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Abner White

Birthplace: Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Mabbettsville, Dutchess County, New York
Place of Burial: Lithgow, Dutchess County, New York
Immediate Family:

Son of William White and Elizabeth White
Husband of Ruth White
Father of Mary Harris; Charles White; William A. White; James White; Ruth White and 5 others
Brother of Roger White; Sarah Brown; George White; Hannah Taber; William White, Jr. and 6 others

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About Abner White


  • 147. Benjamin Franklin Wilbour, Little Compton Families, Volume I & II.
  • 152. Ruth Sherman and Robert Sherman, Mayflower Families - William White, General Society of Mayflower Descendants - 2002, 13.


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Abner White's Timeline

April 24, 1724
Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
January 9, 1748
Age 23
Little Compton, Newport, RI
March 2, 1753
Age 28
Mabbettsville, Dutchess County, New York
Age 31
Mabbetsville, Dutchess County, Province of New York
Age 34
Mabbetsville, Dutchess County, Province of New York
Age 39
Mabbetsville, Dutchess County, Province of New York
Age 44
Mabbetsville, Dutchess County, Province of New York
April 9, 1770
Age 45
Mabbetsville, Dutchess County, Province of New York
October 1794
Age 70
Mabbettsville, Dutchess County, New York

Note on from Kent Alexander A Great-great-great-great-grandson of Ruth Brownell White
Age 79 years 2 months 22 days.

ABNER6 WHITE, eighth child of William5 and Elizabeth [Cadman] White, was born about 1725 at Dartmouth, Bristol County, Mass, formerly in Rhode Island. He married Apr. 14, 1745-6, at Little Compton, R. I., to Ruth Brownell, daughter of Charles and Mary [Wilber] Brownell. The intention of their marriage was filed Feb. 22, 1745 (See Rhode Island Vital Records, vol. 4, Little Compton, pp. 11 and 87. Also Kirbys of New England). They were married by Richard Billings, J. P. They moved to Dutchess County, N. Y., before 1752, the first mention of them being there at that time. They were farmers, and lived near the four corners of Mabbettsville. They died there and are buried in the family burying ground on the farm. The writer visited this spot in May, 1924, and at that time many of the inscriptions were easily deciphered. Many stones were fallen and broken. The one of Ruth White looks as though it might last forever. The record, crudely chiseled in black slate-like stone, poorly spelled, probably erected in loving memory by the surviving children, follows:

"R Whit dyed March 28 1806 aged 78 years and 8 months and 22 days".

A head stone and a foot stone beside her grave very evidently mark her husband's grave but the carving, were there ever any, is not to be seen.