Larkin Coleman White was the son of Samuel Riley White and Nancy Ellen Dean, born February 20, 1882, in Washington County, Kentucky. His paternal grandparents were Samuel Riley White and Martha Lewis; his maternal grandparents, Henry and Winney A. Dean.
Larkin married Ada Armstrong March 21, 1909, also in Washington County. According to the 1910 census Larkin and Ada were living with his parents. Samuel is 72, married 45 years to Nancy; she is 68, has given birth to 7 children, 5 of which are still living. Larkin is listed as 28 and Ada, 24.
Larkin died July 9, 1945, in Anderson County, Kentucky, and is buried in Fairview Cemetery on the Anderson/Washington County line.