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WHITE, Benjamin

WHITE, Benjamin

Male - 1783

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  WHITE, BenjaminWHITE, Benjamin died in 1783.

    Benjamin married SMITH, Elizabeth about 1756. Elizabeth was born in in Prince George Co., MD; died in 1784 in Prince George Co., MD. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. WHITE, Nathan Smith  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1757 in Frederick Co., MD; died in 1823.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  WHITE, Nathan SmithWHITE, Nathan Smith Descendancy chart to this point (1.Benjamin1) was born in 1757 in Frederick Co., MD; died in 1823.

    Nathan married CHISWELL, Margaret Presbury in 1787 in Montgomery Co., MD. Margaret (daughter of CHISWELL, Stephen Newton and NEWTON, Sarah) was born in 1762 in Frederick Co., MD. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 3. WHITE, Benjamin  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1788 in Montgomery Co., MD; died on 15 Apr 1862 in Beallsville, Montgomery Co, MD; was buried in 1862 in Monacacy Cemetery, Mongomery Co., MD.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  WHITE, BenjaminWHITE, Benjamin Descendancy chart to this point (2.Nathan2, 1.Benjamin1) was born in 1788 in Montgomery Co., MD; died on 15 Apr 1862 in Beallsville, Montgomery Co, MD; was buried in 1862 in Monacacy Cemetery, Mongomery Co., MD.

    Benjamin married CHISWELL, Rachel on 5 Dec 1815 in Montgomery Co., MD. Rachel (daughter of CHISWELL, Joseph Newton and WHITE, Eleanor) was born in 1794 in Montgomery Co., MD; died on 7 Mar 1862 in Montgomery Co, MD; was buried in 1862 in Monacacy Cemetery, Mongomery Co., MD. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 4. WHITE, Nathan Smith  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 6 Nov 1817 in Montgomery Co., MD; died on 4 Nov 1888 in Charles Town, WV; was buried on 12 Nov 1888 in Zion Church Yard, Charles Town, WV (Lot 81N).


Generation: 4

  1. 4.  WHITE, Nathan SmithWHITE, Nathan Smith Descendancy chart to this point (3.Benjamin3, 2.Nathan2, 1.Benjamin1) was born on 6 Nov 1817 in Montgomery Co., MD; died on 4 Nov 1888 in Charles Town, WV; was buried on 12 Nov 1888 in Zion Church Yard, Charles Town, WV (Lot 81N).

    Other Events:

    • Obituary: From The Spirit of Jefferson, Charles Town WV On Sunday morning last, at the breakfast table, Mr. Nathan S. White was stricken with fatal illness and his spirit passed to the other world three hours later. The tidings as a great pall fell upon the community. Twice within a week sudden summons came to worthy citizens. Mr. White has been a resident of the town forty-eight years--and all these years were characterized by christian demeanor and neighborly consideration for all men. Confidence was reposed in him as a counsellor and friend; his church continually honored him; in the most unobtrusive way he delighted to give aid to the needy. The very large practice of his profession maintained through a long series of years was proof of his fidelity to clients. Nobody impeached his integrity. None that knew him can doubt that he has passed over the river to rest in the shade of the trees. Mr. White was born in Montgomery county. Md., in 1817, and was 71 years of age at his death. He was a graduate of Princeton College, read law with Burton & Williams at Winchester, Va., and attended lectures on law at Yale College, New Haven. He. came to this county in 1840 and began the practice of law, whice he followed until his death. For forty years member of Zion (Episcopal) Church. Many years Vestryman and Warden. Superintendent of Sunday School, and always, nearly, delegate to the Councils of the Church. He was also President of the Jefferson County Bible Society. He leaves a widow and one daughter, the wife of Mr. Joseph Trapnell. His only son was killed at Chanceliorsville in the late war, and was a member of the Stonewall brigade. The funeral services took place on Monday afternoon in Zion church. Revs. Dallas Tucker. Jno. S. Gibson and 1,. R. Mason officiated. There was an immense congregation of sorrowing friends.
    • Occupation: Attorney
    • Religion: Episcopalian
    • Education: 1837, College of New Jersey (now Princeton)
    • Residence: 1840, Jefferson County, WV, USA
    • Residence: 1840, Yale Law School

    Notes:

    Education:
    Graduated from College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in the class of 1837

    Residence:
    He. came to this county in 1840 and began the practice of law

    Residence:
    Member of the class of 1840 of Yale Law School.

    Nathan married MACKY, Frederica on 11 Nov 1841 in Frederick Co, VA. Frederica (daughter of MACKY, John and MCGUIRE, Rebecca Holmes) was born on 4 Apr 1816 in Frederick Co, VA; died on 9 Apr 1891 in Charles Town, WV; was buried in 1891 in Zion Church Yard, Charles Town, WV (Lot 81N). [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 5. WHITE, Benjamin Smith  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 28 Sep 1842; died on 3 May 1863 in Chancellorsville, VA.
    2. 6. WHITE, Rebecca Holmes  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 4 May 1845 in Charlestown WV; died on 3 May 1931 in Charles Town, WV; was buried on 5 May 1931 in Zion Church yard, Charles Town, WV.
    3. 7. WHITE, Catharine  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 18 Feb 1847; died on 18 Mar 1847.




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