d.23 February 1835
Facts and Events
Gordon White was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Revolutionary War Pension Information
Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 6, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :
- White, Gordon, born 5/18/1761; entered service 1777 in Augusta County, Virginia, where resided Long Meadow, in Virginia Regiment; moved 1818 to Blount County, Tennessee where pensioned in 1834; James Caruthers affidavit there then age 73 said he knew soldier in Augusta County, Virgina when they were boys; soldier died 2/23/1835; married 1789-90 Ann, daughter of John Diddle, Augusta County, Virginia; widow died 4/26/1842; their children's births: Ibby/Ibbe 5/31/1791 (md. W. Hutchinson), Peggy 8/23/93 (md. James W. Rogers), Ann 3/15/96 (drowned 7/27/1797), John 9/4/98, Sally 1/27/1803 (md. Joseph Henderson, Ann Gordon 5/10/1807 (md. John Houston) & Sophronia/Sophey 2/1810 (md. Jefferson Stone; children of Peggy & James W. Rogers: Thomas, Sarah, Ann, Gordon, Baskins & Jane White; soldier's son John, administrator of mother's estate. Applied for pension 1845 in Blount County, Tennessee, for self & surviving siblings Ibby (resided Blount County, Indiana), Sally/Sarah (resided Greene County, Tennessee), Ann Gordon (resided Texas), & Sophronia (resided Blount County, Tennessee), & for above listed children of dec'd Peggy & her dec'd husband James Rogers, children's pension application rejected. F-R11432, R2553.