|Birth: ||Dec., 1839|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Apr. 13, 1863|
St. Bernard Parish
A Civil War Soldier, Pvt - Company (H) 31st Regiment, Infantry Missouri Volunteers, mustered in 10th September 1862, under Capt. Burch.
LUKE IS NOT BURIED HERE, but interred at CHALMETTE NATIONAL CEMETERY, at Chalmette, St. Bernard Parish, LA.
Luke was the fourth (4th) born son of James White, [1814-1866] and his 1st wife: (Mrs.) Elizabeth Teague White. (James m. Elizabeth 8 Aug 1834, Davidson Co, NC, Bondsman was John Swicegood and Witness John W. Lindsey).
Listed here is data from Alexander White's military file, bro. of Luke's. (That he, Alex, was almost 3 years old when his mother died and he also had a half-sister that was "his mother's but not his father's daughter," she died of bad lungs when she was very young.)
As named in Alexander White's military file,
Alex's full brothers:
Valentine White, [1835-1924]
Henry White, [1837-1863]
LUKE White, [1840-1863]
John White, b.c1838, NAMED ONLY on 1850 census in NC.
From Missouri Adjutant General's Office:
Luke's physical description when mustered into Union Army:
6ft.,dark haired,blue eyed,fair complexion, Single,resided in Wayne Co, as black-smith, age 32(?) AGE at death 23 yrs.(Typing error on his enlistment age)? Luke was listed as 20, on the 1860 census, St. Francois Twp., of Wayne Co, MO.
Luke's half-siblings: Seven
James Romules White, [1844-1922]Lucy Elizabeth White,[c1847-????]Josiah Hampton White, [1851-1935 in L.A. CA]
Sarah Jane White, [c1853-????]
Minerva White Heath, [c1856-1877]
Casandra White Heath, [c1858-1878]
George Murphy White, [1862-1913]
This gravesite & Henry's was found & created by Jerry White and he being the very nice & generous person that he is, transferred both Memorials into my care. Neither is actually buried here, but the only people that are apt to recognize them are ones who are descendants of the siblings of both Henry and Luke.
A lady, Barbara Munson, has just added Luke's Gov't Marker.
Thank you both, this is so great!!! SuzyQ
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James White (1814 - 1866)
Valentine Felt White (1835 - 1924)*
Henry White (1837 - 1863)*
Luke White (1839 - 1863)
Luke White (1839 - 1863)*
Alexander White (1841 - 1912)*
Josiah Hampton White (1851 - 1935)*
Note: Note: Luke is not actually buried here, but in Chalmette National Cemetery in Chalmette, St Bernard Parish, LA.
White Hollow Cemetery
Created by: SuzyQ
Record added: Dec 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62596567
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