Descendants of William White of Ireland

Generation No. 1

1.  WILLIAM1 WHITE was born February 22, 1804 in Ireland, and died February 08, 1864.  He married MARY A. CLENDENNING March 17, 1834.  She was born August 08, 1809 in Ireland.

Notes for WILLIAM WHITE: Information on the While family ancestry provided by Richard Pancoast White.


                  i.    WILLIAM2 WHITE, JR., b. May 24, 1835.

                 ii.    ROBERT WHITE, b. August 26, 1836.

                iii.    MARTHA WHITE, b. April 14, 1837.

                iv.    ANDREW C. WHITE, b. November 25, 1837.

                 v.    SAMUEL WHITE, b. December 15, 1840.

                vi.    MARY WHITE, b. January 28, 1842.

Notes for MARY WHITE: Married, husband's name unknown.

               vii.    JACOB ALEXANDER WHITE, b. July 11, 1843; d. February 05, 1853.

2.           viii.    HUGH CLENDENNING WHITE, b. October 03, 1844, Ireland; d. bef. 1910

                ix.    CATHERINE WHITE, b. October 03, 1844; d. October 1844.

                 x.    JAMES M WHITE, b. June 16, 1846.

                xi.    JOHN WHITE, b. February 14, 1848; d. February 1848.

               xii.    MARSHALL WHITE, b. February 14, 1848; d. February 1848.

              xiii.    HENRY WHITE, b. August 16, 1850; d. August 1850.

              xiv.    FANNIE WHITE, b. November 30, 1851.

Generation No. 2

2.  HUGH CLENDENNING2 WHITE (WILLIAM1) was born October 03, 1844 in Ireland; died August 25, 1896. He is buried in the Pancoast plot (Find-a-Grave) at the Epworth Methodist Church Cemetery, Palmyra, Burlington County, New Jersey. He married MARTHA AUSTIN PANCOAST January 19, 1882, daughter of EDWARD PANCOAST and REBECCA BISHOP. She was born September 10, 1858 in Riverton, NJ, and died December 04, 1942.

Hugh Clendenning White Martha Austin Pancoast White

Martha Austin Pancoast White about 1938.

Notes for HUGH CLENDENNING WHITE: Not known when he came to America from Ireland.


3.               i.    EDWARD CLENDENNING3 WHITE, b. October 01, 1883, Riverton, NJ; d. March 24, 1972, Long Beach, CA.

4.              ii.    WILLIAM WHITE, b. December 11, 1884; d. June 15, 1970, Washington, D.C.. On Google is volume 2 of a 1920 rural leadership book containing this.

5.             iii.    LAURA PANCOAST WHITE, b. March 11, 1886; d. March 03, 1966.

Generation No. 3

3.  EDWARD CLENDENNING3 WHITE (HUGH CLENDENNING2, WILLIAM1) was born October 01, 1883 in Riverton, NJ, and died March 24, 1972 in Long Beach, CA.  He married GLADYS ALICE MERRITT June 02, 1908 in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, daughter of GEORGE MERRITT and KATHARINE SCHORY.  She was born May 28, 1886 in OH, and died February 02, 1959 in Long Beach, CA. Both are buried in Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, CA

In his Lieutenant Junior Grade uniform. Edward Clendenning White Signed June 1, 1945.
Official Navy service record for Edward Clendenning, dated April 26, 1946.

Left: Gladys Alice Merritt White
Above: Edward & Gladys on their 50th Anniversary June 1958, Long Beach California.

Notes for EDWARD CLENDENNING WHITE Medical Doctor. Career Naval officer. Rear Admiral when retired. University of Pennsylvania.

More About GLADYS ALICE MERRITT (scans of a scrapbook)


 i.    GLADYS MERRITT4 WHITE:  March 26, 1909 to  July 1981

ii.    EDWARD CLENDENNING WHITE, JR.: June 17, 1912 to July 21, 1997. World War II scrapbook

                        iii.    RICHARD PANCOAST WHITE: October 04, 1914 to July 23, 1998
iv.    R
OBERT WILLIAM WHITE June 02, 1917 to March 02, 1991

 v.    KATHLEEN MERRITT WHITE: November 19, 1921 to January 21, 2018

 vi.    GEORGE MERRITT WHITE: November 19, 1921 to September 03, 1946

More About GEORGE MERRITT WHITE (including his Navy records): Burial: Arlington National Cemetery

4.  WILLIAM3 WHITE (HUGH CLENDENNING2, WILLIAM1) was born December 11, 1884, and died June 15, 1970 in Washington, D.C.. He married ALMA HORST August 04, 1910. 

Notes for ALMA HORST: Her name is shown as Alma Bork in an article about William White

Children of WILLIAM WHITE and ALMA HORST are:

                  i.    RUTH4 WHITE, m. ? MORGAN.

Notes for ? MORGAN: SS Death Index possible match: RUTH W MORGAN; born 25 Nov 1915; died 02 Jan 2003 (V); last residence; 21401 (Annapolis, Anne Arundel, MD);  SS# 577-14-9530; issued District of Columbia

                 ii.    FREDERICK WHITE.

William White Alma Horst White

5.  LAURA PANCOAST3 WHITE (HUGH CLENDENNING2, WILLIAM1) was born March 11, 1886, and died March 03, 1966.  She married BERTON BLAINE TAYLOR July 07, 1912.  He was born June 28, 1884, and died January 24, 1944.

Children of LAURA WHITE and BERTON TAYLOR are:

                  i.    HOWARD WHITE4 TAYLOR, m. ALLEEN, Abt. 1940.

                 ii.    SAMUAL LAWRENCE TAYLOR, m. KITTY LAIRD.

Notes for KITTY LAIRD: First wife

                iii.    MARTHA (SUSIE) PANCOAST TAYLOR, b. October 22, 1914; d. October 01, 1999, San Diego, California; m. RICHARD PANCOAST WHITE, June 06, 1940; b. October 04, 1914, Richmond Hill, NY; d. July 23, 1998, San Diego, California.

Laura Pancoast White Bert Blaine Taylor

Siblings Laura and Edward - probably the 1950's.

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