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John Pleasant and Lillie Louetta (Calloway) White


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John Pleasant White was b. June 4, 1876 in NC (twin of Calvin White) and d. March 2, 1957 in Buncombe Co., NC. He md. Lillie Louetta Calloway Feb. 6, 1897 in Buncombe County, NC. Lillie Louetta Calloway was b. July 1, 1879 in NC and d. Sept. 10, 1958 in Buncombe Co., NC. They are both buried in West Memorial Park in Weaverville, Buncombe Co., NC.

John Pleasant and Lillie Louetta (Calloway) White

John Pleasant White was the son of Pharoah White (b. abt. 1832-d. Aug. 5, 1896) and Sarah Hare (1840-1885). I suspect Pharoah White was b. in Johnston Co., NC and d. in Buncombe Co., NC he was in the Civil War serving both in the 60th NC infantry Co. K and then in the Union Navy after being captured and taking an Oath of Allegiance. Pharoah White is buried in Vance Cemetery in the Reems Creek section of Buncombe Co., NC. Sarah Hare was b. in Sampson Co., NC and d. in Buncombe Co., NC She is buried at Gashes Creek in Buncombe Co., NC (Perhaps beside her first husband whose surname was Cross.

Lillie Louetta Calloway was the daughter of William James Calloway (b. abt 1855-bet. 1889-1890) and Margaret L. Calloway (Aug. 12, 1857-Feb. 27, 1937). They were double first cousins. William was b. in Yancey County, NC and d. in Buncombe Co., NC, Margaret d. in Buncombe Co., NC and is buried in Vance Cemetery, Reems Creek Section of Buncombe Co., NC They were married abt. 1876 in either Madison or Buncombe County.

The children of John Pleasant and Lillie Louetta (Calloway) White include: Clarence White, Will White, Flossie White, Carrie Margaret White, Jennie White, Ida White and Lawrence White.