James Carson White

James Carson White[1]

Male 1911 - 1978  (67 years)

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  • Name James Carson White 
    Born 13 Feb 1911  Lost Creek, Harrison Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Dec 1978  Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Broad Run Baptist Church Cemetery, Lightburn, Lewis Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID P4460  Robert Jackson
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2020 

    Father Enoch White,   b. 12 Sep 1870,   d. 27 Feb 1954  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Stella Adams,   b. 13 Jun 1879,   d. 18 Aug 1963  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F1527  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christine Hall (twin) Jackson,   b. 22 Oct 1910, Jane Lew, Lewis Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 2005, Jane Lew, Lewis Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 9 Jun 1935  Jane Lew, Lewis Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Infant White,   b. 25 Jan 1941, Jane Lew, Lewis Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1941, Jane Lew, Lewis Co., West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     2. Living
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F908  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • From Bill White, descendant: James Carson White was born in Lost Creek, [Harrison County, West Virginia] moved to Jane Lew when he was 6 with his parents when his father moved White's Feed Store to Jane Lew. Graduated from Jane Lew High School in 1929. Attended Clarksburg Business College. Worked for his Father in White's Feed starting when he was 10 driving truck and delivering feed. Active in Democratic politics. Purchased 1/2 interest in Feed store from his father and later bought the other half interest. Appointed to Lewis County Board of Education in 1950. Ran for re-election in 1952 and 1958. Won both times by overwhelming majorities. Responsible for the building of new Jane Lew Elementary in 1954. Responsible for addition of Band Room and new Chemistry Lab and Typing room at Jane Lew High School. Died in Clarksburg in Blands Pharmacy.

      James and Christine's first child died the day he was born 25 Jan, 1941.

      A note on his find-a-grave memorial, "Last owner of White's Feed Store located in Jane Lew, WV. In the middle 1950s the largest feed store in WV. Handled Tuxedo Feeds. Member of the Lewis County Board of Education 1950-date of death. Active in Democrat Party. One of the founding members and first secretary of the Jane Lew Volunteer Fire Department. Died of a heart attack while shopping in Clarksburg."

  • Sources 
    1. [S347984688] McWhorter Jackson Sketches, 39.

    2. [S347984674] Find A Grave Website, (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi).
      Find A Grave Memorial# 11293648

    3. [S347984674] Find A Grave Website, (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi), Memorial# 11293648.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11293648/james-carson-white

    4. [S347984778] Email from William Carson "Bill" White of Jane Lew, WV., ().

    5. [S347985268] Newspaper article transcribed by Jerry Gross.



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