Family:Thomas White and Martha Smith (1)

Facts and Events
Marriage[1][2][3][4][5] 24 Dec 1853 Collingwood, Grey, Ontario, Canada
Other[6] Sep 1881 According to E. Frank White's manuscript about his family, his mother Martha and father, Thomas B White travelled by boat across the Great Lakes from Collingwood, ON to Chicago, IL. They "were away some weeks visiting a lot of Mother's relatives around Winnebago, Rockford, and Independence, Illinois. They both enjoyed the trip very much and Mother must have gathered specimens of fossils every place she went, for she brought many home with her. They were there at the time of the funeral of President James A. Garfield and attended one of the funerals, many of which were held throught the country."
Note - President Garfield died Sept 19, 1881 after being shot on July 2 of that year.
22 Nov 1938 Ontario, Canada
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  1. Editor: Shannon, Bill. An Illustrated History of Collingwood Township. (Grey, Ontario, Canada: Council of the Township of Collingwood, 1979)
    Page 47.

    ... Martha remained ... as the wife of Thomas B. White, Sr.

  2. E.F. White, Jr. Copy of Rhoda Johnston's Records
    Page 2.

    T.B. White and Martha Smith married Dec. 24, 1853 in Collingwood Township, Grey, Ontario, Canada

  3. Family Tree of White Family copied by Myrtle (White) Moffat 1936
    page 4.

    (Thomas Boothby White and Martha Smith) Married Dec. 24, 1853 in C.wood Township, Upper Canada, British North America.

  4. Thomas B White household, in 1881 Canadian Census, LDS CD, Transcriptions. (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Salt Lake City, UT84150-3400, 2001)
    Page 66 Family 330, 4 Apr 1881.

    Census Place: Collingwood, Grey East, Ontario, Canada Source: FHL Film 1375897 NAC C-13261 Dist 155 SubDist B Div 3

    Sex Marr Age Origin Birthplace
    Thomas B. WHITE M M 56 English England Occ: Farmer Religion: Church of England
    Martha H. WHITE F M 46 English USA Religion: Church of England
    Susan WHITE F 23 English O <Ontario> Religion: Church of England
    James B. WHITE M 18 English O <Ontario> Occ: Farmer; Going To School Religion: Church of England
    Thomas B. WHITE M 16 English O <Ontario> Occ: Farmer; Going To School Religion: Church of England
    Ann M.J. WHITE F 14 English O <Ontario> Occ: Going To School Religion: Church of England
    Edward F. WHITE M 11 English O <Ontario> Occ: Going To School Religion: Church of England
    Robert H. WHITE M 8 English O <Ontario> Occ: Going To School Religion: Church of England
    Myrtle WHITE F 3 English O <Ontario> Religion: Church of England
    Herbert H. WHITE M <1 English O <Ontario> Religion: Church of England
    Born: Jul; 10/12

  5. Thomas B White household, in Grey, Ontario, Canada. 1891 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada)
    15 Apr 1891.

    Name:Thomas B White
    Marital Status:Married
    Birth Year:abt 1824
    Relation to Head of House:Head
    Religion:Church of England
    French Canadian:No
    Father's Birth Place:England
    Mother's Birth Place:England
    District Number:67
    District:Grey East
    Neighbors:View others on page
    Household Members:
    Thomas B White67
    Martha White56
    Marth A White24
    Edward F White21
    Robert M White18
    Myrtle White12
    Herbet H White10

  6. White, E. Frank. White Family (Memoir) transcription. (1 Sep 1926).

    See the above MySource page for the full text of this memoir.