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  • ID: I1485
  • Name: Clarissa Jane WAYBRIGHT
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 9 OCT 1837 in Adams County, Pennsylvania
  • Death: 7 MAR 1926 in Kingsdown, Ford County, Kansas
  • Burial: MAR 1926 Kingsdown, Ford County, Kansas
  • Note:
    Clarissa Jane Waybright; b. 10-9-1837; d. 3-7-1926 Kingsdown, Ford Co., Kans.; m. 1-13-1859 at Trinity Luth. Church, Taneytown, MD., JOHN ELLIOTT WHITE; b. 3-6-1835 Freedom Twp., Adams Co., PA; d. 3-28-1892 Reno Co., Kans., a son of Capt. Samuel S. White (b. 4-9-1791; d. 1896) & Elizabetha Witherspoon (b. 8-21-1795; d. 1864, dau. of James W. Witherspoon; b. 8-5-1757 Lancaster Co., PA.; d. 3-18-1832 Guilford Twp., near New Franklin Co., PA. & Mary Elliott (Mollie); b. 1756 West Indies, a cousin of Alexander Hamilton; 1757-1804, American statesman and writer on government; Both Bur. Brown's Mill, Franklin Co., PA; Gddau. of James Witherspoon; b. Abt. 1725 Gifford Parish of Yester near Edinburgh, Scotland; d. 1760 Lancaster CO., PA..; Gt.Gddau. of Rev. James Witherspoon; b. Abt. 1640 in Scotland & Helen ___; 2nd Gt.Gddau. of Rev. David Witherspoon (Wodderspoon) of Scotland & Lucy Welch; b. Abt. 5-1613, dau. of Rev. John Welch of Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland; b. 1567; d. 1622, son of John Welch; 1520-1568 & Marion Grier; d. 1625 & Elizabeth Knox; b. 1569; d. 1-1625, dau. of John Knox; b. 1505 nead Haddington, Scotland; d. 11-24-1572, son of William Knox & ___ Sinclair & 2nd Wife- Lady Margaret Stewart (Stuart); b. 1547, dau. of Lord Andrew Stewart the Good of Ochilitree; b. Abt. 1520 & Agnes Cunningham, dau. of John Cunningham of Caprington; gddau. of Andrew Stewart, 3rd Lord of Avondale, Baron of Ochilitree; b. Abt. 1520 & Agnes Cunningham, dau. of John Cunningham of Caprington; gddau. of Andrew Steart, 3rd Lord of Avondale, Baron of Ochilitree, Governor of Dumbarton Castle & Lady Margaret Hamilton, dau. of James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Arran & Janet Beaton; d. Abt. 1522, Desc. of James II, King of Scotland; gt.gddau. of Andrew Stewart, 21nd Lord of Avondale; b. Abt. 1470; d. bef. 5-23-1509 & Lady Margaret Kenedy (Kennedy), dau. of Sir John Kenedy of Blairquham, Ayrshire, Scotland & Lady Elizabeth Montgomery, a dau. of Alexander, 1st Lord Montgomery; 2nd gt. gddau. of Walter Stewart of Morphie (Murphy) b. ca. 1430 & Lady Elizabeth of Arnot, a dau. of the Lord of Arnot; 3rd gt. gddau. of Sir James Stewart, Knight of Lorne; b. ca. 1405; d. 1441/51 & Lady ____ MacDonald; 4th gt. gddau. of Murdock Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Regent of Scotland & Isobel, dau. & Co-Heiress of Duncan, last Earl of Scotland & Governor of Scotland, 1st Duke of Albany, Earl of Monteith & Fife; d. 9-1420 at Stirling Castle; But. Dunfirmline Abbey & Lady Margaret of MOnteith, dau. of Murdock, Earl of Monteith; 6th gt. gddau. of Robert III (John) Stewart, King of Scotland, 5-1390; 7th gt. gddau. Robert II Stewart, King of Scotland (May 1371); b. 3-2-1216; d. 5-13-1390 Dundonald & Elizabeth Mure (Muir); 8th gt. gddau. of Walter, 6th Lord High Stewart of Scotland; d. 4-9-1326 & Marjory Bruce, Heiress of the Scottish Throne; d. 4-9-1326, dau. of Robert the Bruce & Isabel Mar; gddau. Robert I the Bruce, King of Scotland; b. 7-11-1274 Writtle, Essex; d. 6-7-1329; m. (1) Lady Isabel of Mar, dau. of Donald 10th Earl of Mar; m. (2) Elizabeth/Ellen Burgh; gt. gddau. of Robert Bruce, Lord of Annandale; b. 7-1243; d. 1304; Bur. Abbey of Holm Cultram & Martha/Margaret, Countess of Carrick, dau. of Neil Carrick & Margaret ______; 2nd gt. gddau. of Robert Bruce, Lord of Annandale; 1210-1295 & Lady Isabel Clare, dau. of Gilbert Fitz Gilbert, Baron de Clare; b. ca. 1180; d. 10-25-1230 in Brittany & Lady Isabella Marshall, dau. of william Marshall; gddau. of Baron Richard de Clare, Earl of Hartford; d. 1217 & Lady Amecia Meullent of Glouchester & Mabel Hawise Bellomont (Beaumont), a Desc. of Isabel Vermandois of the Frankish Kings line; two English barons of Norman descent; both were Magna Carta Surety barons; 3rd gt. gddau. of Robert Bruce, 4th Lord Annandale; d. Lochmaben Castle; But. 4-17-1295 in Guisborough Priory & Lady Isabel of Huntington, 2nd dau. of David, Earl of Huntindon; gt. gddau. King David I of Scotland; 4th gt. gddau. of Robert de Brusse le Meschin, 2nd Lord of Annadale; m. (1) Lady Judith of Lancaster-Kendall, dau. of William de Lancaster, Lord of Kendall; m. (2) Euphemia ____; 5th gt. gddau. of Robert de Brusse, Lord of Annandale & Agnes of Fulk-Paganell; 6th gt. gddau. of Adelm de Brusse & Emma Ramsay, dau. of Sir William Ramsay; 7th gt. gddau. of William de Brusse of North Wales; 8th gt. gddau. of Robert de Brusse, companion of William the Conqueror of Normandy & Lady Agnes of Saint Clair, dau. of Waldonius, Earl of Saint Clair; 9th gt. gddau. of Robert de Brusse of Castle Brusse, Normandy & Lady Emma de La Zouche, dau. of Alan de la Zouche, Earl of Brittany; 10th gt. grdau. of Ragenwald de Brusse, Governor of the Castle of Aldegorburg, Russia & Arlogia, ducal Princess of Russia, dau. of Waldamar, Duke of Russia & Felicia de Hastings, Lady of Normandy, a dau. of Robert de Hastings, Lord of Normandy; 11th grt. gddau. of Brusse, Earl of Caithness & Southerlands, gddau. of Sigurt (Digre or Corpulent), 7th Earl of Orkney & Alice MacDuncan, gt. gddau. of Lother, 6th Earl of Orkney & Africa, Princess of Argyle, dau. of Somerlid, Prince of Argyle; 14th gt. gddau. of Torfine, 5th Earl of Orkney, Earl of Scotland & Garliola of Caithness, dau. of Duncan, Earl of Caithness; 15th gt. gddau. of Turf Eynor, 4th Earl of Orkney; 16th gt. gddau. of Regenwald (Regnald), who conquered Norway and became its ruler & Heldina ____; 17th gt. gddau. of Euslin (Glumrice), who fled to Norway & Jocunda, dau. of Huntheafer, King of North & South Mura, Province of Norway; 18th gt. gddau. of Thebotaw, Duke of Lieswick & Stermarce (721 A.D.) & Gundella, dau. of Vitellan, Lord of Bollansted & Barmborough Gumany; 9th gt. gddau. of James, 5th Lord High Stewart of Scotland (1183); d. 1309 & Egidia Burgh; 10th gt. gddau. of Alexander, 4th Lord High Stewart of Scotland & Jean of Somerled, Heiress of Bute & Arran; 11th gt. gddau. of Walter, 3rd Lord High Steward of Scotland; d. 1246; gdson of Walter Fitz Alan, Steward of Scotland of Ayrshire & Renfrewshire; 14th gt. gddau. of Alan, 4th Steward of the Counts of Dol, Brittany, Baron of Mileham, Norfolk; 15th gt. gddau. of Flaad, 3rd Steward of the Counts of Dol in Brittany); gdson of James White (b. 1762 Lancaster County, Pa.; d. 1840 on Middle Creek, Freedom Twp., Adams Co., Pa.; m (1) Elizabeth Paden (Peden); m. (2) Elizabeth Ross; gt. gdson of the Immigrant- John White of Ireland, who came to America and settled first in or near Phila., Pa., later removing to Lancaster Co., Pa.
    Capt. Samuel White of Whitestown (now Idaville), Pa., served in the Pa. Militia during the War of 1812 in the invasion of Canada and was captured and held as a prisoner of war. John E. White was drafted in the Civil War. In 1865, he and his family moved from Pennsylvania to DeWitt Co., Illinois. There, they joined the Presbyterian Church. In 1871, they moved to Woodriver, Hall Co., Nebraska. They witnessed the great grasshopper raid. In the Fall of 1877, they moved to Reno Co., Kans., where John farmed southeast of Hutchinson.


    (i) James W. (ii) Elliot E. (iii) Marg. E. (iv) Willis W. (v) Emma R. (vi) Ida J. (vii) David C. (viii) Annie M.

    Father: Abraham WAYBRIGHT b: 24 OCT 1799
    Mother: Mary Margaret MARING , (Mehring) b: 22 MAR 1808

    Marriage 1 John Elliot WHITE b: 6 MAR 1835 in Freedom Twnship, Adams County, Pennsylvania
    • Married: 13 JAN 1859 in Trinity Lutheran Church, Taneytown, Adams County, Maryland
    1. Has Children James Waybright WHITE b: 1 AUG 1860 in Freedom Twnship, Adams County, Pennsylvania
    2. Has No Children Elliott E. WHITE b: ABT 1861
    3. Has No Children Margaret E. WHITE b: AFT 1861
    4. Has No Children Willis W. WHITE b: ABT 1862
    5. Has No Children Emma R. WHITE b: AFT 1862
    6. Has No Children Ida J. WHITE b: ABT 1863
    7. Has No Children David C. WHITE b: AFT 1863
    8. Has No Children Annie M. WHITE b: ABT 1864
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