Webb Deiss Research – Personal Research Links






| Webb’s Removed West |

| Webb’s in the MilitaryWebb GalleryWebb Settlement |


| Missouri Gothic : Descendants of Samuel M. Hilterbrand |

| Hilterbrand & Ellsinore Gallery |


| Descendants of Anton Deiss & Katherine Cramer |

| Deiss Gallery |


| Descendants of Thomas Pennie & Marion Drummond |

| Statira Morse 1853Pennie Gallery |


| Samuel Geller descendants & Geller GalleryJacob Arthur ParfittJoseph W. Skelly |


| Descendants of Lewis & Ruth Ann Dabney |



Author’s Disclaimer : 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 - email : jondeiss@yahoo.com.  How am I related to all of these dead people? click here.  


Useful research links :


The Church of Latter Day Saints maintains an elaborate and extensive database of vital records for millions of individuals and thousands of families.  Although not always entirely accurate, it does provide valuable clues and insights to aid the researcher - www.familysearch.org.  BYU has placed online their catalog of genealogy titles - patriot.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/search.php


The single best feature of Ancestry.com is their census images online – www.ancestry.com.


The Bureau of Land Management maintains a large database of land purchase files for most of the states, sans the original thirteen colonial states - www.glorecords.blm.gov/.


The United States Patent Office search page - patft1.uspto.gov/netahtml/PTO/search-adv.htm .


The Cornell University Digital Library’s Making of America Site has thousands of books and periodicals from the nineteenth and early twentieth century available for searching – cdl.library.cornell.edu/moa/.  The University of Michigan Digital Library’s Making of America site is very similar to Cornell’s -  moa.umdl.umich.edu/.  The Library of Congress has also collaborated on this project - memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpcoop/moahtml/ncphome.html


The General Registry Office of Scotland has put the majority of its birth, marriage, death and census material from the mid sixteenth century thru the late nineteenth century in an extensive database that can be searched for a fee - www.origins.net/


The National Archives and Records Administration is best experienced in person, but does have a site that is very useful to familiarize one-self with the general holdings - www.nara.gov/.


Ellis Island Online allows access to thousands of immigrant records and images of ship’s manifests - www.ellisisland.org


The National Park Service’s Civil War Soldier’s and Sailor’s System has millions of records of soldiers who served in Federal and Confederate Service during the Civil War - www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/index.html. Historical Data Systems maintains a huge and detailed database of information similar to the NPS site, but requires a subscription for full access - www.civilwardata.com/.


Project Gutenberg - www.gutenberg.org/catalog/


The Smithsonian Institution Research Information System allows researchers to view online images of objects in collections - www.siris.si.edu/




State Research resources :


Connecticut State Library indices - www.cslib.org/databases.htm   Colonial Records of Connecticut until 1776 - www.colonialct.uconn.edu/


The Florida Memory collections contain a series of Confederate Pension application files - www.floridamemory.com/Collections/


The Archives of the State of Illinois has graciously put a significant portion of their records in online indexes.  It has land, marriage, military, and some slave data - www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases.html.


The State of Kentucky has posted great copies of its land records - sos.ky.gov/land/search/


The Louisiana Secretary of State provides an index of searchable databases, including Confederate Pension index - www.sos.louisiana.gov/ADMIN/database-index.htm


The Maryland State Archives has an online database of material available - aomol.net/html/index.html


Missouri State Archives has one of the most useful and complete digitized State Archives collection -  www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/ordb.asp


The Chronicles of Oklahoma - digital.library.okstate.edu/Chronicles/index.html


The Pennsylvania State Archives has a great online database of its military personnel files - www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp


South Carolina’s online system has its problems, but it may be up soon - www.state.sc.us/scdah/pilotintro.htm


South Dakota Interactive Maps - www.state.sd.us/gis/InteractiveMaps.asp  The state also has searchable Death Records database - www.state.sd.us/applications/PH14Over100BirthRec/index.asp


Vermont’s first online search engine - vermont-archives.org/nye.asp


The Library of Virginia has an impressive collection of genealogically relevant material online - www.lva.lib.va.us/whatwehave/


The State Historical Society of Wisconsin Library has an online database of Civil war soldiers available to search - www.shsw.wisc.edu/roster/search.asp.


Miscellaneous links :


The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records indices, which detail birth, marriage and death records of many Webb’s of  Windham County, Connecticut beginning in the early 18th century.  This is where Samuel Webb moved to from near Braintree, Massachusetts and from whence his grandsons’ Darius, Ebenezer Jr., and Christopher (and other cousins) moved to upstate New York in the 1790’s.


Old Windham Cemetery Inscriptions from "Connecticut Cemetery Inscriptions" Copied by Joel N, Enos, A.M., of Hartford, Conn, LXXI (1917).  More from old Windham Centre Cemetery and at Old Scotland Cemetery.


The 1845 Huron County Plat Book. 


Links to materiel mentioning various families of Webb’s, concerning famous Webb’s or of other similarly related interest :


Webb Genealogical Database – quite extensive – but incomplete as far as my branch is concerned..


Jim Webb’s exhaustive Descendants of Henry Webb site.


A transcription of Windham of the Past by S. T. dole, located on Webb Genealogical Information site.


The Webb Family Genealogy Forum (query list) located on Genealogy.com’s Genforum site.


Gard's Grassroots Genealogy: Webb Family detailing south-eastern roots with some links out west.


A hodgepodge of Webb links and information.  Another site spouting off about Sir Henry Webb and coats of arms, etc.


Dewey Webb’s search for North Caroline Webbs.


Piglet’s Genealogy Page : The Webb’s concerns a possible Delaware connection.


David Lossos, who runs the Genealogy in St. Louis site, has a Descendants of John Webb pedigree posted.


The Webb Family Research pages of Mark Webb details his Irish Webb roots.


Webb Wanderings states that they publish a surname newsletter for Webb – I have not read it.


The Webb One Name Register, an unusual site from Britain.


Very Interesting! - Webb Family Papers, Wood County, Ohio at Bowling Green’s Center for Archival Collections – this is of great interest because in his diary, Loren Webb mentions visiting the ‘family’ in Wood County, Ohio.  Also check out their specific Huron County page.



Hilterbrand related links (unsorted) :


Judith MClung's Roots Researcher's page with links to Hildebrand sites


A transcription of Henson Hilltop Cemetery gravestone inscriptions – near Ellsinore, Missouri.


A pedigree that lists some of my branch of the Hilterbrand family.





Email –


The author of this mess is Jonathan Webb Deissjondeiss@yahoo.com.


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