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James White

James White, American army officer, pioneer, legislator. member North Carolina House of Commons from Hawkins County, 1789; member Tennessee Constitutional Convention, 1796.

Background

  • White, James was born in 1747 in Rowan County, North Carolina, United States. Son of Moses and Mary (McConnell) White.

  • Career

    • Major North Carolina, Militia, 1790. General Tenn.

    Membership

    Member North Carolina House of Commons from Hawkins County, 1789. Member Tennessee Constitutional Convention, 1796.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Lawson, April.
    • father: Moses White
    • mother: Mary (McConnell) White
    • spouse: Mary Lawson
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    Died August 14, 1821
    (aged 74)
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