Thursday, December 16, 2010

John V. & Eliza J. White of Jefferson Co., OH

Jefferson Co., Ohio, Deeds
Recorded:  7 July 1865
John V. White & Wife
George Cline/Kline

This Indenture made 7th day of January in the year of our Lord 1868 between John V. White & Liza, his wife of the county of Jefferson, State of Ohio, of he first part...and George Cline...
To G. H. Cline and his heirs...parcel of land situate and being in the county of Jefferson and state aforesaid and being in the South_?(E?) 1/4 Section 33 T 12 R 3 bounded and described as follows, to wit:  Commencing on the line at the south end of J. C.? McIntosh's land....
(continued on P2-440)..the Anderson/Anderdon and Paisley Road intersects the Cady/Cadiz....twenty perches to a black oak tree thence running south direction 38 perches to a green sapling thence west 13 perches to a white oak tree thence north 31 perches to the place of beginning containing 3 acres more or less...
Signed:  John V. White & Eliza Jane White

Witnesses:  Levi Cannell, J. P.   & Y H. C. Robons?  in Columbiana Co., Ohio

John V. White (the one in the deed?) was born at Holiday's Cove, W. Va., December 15, 1820, and moved to Ohio with his parents in 1834. They settled in Brush Creek Township on a quarter section f land, the grant for which bears the signature of Andrew Jackson. The father of John V. White was Timothy White and he died on this pioneer homestead. He had married Anna Smith, a lineal descendant of John Smith, the early Virginia hero. The great-grandfather of John V. White was born in. Ireland and was a participant in the battle of the Boyne. Timothy White and wife had twenty-three children and John V. was the second in order of birth. He died February 6, 1881. He married Eliza J. Geary, who was born March 16, 1825, and died in the fall of 1909, in her eighty-fifth year. Four sons were born to John V. White and wife : John G., Timothy A., James Calvin Russell and Charles A.

Searching for a different John White who was born ca 1800.   John White's son, James White, was born in what is now West Virginia in 1828 and was married in Steubenville, Jefferson Co., Ohio.  James White and family then moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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