Third Generation

32. Hiram S. "Hige" WHITE31,32 was born on 27 May 1856 in Texas.13 He died on 10 July 1930 at the age of 74 in Honey Grove, Fannin County, Texas.

1880 Census in Fannin Co, Prec 4, p.436A. The age is right:
H. S. White, age 23, b. TX
N. E. White, wife, age 22, b. AL, parents b. NC [Nannie E., the first wife]
J. A. White, son, age 3, b. TX
B. B. White, dau, age ??, b. TX
next door to his father's family

Hiram may be listed in the 1900 Census as H. White born May 1855 in Texas. Father born in TN, mother born in MO. He's listed with wife Addie, 10 years younger who has had no children and 4 children who are surely from a first wife. In the neighboring area are also a J. Sebastian, age 39 and Frank, age 45 and their families. "J." has his mother Sarah age 78, born in MO living in his household. These are likely Sebastian cousins.
Justice Precinct 4, Fannin Co, TX
H. S. White, b. May 1855, age 45, married for 5 years, b. TX, father b. TN, mother b. MO
Addia, wife, b. Jan 1865, age 35, no children, b. AL
Edy, son, b. Sept 1884, age 15, mother's birthplace "unknown"
Allie, son, b. Aug 1887, age 12
[the two sons must have been Nannie's children - she died 1888, so the daughters must have children of the second wife Bettie. Hiram married Addie about 1895]
Pearl, dau, b. Sep 1890, age 9
Josey, dau, b. Oct 1892, age 7

1910 Census. Justice Precinct 4, Fannin Co, TX, Hh 47
H. S. White, age 52, married 3 times, married the last time for 14 years
Addie, wife, age 42, married 1 time, for 14 years
Edd White, son, age 24
Al White, son, age 22

1930 Census. Precinct 8, Fannin Co, TX, Hh 323
Hiram S. White, age 73, was age 20 at first marriage
Addie, wife, age 63, was 30 at first marriage

Texas Death Certificate #34253
Hige S. White died in Honey Grove, Fannin Co, TX. He was married, but wife is listed simply as Mrs. Hige White. He was born 27 May 1856 in Texas, and died 10 Jul 1930, age 75. He was a farmer. He died of progressive paralysis of two years duration, finally reaching his heart. Influenza was a contributing factor. Father was Andy White, b. TN; mother was Sabastian, given name and place not known. E. W. White of Honey Grove was the informant. Hige was buried Woods Cemetery.

All three wives are buried near him:
Woods Cemetery, Fannin Co, TX
White, H.S. 1856-1930 on stone with Addie
White, Addie 1865-1933
White, Nannie E. Wife of H.S. 19 Apr 1857 - 10 Apr 1888
White, Bettie A. wife of H.S. 4 Jan.1869-1 Oct.1893

Hiram S. "Hige" WHITE and Nancy E. "Nannie" BROWN were married on 2 December 1875 in Fannin County, Texas. Nancy E. "Nannie" BROWN was born on 19 April 1857 in Alabama. She died on 10 April 1888 at the age of 30 in Fannin County, Texas.

Buried Woods Cemetery, Fannin Co, TX

Hiram S. "Hige" WHITE and Nancy E. "Nannie" BROWN had the following children:



James Andrew WHITE was born on 17 October 1876 in Fannin County, Texas. He died on 12 March 1963 at the age of 86 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.

1910 Census. Justice Prec 5, Fannin TX, Hh 102
Jim A. White, 34, married once for 6 years, b. Texas, Farmer
Pearl, wife, 26, 2 children - 1 is living, b. GA
Vera, dau, age 5, b. TX

12 Sep 1918. World War I Draft Registration
Jim Andrew White of Vernon, Walbarger Co, TX was age 41, born 17 Oct 1876. He was a farmer. His nearest relative was Sarah Lee White (wife). Medium height, slender build, with blue eyes, brown hair.

1920 Census. Prec 1, Wilbarger Co, TX, Hh 192
Jimmie White, 43
Pearl, wife, 36
Vera, dau 14. Edgar, son 6. Estelle, Dau age 3 years, 2 months.

1930 Census. Vernon, Wilbarger Co, TX, Hh 364
2231 Violet Street
James A. White, 53, married at 28. Operator, Cotton farm
Pearl, wife, 46, married at 20
Edgar, son, 16
Estelle, dau, 13
Jack Payne, Roomer, age 20, Salesman, Department store

1940 Census. Prec 1, Wilbarger Co, TX, Hh 24
Jim A. White, 63
Pearl, wife, 56
Edgar, son 26. Estelle, dau, age 23.
Lived in the same house in 1935.

Texas Death Certificate #20581 James Andrew White, died at All Saints Hospital, Ft. Worth, TX. His address was given as 2129 Bonnie Brae, Ft. Worth - it was outside the city limits. James was born 17 oct 1876 and died 12 Mar 1963 at age 86. He was a retired Farmer, widowed. The informant was Mrs. Jack McNiel - his parents were unknown to her. He died of a heart attack, which happened in December of 1962. He also had a fall & burned his hand and hip in 1962. He was buried Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Ft. Worth.



Bettie Bell WHITE was born on 24 January 1879 in Fannin County, Texas. She died on 8 December 1930 at the age of 51 in Fannin County, Texas.

William Joseph Yarbourgh married Bettie Bell White on Sunday, September 13th 1896.
They had eight children; Nannie Bess, Annie, Lonita, Vista, Thelma, Buford, Hiram Newton and Charles Delphes (who died in infancy).
Bettie suffered from severe depression and would be bedridden the last few years of her life.
She died at age 51

1910 Census. Justice Prec 4, Fannin, TX, Hh 53
Will J. Yarbrough, 35, married one time for 13 years, b. MS, parents b. NC, Farmer
Betty, wife, age 31, 5 children - 4 are living
Nannie, dau, 12. Annie, dau 8. Loretta, dau, 4. Vista, dau, age 1.

1920 Census. Justice Prec 8, Fannin, TX, Hh 295
W. M. Yarbrough, 45
Mrs. W. M., wife 41
Lonetta, dau 14. Vista, dau, 10. Thelma, dau 8. Annie, dau, 18. Bueford, son, 6. H. M., son, 2.

1930 Census. Justice Prec 8, Fannin, TX, Hh 321
Will Yarbrough, 57, married at age 22
Bettie, wife, 51, married at 17
Thelma, dau, 19. buford, son, 16. Hiram, son, 12.
(two houses from her father)

Texas Death Certificate #58007
Mrs. Bettie Yarbrough, Honey Grove, Fannin Co, Texas, died 8 Dec 1930, of tuberculosis. She was married to W. J. Yarbrough, who was the informant. Born 24 Jan 1879. Father was H. S. White, born Texas; mother, Nannie Brown, b. in Alabama. Buried Woods Cemetery, on Dec 10th.

Buried Woods Cemetery, Fannin Co, TX.



Wreiley William WHITE.



Eddie Wilson WHITE.



Allie Reed WHITE was born on 7 August 1887 in Fannin County, Texas. He died on 10 July 1910 at the age of 22 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.

Texas Death Certificate #23867
Allie Reed White, who lived near Ladonia, Fannin Co, TX, died on 25 July 1910. He was Single. Allie was born 7 Aug 1887, age 22 years, 11 months, 18 days at death. He died of peritonitis complicated by malaria and had been ill 12 days. Buried on July 26th - the certificate does not say where. No parents listed.

Hiram S. "Hige" WHITE and Bettie Alpha HARDEN were married circa 1889. Bettie Alpha HARDEN was born on 4 January 1869. She died on 1 October 1893 at the age of 24 in Fannin County, Texas.

1870 Census. Prec 3, Ladonia, Fannin Co, TN, Hh 26
Alen Harden, 37, Farmer, b. NC
Amanda, 23, b. AR
Leander, 4, b. TX
Bettie, 1, b. TX

1880 Census. Prec 4, Fannin, TX, Hh 464
A. M. Harden, 47, Farmer
Amand, 27, wife
L. F., 12, son
B. A., 10, dau
M. J., 8, dau
F. E., 6, dau
L. C., 4, dau

Hiram S. "Hige" WHITE and Bettie Alpha HARDEN had the following children:



Pearl WHITE was born in September 1890 in Fannin County, Texas.

Listed as Mrs. Pearl Henry in obit of half-brother Eddie W. White.

1910 Census. Prec 4, Fannin, TX, Hh 77
G. T. Henry, 27, married 3 years, b. TN, parents b. TN, farmer
Pearl, wife, 19, b. TX, parents b. TX

1930 Census. Vernon, Wilbarger Co, TX, HH 367
George T. Henry, 47, married at 24, house carpenter
Pearl, wife, 39, married at 16
J. T. Jr., son 14. Jack, son, 10. Robert L., son 8. Miriam, dau, age 5.



Josie N. WHITE was born on 9 October 1892 in Fannin County, Texas. She died on 17 May 1972 at the age of 79 in Commerce, Hunt County, Texas.33 26

Listed as Mrs. Josie Wilburn in obit of half-brother, Eddie W. White.

Married James C. T. Wilburn, 26 Sep 1909, Lamar Co, TX.

1920 Census. Prec 4, Fannin, TX, Hh 117
Tate Wilburn, age 31, Movie Theater Proprieter
Josie, wife, 27
Louise, dau, 9. Vivian, dau, 7. Geraldine, dau, 5.
Wilburt Wilkes, lodger, 14, Movie machine operator
Earl Wilkes, lodger, 16, Movie machine operator

FindaGrave lists her husband as James Clayborn Tate Wilburn (1888-1951)

Texas Death Certificate #37304
Josie Wilburn died at the Medical Center in Commerce; her address was 207 Bonham St., Ladonia, Fannin Co, TX. She was born 9 Oct 1892 in Fannin County. Died a widow, age 79, 17 May 1972. Her father was Hiram White; her mother's maiden name unknown. The informant was her daughter, Mrs. C. H. Davis. She died of cardiac arrest after a heart attack. Buried Woods Cemetery, Ladonia, Fannin Co TX.

Hiram S. "Hige" WHITE and Addie Elizabeth HARDIN were married about 1895. Addie Elizabeth HARDIN was born in January 1865 in Alabama. She died on 12 November 1933 at the age of 68 in Fannin County, Texas.

I doubt this is Addie - she isn't quite old enough - yet no other child of similar name can be found in Alabama in 1870.
1870 Census. Twp 12, Montgomery, AL, Hh 150
James Hardin, 25 - all b. Alabama
Elizabeth, 20
Adie, age 2, b. AL

Texas Death Index
Mrs. H. S. White, Fannin Co, died 11-12-33.