Francis James White

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Francis James White

Nicknames: "Honest Frank"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Ravensworth, , Singleton, New South Wales, Australia
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of James White and Sarah Jane White
Husband of Mary Hannah White
Father of Henry Luke White; Victor Martindale White and James Cobb White
Brother of Edward White, of Martindale; Frederick Robert White; Henry Charles White; James White and Ven. William Edward White

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About Francis James White

Francis (1830-1875) was born at Ravensworth, New South Wales, on 21 April 1830. Educated at Maitland by Gregor and Rev. Thomas Aitken he qualified as a surveyor before returning to Edinglassie. On 6 July 1853 he married Mary Hannah Cobb of Anambah, and lived at Belltrees for ten years before settling at Edinglassie, his share of his father's estate. Genial and generous he was 'a principal mover in all public matters' in Muswellbrook, where he was chairman of the bench of magistrates and president of the hospital board and the agricultural society. In 1875 he was elected to the Legislative Assembly for the Upper Hunter but died suddenly of fever at Edinglassie on 4 May. He was survived by his wife, a daughter and six sons, of whom the most notable were James Cobb of Edinglassie, a well-known breeder of Aberdeen Angus cattle, and Henry Luke of Belltrees.

Australian Dictionary of Bibliography http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/white-james-4837

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Francis James White's Timeline

1830
April 21, 1830
, Singleton, New South Wales, Australia
1853
July 6, 1853
Age 23
1855
1855
Age 24
1860
May 9, 1860
Age 30
1867
1867
Age 36
1875
May 4, 1875
Age 45
May 4, 1875
Age 45