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William Wesley White

White_WesleyWilliam Wesley White was born in Jefferson County, PA, on October 8, 1864.   He was one of the sons of James and Sarah (Mentzer) White, residents of Eldred Twp., in Jefferson County.   Another son, was George White, who lived in Brockway of same county.

W. Wesley White was a life-long resident of Jefferson County, having established a home here and following the farming profession.  He married Margaret Elizabeth McManigle, on July 4, 1884.  She was the daughter of Robert Uriah and Margaret Jane (Steele) McManigle.  William Wesley and Margaret Elizabeth, were the parents of six children.   Their children were Mabel Ferguson, of Clarendon; Robert J., of Rimersburg; Clara M. Benninger, of Lewis Run; Stella Irwin and Richard B. White, both of Brookville.

Mr. White died December 1, 1945, at Brookville, PA, and was buried in the Zion Cemetery, beside his wife, who died in 1935.


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