Obit: White, Mr. (1802 - 1882)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: White, Jones, Webster

----Sources: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 6 June 1882

White, Mr. (29 March 1802 - 1 June 1882)

White - In Neillsville, Wis., Thursday, June 1, 1882, at the residence of his son, Alvin Edward White, aged eighty years, two months and three days.

Deceased was born in Hoosick, Renselear County, New York, March 29, 1802. At the age of eleven his parents moved to Jefferson, Schoharie County, New York, where he was married to Amanda Morse, March 11, 1827. In 1837 he moved to Marion, Wayne County, New York, where he lived thirty nine years. He came to Neillsville, Wis., in 1876, where he has since resided. The family of deceased consisted of a wife and ten children, four sons and six daughters, of whom seven are still living, four daughters and three sons. A daughter and a son are in New York; one son in Michigan, one daughter in West Bend, Washington County, Wis., and two daughters and one son here in Neillsville, Wis. Mrs. White, who is now seventy six years old, resides with her son-in-law, Ira B. Jones, in this city. Mr. White was ready and waiting for the call of the Master that he might enter into rest. The funeral which was attended by a large number of citizens and many friends of the family was held at the Methodist Episcopal Church on Saturday, June 2, at half past one o’clock, Rev. J. E. Webster, officiating.


At rest from all his labors, From all earth’s woes set free; In death’s cold arms he’s sleeping, Oh, Father! Can this be?

That voice we’ve heard so often In tender accents sweet, We’ll hear no more tis silent Our father’s fall asleep.

So more his faltering footsteps, We’ll welcome at our door; The easy chair is vacant, Our father is no more.

Farwell! Oh, must we sever, Consign the to the tomb? We hope to meet you, father. Where Eden flowers bloom.



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