John Allen White Jr.
Family History Library Film 1254465, 1880 United States Census - Head of Household: Landrum, Ishom, NA Film Number T9-0465, Page Number 144C.
7th Ward, Ouachita, Louisiana
Name Relation Marital Gender Race Age Birth Occupation Father Mother
Isum LANDRUM Self M Male W 24 LA Farmer --- MS
Sarah M LANDRUM Wife M Female W 22 GA Keeping House GA GA
Nora LANDRUM Dau S Female W 1 LA --- ---
John A WHITE BroL S Male W 18 GA Farm Laborer GA GA.".
From Fort Adams, in now Wilkerson County, Mississippi, his father's family moved about forty miles into what they thought to be Mississippi Territory. There, Samuel and his brothers and sisters divided their father's property among themselves and all settled near each other on Boner Creek. When the state line was run they found that they had located in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.
Fall 1836 William and Betsy joined the Missionary Baptist Church. They and 42 others were baptized at the same time.
1844 moved from Amite County, Mississippi to Bowie County, Texas.
1846 moved from Bowie County to San Augustine County, Texas.
1870 moved to Nacogdoches County, Texas in 1870.
Eleven pairs of twins born into William's family.
Elizabeth Jane Haygood
Came with her parents to Mississippi in 1823.
October 28, 1891, Betsey fell from a horse block while dismounting from her saddle pony and broke her left hip bone. She was never able to walk afterwards.
She had a dread of dying from choking to death.