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WHITE, DYER, Kent County, DE 1600s-1700s
Posted by: Susan McAtee Date: August 07, 2001 at 21:31:05
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I am looking for information on my White ancestors, who lived in Kent County, DE, in the 1600s -1700s.
William White of Meridith's Branch, Murderkill Hundred,
Kent Country, DE, died in 1762. His will was probated 1 Nov
William White married Sarah unknown
William left a widow Sarah, who died before 1786.
Childen of William and Sarah born at Meridith's Banch.

John b. ca. 1748 d. 1786, Kent Co., DE
William b. ca 1750
Rachel b. ca. 1752
Sarah b. ca. 1754
Isaac b. ca. 1756
Jacob b. ca. 1758
Mary b. ca. 1758
Stephan b. ca. 1762 d. 1785, Kent Co., DE

William bought land at Meridith's Branch on 14 Sep 1741.
Richard White may have been a brother of William White.

John White, son of William and Sarah (unknown) White, was born about
1748 at Merdith's Branch, Murderkill Hundred, Kent Country,
DE. He died in 1786 in Kent Co., DE. His will was probated
on 8 Feb 1786. John left a widow Isabella unknown. She died in 1797
in Kent Co., DE. Her will was probated 11 May 1797.

Alexander White, the eldest son of John and Isabella (unknown) White,
was born 10 Jan 1775 in Kent Co., DE. He died 20 Dec 1825 in
Logan Township (now Harrison Township), Dearborn Co., IN. He
was 50 years, 11 months and 9 days old at the time of his
death. He was buried in the Braysville cemetery there.

Alexander White married first Elizabeth Dyer in 1795 in
Kent Co. DE. She was the daughter of Edward and Mary (Gray) Dyer
and was born in 1774..
Edward Dyer and Mary Gray were married about 1770 in Murderkill Hundred, Kent County, Delaware

Children born to Alexander and Elizabeth (Dyer) White in Kent Co.

Prudence b. ca. 1796
John b. ca. 1797
Edward b. 15 Aug 1799 d. 13 Apr 1869, Prescott, Pierce
Co., WI
Alexander b. 16 Jan 1803

Alexander married second Nancy (?) -. She was born in the

Children born to Alexander and Nancy in Dearborn Co., IN:

Elizabeth b. 26 Nov 1809

William b. 23 Dec 1811
d. 14 Oct 1850, Clinton Co., IN

Isabella b. Sep 1813

Mary Anne b. Jan 1817

Thomas Jefferson b. 16 Jun 1820

Alexander was the administrator of his grandfather William
White's estate in 1803. He took over from his mother,
Isabella White, who had taken it over from his father John
White, who had taken over from his grandmother , Sarah
It is inferred from the 1820 census that Alexander had a
daughter born about 1815 who probably died before 1826
because she is not mentioned in her father's probate
After Alexander's death, his widow Nancy married Joshua
Hinesley in Dearborn Co., IN on 1 Feb 1827. In 1840 they
were living in Center Township, Marion Co. IN (now

Alexander White 1803-1847, b. Kent County, DE, d. CLinton County, IN m. Margaret A. Cloud abt. 1823/24 1806-1888 b. Boone County, KY, d. Clinton County, IN
Their children:

Jefferson 1825-1847 married Elizabeth Cooley 5-3-1846
Willis b. 1829 married Susan Coyner 10-3-1850
Prudence 1831-1875 married Jesse Lane 4-26-49
Daniel E. 1833-1910 married Emma Brady 1848-1924 (my G grandparents)
Elizabeth 1836-1840
Eliza J. b. 1842
Mary Ann d. 1840

Any information on these Whites would be appreciated. Thank you, Susan

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