George Webb

Male1860–5 February 1864

Brief Life History of George

When George Webb was born in 1860, in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Webb, was 20 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 21. He lived in Haselbury Plucknett, Somerset, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He was buried in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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George Webb
George Webb
Charles J Webb
Flora A Webb
Albert Edward Webb
Albert Edward Webb

Sources (7)

  • George Webb in household of George Webb, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • George Webb, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • George Webb, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"

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Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a weaver, from early Middle English webbe (Old English webba (masculine) or webbe (feminine), probably used of both male and female weavers). This word survived into Middle English long enough to give rise to the surname, but was already obsolescent as an agent noun; hence the secondary forms with the agent suffixes -er and -ster (see Webster , Webber and compare Weaver ).

Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish (Ashkenazic) surnames, cognates of 1, including Weber and Weberman.

History: Richard Webb, a Lowland Scot, was an admitted freeman of Boston in 1632, and in 1635 was one of the first settlers of Hartford, CT.

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

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