The Rev. JW White Family (md. a Melissa Bridges in 1848-likely Pickens Co., Ala.) migrated during the Civil War to Copiah Co., Ms.Rev. JW White's sister was named Lydia Pruitt/Pruett with various spellings. She and her children are on the 1870 census of Copiah Co., Ms. and the White's of Lydia's line is from Talbot Co., Ga. originally-associated with surnames Finch, MOntgomery, Keating.