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Husband: Silas White

Birth: 13 Jan 1846 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Death: 21 Mar 1926 in Jefferson Co Indiana
Burial: Brooksburg Cemetery in Jefferson Co Indiana
Father: James White
Mother: Nancy A Wiles

Wife: Barbara Ann Pentecost
Marriage: 23 Jan 1873 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Birth: Nov 1850 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Death: 26 Feb 1908 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Burial: Pentecost Cemetery in Vermilion Co Illinois
Father: William Pentecost
Mother: Martha Bailey
Other Spouses: Matilda E Brooks

Children: 4 + 1 adopted child


1. Ersom James White

Birth: 8 Dec 1874 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Death: 5 Jan 1960 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Burial:

Wife: Nora Cordelia Howell 
Marriage: 2 Mar 1898 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Birth: 22 Aug 1880 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Death: 18 May 1951 (Possibly in Lake Co Indiana)
Burial:
Father: William Howell
Mother: Permilia Payne


2. William White

Birth: 30 Jan 1876 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Death: 2 Jun 1959 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Burial: Collison Cemetery in Vermilion Co Illinois

Wife: Lydia Wyant 
Marriage: 24 Dec 1907 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Birth: 28 Jul 1880 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Death: 15 Apr 1958 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Burial: Collison Cemetery in Vermilion Co Illinois
Father: Thomas Jefferson Wyant
Mother: Sarah Eliza Watson


3. Golda M “Goldie” White

Birth:  5 Dec 1882 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Death:  6 Sep 1957 in Rock Island, Illinois
Burial:  Greenview Memorial Gardens in Rock Island Co Illinois

Husband #1: Edward Norman Simpson
Marriage: 3 Jul 1900 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Divorce: bet: 1907-1910 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Birth: 25 Nov 1878 in Garrard Co Kentucky
Death: 7 Jul 1961 in Polk Co Arkansas
Burial: Pinecrest Memorial Park in Polk Co Arkansas
Father: George Simpson
Mother: Patsy Teater
Other Spouses:  Alice Maud Jackson
 
Husband #2: William Robert Cashion
Marriage: Apr 1910 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Birth: 17 Jun 1871 in Linn Co Iowa
Death: 17 Jul 1940 in Rock Island Co Illinois
Burial: Dayton Cemetery in Henry Co Illinois
Father: James K Cashion
Mother: Nancy Woods
Other Spouses: Mary E Ziegler


4. Martha Elizabeth "Lizzie" White

Birth: 16 Jan 1888 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Death: 1 Nov 1969 in Montgomery Co Ohio
Burial: Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Highland Co Ohio

Husband: Revalard Newton Chrisman
Marriage:
Birth: 30 Mar 1886 in Pike Co Ohio
Death: 19 Jan 1960 in Montgomery Co Ohio
Burial: Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Highland Co Ohio
Father: Jacob Chrisman
Mother: Sela MNU


5. Pearl Davidson (adopted) 

Birth: 5 Feb 1887 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Death: 21 Sep 1956 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Burial: Danville National Cemetery in Vermilion Co Illinois
Father: Calvin Perry Davidson
Mother: Rowena Sherer (sp?)

Wife: Isadora Hobbs
Marriage: 25 Dec 1940 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Birth: 17 Apr 1901 in Clay Co Indiana
Death: 17 Nov 1964 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery in Vermilion Co Illinois
Father: Elias Hobbs
Mother: Alice Burnette Adams
Other Spouses: Rocco Cotellesso



** I am not sure of the reason Pearl was adopted by Silas and Barbara as his parents were still alive when the adoption occured...possible they were having money issues or marriage problems and placing Pearl in another home was best for him**