of this family, Kathryn Mutchler-Lee.
  6. Information found in Delaware County Cemetery listings.
  7. Information found on the LDS site. Researchers Lillian F. Millett, 146 North Fraser Dr. East, Mesa, AZ 85203 and Bill Floodeen, 612 Goss Drive, Longmont, CO 80501
  8. John White may have been born in Tyronne, Ireland.   The source of this information is not known at this time.
  9. William Collum information comes from Carol Peymann Mitchell   cpsmitchell @ hotmail.com and
    drande dr-ande @ pacbell.net
  10. Information provided by Researcher: Patricia Stott  (  pstott @ frontiernet.net )

Michael Brown,  2101 N. Columbia Ave., Seward, Nebraska   68434

This chart was updated last on April 10, 2007.