The following data is extracted from Biographical Sketches, Coles County, Illinois - Pleasant Grove Township.
Isaac White, farmer, Sec. 19; P. O. Mattoon; owns 120 acres; was born in Clark Co., Ohio, Nov. 12, 1819; lived with his parents on the farm until 23 years of age. He married Mary Lay-bourn Nov. 5, 1843; she was born in Clark Co., Ohio, Feb. 10, 1825; they have had eight children, seven of whom are living, viz., Sarah E., William B., Frances F., Charles H., James P., Alice I. and Flora O., and Amos H., deceased. Mr. White was Township Trustee seven years, and School Director four years. His parents are natives of Ohio; Mrs. White's father was English and her mother a native of Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. White are both Cumberland Presbyterians. .
Source: Biographical Sketches, Coles County, Illinois - Pleasant Grove Township