David Jr. Webster

9 April 1829–3 September 1913 (Age 84)
Franklin, New York, United States

The Life of David Jr.

When David Jr. Webster was born on 9 April 1829, his father, David Webster, was 28 and his mother, Pamelia Moore, was 25. He married Helen Elizabeth Hutton on 24 April 1873, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in National Judicial Township, San Diego, California, United States in 1900 and Coronado, San Diego, California, United States in 1910. He died on 3 September 1913, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 84.

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David Jr. Webster
Helen Elizabeth Hutton
Marriage: 24 April 1873
Caroline Virginia Pease
David Hutton Webster
Mary Helen Webster
Jannet Webster Anderson

Spouse and Children


    Helen Elizabeth Hutton


24 April 1873
New York, United States


    Caroline Virginia Pease


    David Hutton Webster



    Jannet Webster Anderson


Parents and Siblings

    David Webster


    Pamelia Moore




World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1848 · The California Gold Rush

Age 19

On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
1857 · 7.9 Earthquake In Fort Tejon

Age 28

The Fort Tejon earthquake, on January 9, 1857, registered at 7.9, making it one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in the United States. Only two people were killed, largely due to the sparse population in the area where the earthquake occurred. As a result of the large scale shaking, the Kern River was turned upstream and fish were stranded miles from Tulare Lake as the waters were rocked so far from its banks.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Web, a web, cloth, and ster from steore, direction, guidance, meaning web direction

Sources (3)

  • David Webster, "United States Census, 1880"
  • David Webster, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • David Webster, "United States Census, 1910"

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