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Dr DC White Tombstone

Dr D Coleman WhiteAge: 76 years18271903

Name
Dr D Coleman White
Name prefix
Dr
Given names
D Coleman
Surname
White
Birth February 1, 1827 30 26
Birth of a sisterCaroline Narcissa White
January 24, 1830 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 4 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Birth of a sisterMary Susannah White
February 6, 1833 (Age 6 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherColeman Read White
about 1835 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 8 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 18 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Property
John Young McGehee and Dr D Coleman White Land Deal 1854
February 28, 1854 (Age 27 years)
John Young McGehee and Dr D Coleman White Land Deal 1854

Note: Indenture made between John Young McGehee and Dr D Coleman White. The transaction was for $409.50. …

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 29 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Will June 18, 1864 (Age 37 years)
John White Will 1864

Note: John White Will 1864 mentions all his children (Doctor, Caroline, Mary), his wife Hixie, and his sister Susannah McGehee (nee White)

Death of a fatherJohn White
April 5, 1865 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 34 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 39 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 39 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 41 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 50 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a motherHixey Cole
March 15, 1885 (Age 58 years)
Death of a sisterCaroline Narcissa White
May 1, 1889 (Age 62 years)

Death of a sisterMary Susannah White
April 3, 1898 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 71 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death November 27, 1903 (Age 76 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Elmwood Cemetery
Last change January 5, 202003:57:58

by: Bruce Troutman
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father
John White TombstoneJohn White
Birth: February 29, 1796 31 29Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 5, 1865Granville, North Carolina, United States
mother
Hixey Cole TombstoneHixey Cole
Birth: September 1, 1800Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 15, 1885Granville, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: November 30, 1825Granville, North Carolina, United States
14 months
himself
Dr DC White TombstoneDr D Coleman White
Birth: February 1, 1827 30 26Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 27, 1903Granville, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger sister
Caroline Narcissa White TombstoneCaroline Narcissa White
Birth: January 24, 1830 33 29Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 1, 1889
3 years
younger sister
Mary Susannah WhiteMary Susannah White
Birth: February 6, 1833 36 32Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 3, 1898Granville, North Carolina, United States

Dr D Coleman White has 2 first cousins recorded

Father's family (2)

Parents Lemuel McGehee + Susannah White
1John Young McGehee18231902
2William R McGehee18251853

Mother's family (0)