Biography of C. C. White
Madison County, NY Biographies





White, C. C., p. o. Stockbridge, one of the most successful business men of Stockbridge, was born in that town, November 19, 1834, a son of Henry and Hettie (Bennett) White, natives of Oswego county, N. Y. In 1834 they came to Stockbridge, where he died in 1847, aged fifty two years, and his wife died at the age of sixty one. Mr. White's grandfather was Zadoc White, who lived and died in New York State. C. C. White was educated in the common schools and began life as a cabinet maker and undertaker, which business he followed very successfully thirty nine years. He was very popular and his business extended over considerable territory. Not being able to endure the work he sold out in 1891 and in 1896 engaged in the hardware business. Mr. White is an ardent Democrat and has been assessor five years. He is a member of Prosperity Lodge No. 484, I. O. O. F. He has been twice married; first, to Eliza Cramer, by whom he had two children: Mary A. and Theodore. His second wife was Lucy C. Bishop, by whom one child has been born to them, Alma B. Mr. White owns a farm of 168 acres of land, besides his property in Stockbridge. He started in a poor boy, but by attending strictly to business has become one of the well to do men of his town.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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