Joseph senior was a Master Mariner, born in England about 1801. His two eldest sons, Sam and Josh, became masters in sail.
Josh was also a shipwright (builder of ships) and attained the rank of mariner.
Sam brought his Mother, sister and brothers to Australia and with Josh ran a trading service between Australia and New Zealand.
Josh built ships and Sam either sold them or sailed them in their trading business.
Offspring of Agnes Turnbull and John Joseph White (1835-1917)