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Robert White

Male - Bef 1617


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  • Name Robert White 
    Born of Messing, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 17 Jun 1617  Messing, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 17 Jun 1617  Messing, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I9083  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2016 

    Family Bridget Allgar,   b. 11 Mar 1562, Shalford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jun 1617  (Age > 55 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1585  Shalford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
    +1. Mary White,   b. Bef 24 Aug 1590, Shalford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1652, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 62 years)
    +2. Anna White,   b. Bef 13 Jul 1600, Shalford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1647, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2018 11:32:40 
    Family ID F1619  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "According to [Mormon Pioneer Genealogy Library] projections, the largest family in America today is the posterity of Robert White (b. ca. 1560) & Bridget Allgar, with a Mormon posterity of 430,000 and an American posterity of 29 million. The next five families are Edward Griswold and Margaret, Joseph Loomis and Mary White (daughter of Robert and Bridget above), Gerard Spencer and Alice Whitbread, Thomas Ford and Elizabeth Charde, and Thomas Bliss and Margaret Hulins, each with a Mormon posterity of 270,000 and an American posterity of 18 million." [Michel L. Call and Gary Boyd Roberts, "Mormon Pioneer Genealogy Library Acquired by NEHGS," 1985.]

      "ROBERT WHITE of Messing, Essex, England who married Bridget Allgar and whose descendants immigrate to Connecticut. His parentage remains unknown. Best research remains: The Ancestry of Thomas Chalmers Brainerd by Thomas C. Brainerd; edited by Donald Lines Jacobus (Montreal, 1948); Mary Walton Ferris, Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines, 2 vols. (n.p., 1943 and 1931); Genealogical Notes on the Founding of New England by Ernest Flagg (1926, reprint 1973), and 'The Children of Robert White of Messing,' NEHGR 55 (1901):22-31." [Martin Hollick, The Slovak Yankee, "Bogus Royal Lines For Gateway Ancestors From Whom I Descend."]

  • Sources 
    1. [S932] "A Descendant," "The Children of Robert White of Messing, Co. Essex, England, Who Settled in Hartford and Windsor." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 55:22, January 1901.

    2. [S655] Various Ancestral Lines of James Goodwin and Lucy (Morgan) Goodwin of Hartford, Connecticut, by Frank Farnsworth Starr. Hartford, Connecticut, 1915.