Fred O. White

Male 1866 - 1883  (17 years)


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  • Name Fred O. White 
    Born 1866 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Jan 1883 
    Person ID I46426  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Orange H. White,   b. 1837, Westernville, Oneida County Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1903  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary B. Unknown,   b. 1840,   d. 1930  (Age 90 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F17569  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, January 25, 1883 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Died, January 16, 1883, at the residence of his father, O. H. White, in the town of Richland, Fred O. White, aged 17 years. The deceased was a very highly esteemed young man, who bad a large circle of friends and acquaintances, with whom he was a general favorite. He had been attending the winter term of school at Pulaski Academy, but about two weeks ago was taken sick with diphtheria and typhoid fever. Later on a hemorrhage set in which caused his untimely death. The students at the Academy, to show their regard, raised the sum of $13, with which was purchased a beautiful floral pillow for the casket. It was composed mostly of pure white flowers, each corner being set off with a large calla lily, and in the center the word "Fred" appeared in purple tinted blossoms. The funeral was held from the residence on the following Friday morning. A large number of students accompanied the remains to the cemetery. The students held a special meeting last Wednesday afternoon, at which Tennie Wheeler, Frank Johnson, Newton Thompson, and Eddie Jones, were appointed a committee to draft a suitable resolutions. The next morning the following resolutions were red and adopted: Pulaski Academy, January 18. 1883. Whereas, death has entered our ranks and suddenly removed from our midst Fred O. White, our dear schoolmate, we, the students of Pulaski Academy in a body assembled, Resolved, that the loss sustained comes very near to us all and that we shall truly miss our fellow student. Resolved. that we shall cherish his memory for a long time and often think of his joyful, happy countenance as we have seen it so many times in our halls and classrooms. Resolved, that we extend our heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved father and mother and sincerely regret with them the loss of their dear son. Resolved, that a copy of these resolutions be sent to the parents of the deceased and that they be also published in the Pulaski Democrat. Resolutions of the South Richland M. E. Sunday school: Whereas, in the unerring and, to us, mysterious providence of God, our dear brother, Fred O. White, has been suddenly removed from us by death, creating thereby a vacancy in our school, which we all humbly feel, therefore, Resolved, that the death of our dear brother, we have lost a highly esteemed member from our school, who, by his fidelity and cheerful character and conduct had won all our hearts. Resolved, that, while a school we mourn over his early departure, and deeply feel our loss, we nevertheless rejoice in the assurance which we have that before he departed, he obtained a blessed hope of favor with God, through our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and has gained his glorious reward, and we hereby pledge ourselves to cherish his memory and endeavor to meet him in heaven. Resolved, that is a school, we sympathize with the bereaved family, of which our dear brother was a beloved and honored member and we implore upon them all the abundant grace of God to sustain and comfort them in their sorrow. Resolved, that these resolutions be published in the Pulaski Democrat, and a copy be sent to the bereaved family. Rev. C. E. Beebe, Dr. W. D. Towsley, F. A. Willis, Corn., January 22, 1883.