Christine Webber

18 July 1878–25 December 1947 (Age 69)
Portland, Ionia, Michigan, United States

The Life 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 10 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

Spouse and Children

    James Alexander Latta



20 January 1902
Portland, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States


    Marian Latta


    Jeanette Latta


Parents and Siblings



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

1 English (chiefly West Country): occupational name for a weaver, early Middle English webber, agent derivative of Webb .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Weber .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Christine W Satta in household of James A Satta, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Christine W Latta in household of James A Latta, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Christen Webber in household of John A Webber, "United States Census, 1880"

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