Webb’s Removed West
WEBB : A
family always moving west, from England to North America and across that
Continent. Illuminated here a few
of the descendants of Freeman
Christopher Webb, of Braintree, Massachusetts, bearing his name,
their kin, and others so related by blood or marriage. Including specific biographical data, a
statistical account and a history of the David Webb family and a
brief discussion of Webb Settlement
in the Firelands.
Compiled by his descendant, Jonathan Webb Deiss in Washington, DC; Huron
County, Ohio; St. Clair County, Illinois; Windham Centre, Connecticut; and
diverse places, electronically and by post, 1982-2003
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NEW - Speculation and Theory on the Webb Family in America
Lineage (supposed) :
and wife Humiltie Wheaton?, had son Christopher Webb
(m. Hannah Scott),
daughter Sarah Webb (m. Zechariah Buckmaster), son Thomas Webb (m. Mary ??),
daughter Mary Webb (m. ?? Sheffield), and daughter Hannah Webb.
Christopher Webb (Sr.)(2),
and wife Hannah Scott, had
son John Webb (m. Bethia Adams), son Peter Webb (m. May Hayden), son Samuel Webb, Sr. (married Mary Adams), son Christopher Webb, Jr. (m.
Mary Bass), daughter Hannah Webb (m. John Adams), son Benjamin Webb (m. Susanna
Ballantine), daughter Mary Webb (m. Peter Adams), son Joseph Webb (m. Deborah
Bass), and daughter Abigail Bass.
Samuel Webb, Sr.(3),
and wife Mary Adams, had
daughter Rebecca Webb, son Samuel Webb, Jr. (m. Hannah Ripley), daughter Mary
Webb (m. Amos Dodge), son Nathaniel Webb (m. Elizabeth Fitch), and son Zebulon
Webb (m. Judith Howard).
Samuel Webb, Jr.(4),
and wife Hannah Ripley, had son Ebenezer Webb, daughter Hannah Webb (m. Peter
Edgerton), son Ebenezer Webb (m.
Ruth Crane), and son Joshua Webb (m. Hannah Abbe).
and wife Ruth Crane, had son
Darius Webb (m. Deborah Palmer),
daughter Jerusha Webb, daughter Ann Webb (m. Samuel Coburn), son Jonathan Webb (m. Abigail Curtiss),
daughter Alice Webb (m. Ezekiel Perigo), daughter Ruth Webb (m.
Nathan Rood), daughter Elizabeth Webb (m.
John Wentworth), son Christopher Webb
(m. Olive Brown), son Ebenezer Webb, Jr.
(m. Abigail Rood), and daughter Hannah Webb (m. Jonas Wright).
Darius Webb(6), and wife Deborah Palmer, had
son Nathan Webb (m. Polly Pratt), son Loring Webb (m. Judith Pratt), son Thomas
Webb, daughter Ruby Webb, son David Webb (m. Lydia Parmele), daughter Lucy Webb (m.
Jacob Bishop); daughter Mary ‘Polly’ Webb (m. Thomas Stone); daughter Susanna
Webb; and son Lucius Webb (m. ? Wright).
David Webb(7), and wife Lydia Parmele, had son Harvey Webb (m. Sophronia Frost),
daughter Electa Webb (m. Ephraim Herrick), son Samuel P. Webb (m. Mary Ann Smith), son Oliver Webb (m. Louisa Ellis), son Salmon Webb, daughter Fidelia Webb (m. Martin L. Ruggles), son David F. Webb (m. Elizabeth ‘Betsy’ Geisler), and daughter
Eliza Webb (m. Jacob Geisler).
Oliver Webb(8), and wife Louisa Ellis, had daughter Electa Angeline Webb, son Harvey Webb (m. Jemima Thorpe), daughter Eliza Maria Webb (m. George W. Van Syckle), son Francis Darias Webb (m. Rachel Lewis), son Loren Webb (m. Francis Hannah Holmes),
daughter Prudence Eveline Webb,
son Leicester Austin Webb,
son Martin Luther Webb (m. Isabel Scott Pennie), and daughter Lydia Loretta Webb.
Martin Luther Webb(9), and wife Isabel Scott Pennie, had daughter Mary
Louisa Webb (m. George Conkey), daughter Angeline Janette Webb (m. Clarence
Carlton Fenton), daughter Mabel Webb, son Harvey Hayes Webb
(m. Mabel Ellis),
daughter Blanche Lovira Webb (m. Simon Einer Krohn), and daughter Ethel Lydia
Harvey Hayes Webb(10),
and wife Mabel Ellis, had
daughter Floribel Webb, son Ellis Hayes Webb, daughter Lillian Ethel Webb, son
William Harvey Webb, son Martin Luther Webb (m. Hazel Jesse Skelly), daughter Mabel Evelyn
Webb (m. ? Stone), and daughter Virginia Webb.
Martin Luther Webb(11),
and wife Hazel Jesse Skelly,
had daughter S. J. Webb (m. R. Williams), and daughter K. A. Webb (m. W. A. Deiss).
K. A. Webb(12), and husband, W. A. Deiss (divorced), had son Jonathan Webb Deiss(13) (m. D. O. divorced), and P. W.
Deiss(13) (m. R. Capello).
Raw Data, Transcribed Sources
and Related Ephemera, including Records of Military Service :
Land and Real Estate Records
- Where my
branch of the Webb family took root : Braintree, Massachusetts (1645); Windham Centre, Connecticut (1707); Riga, New York (c.
Webb Settlement in Ridgefield Township. Huron
County, Ohio (1819); LaPorte, Indiana (c. 1847); Roscoe, Goodhue County,
Minnesota (1856); The Pioneer Ditch
in Deadwood, South Dakota (1876); Beadle County, South Dakota
(1881); Roseburg, Oregon (1909); Springfield, Greene County, Missouri (1910).
Census data – Webb’s and relatives 1790
Webb Gallery - photos and scans of Webb’s
and relatives, indexed.
Webb’s and relatives in various
military units – Seven Years (French & Indian) War, Revolutionary
War, War of 1812, War Between the States, World War Two.
This is not to be considered the ‘final word’ on the individuals, family
members and relationships I am describing. This web-page and others on this
site act as my research journal and should be viewed as such. Information
presented here may be incorrect, or improperly cited or may be here one day and
gone the next, yet I strive to always update the information and correct any
inconsistencies or mistakes on an almost daily basis. As a work in progress it represents the best information
about the subject available to me at the time. I welcome comments and criticism
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& Katherine Cramer |
| Deiss Gallery |
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& Marion Drummond |
| Statira Morse 1853
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| Samuel Geller descendants & Geller Gallery – Jacob Arthur Parfitt – Joseph W. Skelly |