Richard Webster

7 April 1740–1823 (Age 82)
Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life of Richard

When Richard Webster was born on 7 April 1740, in Maryland, British Colonial America, his father, Samuel Webster, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Dallam, was 36. He married Phebe Smith about 1760, in Harford, Maryland, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 13 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1823, in Calvary, Harford, Maryland, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Richard Webster
1740–1823
Phebe Smith
1744–1823
Marriage: about 1760
Isaac Wesley Webster
1761–
George Webster
1766–
Samuel Webster
1768–1807
Sarah Webster
1772–
Henry Webster
1778–
JOSEPH Webster
1764–
MARGARET Webster
1766–
George Webster
1767–
WILLIAM Webster
1767–
JOHN LEE Webster
1770–
Sarah Webster
1771–
JAMES Webster
1772–
Phoebe Webster
1773–
ROBERT Webster
1775–
Elizabeth Webster
1777–1840
Henry Webster
1777–
Isaac Webster
1785–1852
Henry Webster
1793–1872
Phebe Webster
1795–1875

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1760
Harford, Maryland, British Colonial America
children

(19)

+14 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1773

Age 33

Historical Boundaries - 1774: Harford, Maryland Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Harford, Maryland, United States
1776

Age 36

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1783 · A Free America

Age 43

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire, Lancashire, and the Midlands) and Scottish: occupational name for a weaver, early Middle English webber, agent derivative of Webb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard Webster, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"
  • Richard Webster in entry for Samuel Webster, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Richard Webster in entry for Thomas Webster, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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