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Thomas Wells White
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Birth: Aug. 12, 1739
New Braintree
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 3, 1815
Washington County
Ohio, USA

Thomas was born seven years after the birth of George Washington and four years before the birth of Thomas Jefferson. At that time it was unusual for a person to have a middle name, but Thomas later proved to be an unusual person. At the age of 20, in 1759, he graduated from Harvard University. He returned to New Braintree and became a merchant, a teacher, town clerk and town assessor. In 1777 he moved to Barnard, Vermont where he was the town clerk from 1778 to 1785.

He was 26 when the Revoluntionary War started in 1775. With his education and roles of leadership you would expect him to be an officer, but the only record found was T. W. White, private.

In 1764 he married Naomi Wood Wright. They had 11 children; 5 were born in New Braintree and 6 in Barnard. Naomi died in 1798. The following year, 1799, Thomas, 4 sons, a daughter and their families, 18 in the group migrated to the Northwest Territory. The place they settled became part of the stste of Ohio in 1803.
Family links: 
  David White (1710 - 1784)
  Naomi Wood Wright (1746 - 1798)*
  David Matthais White (1765 - 1840)*
  Thomas White (1767 - 1848)*
  Rhoda White Fay (1773 - 1864)*
  Fanny White Ripley (1783 - 1824)*
  John White (1783 - 1829)*
  Samuel White (1789 - 1823)*
  Thomas Wells White (1739 - 1815)
  Sarah White Hedge (1741 - 1808)*
  Susanna White Danforth (1743 - 1779)*
*Calculated relationship
Milner Cemetery
Washington County
Ohio, USA
Maintained by: Don Thompson
Originally Created by: Chris Painter
Record added: Jun 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38338339
Thomas Wells White
Added by: Chris Painter
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Ancestral Grandfather
- Bonnie Rickman
 Added: Apr. 18, 2015

- Diane Goodnite
 Added: Oct. 6, 2009

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