Andrew White was born into slavery between 1812- 1819 He married Julia Finney. Andrew and Julia White came from VA to Howard and Chariton County around 1835 or so. According to two records, Andrew was stated to have been 5 to 10 years older than his wife Julia.
Little is know about Andrew. The year of his death is unknown. Oral history states that Andrew was one of many enslaved men to help build the First Baptist Church in Forest Green Missouri. The church still stands. It’s not to far from where the blacks were buried. A.K.A ~ Bentley Cemetery.
12 April 2019
By S. A. Blakley