Christine Webber

Female18 July 1878–25 December 1947

Brief Life History of Christine

When Christine Webber was born on 18 July 1878, in Portland, Ionia, Michigan, United States, her father, John Almer Webber, was 33 and her mother, Mary Ellen Mason, was 31. She married James Alexander Latta on 20 January 1902, in Portland, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States for about 20 years. She died on 25 December 1947, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

James Alexander Latta
Christine Webber
Marriage: 20 January 1902
Marian Latta
Jeanette Latta

Sources (11)

  • Christine Latta, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Christine Webber, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Christine Webber, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 January 1902Portland, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

    Age 1

    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 3

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

    Age 19

    The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon and Somerset): occupational name for a weaver, from Middle English webber, an agent derivative of Webb .

    Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Weber ‘weaver’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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