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John Webb Henrico Co. VA
Henry "Hal" Webb b. 1750 VA Family
LeGrand Webb b. 1855 Floyd Co. VA
son of James Madison Webb & Ursula Goad
and grandson of Martin M. Webb & Frances Rainey
LeGrand Webb b. 1855 and Mary Jane Palmer
Photo taken before 1899.
Photos generously provided by L. W. Thomas.
Jesse Owen Webb 1766 DNA Group
Joseph Webb b. 1791 TN Family
b. March 24, 1813 Sevier Co. TN
d. Nov. 14, 1906 Cocke Co. TN,
married Charity Wilson b. 1814
Eli Webb was the son of Joseph Webb b. 1791 - d. 1875 and Barsheba Thomas and grandson of
Jesse Webb b. 1766 m. Anna McMurtry .
Andrew Jackson Webb b. 1840 TN Family
Andrew Jackson Webb
b. Sept 27, 1840 Jefferson City, Jefferson Co. TN
d. Dec 10, 1916 Brown Co. TX
Lived in Burnet Co. TX
m. Rachel Sarah Blackwell
Andrew Jackson Webb was a grandson of Jesse Webb b. 1766 m. Anna McMurtry
Photo generously provided by R. Slaughter.
Isaiah Thomas Webb Family
Photos generously provided by M. Fletcher.
John Webb 1717 Richmond Co. NC
Daniel Webb b. c1764 VA Family
[Edwin Yates Webb b. 1872 NC]
Honorable Edwin Yates Webb b. 1872
Son of Rev. George Melton Webb & Priscilla Jane Blanton,
grandson of Rev. James Milton Webb m. Katherine "Kitty" White.
Larkin Morris Webb b. 1769 Family
[Elizabeth Payne Webb b. 1790 TN]
Jesse T. Webb b. c1826 TN Family
[Edmond F. Webb b. 1872 Warren Co. TN]
Joseph Webb b. 1786 NC Family
[Thomas Bridges Webb b. 1839 Jackson Co. MO]
Chesley Webb b. 1771 NC Family
[Erby Roy Webb b. 1911]
Jonas Webb DNA Group
John Webb b. c1795 Harrison Co. VA Family
[John Webb b. 1833 Harrison Co. VA]
John Webb 1705 VA DNA Group
James T. Webb Sr. Family
[Milton Monroe Webb b. 1854 AL]
Burrell J. Webb Family
[Freddie Mae Webb, Fulton Co. GA]
Jonathan Webb 1675 Stamford CT
William Henry Webb b. 1816 NY Family
William Henry Webb b. June 19, 1816 NY, d. Oct 30, 1899
Son of Isaac Webb b. 1794 Stamford CT and grandson of Wilsey Webb.
Elijah Webb b. 1817 Wake Co. NC Family
Photos generously shared from the collection of T. Sills.
Julius Webb DNA Group
James Webb b. 1784 VA Family
Photos generously provided by Bob Webb.
Merry Webb DNA Group
Merry Webb d. 1816 Washington Co. TN Family
[Franklin Peirce Webb]
Photo courtesy of D. Sparks.
Humphrey Webb DNA Group
Thomas Webb b. 1670 Oxfordshire Family
Joseph Webb b. 1874 Luton, Bedfordshire England Family
Photos and information courtesy of K. Day.
Isaac Webb 1647 DNA Group
William Caleb Webb d. 1804 Iredell Co. NC Family
Photos from the collection of L. Webb
John Webb 1694 PA DNA Group
John Webb b. 1794 Co. Armagh, Ireland Family
Photos taken and generously provided by S. Webb.
Joseph Webb b. 1872 Dudley, England Family
William Riley Webb Family
George Washington Webb Family History.pdf
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Photos from the collection of G. Dodd.
Not Represented in
Project to Date
Jonathan Webb b. 1690 Salem MA Family
[Capt. Joseph Webb b. 1801/02 Salem MA]
James Webb b. 1790 NC Family
[Charles Lee Webb, Choctaw Co. Oklahoma]
Choctaw Co. Historical Society Collection
Webbs of Note
Hon. Henry Greenleaf Webb was a lawyer in Labette County, Kansas He was born in Ridgeberry township, Bradford Co. Pennsylvania and was the son of Hon. John Leland Webb. John L. Webb was born in Fairfield Co. Connecticut and later moved to Bradford Co. Pennsylvania. The Hon. John L. Webb married Anise Hammond of Chemung Co. NY and they had seven children.
Henry Greenleaf Webb grew up in Pennsylvania and studied law under Judge John C. Knox and was admitted to the bar in 1848 at Wellsboro, PA. In 1849 he moved to Princeton, Wisconsin where he practiced law until 1868, when he then moved to Mound City, Linn Co., Kansas. By 1870 he had relocated to Oswego, Kansas. In that same year he was chosen judge of his district and remained in that office until 1873 when he resigned to go into partnership with W. B. Glasse. In 1889 he moved to Parsons and formed a partnership with C. L. Caldwell until 1893. He then became partners with J. N. Iden.
Judge Henry G. Webb married Susan J. Abbott on May 20, 1849. Susan died on September 3, 1864. They had one daughter, Emma E. Webb who married C. C. Wenzell of Kansas City. Henry then married Amanda J. Gower in 1866.
In 1876 he was elected to the state legislature of Kansas.
[Source: History of Labette Co. Kansas, Nelson Case, 1901]
Alexander Stewart Webb [1835-1911] - Born in NYC, son of James Watson Webb. He was a Union General in the Civil War. Earned a Medal of Honor at the Battle of Gettysburg.
Charles Webb  - Author of "The Graduate."
Charles Webb [1821-1898] - Born in Suffolk, England, son of William Webb & Elizabeth Hayward. He emigrated to Australia in 1849 where he became a hugely successful architect.
Edwin Yates Webb [1872-1955] - US Congressman from NC and Federal Judge appointed by President Woodrow Wilson.
George James Webb [1803-1887] - British-American Composer, born in Wiltshire, England and died in Orange, New Jersey.
Harry Rodger Webb "aka" Cliff Richard  - British Singer & Musician. Born in India to Rodger Oscar and Dorothy Marie Webb.
James Edward Webb [1906-1992] - Second Administrator of NASA.
James Watson Webb [1802-1884] - US Diplomat, newspaper publisher and politician, son of General Samuel Blatchley Webb of New York.
Jimmy Webb  - Born Elk City, OK. Singer/song writer.
Captain John Evered alias Webb [c1611-1668] - Born Wiltshire, England, lived in Massachussetts, drowned in 1668 while whaling.
Jonas Webb [1796-1862] - British farmer who developed the Southdown breed of sheep.
Loretta Webb "aka" Loretta Lynn  - Country Singer
Captain Matthew Webb [1848-1883] - First man to swim the English Channel.
Col. Samuel Blachley Webb [1753-1807] - Famous Revolutionary Soldier from CT.
Rev. Thomas William Webb [1807-1885] - British Astronomer.
Stephen Palfrey Webb [1804-1879] - Mayor of Salem, Massachusetts [1842-1845, 1860-1862 & Mayor of San Francisco, California [1854-1855].
Webb homes, farms, schools, museums, churches, businesses, towns, counties
& historical markers
Webb - Houston Co., AL - Town named for Benjamin Franklin and Susannah Fountain Webb.
The Webb School - Claremont, CA - Founded in 1922 by Thompson Webb, son of "Sawney" Webb, founder of The Webb School of Bell Buckle, Tennessee.
The William Edgar Webb House- Pasadena, CA - Built for an heir of the New York shipbuilder, William H. Webb.
Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum - Webb House of Wethersfield, Connecticut- Built in 1752, home of Joseph and Mehitabel Nott Webb .
The Ezra Webb House - Built about 1730 in Wethersfield, Connecticut - Ezra Webb was the uncle of Joseph Webb who built the Joseph Webb House.
John Webb's Mill - Thaxted, Essex, England - Windmill built in 1804 by John Webb.
Thomas Webb Crystal & Glassworks - Thomas Webb entered the glass business in 1829. He opened Thomas Webb's Glassworks in 1840 at Plattts, Amblecote.
Mappin & Webb Silversmiths - George Webb, brother-in-law of Jonathan Mappin joined the business in 1858... silversmiths to the Queen of England and the Prince of Wales.
Webb Farmhouse - Perry House Road, Ben Hill Co., GA.
Webb-Godfrey Home - House, Main Street, Gainesville, Hall Co. GA.
Webb House - Monroe Co. GA, built before 1849 by Charles Webb.
John Webb House - Elgin, Illinois, Connecticut- Built in 1872 for English immigrant John Webb who was the supervisor of the Dial Department of Elgin Watch Factory.
Webb - Town in Clay County, Iowa.
Arlington Plantation - Washington, LA. Built c1829 - The home of Major Amos Webb.
The James Webb Space Telescope - Greenbelt, Maryland.
The Marriott-Webb Farm and Farmhouse - Pittsfield Township Historical Society, Ann Arbor, Michigan - Built by Joseph Marriott [1805-c1870]. Home of Emma Marriott & James Hadley Webb, son of Dr. Nathan Webb [b. 1808] and Laurinda Webb.
Frederick Douglas-John Brown Meeting Historical Marker - Meeting occurred March 12, 1859 at the home of William Webb and was held to discuss methods to abolish slavery.
Webb- Named for James L. A. Webb who operated the only store there.
Webb City - Named for John C. Webb who found lead as he plowed his farm.
Webb Castle - Independence, Missouri. A castle moved to Missouri in 1904 for Watt Webb, president of Missouri Saving.
Webb House - Oysterponds Historical Society & Museum, Orient, New York - Home of Orange Webb.
Webb Institute - Glen Cove, New York - Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering school, founded in 1889 by William Henry Webb b. 1816, NY.
Webb, New York - Founded in 1837 as town of Wilmurt and later renamed for William Seward Webb in 1896.
Gardner-Webb University - Boiling Springs, Cleveland Co. North Carolina - Founded and named for the Gardner and Webb families of Cleveland Co., North Carolina.
Gardner-Webb University Historical Marker- Boiling Springs, Cleveland Co. North Carolina
Rev. James Milton Webb- Ruth, Rutherford Co. NC. The Webb House, built circa 1825-1835, home of Baptist Minister Rev. James Milton Webb & Kitty White Webb.
Victory Calls Stables, Webb Farm Historical Site - Mebane, North Carolina - Historic Webb Farm - Home of Alexander Smith Webb [1804-1849] & Cornelia Adeline Stanford Webb - photos, records and other historical information about this Essex Webb family.
Webb Chapel- First Baptist Church, Shelby, North Carolina - Named for Rev. James Milton Webb and first pastor of the church.
Brigadier General John Webb - Miami Co. Ohio - John Webb m. Priscilla Knight moved to Ohio from Kentucky in 1797. He was a teacher, justice of the peace, and was a Brigadier General in the Ohio Miltia and served in the War of 1812.
Tessa Sweazy Webb - Hocking Co. Ohio - Founder of "Ohio Poetry Day."
Webb City - Named for Horace M. Webb, its founder.
Major General Alexander Webb Monument - Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, Adams Co., Pennsylvania - Alexander Stewart Webb [1835-1911].
Grace Episcopal Church- Anderson, Anderson Co., South Carolina - The Parish was organized in 1851 with Rev. Benjamin Webb as the churches' first vicar.
Padgett's Creek Baptist Church- Cross Keys, Union Co, South Carolina - Founded in 1784 by Rev. John Webb and John Cole. Originally called "The Church of Christ of Tyger River."
Garrison-Webb Grist Mill, York Co. SC- Mill which the town of Fort Mill got its name [originally called "Little York."] Isaac Garrison and Theodoric Webb erected the mill.
The Webb School - Bell Buckle, Bedford Co., Tennessee - Founded in 1870 by William Robert "Old Sawney" Webb a descendant of the Alexander Smith Webb.
The Webb School Historical Marker - Founded in 1870 at Culleoka by William R. "Sawney" Webb and his brother John M. Webb.
Webbtown, TN - Unincorporated populated place or community in Macon Co. TN.
The Boardman-Webb House Historical Marker- Austin, Travis Co. Texas - Home of Walter Prescott and Jane Oliphant Webb. Walter Prescott Webb [1888-1965] was a professor, author and historian.
Webb Airforce Base- Big Springs, Texas - Named for 1st Lieutenant James L. Webb of Big Springs, a World War II fighter Pilot who was killed off of Japan in 1949.
Webb's Chapel - Farmer's Branch, Texas - Named for Isaac B. Webb, b. 1802 Sullivan Co., Tennessee who came to Texas in 1844.
Webb County - Named for James Webb [1792-1856], Attorney General and Secretary of State of the Republic of Texas.
Shelburne Farms - Home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb on Lake Champlain, Vermont.
Hampstead Plantation - Home built by Conrad Webb of New Kent, c1812-1820.
The Webb Company, Inc. - Washington DC stationers founded by Oscar Burton Webb in 1919.
Colonial Pennsylvania: Settlement of Philadelphia, cropped.