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White, Henry Obadiah

Naomi Alice Hudnall White

Henry Obadiah White

Joe Leslie White, Sr.


Lonnie Bunyan White

Rube Hailey, Lena White Hailey
& Leslie White Sr.


Ada White Hoyt

Emma White Pierce with daughter and granddaughters, four generations.


The following family information was given to the site by Vicki Carter.

NAOMI ALICE HUDNALL was born July 11, 1855 in Sumter, South Carolina, and died November 20, 1933 (alternate date: Nov 30, 1933) in Dekalb, Mississippi. She married HENRY OBEDIAH WHITE February 21, 1879, son of John White and Elizibeth Perkins.

Children of Naomi Hudnall and Henry White are:
i. MARY EMMA WHITE, b. December 28, 1879, Dekalb, Mississippi; d. Sep 20, 1971; m. PHILLIP LEE PIERCE, October 22, 1896.
ii. LENA ELIZIBETH WHITE, b. March 26, 1880, Dekalb, Mississippi; d. Mar 19, 1972 m. RUBE C. HAILEY, February 16, 1898.
iii. LEONIDAS BUNYAN "LONNIE" WHITE, SR. b. June 13, 1884, Dekalb, Mississippi; d. Nov 9, 1984; m. IVEY MILLER GWIN, Private.
iv. SAM BENNETT WHITE, b. December 20, 1884, Dekalb, Mississippi; d. Oct 10, 1884.
v. ADA IRENE WHITE, b. November 29, 1890, Dekalb, Mississippi; d. Jul 11, 1972; m. GROVER CLEVELAND HOYT, WFT Est 1904-1937.
vi. JOSEPH LESLIE WHITE, b. February 18, 1894, Dekalb, Mississippi; d. WFT Est 1925-1985; m. MYRTLE PALMER, Private.
vii. EUNICE WHITE, b. Private; m. GRAY COTTON, Private.

Walter M. White added the death date to Mary Emma White, Lena Elizabeth White, Sam Bennett White and Ada Irene White. Also added alternate death date to Naomi Alice Hudnall. He also gave the full name for Leonidas Bunyan White, Sr.



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