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Amanda C (Conkin) White (1855 - 1925)

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Amanda C White formerly Conkin
Born in Sullivan, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 5 Mar 1873 in Kingsport, Sullivan, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Adair, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 4 Feb 2020 | Created 12 Jan 2020 | Last significant change: 4 Feb 2020
12:20: Janne (Shoults) Gorman edited the Biography for Amanda C (Conkin) White (1855-1925). [Thank Janne for this]
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Amanda C. Conkin was born June 17, 1855, in "Clover Bottom" Sullivan county, Tennessee, a daughter of James Conkin and his wife, Mary. [1] Amanda is found on the United States census of 1860, living in Sullivan county, Tennessee, with her parents and four siblings. [2]

On March 5, 1873, Amanda married Jonathan Bachman White, a son of George Washington White and his wife, Catherine Bachman. Children of Amanda and Jonathan are:

  • Jonathan Bachman White, Jr. born 1871, in Jonesboro, Washington county, Tennessee, married Mary Catherine White (1875-1962)
  • Mary Catherine White, born January 12, 1875, near Kingsport, died February 4, 1962, in Kirksville, Adair county, Missouri, married James Riley Pherigo, October 19, 1902
  • Margaret E. White, born July 16, 1877, near Kingsport, died September 4, 1967, married Robert William Tipton Stidmon
  • Virgie Mae White, 1881, near Kingsport, died April 8, 1971, married James Jackson Conkin, born May 28, 1883, on December 25, 1904
  • Thomas Edmond White, born July 22, 1883, died November 8, 1957, married Essie Maud Bradley, April 21, 1903
  • Ida E. White, born January 20, 1886, near Kingsport, Sullivan county, Tennessee, died March 6, 1975, married William Dixon (born 1882) on November 23, 1907
  • Warda M. White, born November 22, 1888, near Kingsport, died September 18, 1896
  • Thurman Orgie White, born October 3, 1891, near Kingsport, Sullivan county, Tennessee, died April 8, 1951, in Green City, Missouri, married Reta May Capps, on August 3, 1921
  • Cora Bell White, born August 6, 1894, near Kingsport, died in December, 1980, married name Vestal
  • Alden L. White, (twin) born December 1, 1897
  • Ova G. White, (twin) born December 1, 1897

Jonathan and Amanda moved to Missouri, in September, 1899. Amanda (Conkin) White died February 18, 1925, at the age of 69 years and is buried in the Morelock Cemetery, in Stahl, Adair county, Missouri [3]


  1. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Ancestral File," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 12 January 2020), entry for Amanda CONKIN (5BZD-31); record merged from multiple submissions.
  2. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017), Amanda C Conkins in entry for James Counkin, 1860
  • Some dates (marriages) were provided by Imogene and Kenneth Surrey, 4803 Lee Street, Downers Grove, Illinois

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