Walter
G.
White


 

WALTER G. WHITE was born in Camden, New Jersey on June 1, 1886, one of ten children born to Walter Wible White and his wife, the former Wilhelmina "Mena" Lack, eight of whom were still living in 1900. His grandfather, William Andrew Hunter White, was an original member of the Camden Fire Department, and was quite active politically in South Camden, working later in life as a Camden police officer and with the Water Department. William Wible White worked as a salesman. The 1900 Census shows the family at 563 Girard Place, and the 1906 City Directory has them at at 606 Mount Vernon Street. Wilhelmina Lack White died on December 30, 1906. William W. White moved to 445 Royden Street, where he was listed when the 1910 Census was taken and where they were still living when the 1914 City Directory was compiled. Walter White is listed in the 1914 at that address also, working as a bridge builder.

The 1918 City Directory states that Walter White was then serving in the United States Army. By 1924 he had been appointed to the Camden Fire Department. The City Directory for that year shows him married and living at 1213 Atlantic Avenue. The 1927 Directory shows them at 639 Chestnut Street The 1929 Directory has the Whites at 1272 Dayton Street. In 1930 Walter White is listed living at 1245 Dayton Street in Camden with his wife Aimee. Like his grandfather, he also served as a member of the Camden Fire Department. Walter White served with Ladder Company 2, at 619 Kaighn Avenue. He retired sometime during the 1930s. Walter White died on October 5, 1939 and was buried at Calvary Cemetery in what was then Delaware Township (present-day Cherry Hill), New Jersey.


Children of William A. H. & Henrietta S. White

William Wible White was born in November of 1858 in Camden N.J. He worked in Camden as a salesman for "Clenial Camden" and was a member of "Stanley Company of America Employee's Beneficial Association". William lived at home in 1880 and then on July 17, 1881 he married Wilhemina "Mena" Lack a German immigrant and the daughter of Joseph and Barbara Lack. They were married by the Reverend J.S. Gaskill in Camden. As of the 1900 Camden census, Wilhemina was listed as being the mother of eight children, but only six were still living in June of 1900. He lived at 562 Girard Place in 1900 and at 445 Royden for many years. In 1910 William was listed living at 445 Royden in Camden with eight children and as a widow. He was a salesman for dry goods. In 1920 William is shown living on Spruce Street with Joseph, James, Ola and Madge. William is working as a doorman for a theater and only James is working as a paper hanger.

Whilemina Lack White died Dec 30 1906 at the age of 41 and is buried in Evergreen Cemetery (section L, lot 148 east ½). William White died on May 24, 1935 in Carney’s Point NJ at the age of 76 and is buried2 in the Evergreen Cemetery with his wife and others. The Evergreen Cemtery records indicate that William W. White was the plot owner but that Clement Lowe (of 238 W. Essex Ave, Lansdowne PA) was paying for the Annual Care of the plot between 1942 and 1955.

1.1.1.Walter G. White was born on June 1, 1886. He served in the United States Army during World War I. By 1924 he had been appointed to the Camden Fire Dpeartment. The City Directory for that year shows him married and living at 1213 Atlantic Avenue. The 1927 Directory shows them at 639 Chestnut Street The 1929 Directory has the Whites at 1272 Dayton Street. In 1930 Walter White is listed living at 1245 Dayton Street in Camden with his wife Aimee. Like his grandfather, he also served as a member of the Camden Fire Department, serving with Ladder Company 2, at 619 Kaighn Avenue. He retired sometime during the 1930s. Walter White died on October 5, 1939 and was buried at Calvary Cemetery in what was then Delaware Township (present-day Cherry Hill), New Jersey.

1.1.2.Catherine “Katie” Drew White was born on December 29, 1888. She married Morris Matthews and they lived in California. Catherine died on July 19, 1960 in Burbank CA.

1.1.3.Elizabeth “Lizzie” L White was born about March of 1891. Around 1915 she married Clement H. Lowe (b. circa May 1886 in NJ) As of 1920 and 1930 they lived in Lower Penns Neck, Salem County NJ. As of 1930 she was 37 and did not have any children listed at home. Elizabeth died circa September 28, 1941. She is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery plot with her parents and others.

1.1.4.William White was born on September 29, 1893. He married Ellen Wilson (b. February 14, 1891) As of the 1920 census William and Ellen were living in Camden at 117 Chestnut Street and he was listed as a teamster, wholesale fruit. The 1930 census lists the family living on Hill Street in Mantua Township, Gloucester County. Living with them are Williams widower brother Joseph and Josephs two children Jane and William. William died on January 21, 1957 in Mantua NJ. Ellen died on June 24, 1961.

1.1.5.James White was born about in New Jersey, probably Camden. The 1930 census shows James White living with his sister Ola (Lathrop) in Deptford, Gloucester County, NJ. He is working in the house construction business according to the census.

1.1.6. baby White was born about in New Jersey, probably Camden and appears to have died before the 1900 census.

1.1.7. Ola Mae White was born about March of 1896 in New Jersey, probably Camden. She married Frank Rowland Lathrop circa 1918. The 1930 census shows the family living in Deptford, Gloucester County NJ on Egg Harbor Road. Ola’s brother James is also living with them. Frank is working as a house painter; which is not surprising considering the other White and Rice house painters in the family. Ola Mae died circa January 1, 1958 in Pedricktown and is buried5 in the Evergreen Cemetery. Frank died in 1969 (1960 by cemetery records) in Pedricktown and is buried6 in the Evergreen Cemetery.

1.1.8.Joseph Bontemps White was born on January 13, 1900 in Camden NJ He married Anna M. Wookey circa 1921 Anna Died on February 7, 1929 at the age of 31 and only two days after the birth of their third child while living in Connecticut. The 1930 census shows them living with Joseph’s brother William in Mantua, Gloucester County, NJ. After Joseph moved back to New Jersey, he remarried to C. Guinevere (?) She died on June 20, 1963 in Woodbury. Joseph died on October 12, 1961 in Woodbury.

1.1.9.Madge Rice White was born on January 18, 1903 in Camden NJ. She married Leroy Palmer Sr. (b. July 16, 1897 Camden NJ). The 1930 census shows them living in Lower Penns Neck Township, Salem County NJ; within Pennsville Village. Leroy is listed as a foreman in the Dye Works. Leroy died on November 11, 1949 in Deepwater NJ. Madge died on September 29, 1973 in Salem NJ.

1.1.10.James W. White was born circa 1907 in Camden, NJ

Isabel M. White was born around November of 1860 in Camden N.J. She married Joseph F. Farley sometime about 1884 and they lived in Camden at 935 St. John as of 1904 and at 834 Carpenter Street as of 1907. Joseph was a laborer and had Irish parents. The 1900 census indicates that Isabel “Belle” was the mother of four children, but only two were still living at that time.

1.2.1. Joseph Farley (Jr.) was born around November 1886 in Pennsylvania. A Joseph Farley appears in the 1920 Camden City census living on Tuckahoe Road with his wife Lillian and two daughters, Ruth and Helen. (Ages 11 and 10) 

1.2.2.Lillie Farley was born around December 1893 in New Jersey, probably Camden.

1.2.3.Harry Farley was born circa April 1898 and died circa January 9, 1899 at the age of 9 months. He is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery, section L, lot 147 with his grandparents, WILLIAM and HENRIETTA. 

Madge J. White was born in March of 1865, Camden NJ. She married John J. Rice and they lived in Camden and Almonesson. He was born in 1861 in England of an English father, Patrick Rice, and an Irish mother, Mary McGuire. The 1900 Camden census shows John, Madge, and their two children living at 402 Sycamore Street and John working as a dry goods salesman. He worked as a paperhanger. He also worked as an insurance agent and real estate broker later in life. He may have been a Notary Public and Commissioner of Deeds. In Almonesson they lived on Westville Road (aka Almonesson Road) and had frontage onto Almonesson Lake (see previous discussion). The 1920 federal census8 shows the family living there next to Madge’s brother JOSEPH WHITE and his family. That census also shows that John Rice had come to the country about 1870. John died on September 30, 1926 in Almonesson at the age of 65. The 1930 census shows Madge and her daughter Mary living in the Deptford house on Almonesson Road. Madge died on November 24, 1933. Their children were:

1.3.1.Madge "Maisie" Henrietta Rice was born on March 28, 1886 and died on February August 21, 1966. She never married. She was an artist and worked out of the house. The 1930 census indicates she was a real estate broker and lived at home with her mother in Deptford.

1.3.2.John J. Rice Jr. was born about 1892 and died Aug 29,1928 leaving no children. He was listed as an invalid in the 1920 census. 

John Sr. died Sept 30 1926 and is buried in the Almonesson Episcopal Cemetery which is located in Deptford Township along Delsea Drive north of the Cooper Street intersection. Madge died on November 24, 1933 and is also buried in the Almonesson Episcopal cemetery.

JOSEPH BONTEMPS WHITE -

Lillian/Lillie White was born circa September 1878 in New Jersey. She married Frank Longstreth (b. Feb 1879, possibly in Woodbury NJ9) around 1900 when they were listed living with Franks grandmother Emma Kircher at 515 South Third Street in Camden NJ. Frank is listed as a furniture salesman. In 1910 they are living in Camden. In 1920 Lillie and George are living in Millville at 316 Main Street. Lillie is listed as a widow, so her husband Frank had died before June of 1920. In 1930 Lillie is living with her son in Cedar Grove, Dover Township NJ.

They had a son George Longstreth near Monmouth County. The Evergreen Cemetery family plot, (sect L, lot 147) ownership record listed a George J. Longstreth of 197 Peterson Street in Perth Amboy NJ as the funding source for “Annual Care” with payments made from 1947 to 1953. The lot had been purchased by WILLIAM A. White (Lillie’s father) in 1896 apparently when Harry C/G White died, see above.

1.6.1.George J. Longstreth was born circa 1901 in NJ, probably Camden. In 1920 he was listed in the census as working as an apprentice. In 1930 he is listed as an expressman for the railroad.

Ola May White was born c.1880 in Camden and died April 20 1897 in Camden at the age of 17. She is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery family plot, section L, lot 147.


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