Biography of T. Jefferson White


White, T. Jefferson, Hamburg, p. o. Blasdell, was born in the town of Brant, Erie county, N. Y., January 24, 1840, and educated in the district schools. In 1860 he married Mary Baxter of Chicago and she died the same year. August 14, 1862, he enlisted in Co. A, 116th N. Y., Vols., and was wounded twice, first at the siege of Fort Hudson and second at Opequan Creek. He was promoted corporal and was honorably discharged June 9, 1865. His father, Moses White, was born in Vermont in 1812, and when a young man came to this State and county. He married Louisa A. Mosher, and they had nine children. Mr. White died March 14, 1878, and his widow resides with her son, T. Jefferson, at this date (1896).

Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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