|Birth: ||Nov. 15, 1839|
|Death: ||May 4, 1921|
James Ransom White was born in Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia on 15 Nov. 1839. The family moved close to Smithville, Itawamba Co., Mississippi, by 1850.
James Ransom enlisted in the Confederate Army, 1st Mississippi Infantry, Company H on 1 Sept. 1861 and served until the end of the war in 1865. He was taken prisoner twice. Once he was imprisoned at Fort Donelson, Tenn; after being exchanged, he fought at Port Hudson on the river below Vicksburg and was imprisoned there when the company surrendered three days after Vicksburg fell. He was released by parole.
James moved his family, along with his mother, his widowed sister and her family,and his wife's younger sister Roverta Henderson, by covered wagon to Rogers, Bell Co., Texas between Nov. 1, 1869 and sometime in Dec.1869.
James Ransom lived in Rogers, Lott, Madisonville, and Mart, Texas where he died.
James was a Methodist lay minister and a Mason; James was a blacksmith.
Roverta Henderson White (1850 - 1933)*
Niny Manny White (1865 - 1945)*
Jessie White Kinsey (1868 - 1955)*
Elee (Tank) White (1872 - 1951)*
Addie Bell White Storey (1884 - 1962)*
Alice White Turner (1891 - 1961)*
Burnice White Reed (1894 - 1974)*
Plot: Old Baptist Section Lot 1
GPS (lat/lon): 31.54037, -96.82456
Created by: couchpotato
Record added: Oct 15, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6856040
Added: Feb. 18, 2004