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Thomas WHITE & Ann UNKNOWN

Husband: Thomas WHITE 1
   Born: about 1700 in Northern Ireland or PA 2
Married: about 1726 in Northern Ireland or PA 9
Died: 1737 in West Caln Twp, Chester Co, PA 3
Father:
Mother:
Spouses:
   Wife: Ann UNKNOWN 4
   Born: about 1711 5
Died:
Father:
Mother:
Spouses:
Children
01  (F): Jane WHITE 6
Born: 1727 in Northern Ireland or PA 7
Died: NOV 1801 in Washington Co, PA 8
Spouses: Samuel BYERS

Alternate data

Thomas WHITE:

Notes:
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BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Chester County Pennsylvania Register of Wills, Will books 1713-1854. SLC:GeneSocUT, 1946, Book B, 1713-1755, LDS Film#0020844#2.

Craig, Marion Stark, Ancestor Charts (Supplement #1) of Marion Stark Craig andhis brother Robert Andrew Craig, 1991, LDS Film#1697645 item#3.

Craig, Marion Stark, Thomas WHITE of West Cain Township, Chester County, PA, &Daughter Jean/Jane WHITE, And her Husband, Samuel BYERS, 1991, LDSFilm#1697645#7.
RESEARCH NOTES:
will dated 6 Nov 1736, proved 3 May 1737. Mentions wife Ann; three children,Jean, Thomas, and John; brother John White [Ref: ChesterCoPA Wills B-20]

signed his last Will and Testament on Nov 6 1736, and it was entered forprobate on May 3 1737. Will still survives in the Chester County Archives,117 West Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380, recorded o page 20 of Will Book"B". The person who recorded the Will onto page 20 left out line line of theoriginal will. [Ref: Craig WHITE p2]

Mar 15 1742/3: Robert Anderson appointed guardian for Jane, Thomas andJohn White, minor children of Thomas White, deceased, with James Love andJames Graham as Anderson's securities [Ref: Craig WHITE p1]

----------Chester Co PA Wills B-20, dated 6 Nov 1736, proved 3 May 1737:
In the name of God amen. I Thomas White of West Caln in the County ofChester and Province of Pennsylvania Yeoman being very sick and weak in bodybut of perfect Wit and Memory do make this as my last Will and Testament, Thatis to Say I first of all Recommend my Spirit to God who gave it and my body tothe dust to be decently interred at the discretion of my Executor and as towhat of this World's goods it hath pleased God to bless me with I do leave inform and manner following, that is to say, I leave and bequeath unto my dearlyand well beloved wife Ann the one third part of all my Estate. I leave andbequeath to my three Children Jean, Thomas and John to be equally dividedamongst them only. I leave and bequeath unto my Dear Daughter Jean one blackHeifer, a strait Coat and Jacket of broad cloth. I leave and bequeath unto myBrother John and Likewise the great Coat he gave unto me. I bequeath unto himagain and that he shall have one of the Cows at the appraisement of twoJudicious men and shall pay interest for the money while he hath it in hishand and further I do allow that all my goods be registered and praised by twoJudicious men and further I allow that the Children parts be put to the bestuse for them and that my Dear Wife Shall have it in her hand giving Securitywhile the remains in Widowhood and it Shall be in the Executor power to takeit out of her hand when She is Married to any man and I further do allow andimpower Samuel Henry as my sold Executor and I also do appoint and impower byBrother John White to take account of them both This Acknowledge as my lastWill and Testament and do hereby disannull all former Wills TestamentsContracts whatsoever formerly Willed or Contracted. In Witness whereof I havehereunto set my hand and affixed my Seal this Sixth day of November AnnoDomini 1736. Thomas White.
Witness present William Gregory, Samuel Henry.
Chester, 3rd of May 1737. Then personally appeared William Gregory andSamuel Henry the Witnesses to the within written Will the said William Gregoryon his Affirmation and Samuel Henry on his Oath did Declare and say they werePresent and Saw the Testator therein Named Sign Seal Publish Pronounce anddeclare the said writing to be his Last Will and Testament and that at thedoing thereof he was of sound mind and Memory to the best of theirunderstanding. Affirmed Joseph Parker, Deputy Register
Be it remembered that the third day of May Anno Domini 1737 the last Willand Testament of Thomas White lake of West Caln in the County aforesaiddeceased was proved in due form of law as Probate and Letters ofAdministration was granted to John Love and Samuel Henry Executors thereinnamed being first attested well and truly to Administer and to bring in anInventory of the said deceased Estate into the Register Office for the saidCounty of Chester aforesaid on or before the third day of June next to Exhibita Just Account of Their administration when Legally thereunto Required GivenUnder the seal of the said Office. Joseph Parker, D Register. [Ref:ChesterCoPA Wills B-20, Craig WHITE p2]

Petition of Robert Anderson, Mar 15 1742/3:
To the Honourable Justices of the Orphans Court to be held at Chester forthe County of Chester this 15th day of March 1742/3. The petition of RobertAnderson humbly showeth that whereas your petitioner having lately married thewiddow of Thomas White, deceased, which has three small children which are notyett arrived to the age to choose guardians for themselves & therefore yourpetitioner prays that your Honours will be pleased to take the affare in yourconsideration that guardian may be chosen to take care of said orphans andyour petitioner as in duty will ebver pray, signed Robert Anderson. [Ref:Craig WHITE p1]
Sources for this Information:
date: abt 1700 [Ref: Craig Charts #34A, Craig WHITE p3], place: NorthernIreland or PA [Ref: Craig Charts #34A, Craig WHITE p3]
Sources for this Information:
date: [Ref: Craig Charts #34A, Craig WHITE p3], place: [Ref: Craig Charts#34A, Craig WHITE p3]

Ann UNKNOWN:

Notes:
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BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Chester County Pennsylvania Register of Wills, Will books 1713-1854. SLC:GeneSocUT, 1946, Book B, 1713-1755, LDS Film#0020844#2.

Craig, Marion Stark, Ancestor Charts (Supplement #1) of Marion Stark Craig andhis brother Robert Andrew Craig, 1991, LDS Film#1697645 item#3.

Craig, Marion Stark, Thomas WHITE of West Cain Township, Chester County, PA, &Daughter Jean/Jane WHITE, And her Husband, Samuel BYERS, 1991, LDSFilm#1697645#7.
RESEARCH NOTES:
Petition to Orphan's Court of Chester County, PA:
To the Honourable Justices of the Orphans Court to be held at Chestr forthe County of Chester this 15th day of March 1742/43. The petition of RobertAnderson humbly showeth that whereas your petitioner having lately married thewiddow of Thomas White, deceased which has three small children which are notyet arrived to the age to choose guardians for themselves & therefore yourpetitioner prays that your Honours will be pleased to take the affare in yourconsideration that guardian may be chosen to take care of said orphans andyour petitioner as in duty will ever pray. /signed/ Robert Anderson[Ref: Craig WHITE p1]

The records show that Robert Anderson was appointed guardian for Jane, Thomas,and John White, minor children of Thomas White, deceased, with James Love andJames Graham as Anderson's securities, on Mar 15 1742/43.[Ref: Craig WHITE p1]

The word orphan, as used above, does not mean that both parents were dead.The law considered children to be orphans if their father were dead eventhough their mother was still living. [Ref: Craig WHITE p1]
Sources for this Information:
date: abt 1711 [Ref: Craig Charts #34A]

Marriage Notes
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Sources for this Information:
date: abt 1726 [Ref: Craig Charts #34A, Craig WHITE p3], place: NorthernIreland or PA [Ref: Craig Charts #34A], names: Thomas WHITE & Ann ___ [Ref:ChesterCoPA Wills B-20, Craig Charts #34A, Craig WHITE p3]

Footnotes

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    Date of Import: 16 Jan 2005.
  2. Ibid.
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  3. Ibid.
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  4. Ibid.
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  5. Ibid.
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  6. Ibid.
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  7. Ibid.
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  8. Ibid.
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  9. Ibid.
    Date of Import: 16 Jan 2005.

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