Cornelia S. Webb

2 February 1837–4 April 1906 (Age 69)
Madison, Virginia, United States

The Life of Cornelia S.

When Cornelia S. Webb was born on 2 February 1837, in Madison, Virginia, United States, her father, Stanard Webb, was 28 and her mother, Lucy Reddish, was 25. She married John M Cramer on 28 August 1853, in Cooper, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Heaths Creek Township, Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 4 April 1906, in Pettis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Olive Branch Cemetery, Bowling Green Township, Pettis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John P Wells
1833–1905
Cornelia S. Webb
1837–1906
Marriage: 26 January 1862
Anna P Wells
1862–1881
Spotswood Melton Wells
1870–1875
Henry John Wells
1873–1945

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 January 1862
Cooper, Missouri, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    James Turner Webb

    Male1832–Male

    Mary Elizabeth Marguerite Webb

    Female1832–1921Female

    Female1837–1906Female

    Benjamin Berry Webb

    Male1840–Male

World Events (8)

1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 1

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 7

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1860

Age 23

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cornelia Wells in household of Henry Wells, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cornelia Wells in household of Jno P Wells, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cornelia Wells in household of John P Wells, "United States Census, 1870"

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