Horatio Nelson White (H.N. White) is my gr.gr. grandfather.He states in eachFederal Census he was born c. 1811 (my calculation) in PA.He married Elma Griffith (d/o William & Sarah (Cook) Griffith) 28 November 1845.The marriage license states he is a resident of Belmont Co., OH and Elma Griffith of Washington Co., OH
1850 Fed. Census:Pease Twp., Belmont Co.,OH 1854 IA State Census:Brown Twp., Linn Co., IA 1860 Fed. Census:Martinsville, Pease Twp., Belmont Co., OH 1870 Fed. Census:Martins Ferry, Pease Twp., Belmont Co., OH 1880 Fed. Census:Martins Ferry, Pease Twp., Belmont Co., OH
History of Belmont & Jefferson Counties: pg. 291-H.N. White among the early merchants pg. 294-1857 H.N. White and Wilson Wily built threshing machine calledGroundhog......
1880 Fed. Census: White, H. Nelson..69..PA, PA, PA ..........Elma.........54..PA, PA, PA White, John.........57..Teacher..PA, PA, PA----believe this is a brother to H.N. White Criswell, Robert R..27..boarder..WV, WV, WV---son-in-law ............Almira.......31..boarder...OH, PA, PA---daughter--note referred to as "boarder" ...........Clyde E......02..grandson..WV, WV, OH ...........Earl C........01..grandson..WV, WV, OH
Children of H.N. and Elma (Griffith) White Sarah E. White b. 1848 in OH m. Robert Criswell 1877 d. 1887 in WV Almeda R. White b. June 1851 in OH d. 1907?--teacher in Martins Ferry, never married William H. White b. May 1855 in IA m. Idelia Gill (d/o William & Elizabeth (Campbell) Gill 1877 d. 1912--my gr. grandfather
I have been unable to locate any reference to H.N. White prior to 1845 marriage.Does anyone on this list have any information regarding any of the above names?Thank you, Harriet M. Herrington