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Mitchell Porter "Mitch" White
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1826
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1913
Lovelady
Houston County
Texas, USA

Mitchell Porter "Mitch" White was the son of Thomas White & Elizabeth (Phillips) White.
Married to Margaret Elizabeth Benfield on January 18, 1877 in Polk Co, Texas.

Mitchell P. White, was in the Confederate Army and served in Company B Gould's 6th Battalion Texas Cavalry. In 1850 he lived in Hurricane, Bradley County, Arkansas. Later that year, he married Blanche Whiteside. They had four children while living in Arkansas: James, Emily, Eveline, and Mary Jane. The family moved to Shelby County, Texas, in 1858 and then to Polk County, Texas before 1870. Their three children born in Texas were Eliza, Martha, and Mitchell Jr. Blanche died in Polk County, Texas in the early to mid 1870s. The location of her grave is unknown.

Mitchell married the young Margaret Elizabeth Benfield on January 18, 1877 in Polk County, Texas. The family moved soon after to Houston County, Texas. Mitchell and Margaret Elizabeth had seven children: Blanche, Thomas J., Roxy Ann, Margaret Ella, Ransom, Grover C., and Franklin Porter White.

Mitchell was said to have been a large man. Family stories have it that he stood nearly seven feet tall, weighed over 300 pounds had extremely large hands.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Margaret Elizabeth Benfield White (1854 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  Emily R. White Richards (1852 - 1931)*
  Mitchell Porter White (1868 - 1939)*
  Thomas J White (1881 - 1954)*
  Roxy Ann White Parrish (1882 - 1962)*
  Margaret Ella White Knox (1886 - 1971)*
  Grover C. White (1889 - 1956)*
  Ransom White (1889 - 1899)*
  Franklin Porter White (1893 - 1985)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Father
 
Burial:
Antioch Cemetery
Lovelady
Houston County
Texas, USA
Plot: Sec 19, row 19 plot 03 (1903)
 
Maintained by: Lee Ann
Originally Created by: Joel Farringer
Record added: Jun 30, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9016058
Mitchell Porter Mitch White
Added by: Carol Hoch was Johnson
 
 
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~Mitch White~ "served in Company B Gould's 6th Battalion Texas Cavalry"
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 Added: Mar. 5, 2013
~MTCHELL PORTER WHITE~
- MYates Vandver
 Added: Feb. 11, 2013
Do not stand by my grave and weep; I am not there, I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blows, I am the sunlight on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. Do not stand by my grave and cry, I am not there, I did not die.
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 Added: Feb. 10, 2013
 
 
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