John White, of King William County

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John White, II

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: New Kent, Virginia, USA
Death: January 23, 1726 (60-68)
Isle Wight,,Virginia,USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John White, of New Kent; John White; Eady White and Eady LLewellin
Husband of Mary White and Elizabeth Elizabeth White
Father of Thomas White; Jeremiah White, Sr.; Daniel White; Joseph White; John White, Jr. and 5 others
Brother of Rachel White; Lucy White; Thomas White; William White and Elizabeth White

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About John White, of King William County

John would have been born in New Kent Co, from which King & Queen Co. was formed in 1691. King William Co. was then formed from it in 1702. Carolina and parts of Spotsylvania were also formed from King & Queen.

1705 - From "Extracts from King William County records," in the Virginia Historical Magazine, Vol. 25, page 174:

In 1705, Thomas Ellett deeded land in King William County to his son-in-law, John White and wife Mary. In 1730, they are mentioned in Spotslyvania County.

4 Apr 1730 - In Deed Book "B"-1729-1734 of Spotslyvania County., April 4, 1730, deeded of John White of Saint John's Parrish, King William County, Gent., to Thomas Crothers of St. George Parrish, Spotslyvania Co., Planter, witnessed, Richard Gregory, Joe Roberts and Thos.White. Mary, wife of John White, acknowledged the dower.

6 Mar 1743 - From Crozier's "Records of Spotsylvania County":

March 6, 1743. James White and Sarah, his wife, of Hanover Co., to Thos. White of Spots. Co. L 29 Curr. 300 a. (devised to sd James White by the will of his father, John White, dec'd., recorded in King Wm. Co.).

The link between John and his son Daniel is circumstantial. No records exist directly linking the two. However, connections between John's proven sons (Thomas and James) and Daniel exist.

John White was a member of the Virginia Assembly.


John White II was born in 1662 in New Kent County, Virginia, on land that later became Hanover county. He was the son of John White, Sr., and Eady Llewellen (aka Llewellin). The White family were English, perhaps from Wiltshire, perhaps from Yorkshire. John White Sr. had come to Lower Norfolk County, Virginia as a child, probably a servant or apprentice. His "headright" had been paid to William Croutch in 1639 along with John Warford, Thomas Smith, Peter Hill, William Minnokes: 250 acres called Woolfe Neck in Lower Norfolk County.[1] If the research by Jim White is correct, John Sr. had followed older brother, Thomas White, who at age 16, emigrated from England to Virginia aboard the ship George in August 1635 and settled on the Eastern branch of the Elizabeth River in Lower Norfolk County.

The White family established themselves on what became the VA/NC border, then entirely in Virginia colony, building a plantation on Knotts Island. John Sr., married Eady Llewellin (aka Llewellen), born in 1640 in Virginia, around 1660, and they had several children, including John II, born ca. 1662 either in Norfolk County or New Kent County (later was Hanover Co.). John II became a Colonel in the British colonial Army. Around 1695 he married Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Elbert and they lived primarily in New Kent County, Virginia, raising their family there.

John White came from Whitley, England to Isle of Wight County, Virginia.

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John White, of King William County's Timeline

New Kent, Virginia, USA
October 8, 1695
Age 33
Albemarle Co, Charlottesville, Virginia
Age 35
New Kent , VA, United States
Age 38
Bedford, Bedford County, Virginia, United States
March 22, 1703
Age 41
New Kent , VA, United States
Age 44
King & Queen, Virginia, USA
Age 45
St John, King William, VA
Age 48
Age 48
Age 50