Mary Jane White
Found 17,287 Records, 10,754 Photos and 52,819 Family Trees
Born on 9 Mar 1851. Mary Jane White married William Jefferson Smith and had 6 children. She passed away on 1880 in Jackson, Georgia, USA.
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Surname meaning for White
English, Scottish, and Irish: from Middle English whit ‘white’, hence a nickname for someone with white hair or an unnaturally pale complexion. In some cases it represents a Middle English personal name, from an Old English byname, Hwit(a), of this origin. As a Scottish and Irish surname it has been widely used as a translation of the many Gaelic names based on bán ‘white’ (see Bain 1) or fionn ‘fair’ (see Finn 1). There has also been some confusion with Wight. Translated form of cognate and equivalent names in other languages, such as German Weiss, French Blanc, Polish Bialas (see Bialas), etc.