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Col. Isaac White
Posted by: Joseph Reed Williams (ID *****9029) Date: November 09, 2010 at 10:19:46
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White Co., Indiana was named in honor of Col. Isaac White who sustained mortal wounds during the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811. He was b. abt 1776 in Prince William Co., VA.

In 1809 Benjamiin Davis was born in Loudoun Co.,VA, s/o Howell Davis & Sarah White. On 25 Aug 1830 Benjamin Davis m. Sarah White,a niece of his mother-in-law, d/o William & Nancy White. Howell Davis remained in Loudoun Co. He was a brother of Abel Davis who settled in White Co., IN in 1835 and died there in 1847. Abel m. Mary Huffman late 1780's and lived in Monongalia Co., VA & Champaigtn Co., OH before settling in white Co. Mary Huffman Davis d. mid 1820's in OH. In 1828 Abel m. Catherine Kirkwood in OH who preceeded him in death in White Co. I beieve Abel Davis was buriewd in the small burial plot on the farm of his son Isaac Davis north of Sitka. I hope to determiine if Col. Isaac White was related to the large White family group of Loudoun Co. Descendants of this Davis family were present in White County well into the 20th century and may still be there.

Juliet Greenville White, d/o Col. Isaac White, m. James Huffman. James Huffman & Juliet are mentioned in The Standard History of White Co. IN on pages 21. Was he related to Mary Huffman Davis?


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