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Gideon White Family Papers

''The old Cornelius White House''

In R.R. McLeod, ''Historical Sketch of the Town of Shelburne, Nova Scotia'', Acadiensis, Vol. VIII, 1908, opposite p. 45.

Cornelius White, the son of Gideon and Deborah White, was born in Shelburne in 1797 and also died in town in 1871. In 1824, he married Agnes Crowell. Cornelius was a merchant, Sheriff of Shelburne, 1837-1849, Registrar of Probate, and Member of the Legislative Assembly representing Shelburne County, 1855-1859.

Reference: NSARM Library: F120 AC1 J12, Vol. 8

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