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J. S. White[1]

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  • Name J. S. White  [2
    Gender Male 
    FamilySearch ID L1KT-T4D 
    FamilySearch URL 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I10060  Main
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2019 

    Father John White,   b. 18 Oct 1828, Camerton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1895  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Ann Farr,   b. 6 Apr 1829, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1900, Fountain Springs, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Family ID F3686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Hilgendorf,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1894  [2
     1. G. White
     2. F. White
     3. H. White
     4. L. White
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F3690  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • J. S. WHITE, a prominent and progressive farmer of Butler township,
      Schuylkill county, was born in that township in 1874, son of John and Eliza-
      beth (Farr) White, the father a native of England, the mother of Wales. The
      grandfather came to America about the middle of the nineteenth century and
      located at Williamstown, Pa., where he lived and died.

      John White, father of J. S. White, came to Schuylkill county after the
      close of the Civil war and bought a farm, which he cultivated until his death,
      in 1895. His wife died in 1900. He married Elizabeth Farr, and their chil-
      dren were nine in number, viz. : James, a resident of Frackville ; Mary J.,
      widow of Harrison Fisher; Alice, "widow of Henry Mader, residing in Phila-
      delphia ; John, residing at Fountain Springs ; William, residing at Mount
      Carmel; Elizabeth, wife of Louis Mader, of Butler township; Martha, wife of
      Charles Umlauf , of Philadelphia ; George, residing in Butler township ; and J. S.

      J. S. White was educated in the schools of Butler township, and after
      leaving school worked on the farm of his father. After his marriage he
      purchased the farm where he now resides, and which he has brought into a
      high state of cultivation, conducting a general farming and dairy business.
      Mr. White was married in 1894 to Hannah Hilgendorf, who was born in
      Ashland, Pa., daughter of Frederick and Minnie (Peal) Hilgendorf. By this
      union si.x children have been born : Frank, Walter, Harry, Margaret, Mary,
      and one who died in infancy. Mrs. W'hite is a member of the church at
      Fountain Springs.

      Frederick Hilgendorf, father of Mrs. White, was born in Germany, and
      after coming to America resided at Ashland and worked in the mines. He
      died there Nov. 17, 1903. By his wife, Minnie Peal, who was also a native
      of Germany, he had four children: Gussie, deceased, wife of Charles Bentz-
      ler, of Butler township; Frederick, who resides at Fountain Springs; Hannah, [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (

    2. [S1760] Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Genealogy, J. H. Beers & Co., (1916 - J.H. Beers & Company, Chicago - Volume I & II), p. 1090 vol II (Reliability: 3).