Deborah Palmer

Full name : Deborah Palmer Webb
Alternate spellings, aliases :

Parents :
Father : David Palmer
Mother : Hannah Lawrence
note :

Vital statistics :
Date of Birth : 12 January 1745/46
Place of Birth : Norwich, Connecticut

Education :

Spouse : 
Name : Darius Webb
Date of Marriage : 8 October 1767
Place of Marriage : Windham, Windham County, Connecticut
Died : 23 October 1828
Notes :

Date of Death : 20 July 1823, ‘aged 87 years’
Place of Death : Homer, Cortland County, New York
Burial Information : interred at Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, Cortland County, New York; her husband Darius is buried next to her

Military Service : Her husband was a Patriot of the Revolution. 

Religion : Congregational; possibly Baptist after moving to Homer.

Location of Residences, record of movement, migration, etc. : According to J. A. Vinton, “He (DariusWebb) resided in Windham, Connecticut… After that he removed ‘West’, as it was then called.  He lived in several places in the State of New York, and died, as is believed, in Homer, Cortland County, New York.”  They moved to Norwich, Hampshire County, Massachusetts between 1774 and 1777.  Norwich is now called Huntington.  Sometime between ~1790 and 1800 they moved to upstate New York and lived the remainder of their days there, for a time in Whitestown and Westmoreland, Oneida County and then in Homer, Cortland County.

1800 Federal Census. Westmoreland, Oneida County, New York.
Head, Free Males <10, 10-16, 16-26, 26-45, >45, Free Females <10, 10-16, 16-26, 26-45, >45, Others, Slaves
Darias Webb, 0, 0, 2, 0, 1, 0, 1, 1, 0, 1, 0, 0

Family : 

 

Son : Nathan
Date of Birth : 13 June 1768

Place of Birth : Windham County, Connecticut

Married : Polly Pratt, 14 March 1793, First Congregational Church, Whitestown, Oneida County, New York

Died : 26 September 1807, Middlesex, Ontario County, New York

Notes : this information courtesy of Mark Lozer

 

Son : Lorin (Loring)
Date of Birth : 13 August 1770

Place of Birth : Windham County, Connecticut

Married : Judith Pratt, 8 January 1797, First Congregational Church, Whitestown, Oneida County, New York

Died :

Notes : Lived in Whitestown, Oneida County, New York in 1800.

 

Son : Thomas
Date of Birth : 29 June 1772

Place of Birth : Windham County, Connecticut

Married :

Died :

Notes :

 

Daughter : Ruby
Date of Birth : 26 May 1774

Place of Birth : Windham County, Connecticut

Married :

Died :

Notes :

 
Son : David, Sr.
Date of Birth : 24 July 1778
Place of Birth : Norwich, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Married : Lydia Parmele, 3 January 1798, First Congregational Church, Whitestown, Oneida County, New York
Died : 4 November 1865, near Huron County, Ohio
Notes : possible buried under a stone without visible markings in Ruggles Cemetery, Huron County, Ohio

 

Daughter : Lucy
Date of Birth : 27 October 1780

Place of Birth : Norwich, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Married : Jacob Bishop, 19 February 1799, First Congregational Church, Whitestown, Oneida County, New York

Died :

Notes :

Daughter : Mary ‘Polly’
Date of Birth : 11 November 1782

Place of Birth : Norwich, Hampshire County, Massachusetts

Married : Thomas Stone

Died :

 

Daughter : Susanna
Date of Birth : 7 February 1785

Place of Birth : Norwich, Hampshire County, Massachusetts

Married : one of the Bishop brothers?

Died :

Notes :

 

Son : Lucius
Date of Birth : 13 April 1786

Place of Birth : Norwich, Hampshire County, Massachusetts

Married : (?) Wright, 1 January 1805, First Congregational Church, Whitestown, Oneida County, New York

Died :

Notes :

 

Other daughters : Judith?

 

 

 

Comments, sources, various additional :

 

Douglass, Nina C. (Editor). Records of the First Congregational Church of Westmoreland, Oneida County, New York.  The Bookworm Project. Claremore, Oklahoma, 1991.

 

Vinton, John Adams.  The Giles Memorial – Genealogical Memoirs of the Families Bearing the Names Giles, Gould, Holmes, Jennison, Leonard, Lindall, Curwen, Marshall, Robinson, Sampson, and Webb; also Genealogical Sketches of the Pool, Very, Carr and other Families with a history of Pemaquid, ancient and modern; some account of early settlements in Maine; and some details of Indian warfare.  Printed for the author, by Henry W. Dutton & Son, Washington Street, Boston. 1864. pp 496 – 532.

Harvey Hayes Webb family bible transcript, typed transcript, drafted in the 1950's; courtesy Hazel Skelly Webb

Webb, Loren. Diary of Captain Loren Webb, 1861 - 1863, Firelands Historical Society, 1995. Transcribed by Matthew L. Burr. 

Written communication with Vinton Phillips and David L. Hester, Huron County, Ohio, January 2001- ongoing. 

M32. 1800 Federal Census for Oneida County, New York.  Roll23.  National Archives and Records Administration.  Washington, DC.  Viewed 2001.

Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the Revolutionary War.  Boston : Wright & Potter, State Printers, 18 Post-office Square. 1907.  (Volume XVI), pp 742, 784.

Massachusetts Vital Records : Huntington; Vital Records : 1764-1805, Town Records 1790-1795 (microfilm in Seimes Center, DAR)

Merrick, Elna (transcriber).  Glenwood Cemetery Homer, New York.  List of Burials to 1958. Compiled by Howard Fox. 1958.

Images of Darius Webb’s Carded Service Record from the Massachusetts State Archives, 200 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, Massachusetts 02125
Abstracting Various Service : Volume 1, Pages 54 & 54; Volume 17, Page 143; Volume 24, Page 23.

Vital Records of Windham (Windham County, Connecticut), abstracted & indexed, Volume 1, Page ?

Palmer, Frank.  Facts Gathered From the Town Records of Norwich, Ct. in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register published by the New England Historical Genealogical Society for the Year 1886.  Volume XL.  18 Somerset Street, Boston.  David Clapp & Son.  1886.  pp208-209



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