Biography of Charles S. White
Wayne County, NY Biographies





White, Charles S., was born in Rensselaer county September 5, 1833, educated in the district schools, and finished at private boarding school. He followed farming until 1862. September 9, 1856, he married Frances S. Tuft, by whom he has one son, Fred. C. Mr. White came to this town in 1874, having been in the mercantile trade at his old home for twelve years. and this business he has successfully followed since 1875, in this town. Fred. C. was educated in the common schools, with a year in Troy, and in the Union School and Academy. In 1880 he became a partner in the business, under the firm name of C. S. White & Son. He married Minnie M. Horton. of East Newark, and they have a son, Elmer F. H. Mr. White's father, Jacob White, was born in Medway, Mass., in 1788, and was a manufacturer. In 1814 he married Prisa Lewis, of Walpole, Mass., and they had eleven children: Lewis, Sally, Prisa, Miranda, Philip, Jacob, David. William, Charles S., Martha, and Mary J. He came with his family to this State in 18 6, where he died in 1870. and his wife in 1888, at the age of ninety four. Mrs. White's father, Sprague Tuft, was born in New York State in 1800, and married first a Miss Culver, by whom he had one daughter. Lydia M. life married second Sophia B. Watson, and had twelve children: George W., lames E., W. Dewitt, Frances S., H. Cordelia, Melinda V., Amelia C., I. Nelson, Watson, Lucerne, Emerson, and Martha A Both parents are now living. Our subject is a member of Newark Lodge No. 82, F. and A. M.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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