Elizabeth Ann Webb

6 March 1837–7 August 1892 (Age 55)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Webb was born on 6 March 1837, in Georgia, United States, her father, John Webb, was 47 and her mother, Susan Fountain, was 22. She married Isaac W. Kirkland on 18 October 1855, in Henry, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Henry, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Brewton, Escambia, Alabama, United States in 1870. She died on 7 August 1892, in Columbia, Houston, Alabama, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Old Pleasant Plains Cemetery, Headland, Henry, Alabama, United States.

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Isaac W. Kirkland
Elizabeth Ann Webb
Marriage: 18 October 1855
Mary Jane Kirkland
Martha Kirkland
Margaret Ann Kirkland
Ella Kirkland
John C. Kirkland
Frances Dora Kirkland
Miss Kirkland
Laura A. Kirkland
William Kirkland

Spouse and Children

    Isaac W. Kirkland



18 October 1855
Henry, Alabama, United States


    Mary Jane Kirkland


    Martha Kirkland


    Margaret Ann Kirkland


    Ella Kirkland


    John C. Kirkland


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Susan Fountain




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1838 · Orders No. 25 Removes Cherokees

Age 1

A small group of Cherokees from Georgia voluntarily migrated to the Indian Territory. The remaining Cherokees in Georgia resisted the mounting pressure to leave. In 1838, U.S. President Martin Van Buren ordered U.S. troops to remove the Cherokee Nation. The troops gathered the Cherokees and marched them and other Native Americans from North Carolina, Tennessee, and Alabama along what is now known as “The Trail of Tears.” Approximately 5,000 Cherokees died on their way to Indian Territory.

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 24

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

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)

  • Elizabeth Webb in household of John Webb, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Kirkland, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Kirkland in household of Isaac Kirkland, "United States Census, 1870"

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