ANNIE L. WHITE is the daughter of J.Clinton and
Sarah Elizabeth Allman~White.
She was born on
April 5, 1885, in Gainesville, Greene County, AR. After the untimely passing of her
Mother, Annie was raised by members of the Allman family.
On September 1, 1907 in Greene County,
Arkansas, she married Evan D. Songer, Sr.
Evan was born on September 2, 1883 in Randolph County, Arkansas to Benjamin R.
and Mary (Lomax) Songer. Evan moved to Greene County in the early 1900s to seek
employment, where he worked on several farms over the years, and cleared land in and
around the Big Island Community.
Evan and Annie raised seven children: Mildred, Frances, Evelyn, Lawson, Emma
Jean, Princess Doyle, and E. D. Songer Junior. They lived on Giles Island south of Big
Island until about 1913 when they bought a farm in the Coffman Community; about one mile
west of the old Coffman School.They grew an assortment of crops, a variety of farm animals
including, cattle, and chickens which contributed to their income from the sale of cream
D. Songer and Annie White.
Married at Brighton,
Arkansas, September 1, 1907
Bibb~White, Luther L. White, Evan D. Songer, Annie L. White~Songer
Greene County, Arkansas