Harriet Webb

1854–
Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Webb was born about 1854, in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Gosney Webb, was 39 and her mother, Harriet, was 33.

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Family Time Line

John Gosney Webb
1815–1887
Harriet
1821–
Joseph Webb
1836–1837
Eleanor Webb
1843–
Harriet Webb
1854–
Caroline Webb
1857–
Joseph Webb
1837–1881
George Webb
1840–1879
Elizabeth Ann Webb
1845–1917
Mary A Webb
1847–
James Webb
1849–
Susan Webb
1851–

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World Events (3)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 0

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1884

Age 30

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 54

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a weaver, early Middle English webbe, from Old English webba (a primary derivative of wefan ‘to weave’; compare Weaver 1). 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.2 Americanized form of various Ashkenazic Jewish cognates, including Weber and Weberman.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Harriet Webb - Church record: Baptism record or certificate: birth-name: Harriet Webb

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