Reuben and Mary Ann White – On This Date in 1818

On this date the 5th of November in 1818, Rueban White married Mary Ann Courtney in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana.*

Reuben White was born around 1796 in Natchez District, Mississippi to parents James White and Mary “Polly” Paul (still researching).**** He died sometime after 1850 in Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana.***

Mary Ann Courtneys was born in 1801 (still researching parents) and died in 1847 in Catahoula Parish.**

Reuben and Mary Ann were parents to 13 children* including our maternal great-great-great grandfather James Keitha White:**

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 Keitha White was married to Elvira Freeman

James K.’s parents – ^^^^^Rueben White was married to Mary Ann Courtney

(^) stands for 

each generation 

between our

parents and

Rueben & Mary.


**Source: Roots

***Source: 1850 United States Census

****Source: James White and Mary “Polly” Paul)


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