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Richard Michael White

Richard Michael White[1, 2, 3]

Male 1802 - 1854  (52 years)

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  • Name Richard Michael White 
    Born 1802  County Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1846-1850 
    appears Richard and family immigrated to the United States sometime between 1846, when son Michael was born in Ireland, and 1850, when the family is enumerated on the U.S. Federal Census 
    • family stories hold that the family landed in Philadelphia and went directly to St. Louis
    Residence 1850  St. Louis, Missouri; District 82 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1850 CENSUS
      District 82 St. Louis, Missouri
      Richard White, 46 years old, born in Ireland. Farmer.
      Ann White, 40 years old, born in Ireland
      John White, 17 years old, born in Ireland. Farmer
      Richard White, 15 years old, born in Ireland. Farmer
      James White, 13 years old, born in Ireland
      William White, 11 years old, born in Ireland
      Robert White, 9 years old, born in Ireland
      Ellen White, 7 years old, born in Ireland
      Michael White, 4 years old, born in Ireland

      The 82nd District in present-day terms is west of Jefferson Avenue.
    1850 Federal Census
St. Louis, Missouri
    1850 Federal Census St. Louis, Missouri
    Occupation 1850 
    Farmer 
    • family stories hold that Richard worked on the levee in St. Louis
    Individual Note 7 Jun 1852  St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    a Richard White, of Ireland, denounced allegiance to crown and filed intent for citizenship; can NOT say for certain if this is our Richard 
    • filed in St. Louis Criminal Court; Richard listed as being 50 years old, native of Ireland
    Richard White Citizenship Intent
    Richard White Citizenship Intent
    Died Apr 1854  St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Cause: Cholera 
    • Richard died sometime between 1851, the birth of his youngest child Harriet, and 1860, when Anne appears on the federal census as head of household.
      It appears Richard died in 1854. A Richard White is listed in the St. Louis Registry of Deaths, as dying of cholera in May of 1854.
      A Richard White is listed in the Catholic burial records for St. Louis as being buried in Rock Spring Cemetery (located at Bates & Sarah, in May of 1854.

      A Richard White, 55 years old, husband of Ann Dunn, is listed in church records as dying/being buried in St. Louis on April 29, 1854.
    • St. Louis City Death Records, 1850-1908
      Name: Richard White
      Death Date: 1 May 1854
      Birth Place: Ireland
      Cemetery: Rock Spring
      Volume: C
      Page: 150
      County Library: RDSL 2
      Missouri Archive: C 10360
      SLGS Rolls: 301
    Richard White Burial Record
    Richard White Burial Record
    Early U.S. French Catholic Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1695-1954
    Buried, St. Louis, Missouri
    Buried St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Old St. Louis Cemeteries
    Old St. Louis Cemeteries
    showing location of Rock Spring Cemetery, at the corner of Sarah and Duncan
    Person ID I54015  My Family Tree
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2020 

    Family Mary Ann Dunn,   b. 1814, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1880, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married presume Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • presume Ireland because they were married with children on arrival to United States; also presume married before oldest-known child's birth in 1833
    Children 
    +1. John H. White,   b. 1833, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. William A. White,   b. May 1837, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1900, Oak Hill, Crawford County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)  [Birth]
    +3. James Charles White,   b. circa 1837, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1896, Oak Hill, Crawford County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Richard White,   b. 28 Feb 1839, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1879, Cleavesville, Gasconade County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)  [Birth]
     5. Robert Joseph White,   b. 1841, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1907, Oak Hill, Crawford County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [Birth]
    +6. Ellen White,   b. Between 1843 and 1846, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1922, Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)  [Birth]
     7. Michael Edward White,   b. 1846, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1938, Brush Creek, Gasconade County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
    +8. Harriett White,   b. Oct 1851, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1901  (Age ~ 50 years)
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F9146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Irish

  • Sources 
    1. [S17341] Census.
      1850 St. Louis Missouri; Richard White listed as head of household

    2. [S17342] Death Certificate.
      for Michael White, listing Michael's father as Richard White; his mother as Anna Dunn, both born in Ireland

    3. [S17385] US Census 1850 St. Louis, Missouri.
      Ann is listed as wife in the household of Richard White being 40 years of age. It lists her birthplace as Ireland

    4. [S17341] Census.
      1850 St. Louis Missouri, listing Richard as 46 years old, born in Ireland

    5. [S17346] Family Stories.
      stating that Richard was born in County Cork.

    6. [S17395] Naturalization Papers.
      record of Richard's intent to become a U.S. Citizen, filed June 7, 1852, notes that Richard was 50 years old and a native of Ireland

    7. [S17372] Registry of Deaths-St. Louis.
      lists death of Richard White in May of 1854; cod: cholera

    8. [S17372] Registry of Deaths-St. Louis.
      Registry of Deaths list May 4, 1854 death of Richard with burial in Rock Springs Cemetery (New) It was a Catholic Cemetery located at Sarah & Bates in St. Louis. Many graves were later moved from Rock Springs Cemetery to Calvary Cemetery because of construction in the area. It is not known at this time if Richard's was one of these moved.

    9. [S17373] Registry of Death-St. Louis.
      Richard White May 1854 buried Rock Springs Cemetery


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