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John White - Date: December 03, 1868
Location: Massachusetts
Paper: Pittsfield Sun
John White

Date: December 03, 1868
Location: Massachusetts
Paper: Pittsfield Sun 

John White - Grave
John White


Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville) - North Street, Pittsfield, Mass.
Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
North Street, Pittsfield, Mass.

Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville) - East Street and First Congregational Church, Pittsfield, Mass.
Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
East Street and First Congregational Church, Pittsfield, Mass.

Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville) - Pontoosuc Lake, Pittsfield, Mass.
Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
Pontoosuc Lake, Pittsfield, Mass.

Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville) - Maplewood Hotel. Pittsfield, Mass.
Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
Maplewood Hotel. Pittsfield, Mass.

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 immigrant US Civil War Soldiers flag  John  White

  (b. 27 December 1839, Germany   d. 17 December 1916 Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA )  

John White was born 27 December 1839 in , Germany . John White was the child of Conrad White and Annie Elizabeth Lang and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Ludwig Lang and Unknown

John was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1857.

He married  Rachel Friederika Gimlich 19 September 1867 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 12 children. Rachel Friederika Gimlich  was born 21 March 1847 in , Germany (German States) (German Empire) .  She died 1 December 1921 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville) .  She was the daughter of (Georg) Jacob Gimlich (Gemlich) and Mary (Anna Maria) Lange Greiber (Ledig).

John White died 17 December 1916 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA .

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Born Hesse-Cassel, Germany

Spent first 4 years in America in NYC (1857-1861)
Fought in Civil War for 13th NY Independent Battery
Honorably discharged July 28, 1865
Returned to NYC, resumed baking business
Jan 1866 - moved to Pittsfield, MA
Sept 1868 - entered into partnership with Jacob Gimlich, eventually establishing Berkshire Brewing Association

Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Berkshire County, Massachusetts
By Rollin Hillyer Cooke
Published by The Lewis Publishing Co., 1906
Item notes: v. 1
Original from the New York Public Library
Digitized Jan 24, 2008
Page 292

For MORE information on the Berkshire Brewing Association including photos of bottles, ads, history, etc., please visit (The Berkshire Brewing Association)

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)

John White married  immigrant flag Rachel Friederika Gimlich-- Date: 19 September 1867 Place: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA 

Rachel Friederika Gimlich was the daughter of (Georg) Jacob Gimlich (Gemlich) and Mary (Anna Maria) Lange Greiber (Ledig)

Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910
groom's name: John Wight Weith
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bride's name: Frederika Rachel Gemle Gemlich
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marriage date: 19 Sep 1867
marriage place: Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
groom's father's name: Conright Wight Weith
groom's mother's name: Elizabeth
bride's father's name: Jacob
bride's mother's name: Mary
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indexing project (batch) number: I01079-7
system origin: Massachusetts-ODM
source film number: 1902438
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Added: 11/17/2008 10:17:38 AM  
Updated: 1/28/2011 8:17:04 AM

flag John Jacob White (b.7 July 1868, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 10 July 1871, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA )

 flag George Henry White (b.28 January 1870, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 10 September 1935, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA )

 flag Frederick Charles White (b.26 March 1871, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 26 June 1945, Los Angeles, California, USA)

 flag Mary Agnes White (b.1 July 1872, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 16 October 1955, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA)

 flag Ella Elizabeth White (b.8 October 1874, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 28 January 1968, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA )

 flag Emma Martha White (b.13 April 1876, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 12 March 1912, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA )

 flag John Andrew White (b.15 February 1878, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 4 August 1925 , Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA )

 flag Dora Louisa Rachel White (b.26 November 1879, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 10 February 1979, Red Bank, New Jersey, USA)

 flag Lillian Juliana Christine White (b.5 December 1882, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 14 July 1963, Manhattan, New York, USA )

 flag David Louis Leonard White (b.6 November 1885, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 22 November 1958, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA )

 flag Walter George White (b.12 August 1887, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 8 December 1977, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA )

 flag William Walter Rockwell White (b.26 May 1893, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 14 July 1987, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA )

27 December 1839
, Germany (German States) (German Empire)

1867 Marriage / Partner
John White and Rachel Friederika Gimlich 19 September 1867, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1868 Birth of Child
John Jacob White was born 7 July 1868, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1870 Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts
name: John White
estimated birth year: 1840
gender: Male
age in 1870: 30y
color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian): White
birthplace: Prussia
home in 1870: Massachusetts, United States
Household Gender Age
John White M 30y
Rachael White F 23y
John J White M 2y
George...

1870 Birth of Child
George Henry White was born 28 January 1870, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1871 Birth of Child
Frederick Charles White was born 26 March 1871, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1871 Death of Child
John Jacob White died 10 July 1871, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1872 Birth of Child
Mary Agnes White was born 1 July 1872, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1874 Birth of Child
Ella Elizabeth White was born 8 October 1874, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

May 26, 1875
Messr's. Gimlich and White, Brewers, are building a new stack, and otherwise getting their brewery into better working order for the summer trade. They are doing a brisk business over there, and their success is well merited.

Building News and Real Estate Transactions from the Pittsfield Sun,...Read MORE...

1876 Birth of Child
Emma Martha White was born 13 April 1876, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1878 Birth of Child
John Andrew White was born 15 February 1878, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1879 Birth of Child
Dora Louisa Rachel White was born 26 November 1879, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1880 Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts
name: John White
residence: Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts
birthplace: Germany
relationship to head: Self
spouse's name: Rachel White
spouse's birthplace: New York, United States
father's name:
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's name:
mother's...

September 29, 1880
[Gimlich and White are erecting a new building between Onota and John streets - details provided in article, page 214]

Building News and Real Estate Transactions from the Pittsfield Sun, 1800-1906 by Bruce N Honig, The Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Added: 9/26/2013 4:55:40 PM - Beckie  Updated: -

1882 Birth of Child
Lillian Juliana Christine White was born 5 December 1882, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1885 Birth of Child
David Louis Leonard White was born 6 November 1885, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1887 Birth of Child
Walter George White was born 12 August 1887, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1893 Birth of Child
William Walter Rockwell White was born 26 May 1893, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1900 Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts
name: John White
residence: Pittsfield city, Berkshire, Massachusetts
birth date: Dec 1840
birthplace: Germany
relationship to head-of-household: Self
spouse name: Rachel White
spouse titles:
spouse birth place: Germany
father name:
father titles:
father...

1910 Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts
name: John White
birthplace: Germany
relationship to head of household: Self
residence: Pittsfield Ward 6, Berkshire, Massachusetts
marital status: Married
race : White
gender: Male
immigration year: 1857
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany
family number: 129
page...

1912 Death of Child
Emma Martha White died 12 March 1912, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1976 - Berkshire Brewing Association
PROHIBITION, probably the greatest do-good fiasco in history, had a sad impact on a flourishing Pittsfield industry. That was the Berkshire Brewing Association which had a big, spread-out plant at the corner of Columbus Avenue and North John Street. When Prohibition went into effect in 1919, the...Read MORE...

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Buried at:
Pittsfield Cemetery
203 Wahconah St

Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
(413) 447-7953

Added: 11/17/2008 10:02:29 AM

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