Happy 275th Birthday, Grandfather White!

Nathaniel White, Jr., my five times great grandfather, was born on 6 July 1744 in Norton,  Massachusetts, to Nathaniel and Sarah Thrasher White.  Grandfather White lived most of his life in Norton.  He met and married Mehitable Morey, daughter of Thomas and Lydia Hall Morey on 5 August 1762, in Norton.  Their seven children were all born in Norton:  Sally (1765), Cynthia (1767), Nathaniel (1769), Mehitable (1770), Prudence (1772) [my four times great grandmother], Charlotte (1773), Lydia (1778), and Lucy (1779).  Grandfather died on 24 February 1828.

Five year gap between Charlotte and Lydia?  Well, Grandfather was busy.  He was serving as a Sergeant in Captain Silas Cobb’s company, Colonel Timothy Walker’s Regiment of the Massachusetts Militia during the American Revolution.

About Pat Shaul

Genealogist / Family Historian; Blog started as a record of my Grandfather's post card collection which ran for 15 months. Then, in June, 2017, I changed over to reporting and commenting on notifications from the ANCESTRY app "We're Related" I then started to provide snippets into ancestor biographies on the dates that were significant anniversaries.
This entry was posted in Genealogy, Jenks, Revolutionary War. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s