Biography of Daniel P. White
Potter County, PA Biographies

DANIEL P. WHITE, farmer, P. 0. East Sharon, was born in Zanesville, Ohio, October 10, 1817, a son of John and Mary (Kennedy) White. His father was a native of New Hampshire. and his mother of Elmira, N. Y. His father was a soldier in the war of 1812, and served under General W. H. Harrison. In 1821 they settled in Ceres, McKean Co., Penn., and later located in Hebron, Potter Co., Penn., where they cleared a farm and made their home until death. They had fourteen children, seven of whom grew to maturity, viz.: Daniel P., Arvilla (Mrs. Peter Pulver), Melinda (Mrs. Noah Dunning), Albert Levi, Martin (died of disease contracted in the army during the Civil war), and George W. (also a soldier of the Civil war, now living at Ridgway, Penn.). Daniel P. White was reared in. Ceres, McKean county, until fifteen years of age, and then moved to Hebron, Potter Co., Penn., with his parents, where he grew to manhood and first located, clearing a farm in that township. In 1859 he removed to Sharon township, where he has since resided. He married, December 24, 1837, Eunice, daughter of Judson Hinds, of Hebron township, and they have reared seven children: Samuel J., Mary J. (Mrs. Hiram Root), Sarah (Mrs. William Waer), William H., Marina (Mrs. Brown) James and Adelbert. Mr. White was a soldier in the Rebellion. enlisting in August, 1861, in Company D, Eighty fifth New York Volunteers, and served a year, but was honorably discharged on account of disability, September 1, 1862, at David' s Island, N. Y.

History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890

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