AARON WHITE, was born in Switzerland County, Ind., April 15, 1845, and is the eighth son of a family of seventeen
children born t o John White. Aaron White received a limited education in his youth and at the age of nineteen
enlisted in Company G, One Hundred and Seventeenth Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, in the six months' service,
and after being out seven months was honorably discharged, having participated in a number of hard skirmishes.
After returning home he enlisted in the United States Navy, and served aboard the " Gen. Sherman" on
the Tennessee River. When the war closed, he assisted his father upon the farm until the fall of 1866, when he
came to this county, stopping on the Indian Prairie the first year. Since that time he has been a resident of this
township. He subsequently purchased the farm where he now lives, which contains eighty six acres of good land,
well improved. Mr. White was married, December 25, 1868, to Miss Emily M. Goar, of Jefferson Township. She was
born September 22, 1847, and is one of a family of fifteen children born to Joseph and Clarissa Goar, both natives
of Virginia. Mr. and Mrs. White have had four children, two of whom are living - Mary Clarissa and Daniel V. Mr.
White is a Republican, and his wife is a member of the Friends' Church.
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Tipton County, IN
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