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Descendants of Alexander White

Generation No. 1

1. ALEXANDER1 WHITE1 was born Abt. 1823 in West Virginia, and died June 18, 1863 in Winchester, VA, Civil War Battle1. He married ELIZA MILLER1 January 21, 1851 in Greene County, PA, by Rev. Henry Pletcher, daughter of BENJAMIN MILLER and RUTH ?. She was born 1833 in West Virginia, and died July 12, 1905 in Moundsville, WV2.

Notes for A
From West Virginia Archives: Mustered in (Civil War) 12th West Virginia Infantry, Company B, 20 Aug 1862 at Wheeling, WV. Farmer, born Ohio County, WV. Wounded in action on 14 June 1863, at Winchester, Va: died 18 Jun 1863 in hospital at Winchester, Va. of wounds received by shell hitting right leg. He died after amputation of that leg.

Some records would indicate that Alexander was buried at Silver Hill, Wetzel Co, W.Va., while others indicate that he was buried with unknown Union soldiers in Winchester, Va.

More About A
Burial: June 1863, Battlefield Cemetery near Winchester, Va.
Military service: August 20, 1862, 12th WV Infantry, Company B
Occupation: Farmer

Notes for E
She was living with son Benjamin Franklin and grandsons, Thomas and George, in Liberty District, in the 1900 census. She died at the home of daughter Ruth Elizabeth Jane White/Sims in Moundsville, W.Va.

More About E
Burial: July 1905, White Church Cemetery, Bowman Ridge, Marshall Co. W.Va.

More About A
Death of one spouse: June 18, 1863, Winchester, Va, wounds received in Battle
Marriage: January 21, 1851, Greene County, PA, by Rev. Henry Pletcher
Children of A
2. i.   MARGARET ELLEN2 WHITE, b. November 02, 1851, Marshall County, WV; d. January 06, 1919, Washington, PA.
3. ii.   BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WHITE, b. December 26, 1853, Marshall County, WV; d. Aft. 1920, Marshall Co., WV.
4. iii.   WILLIAM MORGAN WHITE, b. April 21, 1856, Marshall County, WV; d. 1938, Proctor District, Wetzel County, WV.
5. iv.   RUTH ELIZABETH JANE WHITE, b. October 13, 1858, Marshall County, WV; d. December 01, 1935, Washington, Washington County, PA.

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