71. Irven LeRoy WHITE was born on Mar 15 1883 in Hope, Indiana. He died in 1947 in Columbus, Indiana. He was buried in Flat Rock Cemetary; Flat Rock, Ind.. Irven was a salesman all of his life and sold everything from Bibles to health food. His last occupation was a salesman for vegetarian food to homes of Seventh Day Adventist members. He was an active member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church until his death.

He was married to Ida Mae WEEKLY (daughter of Andrew Jackson WEEKLY and Evaline REYNOLDS) on Aug 28 1906 in Columbus, Indiana. Ida Mae WEEKLY was born on Jun 27 1889 in Bartholomew Co., IN. She died on Jun 2 1971 in Columbus, Indiana. She was buried in Garland Brook Cemetary; Columbus, Ind.. First known information on the WEEKLY family of Ida is in the person of Matthew Weekly born in Virginia and listed in the 1850 and 1860 Indiana Census records. Matthew sons Andrew Jackson Weekly and William L. Weekly both served in the Civil War with the 27th Indiana Volunteers. William lost his life during a battle in late 1864. Andrew was discharged on May 22, 1865 and was given $1.15 in travel expenses from Louisville Kentucky to Hope, Indiana. The discharge papers and receipt for the travel expenses are currently in the possession of the author. The lineage to Ida follows:

Mathew Weekly born about 1800 and Mary Roman born about 1808 married in 1828.
Andrew Jackson WEEKLY born June 12, 1842 married Eveline REYNOLDS born 1857.
children; Ida Mae WEEKLY; George W. WEEKLY born 1879; Mary WEEKLY born

George W. Weekly was crippled as a boy from polio and remained on crutches until his death in 1948. He spent many hours on the Town Square in Columbus, Indiana whittling. His wood carvings are still prized possessions in the family and some of his work along with some of his carving tools are in the possession of his great nephew Jerry White. Jerry remembers spending many hours watching "Uncle George", as he was known by everyone in Columbus on the Town Square. He carved wooden chains with all links made from a solid piece of wood. He also carved cages holding wooden balls made from a solid wooden block. Many of these items were given to any passerby after they were completed to be used as rattles or toys.

Ida's name was listed as Ida Mae Weekley on her marriage certificate to Irven. Irven LeRoy WHITE and Ida Mae WEEKLY had the following children:

child+84 i. Andrew Benjamin WHITE.
child+85 ii. Herschel LeRoy WHITE.
child+86 iii. Edwin Richard WHITE.
child+87 iv. Marion Eugene WHITE.
child+88 v. Lawrence Austin WHITE.