White, James Sr.

Born: 1777-10-09 Pennsylvania

Died: 1857-07-13 Menard County, Illinois

Flourished: 1831-1836 New Salem, Illinois

White married Hannah Spears (a sister of George Spears) in Green County, Kentucky, and in 1820 they settled in a part of Sangamon County, Illinois that would later become Menard County, Illinois. Religiously, White was a Presbyterian. His son was Reverend James White.

The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois (Chicago: O. L. Baskin, 1879), 302, 318; Gravestone, White Cemetery, Tallula, IL; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Menard County, IL, 327; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Menard County, IL, 297; U.S. Census Office, Fifth Census of the United States (1830), Sangamon County, IL, 198.