Robert White "the elder"

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Robert White

Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Hillfarrance, Somerset, England
Death: Died in South Petherton, Somerset, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard White of Somerset and Helen White
Husband of Alice White (Wright)
Father of Richard White; John White; Robert White of Somerset and Richard White
Brother of Alice Chicke; Edward White; William White; Emmie White; Grace White and 3 others

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About Robert White "the elder"

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ROBERT White 3 (7), mentioned in the wills of his father and brother William, as Robert the elder, b. probably in Hillfarrance about 1550 m. before 1578, Alice , who d. in South Petherton, buried Aug. 22, 1596. Robert is first mentioned in South Petherton, July 4, 1573, when he is a witness and one of the overseers of the will of John Thorne of that place. He was Churchwarden there, 1578. He was buried Sept. 7, 1600, as "Robert White, senior." His will proved at Taunton, but lost.


17. Richard 4 White, mentioned in the will of his grandfather, in 1578, m. in South Petherton, June 21, 1607, Margaret Pittered.

18. John White, 4 b. (no date), m. (1) Mary, who d. 1593; m. (2) Alice, who survived him. Her will dated Oct. 26; proved Dec. 9, 1636. He like his father, was churchwarden in 1593, d. May 12, 1623.

19. Robert White, 4 +

Source: Ancestry of John Barber White, by Almira Larkin White.

Generation No. 1

1. ROBERT1 WHITE died Sep 1600. He married ALICE. She died Aug 1596 in South Petherton, Somerset, England.

More About ROBERT WHITE: Burial: 07 Sep 1600

More About ALICE: Burial: 22 Aug 1596, South Petherton, Somerset, England Children of ROBERT WHITE and ALICE are: 2. i. JOHN2 WHITE, d. 1623. 3. ii. ROBERT WHITE, d. 08 Mar 1642, South Petherton, Somerset, England.

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Robert White "the elder"'s Timeline

Hillfarrance, Somerset, England
Age 23
South Petherton, Somerset, , England
Age 26
South Petherton, Somerset, England, (Present UK)
January 6, 1573
Age 31
Somerset, England
Age 34
South Petherton, Somerset, England
September 7, 1600
Age 58
South Petherton, Somerset, England
September 7, 1600
Age 58