JAMES WHITE, S, 38458, PENSION RECORD
James White enlisted in Fauqier County,
Virginia, in 1776, served in Captain John Ashby's company, Colonels
Mercer's and Wesdon's 3" Virginia Regiment, was transferred to
Major Nelson's corps of light horse and served to the close of the
war; he was in the battles of Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth,
Buford's Defeat, Siege of Yorktown and taking of Cornwallis.
He was allowed pension on his application executed May 25, 1818, at which time he was aged seventy-three years and a resident of Hampshire County, Virginia. The date and place of his birth and names of parents are not stated.
In 1820 he stated that the following was a list of the members of his family: Elizabeth, his wife, aged about fifty years, daughter Nancy aged about twenty-eight years, Margaret White aged about twenty-two years, Mary White aged about twenty years, Parthena aged sixteen years. The maiden names, date and place of birth of parents of Elizabeth White are not given.
James White died July 22, 1832.
Robert White was the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court of Hampshire County, Virginia, before whom James White made his application for pension, and John B. White, of Romney, Virginia, was Clerk of said Court, no relationship to the soldier shown.
SUBMITTED JULY 16, 2001 BY THELMA "TOOTSIE" SHOEMAKER TOMLINSON
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