Merced Sun Star

May 10, 1951     

County Pioneer Dies At Dos Palos

 Mary Ann White, 80 of Dos Palos, one of the county’s pioneer residents, died at her home in Dos Palos Wednesday. The funeral will be from Whitehurst Chapel, Dos Palos at 10:30 Saturday morning.


 Miss White was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. White who settled near Snelling on the Merced River in 1850. She lived in the Lone Tree district near Merced up until 1903 when she moved to Dos Palos.


 She is survived by four sisters, Rebecca Alvord of Merced; Susan Thompson, Gustine; Minerva Wolfson and Emma White of Dos Palos. Surviving nieces and nephews include Vera Veregge and Edna Messerschmidt of Merced; Eleanor Lindsey, Fresno; Virginia Cruisenberry, Gustine; Evangeline Oubre, Florida; Loren Alvord, Merced; Henry and Lawrence Wolfson and Edward Thompson, Dos Palos.