On this date the 11th of November in 1859, our maternal great-great-great grandfather James Keitha White passed away in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana.*
James Keith White was born in 1820 or 1821 to parents Reuben White and Mary Ann (Canty) Courtney in Louisiana.
James married Elvira Freeman in Louisiana on July 1, 1847.* They were the parents to our maternal great-great grandfather John White.** After Elvira’s death around 1860, James second marriage was to his widowed sister-in-law, Mary Elizabeth Freeman White**** on July 22, 1862 and together they had two children.
Here is how we are related:
Our parents – Nelda Grace LaPrarie was married to Floyd Dee Adams
Nelda’s parents – ^John Alvis LaPrarie was married to Lucy Dee Wright
John A.’s parents – ^^Azelia Sidonia White was married to John Louis M. LaPrarie
Azelia’s parents – ^^^ John White was married to Azeline Deville
John’s parents – ^^^^James Keith White was married to Elvira Freeman
(^) stands for
parents and James.
*Source: Our Family History,
**Source: 1880 US.Federal Census
****Source: 1870 US Federal Census