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Percival Wayland White
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Birth: Dec. 25, 1857
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1912, At Sea

Percy was a son of Nelson Davis White & Julia Davis Long.

He was a nephew of Massachusetts Governor, John Davis Long.

He was named after his uncle, Percival Wayland Bartlet.

He was married on 10 Sep 1884 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts by Rev. Charles H. Wheeler, to Edith Frazar Wheeler.

They had 2 sons:
. Percival Wayland White, Jr. (1887 - 1970)
+ sp: Mary Este Cliff
. Richard Frazar White (1890 - 1912)

He and his son Richard both died on the Titanic on April 15th, 1912. His body was never recovered.


Courier News (Plainfield, N.J.), April 22, 1912

Mr Percival Wayland White, 54, was married to Edith Frasar Wheeler and they had two sons, Percival jr. and Richard Frasar.

Percival Wayland White was a prominent and successful cotton manufacturer in Winchendon Springs, Massachusetts. A few years before they sailed on the Titanic, the White family moved from Winchendon Springs to Brunswick, Maine.

He boarded the Titanic, with his son Richard at Southampton following a tour of Europe. They travelled as first class passengers and occupied cabin D-26 (ticket number 35281, 77 5s 9d).

Both men lost their lives in the sinking. The body of Percival White was never found.
Family links: 
  Nelson Davis White (1818 - 1889)
  Julia Davis Long White (1825 - 1882)
  Edith Frazar Wheeler White (1863 - 1944)*
  Richard Frasar White (1890 - 1912)*
  Julia Matilda White Castle (1849 - 1943)*
  Joseph Nelson White (1851 - 1919)*
  Zadoc Long White (1854 - 1925)*
  Percival Wayland White (1857 - 1912)
  Allan Temple White (1860 - 1945)*
  Nellie Mandana White Brinckerhoff (1873 - 1909)*
*Calculated relationship

DECEMBER 25, 1857
APRIL 15, 1912
Note: TEAMWORK TRANSFER on 4 Apr 2012 with Tim Cooper
Riverside Cemetery
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Linda (Pedini) Patten
Record added: Mar 27, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10689517
Percival Wayland White
Added by: Marc Brouillette
Percival Wayland White
Added by: Linda (Pedini) Patten
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- Dr. William Russo
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May GOD Bless you Whites and our Harvey/Harvie families as you so have blessed these UNITED STATES of North America and Europe! Thank you for your being and service!
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