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Joseph S. White

Joseph S. White (1842-1876)

Joseph White graduated from the Institute in 1861 and worked as a carpenter. The younger brother of George and Jacob C. White, Joseph served as treasurer of the Association of Alumni in 1861, and in 1863 he chaired the association. At the May 1863 ICY examinations, Joseph and his brother Jacob delivered talks, followed by Reverend Henry Highland Garnett, at the school on the occasion of the annual examination. Joseph died in 1876 from tetanus, eight months after his 20 month-old daughter, Ursaline died of tuberculosis. Father and daughter were buried at Lebanon Cemetery.


“Notice,” The Christian Recorder, September 28, 1861; “The High School Examination,” The Christian Recorder, May 16, 1863.  Ursaline White, Death Certificate, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VKZY-151 : accessed 18 Sep 2014), Joseph White in entry for Ursaline C. White, 04 Mar 1876; citing v 1 p 93, Department of Records; FHL microfilm 1003702


Image: Ursuline White Death Certificate

Source: FamilySearch

Born:  April 3, 1842 - Philadelphia, PA

Died: November 26, 1876 - Philadelphia, PA

Graduated: 1861



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